Job details

Health, Safety and Environment Advisor

Job reference: NRD-ALX-004556

Location: Enfield

Closing date: 16/05/2019

Employment type: Permanent/full time

The Recipe:

As ‘Britain’s Best Loved Food Brand’ we have been baking bread since 1876.  Today, we are proudly a fifth-generation family company supplying 18,500 retail customers from 12 bakeries and 15 depots, producing a range of over 70 products including gluten and wheat free.  Our family of 4,500 colleagues throughout the UK, have recognised us as a Sunday Times Top Best Big Companies’ to work for over a number of years. Family and values is what makes us different, and we are a proud bunch, join us and you too could be proud to be Warburtons.

As a valued-member of our Health & Safety team you’ll be working across our sites & depots in the South-East, based in our Enfield Bakery. Our HSE team is responsible for all the Health and Safety for our bakery and distribution sites and for ensuring standards are maintained and continuously improved.

You will be directly involved in managing and supporting Health, Safety & Environmental training courses, working with our trainers to supply content and ideas and delivering key Health & Safety training at site therefore you’ll be confident in promoting and presenting to groups of people. You will have experience in safety management systems and compliance, and by using your investigation skills you will identify non-conformities in data and work with our teams to implement an action plan. You will be skilled in auditing and compliance management.

You will have a natural coaching style that will enable our teams to implement Health & Safety requirements across the sites, working to embed a business-partnering approach and upskill our teams by driving positive cultural change. It’s vitally important that you engage with our Managers and team members to understand the importance of their Health, Safety and Environmental obligations and that you become the industry expert on site. Supported by the HSE Manager, you’ll be the go-to person for advice and guidance so building strong relationships will be key to your success.

The role has an element of environmental responsibility and knowledge of The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR), HACCP, Puwer & IEMA it would be advantageous but  not essential.

As a Health, Safety & Environmental Advisor you’ll be working as part of our wider Health, Safety & Environmental team and involved with our National standards and projects, as a family we have one team and one way of working.

There will be the occasional need to travel to other sites and depots as part of the job therefore you must have a valid UK driving licence.

Essential Ingredients:

With your engaging and influential style, you will have a natural curiosity and a desire to learn and share your expertise. You’ll ensure that best practice standards are developed and maintained on site. With the opportunity to identify and implement improvements, you’ll be a natural at encouraging and persuading your colleagues to adopt best practise safety standards.

  • Experience of working as a Health, Safety & Environmental Advisor in a similar role

  • NEBOSH certificate

  • Excellent investigative skills, able to probe and clarify where required

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications & managing a Health & Safety Database

  • There is an element of occasional travel therefore you must hold a valid UK Driving Licence

Extra Dough

Last and by no means yeast you will want to know what your bread is worth.

  • Family time is important to us and we know it will be to you, so you’ll start on 5 weeks holiday

  • Award winning pension plan

  • Life assurance

  • Discount vouchers and products you’ll love

  • Benefits for you and the family for example; Discounted gym membership, Child care vouchers, Ride to work


The closing date for this job has now passed.