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Job description


Gousto are on a mission to become the UK's favourite way to eat dinner!

Are you our new Food Health and Safety Manager?

You'll be responsible for championing & monitoring of safety, environmental and security activities. Ensuring compliance with UK legislative requirements advising management on safety, environmental and security best practice at our new Factory in Grays, Thurrock.

What you'll do
  • Create and maintain a vibrant health & safety culture
  • Mentor & support departmental safety & environmental activities
  • Chair monthly H&S meeting
  • Support departmental management in the development of risk assessments & safe systems of work
  • Support departmental management in the investigation of accidents & incidents
  • Review accident investigation submissions for adequacy & accuracy
  • Review accidents & decide whether they require submission to the HSE under the RIDDOR regulations
  • Run training on Accident Investigation
  • Liaise with the companies' insurers & their agents in matters pertaining to health & safety
  • Liaise with External Agencies as required
  • Conduct routine reviews of training requirements across site to ensure the site and staff are operating in a safe and responsible manner
  • Liaise with the Training Team to ensure SOPs are in line with RAs
  • Regular review of site fabric/structure with engineering to ensure safety and compliance, lead appropriate action where appropriate
  • Assist people operations and management in individual assessments of staff with short & long term medical conditions
  • Develop site emergency plan
  • Ensure regulatory and ACOP compliance in all areas e.g. PUWER, LOLER, COSHH, PSSR, Asbestos and Legionella/L8
  • Maintain and publish a calendar of key safety activities and regulatory inspection dates
  • Keep abreast of developments and legislative changes through Continuous Personal Development

  • Source & arrange environmental training
  • Monitor compliance against ISO14001
  • Ensure the Thurrock site is aligned with the Gousto environmental agenda
  • Management of waste and recycling providers
  • Maintain and publish a calendar of key environmental activities and regulatory inspection dates
  • Keep abreast of developments and legislative changes through Continuous Personal Development

Decision Authority
  • Purchasing from approved suppliers items & services related to safety, environment or security
  • Attendance at meetings off site associated with Environment. Security, Safety or First Aid
  • RIDDOR Submissions

  • Accidents/Incidents
  • Near Misses
  • Days Lost to Work Related Ill Health
  • Risk Assessments
  • Health and Safety Initiatives
  • Tool Box Talk Delivery
  • First Aid Cover
  • Fire Warden Cover
  • Delivery of Health and Safety Inspections/Audits

Your Qualifications
  • NEBOSH Certificate
  • Desirable to have or be working towards NEBOSH Diploma
  • IOSH Environmental Certificate
  • An in-depth understanding of essential/relevant EU & UK H&S legislation

At Gousto we are constantly looking to evolve our benefits for our people. Employees at Gousto are the key ingredient to our success and growth! Read about our ownership principles and employee benefits here .

Sound like the right fit for your palate? Get in touch, we can't wait to hear from you!
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Environmental Scientist
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