Health & Safety Coordinator – 30 hours per week

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Our Company

Bridge Farm Group is the UK’s leading producer of ornamental plants, flowers and herbs and over the last 3 years the company has invested £45m to create one of the most advanced, environmentally sound cultivation facilities in Europe.  We deliver the best quality products to homes and stores using the most innovative techniques in the industry.

 

The Role

This is a new role within the company and as Health & Safety Coordinator you will develop and drive change to improve Health & Safety practices and behaviours across the company, ensuring compliance with Health and Safety legislation, customer requirements and independent operating standards relevant to each part of the business.  Operating over 3 sites in Spalding this is a hands-on role that requires great communication skills, resilience and a willingness to challenge existing processes and generate new ideas.

This is a part time role at 30 hours per week, flexible working pattern available

Job Duties include, but are not limited to:

Develop and lead company-wide initiatives to embed health and safety practices across all sites.

Work with colleagues to develop Safe Systems of Work for all machinery and equipment.

Review and develop risk assessments across all sites.

Conduct monthly site walks and audits and share findings with relevant Managers.

Investigate accidents and incidents and analyse trends to prevent reoccurrence.

Monitor and evaluate business impact of new Health and Safety legislation and ensure the company has systems in place to meet legal compliance.

Manage COSHH assessments across all sites.

Carry out regular emergency light testing.

Deliver training that engages colleagues and creates health and safety behaviours in line with operational requirements.

About you:

To successfully perform in this role it would be advantageous to hold or be working towards a NEBOSH qualification and have previous experience working across a multi-site operation ideally within the horticulture, packing or warehousing environment. Other key skills we are looking for include:

Knowledge of hazard identification and risk assessments

Able to influence and work effectively with colleagues across the company

Excellent Microsoft office skills particularly Excel and Word

Confident in challenging existing processes and procedures Effective at working under pressure, managing priorities and using time efficiently

A can-do attitude and problem solver

Excellent communication skills and good attention to detail

Flexible outlook and ability to cope with significant change

 

No Agencies please