Health & Safety Specialist

Health & Safety Specialist

Job Title: Health & Safety Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Norwich, Norfolk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Reference: 15191/001_1545235263
Contact Name: Damian Mee
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 19, 2018 16:01

Job Description

Health & Safety Specialist


Circa £45,000

Morgan Ryder Associates are working in partnership with an established company within the Chemical sector.

They are in need of a Health, Safety & Environmental Specialist responsible for ensuring occupational HSE and Process Safety compliance across the company.

Our client, an Upper Tier COMAH site based in Norwich, is a UK based company with an excellent service to its customers.

If you're looking for a challenge and a rewarding work life, please do not hesitate to apply.

Key responsibilities include:

Main duties and responsibilities involve the following:

  • Leading the production of risk assessment and method statement documentation for routine &

non-routine activities.

  • Isolation planning & support to those controlling work activities by staff and contractors

(Mechanical Authorised Person).

  • Monitoring and mentoring of compliance with existing procedures and task method statements.
  • Verification of engineering controls by exposure monitoring and other methods.
  • Auditing and benchmarking activities.
  • Incident, accident and near miss investigation.
  • Safety Management system review and updates
  • Promoting and developing competence and consistency across shift teams, including training

and assessment.

  • Being a specialist signatory for the Process Change Authorisation System
  • Supervision of site Security requirements and/or Fire & Emergency response duties.
  • Acting as Duty Manager to support the site when scheduled to do so

The ideal candidate should possess:

  • A Degree in a science-based discipline.
  • NEBOSH Diploma / or equivalent (or close to achieving it) and a willingness to work towards Chartered Status if not already achieved.
  • Health & Safety experience gained within a high hazard, manufacturing or construction environment.
  • Experience preparing detailed risk assessments and method statements across a range of activities and disciplines.
  • The ability to understand complex tasks and challenge working methods in a constructive manner.
  • Working knowledge of ISO management systems.
  • Experience of auditing, and occupational hygiene/environmental monitoring would be desirable.


  • 25 days Annual Leave
  • Group Personal Pension Scheme
  • Access to on-site Medical Centre & Health provision
  • Free Onsite Car Parking
  • Private Medical Cover
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.