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Safety Manager (Product Safety Manager)

Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum

Location: Shropshire

Job Type: Permanent

Posted: 29/05/2018

Job Ref: 441103249

You have the chance to join a global plant machinery manufacturing and service organisation as their first ever, Product Safety Manager, in a National position. This role is a fantastic opportunity as you will have full autonomy to create and mould this position into something really integral to the business. This role will work closely with the Head Office in the UK as well as the field service engineers so ensure all interactions people have with their products are safe.

This is an global organisation with a large footprint in the plant machinery market who have more than tripled their turnover in recent years. They are going from strength to strength and this trend is only going to continue which is why this position has been created and why it is so important. You will be the UK leader on Safety but have the support from their other European sister sites and the Head Office. It is so important that the Product Safety Manager knows the company products inside and out from an engineering point of view but also has the safety experience to manage the safety function.

You will be responsible for reviewing and creating all operating procedures relating to the products. This will include service manuals, reviewing the manufacturing processes, labels, customer documents etc. to name but a few. You will work closely with new product development from concept to creation ensure the products are safe. You will manage the global operating system, OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001 and TS16949. You will support, foster, promote and demonstrate the companies behavioural safety

You MUST have:

• Industry experience and knowledge of the powered access or plant machinery environment

• Engineering qualifications from the powered access/ plant machinery market

• Safety Experience and qualifications- ideally Diploma Level

You MUST be:

• Someone who is a self-starter, passionate and driven

• Have strong stakeholder management and communication skills

• A get up and go attitude needing minimal direction

This is a home based role however you will be required to do National travel to customer sites with the engineers.

Would you like to know more? Please do not hesitate to get in touch on 0121 454 5000 or email


Aisling Reid


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