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Senior Manager - Safety (12-month Maternity Cover)

Salary: £0

Location: Gaydon

Job type: Permanent

Category: Management

To provide Safety leadership and coordinate health and safety improvement throughout the Company. Key Responsibilities and Tasks: * Lead Company on Safety duties to achieve a high level of compliance Company wide. * Take a proactive approach to raising safety awareness by coaching and guiding individuals/groups. * Prepare safety strategies and developing internal policy; * Carry out risk assessments and considering how risks could be reduced; * Outline safe operational procedures which identify and take account of all relevant hazards; * Carry out regular site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented; * Plan practical and effective methods, both preventative and remedial, of promoting safety and safe working practices; * Attend safety committee meetings; * Negotiate with managers, group leaders and technicians to try to eliminate conflict between production and safety considerations; * Make necessary changes to working practices that are safe and comply with legislation; * Lead in-house training with managers and employees about safety issues and risks; * Keep records of inspections findings and producing reports that suggest improvements; * Keep up to date with new legislation and maintaining a working knowledge of all the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) legislation and any developments that affect the company; * Manage and organise the safe disposal of hazardous substances, e.g. asbestos; * Set and enable achievement of targets for Safety performance improvement. * Advise on all Safety matters by working in close liaison with managers, employees and contractors. * Ensure statistical analysis of accidents and incidents, communicating information and recommendations to all interested parties. * Maintain all documentation associated with Safety. * Audit Safety performance of employees and contractors on site. Qualifications and Experience: * Degree or equivalent/potential. * Formal professional competence including NEBOSH diploma (or minimum NVQ level 4 or equivalent) * IOSH membership * CMIOSH * Significant experience managing people and leading on Health and Safety matters, preferably working in a manufacturing environment. * Work experience in a "lean Environment" would be an advantage, understanding the need and use of standardized work processes (kamishibi). * Computer literate (Microsoft package). * Strong communication skills at all levels of the organisation. * Knowledge of manufacturing processes. Remuneration Package: Competitive Salary Discount on our lease schemes with variety manufactures One management lease vehicle and one premium lease vehicle (or two lease vehicles). Access to Mercedes lease scheme. Car in retirement - One management lease vehicle (PSA product range only). Up to 20% bonus potential. Company pension scheme - Initial 3% company contributions rising (after two years' service) to double-matched company contributions of up to 12%. 26 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays. Private Health Insurance – Up to family Cover. Health Shield Cash Plan Private Dental Plan – Up to Family Cover. Travel Insurance - Up to Family Cover. A wide range of discounts with associated partners

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