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HSE Manager

21 Sep 2022
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The Bread Factory is the UK's leading artisan bakery. We make award-winning bread, pastries, and cakes, and as well as supporting our neighborhood bakeries at GAIL's, we are the proud suppliers behind London's Michelin restaurants, prestigious hotels, and even Buckingham Palace! We believe in making good bread. We may have grown over the years, but our philosophy has not changed to make exceptional quality artisan bread, cakes, and pastries so more people can enjoy them. We bake by hand with natural ingredients, we insist on the finest ingredients, and though we're always innovating, our baking is based on time-honored techniques and our decades-old starters. Nothing pleasures us as much as a freshly baked, lovingly crafted loaf. Product is at the heart of our bakeries and everything we do must tell a story that inspires, our people to support us on our journey of growth, leading the way for artisan baking in the UK.
Job Objective
To ensure that the requirements of all relevant SHE legislation are implemented, and that the business complies with corporate requirements. To drive best practice across the business and develop a strong Safety/Environmental culture.
What you will do:
Develop and implement a SHE action plan for the Site in order to drive a Health & Safety culture across the business and ensure full compliance to legislation and Environmental standards
Ensuring personal and environmental accidents and incidents are investigated, recorded and reported properly, identifying and recommending improved practices to reduce accidents. Ensure a robust near miss' process is in place, communicated, understood and is an effective tool for accident reduction.
Provide assistance and advice and carry out risk assessments in relation to safe systems of work, policies, ways of working, environmental issues, maternity etc. and ensure a robust review process is in place.
To co-ordinate actions in relation to claims, requests from enforcement authorities and Loss Adjusters etc
Tracking and providing statistical KPIs and reports to relevant parties to drive improvements. Legislation. To keep the business informed of any new legislation, identify gaps and implement actions to ensure compliance.
Develop an effective team of H&S representatives. Ensure well trained reps with a clear remit. Schedule regular and effective H&S meetings with well communicated outputs and clear action plans.
Work with site L&D Team to ensure that H&S and Environmental compliance training requirements are clear and on track. Develop and drive a plan toward best practice levels of training appropriate to roles across the business. Assist in sourcing training providers and deliver training as required.
Work with OH and HR to advise on Health Surveillance requirements and ensure site is compliant.
Advise departments on appropriate PPE specific to Health and Safety requirements.
Support the Senior Team in ensuring site security is robust and appropriate safeguards and systems are in place.
About you:
Diploma level NEBOSH, H&S and Environmental qualification or equivalent.
Excellent PC skills in order to develop communications and produce statistics and reports.
Significant understanding of SHE Legislation and practical implementation.
Demonstrable compliance to legislation and use of problem solving skills / personal judgement as well as policy adherence in order to make optimum business decision.
Significant experience in a H&S role and can demonstrate improvements in H&S culture.
Experience of successful cross functional working.
Experience of working in a H&S role within a manufacturing environment.
Excellent influencing skills and able to interact at all levels from Senior Team to shop floor.
Excellent communication skills and understands best mediums for particular messages.
Passionate about SHE and ability to influence at a senior level and champion change / implementation at all levels.
What's in it for you?
Free bread you can take home every day to share with your friends and family.
50% GAIL's Breadheads employee discount card.
40% off at The Bread Factory & The Flour Station.
25 days holiday excluding bank holidays.
Company parties twice a year celebrating summer and Christmas.
Access to our benefits platform including retail discounts and lifestyle savings on restaurants, groceries, holidays, and more.
24-hour GP service.
Enhanced maternity, paternity and grandparents leave.
Cycle to work scheme.
Twice yearly pay review.
3 months career break with your job waiting for you when you return.
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  • Job Reference: 717301922-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: The Bread Factory
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application