Health & Safety Manager

Health and Safety Manager – Food Production – £50,000 – Chichester

Health & Safety Manager required to join a well-established food producer based in Chichester.

As the successful Health & Safety Manager you will be the safety lead and subject matter expert for the business, and will be responsible for developing and delivering a strong strategy for continuous improvement in health and safety.

This role requires someone with previous experience as a Health & Safety Manager, Health & Safety Officer or similar, ideally working within an FMCG organisation. NEBOSH certification is also required.

The Package:

Salary – £45,000-£50,000

Working Hours 8am-5pm (Monday-Friday)
25 days holiday + bank holidays
5% Pension
Company pool car for business use
Company Laptop & Phone

The Role:

  • Develop and maintain an effective health and safety system that is aligned to the companies values and overall business strategy.
  • Generate an annual Safety plan outlining the goals and initiatives for the year.
  • Ensure a consistent approach to maintaining safety equipment and systems across the business.
  • Complete and review fire risk assessments of each site
  • Ensure that H&S processes and standards are defined, communicated and implemented at all sites.
  • Maintaining and reviewing the company risk management plan and ensuring that actions are completed on time
  • Lead any Health Safety and Welfare audits.
  • Support any disciplinary actions related to safety breaches.
  • Annual or Biannual review or change in process of risk assessments with line managers and responsible employees of risk assessments.
  • Ensuring that the Contractor control process is implemented and adhered to.
  • Ensuring that statutory inspections are completed in a timely manner including Gas and Electrical Inspections, LOLER, Fire and Pressure systems.
  • Ensure any health-related risk assessments are in place and reviewed regularly with relevant parties (i.e. WRULD, vibration, COSHH etc)


  • Clean UK Driving Licence
  • NEBOSH Diploma
  • 3-5 Health and Safety experience in a similar FMCG organisation
  • Good communicator with excellent English. Additional language skills are beneficial
  • Good IT skills

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Location West Sussex
Job titleHealth & Safety Manager
Salary £45000 - £50000
Consultant Samantha McStravick
Consultant Phone 02392816918
Consultant Email
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