Health, Safety and Environment Assistant

£19,000 - £23,000 per annum
20 Apr 2017
18 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A bit about us

AO. com have recently teamed with an up and coming business called The Recycling Group. They are a rapidly growing business that specialise in the recycling of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment.

Based in Telford they are a very exciting and enthusiastic company that like to think big. With this they drive high expectations and targets to ensure lasting happiness for their customers. The successful candidate will be joining a growing business with influential support from companies who partner this project like ourselves, giving them the backing to be exceptional in the moments that matter.

More about the role

As a Safety and Environment Officer, you will be responsible for supporting Health, Safety and Environmental initiatives across the all areas of the business. As a waste electrical recycler dealing with both hazardous and non-hazardous waste, the level of H&S risk in high so compliance in this area is crucial to the business. This is a great opportunity for someone keen to join a growing team and gain experience in the recycling sector and improve their skills. Internal and external training will be provided.                                                                                                                                                                  

 Here's what you can expect to be doing

- Ensuring Incidents are reported and investigated

- Production of Key Performance Indicators

- Supporting Health, Safety and Environmental Initiatives across all areas of the business

- Auditing, analysing and reporting environmental issues to Compliance Manager and Health and Safety manager;

- Ensure Suitable and Sufficient Risk Assessments and Safe Systems of Work are produced and incorporated across the company

- Communications with Stake Holders

- Creation and implementation of new modified company procedures and processes ensuring compliance with legislation;

- Keeping up to date with UK, EU and international regulation and legislation;

- Promoting and raising awareness, at all levels of the organization, of the impact of Environmental, Health and Safety issues;

- Developing and improving current management systems;

- Helping to train staff at all levels in Environmental, Health and Safety issues and responsibilities within their job roles;

- Being involved in setting targets, and developing plans to meet those targets and oversee their delivery

 A few things about you

Qualifications and Knowledge

- A good understanding of why health and safety is important in the workplace

- IOSH Managing Safely - Desirable

- GCSE Maths

- GCSE English

- Proficient with MS Office


- Team player

- Excellent verbal and written communicator

- Self motivated

- Able to work on own initiative

- Methodical and precise in nature with good attention to detail

- Show initiative to recognize emerging problems and pro-actively develop solutions;


- Positive attitude

- Diligent and must want to learn

- Reliable

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