Health and Safety Coordinator

A rewarding opportunity has arisen for a motivated and talented person to join the Centek Team. 

Position Summary:

The successful candidate will support Managers and the business as a whole to comply with their statutory legislative responsibilities, maintain a system of work that evolves into compliance with ISO 45001and to support & advise employees on meeting that compliance. NEBOSH qualification desirable.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To complete and/or review company risk assessments for all areas of the business ranging from general risk assessments to COSHH, Work Equipment, Manual Handling to name a few.
  • To complete or review company procedures including SWIS & SOP’s to maintain safe practices at all times.
  • To coordinate the completion of the relevant actions raised through Risk Assessments, Inspections & Accident Investigations.
  • To carry out H&S Audits as required monitoring compliance with health and safety standards.
  • To analyse accident data and record & display as required
  • To run H&S Projects through to their completion for health and safety improvements in line with company and H&S objectives.
  • To be actively involved in Accident Investigations and the completion of any necessary control measures to prevent reoccurrence.
  • To monitor & manage the completion of training courses where required.
  • To run Tool Box Talks to shop floor employees where required.
  • To liaise with Employees on a day to day basis to identify bad practice to maintain compliance with company standards.
  • To be a visible presence within each Unit and to monitor the working areas for compliance with company procedures.
  • To carry out H&S Inductions to new employees & contractors visiting site.
  • To maintain Health & Safety documentation to maintain accreditation to ISO45001.
  • To actively manage & monitor compliance with internal procedures including; Hot Work & Confined Space Permits, Lock-Off & Company Procedures.
  • To help monitor contractors in compliance with their statutory responsibilities.
  • To assist in the monitoring of statutory maintenance & Inspections for plant, equipment and Site Services.
  • To keep up to do with current legislation & best practice.

Technical/Work Based Competencies:

  • To have the necessary knowledge and/or experience with the manufacturing processes at Centek.
  • To have a good understanding of health and safety law, risk assessments and the importance of compliance, whilst working towards IOSH Managing Safely and then NEBOSH General Certificate competency level.
  • To have basic computer skills to operate word & excel to complete reports, develop forms, keep records where required, and be able to work on the company internal Sharepoint System.
  • To keep up to date with current legislation or know where to find the correct information to advise the business as required.

Key Personal Competencies:

Integrity:  Show positive, ethical behaviours and demonstrate the ability to communicate and work effectively with colleagues and customers.

Dedication:  Maintain a professional approach and a willingness to focus on excellence and commitment to the job.

Intelligence:  Have an open mind and develop outstanding skills.

Imagination: Take a proactive approach to work and to problem solving.

Quality Competencies:

  • Ensure work processes and products meet specification set out by the Company with reference to the Quality Policy, Audit standards and Standard Operating Procedures etc.
  • Adhere to internal Quality systems and audits.
  • Ensure working practice is to industry standards such as ISO and API. 

Environmental Competencies

  • Work in a manner that minimises negative environmental impacts and conserves energy and that is compliant with environment procedures and laws.
  • Understand and comply with any environmental signs, posters, warning signals and written directions.
  • Understand and follow all safe standard operating procedures and specific guidelines on usage of chemicals and hazardous materials.
  • Ensure all environmental waste is streamed through the correct waste process and disposed of in the designated area.
  • Inform and report all environmental incidents and potential hazards e.g. spills immediately.

Health and Safety Security Competencies

  • Use equipment, practices and procedures which promote a healthy, safe and secure work environment for you and your colleagues.
  • Understand and follow established personal health and safety and security practices.
  • Ensure that any equipment is being used safely and follow all safe systems of work practices. 
  • Comply with local, government and company health, safety, security and environmental regulations. 
  • Identify unsafe or unsecure conditions and take corrective action by immediately reporting any incident or near miss.
  • Understand use of Personal Protective Equipment and Clothing and utilise in designated areas.

Location: Based in Newton Abbot, Devon.

Reporting to: General Manager    

Hours of work: 6am – 4pm (Monday to Thursday)

Applying for the role: In the first instance, please apply to Centek via HR ( with your CV/Covering letter.

All applications will be held in the strictest confidence.

Interviews: TBA

Health and Safety Coordinator

Newton Abbot, Devon, UK
Available on request