Implements, administers and enforces all Health and Safety, Environmental and Food Safety policies, processes and standards required for the depot to operate in accordance with both the laws that govern depot compliance and quality standards.
Responsible for the maintenance of Health & Safety, Environmental and Food Safety systems as documented on the Process Library. Ensures depot facilities are legal and insurance compliant in co-ordination with the Depot Management Team and Facilities.
Ensure that all requirements of the Health, Safety & Environment and Food Standards policies and standards are met by the depot through influencing and supporting the depot management team.
Briefing depot teams on updated or new ways of working, standards, how to guides, risk assessments, safe systems of work and QHSE alerts.
Ensure fire safety standards, tests, drills are adhered to, including equipment and emergency lighting and Fire Risk Assessment Report actions are completed.
Accountable for completing internal (first party) audits at the depot to support assurance, audits and risk objectives.
With the support of the appropriate central departments provide guidance to the depot management team to comply with internal and external audits and close out requirements after audit. Works to ensure depot compliance to audit standards through induction training, ongoing development and refresher training as required.
Monitor standards & audit requirements to ensure compliance, as well as highlight areas of non-compliance to senior depot management and demonstrate a proactive problem solving approach to resolve any areas of non-compliance (BS 18001, ISO 14001, BRC).
With the support of the appropriate central departments provide advice and guidance on all aspects of site Health, Safety & Environment and Food Standards.
Deliver and co-ordinate all Health, Safety & Environment and Food Standards and compliance related events/induction to update management team and new employees.
Work with the depot management team to identify and review compliance key performance indicators and suggest improvements and efficiencies to better meet business/legal requirements.
Ensure all Health & Safety, Environmental and Food Standards training is completed on time and in full and reports gaps and non-compliance to the General Manager. Administer the e-learning system, ensuring all employees are set up on the system.
Requirements for qualifications, specialist knowledge, skills or key behaviours the jobholder will need to demonstrate to do the job effectively.
A sound working knowledge of company processes and standards within the business and demonstration of practical application.
Strong knowledge in Health & Safety, Environmental management, Food Standards and internal and external auditing.
Effective communicator with the ability to persuade and influence senior management.
Flexible, enthusiastic and positive approach.
Able to cope under pressure and prioritise demands.
Ability to deliver effective presentations and training courses.
Customer driven, collaborative and hands-on approach able to identify pragmatic, business-focused solutions to areas of non-compliance.
Ability to work independently on own initiative.
Ability to interpret and apply safety legislation and policy.
Ability to analyse customer needs and make recommendations based on sound business knowledge and commercial acumen
Experience of a fast-moving distribution environment.
IT literate – Microsoft Office applications.
Cost management and ability to work within tight budgetary controls.
NEBOSH – National General Certificate
Food Safety Level 3 (or equivalent)
HACCP level 3
Internal auditing qualification level 3
Train the trainer