Health & Safety Manager With Engineering Background

  • £30,000 to £39,000
  • Chatham, Kent
  • Signs & Design

Health & Safety Manager ideally with engineering background – although we see this as a full time position we would consider part time applications for the right candidate.


S&D is a large format printers and sign manufacturer working in various sectors. We also undertake high end signage production and installation for new home developers in London, the South East and Home Counties.

Our strong reputation for successfully completing challenging projects has been built on delivery and trust; your role of overseeing the H&S aspects for many site projects simultaneously is crucial to our ongoing success.


The ideal candidate will have:

**Previous experience working in H&S preferably with an exposure to the construction and engineering sector.

**Hold a NEBOSH qualification, CITB Temporary Works General Awareness certificate and a valid CSCS card.

**A technical engineering background with experience in temporary works consultations would be advantageous as it would provide additional support to our production management office.


Daily duties will include:

**Communication with our clients site project management team to generate RAMs that satisfy their requirements for our installers to work safely on their sites. This would be in done closely in conjunction with our production management office.

**Checking our equipment, tools and vehicles are safe.

**Brief, support and advise our site installation teams.


The role will also include but not be limited to:

**The development and delivery of the overall H&S strategy for the business which reflects best practice.

**Engage in occasional site surveys and inspections working well with the project management team on each construction site that S&D has a presence on.

**Answer technical H&S enquiries.

**Complete H&S aspects of supplier and customer pre-qualification questionnaires.

**Lead accident and incident investigations to establish their cause and ensure measures are taken to prevent reoccurrence.

**Ensure the correct and latest PPE is being worn at all times.

**Provide new staff safety inductions.

**Review sub-contractor H&S documentation.

**Produce safety alerts, policies and other publication as required.

**Undertake random drug and alcohol tests.

**Assist in providing advice and training with fire safety and risk assessment.

**Deliver toolbox talks to staff.

**Identify areas where training is required.


The ideal candidate will be very personable with strong communication skills (both verbal and written), and have the ability to work in a standalone role and be motivated and diligent.


Based in Lordswood, Kent - Salary circa £30,000 to £39,000 depending on experience plus other benefits.


Only successful candidates will be contacted.


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