Health and Safety Officer

  • Peak Scientific
  • Glasgow
  • 12/05/2022

Job Description

In this key role for Peak Scientific, you will be responsible for driving the Safety Culture; co-ordinating supporting and advising the business on all aspects with regards to H&S and the H&S management systems. You will be heavily involved in establishing, managing and monitoring standards, processes, communications, training and systems to ensure all responsibilities associated with H&S within Peak Scientific, both locally and globally, are adhered to.

Your duties will include:

Ensuring a safe workplace environment without risk to health
Leading on H&S improvements and initiatives including the attainment of ISO45001 accreditation
Ensuring completion and regular review of risk assessments for all work equipment and operations
Ensuring that safety inspections are carried out and recorded
Establishing a full programme of documented H&S inspections, audits and checks and facilitate internal and external audits including ISO45001, PUWER, COSHH & NEBOSH
Establishing a suite of H&S training, liaising with external providers in the provision of training programmes and ensure full and accurate training records are maintained across the company

The successful candidates will be NEBOSH qualified or ideally working towards accreditation. You’ll have proven experience in a similar role where you’ve improved safety culture whilst implementing H&S improvements. You will be confident, flexible and able to communicate effectively at all levels within the business.

You will also possess:

Ability to work in and adapt to a rapidly changing environment
Self-motivation with ability to work on own initiative
COSHH Trained Provision of advice to managers/supervisors
Experience of formulating, implementing and revising H&S policies and procedures to ISO 45001/ISO9001
Member of institute of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH) desirable
Strong, professional communication skills with an assertive but calm demeanour
Ability to interpret legislation, regulation and clauses of ISO standards and apply understanding to Peak processes

Our values at Peak are structured around our colleagues, our customers and our service, our priority is always on delivering successful outcomes for our customers. At the heart of Peak is a focus on ‘doing the right thing’, it’s an informal approach but one which is well-known and understood throughout our business.

Established over 20 years, Peak Scientific is a leading innovator in the design, manufacture and support of high-performance gas generators for analytical laboratories, with direct operations in every continent around the world. This success is a result of a continual focus on manufacturing cutting-edge products and in directly supporting customers across the world with industry-leading service and maintenance. With over 20 overseas offices across every continent and over 600 staff globally, Peak is one of Scotland’s manufacturing success stories of the past decade. This is a rare opportunity to be a part of that, as we move into the next phase of growth, consolidation and global expansion with plans to establish new manufacturing and distribution capacity, both in the UK and internationally.

This role will be challenging and fast-paced, but rewarding and engaging.  On offer is a hybrid work pattern, a great work environment, plus the chance to make a real contribution to the future growth and success of a global business.  If you like the sound of our brand and culture, please click APPLY!

Peak Scientific is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of their religion and beliefs, race, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability or any other protected classification.