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Title:  Senior Health & Safety Manager

City:  Market Drayton
Department:  Health & Safety

Market Drayton, GB, TF9 3SQ

Müller has been a loved brand in the UK for over 30 years. It’s a household name – and it continues to grow as we invest to make and market an ever-greater range of fantastic dairy products. We are currently the 8th most chosen FMCG brand, picked from supermarket shelves over 200 million times each year.


A superb opportunity for a Senior Health & Safety Manager has arisen supporting our Yogurt and Desserts business for a results driven, highly focused individual with extensive health & safety experience.


This role will support  the Head of Health and Safety UK and Continental Europe  and the respective   Operations     Director     by embedding a highly professional and thorough framework of world class safety standards into how the whole leadership team delivers operational performance and also the transformation of activity through their people. The successful candidate will deliver effective safety program  management framework to ensure the safety plan is delivered to time with benefits realised. The role will also support the Muller Service population.


In this role the key responsibilities will include:


  • Acting up in  the absence  of  the  Head  of  Health  and  Safety  as  the safety competent person for the wider group.
  • Delivering  an effective framework for safety program management ensuring that the plan risks and issues are effectively escalated and resolved across the region.
  • Delivering an effective framework of incident investigation, auditing and training oversight with primary focus on action closure across the entire function
  • Delivering the effective transfer into the function of the tools and procedures contained within the safety management system
  • Maintaining the effective relationship for functional safety matters with the regulator/ enforcing authority
  • Leading the functional safety advisor(s) and manager(s) in the successful implementation of the suite of safety metrics for the function.
  • Delivering safety support, coaching and advice to the operational leadership and embedding agreed safety standards and practice in all aspects of their operational delivery.
  • Leading the functional safety team/site safety managers using the specialist skills and knowledge of individual team members to focus on professional competencies, development and meeting all customer safety requirements
  • Performance manages, coaches and develops direct reports and indirect reports where appropriate.
  • Coaching and mentoring senior management on delivering safety as an integral aspect of all operational activity .
  • Work as a successful safety business partner to the Operations Director and is part of the business Operational Leadership team.
  • Maintaining effective functional links with the Head of Health and Safety Muller Service and contributing to and then delivering the national strategy, policy and standards.
  • Direct accountability for leading safety initiatives across the whole function
  • Ensures effective integration of safety matters within the functions business plans
  • Direct accountability for supporting 1 Operational director and acts as a key member of the functional ( health and safety ) leadership team
  • Delivering a suite of agreed safety performance metrics against which functional performance and change activity will be measured and evaluated


Key skills & experience


  • NEBOSH Diploma as minimum or equivalent .Member of IOSH
  • Full driving license
  • Lead auditor H&S auditing / training qualification
  • Ability to achieve good working relationship with colleagues at all levels in the organisation
  • Able to engage all safety stakeholders
  • Delivers inclusive practical/operational safety approaches
  • Ability to challenge and influence management teams in driving safety performance improvement
  • Passionate about safety and focused on achieving objectives.
  • Able to promote a safe working culture and behaviours in others .
  • Ability to manage significant safety risks and opportunities
  • Skills to prepare and deliver H&S-related training sessions Professional, assertive and engaging
  • Influence others through coherent explanations
  • Ability to provide practical risk control solutions
  • Administration skills / report writing / letter writing / data compilation and analysis
  • Ability to work well as an individual and as part of a team
  • Able to establish and maintain and maintain an effective consultation process with safety representatives
  • Experience in claims management


About us

At Müller, it’s not just our products that move fast. We’re the market leader because we give our customers more than great taste – we give them moments of pleasure every day. This ability to exceed our customers’ expectations makes for fast-paced careers in a dynamic environment. And this could be your opportunity to further your career with an award-winning FMCG company that’s truly entrepreneurial.


The Process

If you have the skills and experience in the above areas and would like to be considered for this role please apply at www.mullercareers.co.uk

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