Health Safety and Facilities Manager

Clipper Logistics is one of the leading retail fulfilment businesses in the UK.With ability and agility at our core, our cutting edge operations allows us to provide world class customer service to customers such as John Lewis, River Island, Marks & Spencer and

We really care about our employees and recognise that without capable individuals working together as a unit, we would not be where we are today.We therefore offer a host of developmental and progression opportunities to ensure we nurture our people, allowing them to grow with us.

We now require a Health, Safety and Facilities Manager at our Wynyard operation, to come and join our close and successful team.

Vacancy Description: (role requirements, duties)

1. H&S&E Policies and Procedures

•To promote good health, safety and environmental practices throughout the site.

•Ensure that Fire Plans and Fire Risk Assessments and Business continuity plans are produced and kept up to date to reflect changes in personnel or process.

•Develop and monitor Risk Assessment and make recommendations to ensure a safe effective work place.

•Review and develop local health and safety procedures in keeping with best practice and Group Policy

•Consult with site management and give appropriate advice on health and safety best-practice

•Provide competent advice and technical guidance where necessary to enable management to discharge their statutory duty

•To advise management on legislative changes

•Provide, or where necessary organise training for staff in relation to Health and Safety policies, practice and procedures.

•Liaise with Group Health and Safety to ensure practices and procedures meet Groups standards.

2.0 Health and Safety Reporting & Improvements

  • Maintain a record of accident, analyse trends and take remedial action where necessary to improve or reduce accidents /injuries.

•Investigate accidents or near-misses.Prepare accident reports including recommendations to prevent recurrence.

  • Report Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences in line with RIDDOR reporting.

•Assist and support operational managers in the preparation of risk assessments and safe working procedure.

•Ensure that contractors, suppliers, customers and other irregular visitors to the site comply with relevant legislation and Clipper safety policies.

•Co-operate with any visiting health, safety and environmental officers as required.

•Manage and maintain the sites COSHH database, ensuring COSHH data sheets are available and that effective Risk Assessment is in place.

•To prepare and assist with Health and Safety inspection and Audit.

3.0 Environmental Management

•Be the site contact for environmental management.

•Work closely with the sites facility manager to ensure that equipment is inspected and serviced in line with legislation.

•Identify opportunities for continuous environmental improvement.

•Promote and coordinate environmental management and sustainability where practicable.

•Manage and control recycling and waste management practices

4.0 Health and Safety Committee Management

•Provide effective leadership for site health and safety committee members, ensuring that issues raised are minuted.

•Provide actions plans from each meeting that demonstrate improvements and that issues raised are dealt with swiftly and effectively.

•Liaison between management and staff on all matters relating to health and safety and to ensure consistent application and understanding of policies and procedures.

5.0 Facilities Management

  • To develop and maintain a site maintenance schedule for all equipment including racking, MHE, pat testing and fixed wiring.
  • To control systems for the issuing and control of permits to work on site for all contractors
  • To react and take steps to ensure that any damage as a result from any accident or damages to racking or equipment is rectified to reduce lost time or operational efficiency of the site.
  • To liaise with the Finance Manager to ensure an understanding of the sites budget for repairs.

The job holder will be responsible for the sites cleaning team and the day to day supervision of site security.

Person Specification: (Key technical skills / experience / soft skills)

Required skills, knowledge and experience:

Business Skills:

·Ability to produce Monthly KPI Reports

·Ability to create a positive and safe environment for the site.

·Work as part of the site leadership team


·NEBOSH qualified.

·Sound knowledge of H&S legislation, policies and procedures.


·2 years H&S Management Experience

·Facilities management experience.

Desirable skills, knowledge and experience:

Business Skills:

·interfacing with representatives of customers and their suppliers by face / email

·Experience of working in a fast paced logistics environment


·Ability to implement policies and work to tight deadlines.


·Be pragmatic in order to focus on practical solution

·demonstrate management presence with the ability to build business relationships, effectively communicate and influence throughout the site from management level down.

To apply please send your CV to Jennifer Swain, Head of Resourcing, at