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Health & Safety Specialist - Logistics - J41

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Location:
Wakefield
Department:
Warehouse
Salary Details:
Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits Package
Work Level:
Work Level 3
Job Type:
Full Time Permanent
02 Apr 2021
About The Role

We’ve got an opportunity for a Health & Safety Specialist to join our Logistics team at our site in Wakefield.


Reporting to the Site Manager, you will be responsible for leading health and safety on site to ensure all managers and colleagues are engaged and motivated by Health and Safety in Morrisons. In this role you will work collaboratively with the Site Manager and other members of the Senior Team to embed a safety culture on site with robust processes and standardised working practices which keep all colleagues in work safe.  


The role will also be responsible for the following:


  • Ensuring the site management team, colleagues & visitors comply with Health and Safety legislation and adhere to Morrisons policy and procedure in relation to safe working practices.

  • Reviewing all Health and Safety compliance on site, delivering accurate reports and creating action plans against trends

  • Playing a lead role in the continuous improvement of the Company Safety Plan that demonstrates a strong safety culture for employees, visitors and contractors

  • Ensures regular audits are completed which measure safe working practices whilst delivering products to store

  • Monitors near misses and proactively supports managers to complete floor walks routinely, whilst supports managers to investigate potential hazards and accidents using the reporting tools available.

  • Ensures all Health & Safety targets and standards are met at all times

  • Ensures a safe working environment is maintained with structured practices and processes being embedded and visible on site.

  • Provides additional training and guidance to drive a culture of Health & Safety.

  • Monitors trends to ensures corrective actions are completed and implemented by managers

  • Leads from a Health and Safety perspective at site meetings in partnership with the union and listens and responds to issues and concerns

  • Monitors and maintains compliance with safe working practices and workplace hygiene levels

  • Ensures all colleagues are trained in Health and Safety to the required level to do their role

  • Builds great relationships with internal stakeholders at other sites, sharing best practice and proactively supports and coaches all colleagues ensuring Health and Safety is prioritised on site

  • Delivers H&S training on site for new and existing colleagues and managers

 

About J41

At this huge distribution site in Wakefield that covers 1.2 million square feet, our team of 1,300 colleagues sends out our products to 194 stores.

Here we store and dispatch ambient goods, bread and fresh and frozen food. Everything from frozen chips to cans of mushy peas. 2.7 million cases go out of here every week, which can rise to 5 million when we’re super busy. At this site, we also recycle waste and have VMU and InMotion Backhaul teams.
 
Why not take a look around one of our Distribution/Manufacturing sites? Click here.
About You

What skills and experience do Morrisons' Health & Safety Specialists need?


  • You must have a NEBOSH General Certificate with extensive Health & Safety experience ideally gained in warehousing/ logistics/distribution or FMCG Manufacturing

  • A NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent is highly desirable

  • Experience of working in a fast paced operational environment, managing multiple  stakeholders with an ability to deliver results

  • Experience of building great relationships with peers, sharing best practice whilst proactively supporting and coaching colleagues, ensuring Health and Safety is at the forefront

  • Experience of driving key performance indicators and how to influence them to improve audit scores, accident statistics and reduce near misses.

  • Understand the impact of unsafe working practices and how this can damage stock/product which will impact service to sites

  • A sound knowledge of the wider supply chain, ensuring safe working practices are maintained

  • Confident, self starter who can implement all safe systems of work to include risk assessment, accident reporting and experience of delivering onsite compliance

About The Company
From a Bradford market stall to the UK’s 4th largest supermarket chain and the UK's 2nd largest fresh food manufacturer.

We are proud to be the Yorkshire food retailer serving customers across the UK in over almost 500 stores and an online home delivery service. Our 18 manufacturing sites provide our customers with the freshest produce from flowers, fish and veg to burgers and bread, all delivered to our stores via our 6 distribution sites by our 2,000 strong fleet.

Every week, 11 million customers pass through our doors and around 97,000 colleagues across the business work hard each day to deliver great service to them. We cover more than 11 million households with our Morrisons.com service. With competitive, permanently low prices we are committed to helping our customers save money every day.

We are foodmakers and shopkeepers and #wemakemorrisons.

Why not hear what our teams have got to say about life here at Morrisons: Click here