Health and Safety Manager

Sherburn In Elmett


Health and Safety Manager

(Sherburn in Elmet, Leeds)

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Health and Safety Manager.

Main duties include (but not limited to):

  • Carry out workplace H&S Assessments ensuring that they are carried out in line with legislation and updated and reviewed when necessary.
  • Manage the records relating to the above assessments ensuring that they are complete and up to date at all times.
  • Organise and assist in the reviewing of H&S risk assessments after accidents/incidents.
  • Deliver in-house training, ensuring all relevant areas of H&S are conveyed via an appropriate medium i.e. language, handbooks, presentation etc.
  • Manage H&S policies and procedures.
  • Assist in conducting full and thorough investigation of accidents that occur on site.
  • Ensure all injuries, accidents, near misses and environmental incidents are recorded correctly and in their entirety in the appropriate books and documentation.
  • Assist in carrying out internal H&S audits and inspections.
  • Proactively promote awareness of H&S issues throughout the site.
  • Liaise with Departmental & Section Managers and Team and Line leaders,  Managers and Human Resources regarding new starters.
  • Set and maintain matrices for all areas of the factory where required
  • Implement the Company’s Health Safety policies.
  • Mentor and coach people in H&S awareness & activities
  • Proactively work closely with the HSE and PHE with regards to and current or future pandemics.

Requirements, experience and person specification


•               Health and Safety qualification

•               Extensive knowledge of Health and Safety legislation.

•               Communication skills – for confident and professional liaison with internal and external customers.

•               Self-motivated and responsible for time management.



Standards of performance are attained in the above when:-

  • Thinks, speaks and acts positively and with enthusiasm at all times.
  • Presents a professional company image through personal conduct and appearance at all times.
  • To be able to communicate effectively with all colleagues to promote inter departmental teamwork and work at exceeding customer and company expectations in all areas.
  • Takes a positive stance towards problem solving.
  • Seeks and acts upon feedback.

Management of self and others: -

Standards of performance are attained in the above when: -

  • Manages own time effectively and delivers results on schedule
  • Assumes responsibility for designated tasks and specific projects
  • Identifies own objectives and training needs for discussion with manager
  • Communicates clearly both verbally and in written form on daily issues.
  • Listens actively and questions actions both within and outside quality function.

Achieves the cooperation and commitments of subordinates and peers to courses of action and desired results.

Hours of work- Monday- Friday 8am- 5pm (however flexibility around core working hours is essential)

Rates of pay to be discussed at interview stage.

A full Job description is available upon request.

Interested candidates, please apply by emailing your cv to or, or sending your cv and cover letter to the HR department, Cranswick Gourmet Bacon, 1 seafox court, Sherburn- In-Elmett, LS25 6PL

Closing date: Friday 5th November 2021

Please be aware that the closing date can be brought forward if a suitable candidate is sourced.