Assistant SHEQ Officer

We are currently recruiting for a fantastic organisation that is seeking to recruit an experienced individual with strong exposure to sampling and testing to join their organisation as an Assistant SHEQ Officer. This role is based on the outskirts of Sittingbourne, own transportation will be required.
Benefits: annual bonus, holidays, staff incentives etc.

Hours: Mon-Fri 7.30am-4.30pm

The role will require you to complete all sampling and quality control procedures required for a specific product with a key customer. Support the SHEQ Officer in ensuring that the business complies with relevant legislation and promotes a positive health and safety culture in the workplace as and when required.

Duties will include:
*Collecting the appropriate number and weight of samples and distributing to the appropriately labelled containers
*Homogenising the samples to produce the correct volume of samples for further external lab testing and recording all samples on the QC Database
*Accurate packaging and labelling of all samples for further testing and for retention
*Liaise with courier companies to ensure collection of samples in accordance
*Accurately maintain computerised records
*Accurately maintain results received from external labs
*Manage the disposal of discarded samples as directed
*Assist with a range of sampling and testing products in order to meet customers quality inspections
*Assist with reviews and audits on-site
*Assist with monthly inspections on first aid boxes, ladders and fire-fighting equipment and maintaining relevant records
*Support with SHEQ communications and other administration

Skills and experience required:
*Any exposure to sampling and testing of products (most industries considered) would be a distinct advantage
*Health and safety experience an advantage
*Numerate and literate
*High attention to detail
*Intermediate level on MS packages incl. Word / Excel and exposure to similar databases recording relevant information
*Organised
*Self-motivated with the ability to work on your own
*Own transport due to location is essential

Apply now!!!!!!

Health & Safety Advisor

We are currently working with a leading FMCG distributor, based in Sittingbourne.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an experienced Health & Safety Advisor to join their team.

The Health & Safety Advisor will be responsible for driving excellence in Health & Safety, ensuring all relevant standards are met and audited and the business remains compliant.

Responsibilities will include:

Health & Safety compliance across the site, being responsible for the development, maintenance, implementation, review, and reporting of the Safety Management System.

Spend time engaging with teams across the business, especially in operational areas and work with them to improve the awareness of Health & Safety.

Support the design and delivery of a comprehensive program of safety training.

Provide specialist safety advice to management.

Contribute to the development of Health & Safety strategy, risk plans and the delivery of policies and practices to support them.

Coach Managers on incident reporting.

Develop and carry out regular site safety audits and work with external auditors.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

NEBOSH qualified
Experience of Health & Safety within a manufacturing environment is preferred
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work under pressure to deadlines
Excellent IT skills

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing business that can offer a competitive salary and benefits package, coupled with ongoing career progression. The hours will be Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm. Benefits include pension scheme, free parking and 20 days holiday plus bank holidays.