Health and Safety

HSE Manager

HSE Manager


£46,000 per annum

Major Technical is working in partnership with an established manufacturing business to recruit a HSE Manager to join their facility in Redditch.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • To oversee the sites specific HSE improvement plans, to ensure that the plans are kept updated, communicated.
  • To develop and ensure that all local safety management systems are maintained and kept up to date at both sites.
  • To be the site lead for Environmental improvement activity and to promote an ongoing CI approach towards environmental risk issues.
  • Site lead contact with Head Office for all Environmental, Sustainability and CSR issues
  • To ensure all site-based safety data is captured, logged and recorded.
  • To provide high quality professional advice to Line Managers on all aspects of Health, Safety and Environmental legislation and good practice.
  • To act as site lead for any safety-based audits, legislative based visits or inspections.
  • To ensure that systems and procedures for recording and investigating accidents are complied with.
  • To collate, analyse and interpret accident statistics, including weekly reports where comparisons and trends can be identified, and appropriate corrective action taken.
  • To identify areas of significant risk, accident trends and provide possible solutions.
  • To input all accident and incident data onto local and group databases to ensure regulatory compliance reporting standards are maintained- e.g., RIDDOR, OSHA.
  • To coordinate and attend all site-based Health, Safety and Environment meetings and provide relevant information to ensure proactive outcomes.
  • To ensure that site has sufficient, competent and trained H&S teams to ensure all potential risk areas are covered e.g. – First aiders, fire marshals, H+S champions,
  • Risk assessments: to assist in and to ensure the quality of task-based assessments, manual handling and COSHH assessments.
  • Risk assessments: to ensure that both sites have a comprehensive, updated and relevant suite of risk assessments to cover – Task based activities, COSHH, Manual handling, Engineering activities and office-based working.
  • To work with the Company insurers on Employee Liability claims, including investigation, collation of evidence and if necessary, court appearances.
  • To meet monthly with the Operations Management team to review and discuss HSE standards and to monitor action points.
  • To ensure that new and forthcoming legislation is assessed for business impact and appropriate action taken.
  • To be the first point of contact for statutory bodies on matters relating to Health, Safety and the Environment.
  • To participate in equipment and new plant pre planning to ensure safety compliance.
  • To ensure PPE is adequately sourced, ordered, distributed and controlled for both sites
  • To ensure all site-based risk control systems are maintained and kept to standard – e.g. Fire controls, Lifting equipment, fall arrest systems, PPE stocks etc.
  • To act as sites, lead to control site-based emergency response systems – e.g. First aid, Fire systems, spill control, ammonia controls, and emergency evacuation systems.
  • To deliver in-house HS&E training as appropriate. Where necessary, with agreement with the site management team, to manage external training providers. To ensure training supports personal development plan.
  • To provide relevant and accurate data to support site budget preparations for the implementation of H&S policy and environmental compliance.
  • To work with other departments and where necessary, coordinate all aspects of pollution control, waste management, recycling, environmental health, conservation and renewable energy.
  • To ensure compliance with all environmental legislation.
  • To audit, analyse and report on environmental performance to internal and where required, external and regulatory bodies.
  • To promote and raise awareness, at all levels of the organisation, the impact of emerging environmental issues, whether legislative or best practice, on corporate, ethical and social responsibility.
  • Control of sites Safety budgets.


  • NEBOSH National Diploma in applied HSE
  • NEBOSH National Fire Certificate
  • COSHH Awareness Training


  • Monday-Friday
  • 38 hours per week but must be flexible to work various hours due to site being 24/7 so night shifts will also require support at times.
  • Quarterly attendance bonus
  • Free product
  • Free parking
  • Inhouse events and incentives
  • Salary sacrifice pension scheme
  • EAP programme
  • 23 days holiday rising to 25 after 2 years service.

Health & Safety Coordinator

Major Recruitment Oldbury are delighted to be recruiting for a professional local organisation in the Oldbury area who are seeking a Health and Safety Coordinator. The hours of work will be Monday to Thursday 7.30am to 4.00pm with half hour lunch break each day and 7.30am to 12.30pm with no lunch break on Friday of each week – 37 hours in total, paid monthly.

This role is 100% on site and does not offer remote working.

Duties and tasks will include:

Your responsibilities
» Advise on hazardous materials, environmental issues and waste management
» Support onsite visitors and contractors
» Induct new employees, visitors and contractors on health and safety systems
» Review safe systems of work and carry out inspections to identify unsafe equipment, working conditions, practices, fire hazards
and then produce reports and recommendations regarding the correction of any defects
» Ensure fire safety and carry out safety audits when required
» Conduct and complete various health and safety assessments such as DSE, COSHH and risk assessments
» Manage accident and incident reporting and associated paperwork
» Carry out any other reasonable ad hoc duties in order to support the health and safety function as required.

Candidates welcome to apply for the role will have the following:

» 2 to 5 years’ experience of working in a similar health and safety role within a production/manufacturing environment
» IOSH Managing Safely Certificate as a minimum and a NEBOSH General Certificate would be an advantage
» The ability to train others in safe systems of work
» The ability to engage and communicate effectively with employees, managers, contractors and visitors
» Self-motivated, tenacious and the ability to work unsupervised in a fast-paced changing environment
» Approachable with the ability to work with employees and managers in a supportive/collaborative way
» Computer literate, well organsied, professional and able to work under pressure
» Responsible for achieving objectives on own initiative, as well as part of a team
» Able to prioritise workload, meet deadlines and pay attention to detail
» Must be eligible and able to prove you can work in the UK as the Company does not hold a sponsorship licence.

Free parking is available


Hygiene Manager

My client, due to heavy investment and strong growth is seeking a Hygiene Manager.


Hygiene Management

  • Manage the hygiene team within the food production area
  • Drive continuous improvements of hygiene and cleaning standards
  • Managing and co-ordinating routine and reactive equipment and environment cleans
  • Ensure hygiene standards and cleaning operations meet company food safety and health & safety standards
  • Staff training
  • Communicate effectively with all other production departments
  • Support the technical teams and the wider management team
  • investigating and resolving microbiological product and environmental OOS results and trends
  • Be an effective part of the HACCP team
  • Manage labour, PPE, chemical costs and stocks and make cost savings where possible

Product Waste Management

  • Ensure systems and processes are effective
  • Ensure safety storage and removal of food and non-food waste without compromistion of food safety
  • Ensure the hygiene team involvement of segregation, storage and removal of food and non-food waste
  • Staff training
  • Ensure adequate hygiene resources are available
  • Track wastage and KPIs are in place


  • Minimum 3 years experience managing a hygiene team within a high care food production facility
  • Cleaning and management of CIP systems
  • Level 3 Food Safety and Level 2 HACCP
  • IOSH certification
  • Recognised CIP qualification