Recruiting Now! Facilities and H&S Coordinator

Due to our success and expansion, we are now looking to recruit a facilities and Health & Safety Coordinator.

We are looking for someone enthusiastic, well organised with the ability to hit the ground running for this position in a highly successful transport and warehousing organisation based in Lancing.
The successful applicant will be assisting the General Manager and Operations Department to ensure health and safety of all staff. They will also be ensuring a safe facility and ensure high standards of quality and environmental compliance whilst delivering Lifting Operations, Road haulage and Warehousing.
You will demonstrate a keen eye for detail, be highly organised and efficient and work well under pressure. You will also possess very strong administration skills.
Computer Literacy in Word, Excel and Databases is essential as is previous administrative / personal office assistant work at a senior level.
It would be beneficial if you have an interest or experience in the transport industry or have worked for a company who adhere to ''best practice'' such as ISO or FORS.
The roles main duties include;
  • Maintaining compliance records, management systems and processes for recording and co-ordinating SHEQ (Safety, Health, Environment and Quality) and our O-Licence.
  • Facilities Management of large warehouse and yard
  • Dealing with suppliers, booking maintenance and ensuring compliance at all time throughout the business
  • Conducting site inspections
  • Provide support and advice to teams to ensure that risks are identified and controlled and HSE legislation, O-Licence, industry best practice and guidance are complied with.
  • Auditing files and paperwork to ensure compliance with various accreditations held by the company.
  • Gathering information from various departments and systems within the company and reporting and recording accordingly.
  • Lead and support with communications throughout the business including bulletins and toolbox talks.
  • Analysing data, preparing documents.
  • Manage and maintaining training requirements and records. Booking training and ensuring all training is valid.
  • Supplier approvals including PQQ’s and Tender documentation.
  • Ad hoc duties as workload dictates including scanning, filing and data entry and answering Operations Department overflow calls.
  • Supporting the General Manager, Transport Operations Manager and Operations departments.
  • Promoting best practice in Health and Safety, Road Haulage and Lifting Operations.

Key Skills/knowledge/qualifications/experience

  • Health and safety knowledge and experience
  • Ability to understand an implement different accreditation standards to the business.
  • Qualifications in H+S, Quality, Auditing and Business Administration would be an advantage.
  • ISO Managing Safety is preferred.
  • Previous experience in Road Haulage and Lifting Operations is desirable
  • Understanding of and experience in management systems and accreditations such as ISO, FORS, SAFE Contractor, CHAS etc
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to engage with internal staff, customers and suppliers
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal, written etc
  • Excellent IT Skills – Full Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Powerpoint and a range of online systems.
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to support multiple projects and systems, ability to hit the ground running
We have excellent staff retention and can offer full uniform, 20 days holiday plus all bank holidays and bonus scheme for the right people.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £21,000.00 to £26,000.00 /year

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