H&S and Facilities Officer

Job Category Health & Safety
Job Type Permanent
Location Milton Keynes
SalaryUp to £38000 per year
Date Posted29.06.2023
Start DateImmediate

Our Client based in Milton Keynes are looking for a H&S and Facilities Officer to join their team.

Role and Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Labels Factory Manager, you will hold H&S accountability for the site and possess facilities
administration experience. As a H&S and Facilities Officer, you will coordinate the activities required to meet company
standards and legal requirements. With a keen focus on compliance, you will contribute to improving the business and
demonstrate the company values and behaviors. The successful candidate should be able to act as an ambassador
ensuring that all employees are compliant and the business is meeting operating standards.


What you’ll be doing…

• Advising employees on how to minimise or ultimately avoid risks and hazards in the workplace
• To operate at all times with safe working practices with due regarding to Health and Safety regulations, COSHH,
Control of Infection, waste disposal, etc in accordance with legislative requirements and policies and procedures
• First aid duties
• Working with and training all employees to manage, monitor and improve the health and safety standards in the
• Being responsible for all safety inspections in the workplace (for example, monitoring noise levels in a
• Assisting with the creation and management of health and safety monitoring systems and policies in the
• Managing emergency procedures (such as fire alarm drills) and organising emergency teams such as fire
marshals and first aiders
• Offering general health and safety advice to all employees
• Facilitating statutory inspections for LOLER and Compressed air systems
• Record weekly health and safety tours and log any accidents and incidents as appropriate
• Acting as the primary contact for maintenance requests and defects, liaising with all parties throughout the
• Arranging maintenance and monitoring progress of works, liaising with contractors whilst employees whilst work
is being completed
• Obtaining quotations for facilities work


A bit about you…

• Previous experience in a safety health and environmental role in food/FMCG or manufacturing environment
• Proven Health and Safety experience
• Proven confidence and resilience to deal with challenges from external and internal stakeholders.
• Must be able to multi-task, be detail orientated and possess strong analytical skills
• Ability to work under pressure, be team focused, influential, flexible and confident
• Exercise good judgement, knows when to flag issues and when to deal with independently
• Strong communication skills at all levels, both verbal and written and excellent presentation skills;
• Energy, enthusiasm and commitment are essential characteristics in this fast-moving environment;


Additional Job Elements

• Flexibility in working environment, office to factory-based environments
• Ability to travel for necessary training / meetings
• Full driver’s license


Qualifications and Education Requirements

Basic Qualifications:
• 2 Years’ experience of health and safety
• Experience in facilities administration desirable

Preferred Qualifications:
• Knowledge of The Health & Safety at Work etc Act 1974 plus applicable regulations
• IOSH and NEBOSH National General Certificate or equivalent qualification


Our Offer

Our Client brings together the traditional values of a family-run company and the international career development opportunities of
a globally operating group. This is a cross functional role with day-to-day interaction with other departments, as such this is an office-based role to maximise departmental engagement.


Your application

We are looking forward to receiving your application – specifying the earliest possible date of joining. Please email Jade@industriousrecruitment.co.uk

Please note ALL applicants MUST have NEBOSH.

Interested? Please email Warehouse@industriousrecruitment.co.uk or call for more information.