• Health & Safety Manager Knowsley
  • Blok N Mesh in Knowsley, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

jobs description

Blok N Mesh is the UK and Ireland's leading manufacturer, supplier and installer of Temporary Fencing, Site Hoarding, Barriers and Traffic Management Systems on a hire or purchase basis. With manufacturing and distribution facilities in Knowsley, Runcorn, Redditch and Wisbech and further enhanced by our extensive number of depots, we offer a true nationwide service with local support, bolstered by excellent stocks and rapid delivery.

About the Role:

We are seeking an experienced and commercially minded Health and Safety Manager to act as the main point of contact for all H&S matters. Responsible for ensuring the Business and its operational processes comply to current Health, Safety and Environmental regulations, you will identify potential hazards and develop strategies to mitigate risk. Working with local management teams across the UK & Ireland, you will identify and drive all H&S initiatives. The H&S Manager will work alongside the Operations Director to implement the SHE... strategy.


· Advise and assist the Operations Director in the planning, organising, controlling and maintaining a safe and healthy environment for all employees.

· To act as the subject matter expert on all H&S matters

· Leadership and management of the H&S function

· To assist the company in establishing objectives and targets to aid continuous improvement

· Lead on programmes of work and new initiatives across health and safety.

· Development and full compliance throughout the facility of Health, Safety and Environmental policies and processes

· To take a leading role in maintaining the highest possible standards of Health and Safety

· Develop and implement strategies to mitigate risk and promote a safe working environment

· Responsible for ensuring that all relevant Manuals, Procedures, Instructions, and Risk Assessments are relevant

· Develop and deliver H&S training programmes

· Ensure all Safe Systems of Work are in place and reviewed

· Management and investigation of all accidents on site, compiling accident statistics and carrying out thorough corrective and preventative plans.

· Control any/all COSHH files/reports on site

· Oversee control of the Risk register

· Position the Company to implement ISO 14001 accreditation

· Carry out internal audits

· Travel around all UK sites as required

· Produce monthly reports and KPIs


· Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field or similar qualification

· Chartered status of IOSH

· NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent.

Experience, Knowledge and Skills

· Strong analytical and interpretation skills, with good problem-solving ability.

· Excellent understanding of HSE regulations.

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

· A balanced decision maker with the ability to assess cost verses benefit alongside risk and probability.

· A proactive individual with a ‘can do’ attitude.

· Demonstrable evidence of leading H&S culture change

· Evidence of leading H&S in a previous role in a management position

· Solid HSE management experience in the manufacturing sector

· Experience dealing with issues relating to HSE swiftly and effectively

· Experience of maintaining an accredited – ISO 14001

· Experience of delivering IOSH Managing Safely is desirable.

· Experience working with remote sites and teams

· Strong in relationship building and collaboration with all levels of staff

· Good organisational, time and project management skills

Salary / package:

· Competitive salary

· Pension

· Free parking site

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

• Company pension
• Free parking
• On-site parking

• 8 hour shift
• Day shift
• Holidays
• Monday to Friday
• No weekends

Work Location: In person
Knowsley UK


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