QHSE Officer

Posted 07 June 2024
Salary Negotiable
LocationCounty Antrim
Job type Permanent
Discipline Environmental, Health & Safety
Contact NameSam Geddis

Job description

Vickerstock are working in partnership with a logistics firm on the appointment of a QHSE Officer.

Reporting directly to the Health and Safety Manager, you will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of the QHSE standards across the organisation, including audits, site inspections and training.

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive salary - dependant on experience
  • 32 days holiday
  • Full health-care plan (after 6 months)
  • Continuous professional development programmes
  • Modern office facilities
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Long service recognition plan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension contributions

In your new role:

  • Conducting internal audits and site inspections for Quality, Health & Safety, and Environmental (QHSE) standards across the organisation.
  • Performing regular compliance checks and updating records accordingly.
  • Collecting, reviewing, and assessing essential documentation from sub-contractors.
  • Coordinating and delivering employee induction programs.
  • Gathering and evaluating necessary documentation from contractors, conducting contractor inductions, and maintaining precise records.
  • Supporting QHSE and Product Safety awareness initiatives for staff through various campaigns.
  • Addressing employee's concerns or queries regarding safety, environmental, and health issues, and discussing suggestions for improvements.
  • Participating in the investigation and reporting of accidents, near misses, and dangerous occurrences, ensuring that corrective actions are implemented.
  • Compiling data and completing all QHSE administrative tasks, ensuring records are up to date.
  • Assisting in the review and update of current QHSE policies, procedures, regulations, and legislation.
  • Continuously collaborating with line managers to enhance their safety responsibilities for their teams.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in a similar role.
  • NEBOSH Certification.
  • Internal auditing experience.
  • Experience working to ISO standards.
  • Experience in QHSE management systems and procedures.
  • Experience in managing risk and implementing control measures.
  • Attention to detail and demonstrable communication skills.

Desirable (it would be great if you have this, but don't worry if you don't):

  • Member of IOSH (Institute of Occupational Safety and Health) preferred.
  • Understanding of BRC Global Standards.
  • Knowledge of QHSE legislation.

For a confidential conversation on how Vickerstock can help support you with your next move, get in touch with Sam Geddis, our Health and Safety Specialist today.