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Working part time (24 hours a week over 3 days)

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join a successful and forward thinking Motor Dealer Group. John Grose recognises the importance of providing a safe and productive environment for all employees and customers.

The SHEQ Coordinator will be part of the Operations team and the responsibility will be, to act as the competent person for all health & safety requirements for the Group. The successful person will manage and facilitate all site activities in a manner that ensures all statutory and company requirements are achieved and maintained in support of the business objectives. This is a hands-on role. This role reports directly to the Managing Director.

The role is primarily based at our flagship premises on Ransomes Europark, but also involves visiting our other locations across East Anglia.

Role Overview

 •Working with the local management team to develop, implement and manage the local SHEQ Plans

•Implementation and maintenance of SHEQ policies, procedures and standards

•Working with local management teams to promote SHEQ and drive tangible improvements in safety performance and culture

•Work with local management teams on all aspects of SHEQ, including coaching for managers to develop skills within the site teams, risk assessments, accident investigations and inspections

•Monitor and drive implementation of corrective actions arising from SHEQ activities including risk assessments, accident investigations and near miss reports. Review corrective actions for effectiveness.

•Participate in meetings, ensuring that SHEQ matters align with business requirements.

•Provide expert professional support to local line management at all levels.

•Working with all Directors ensuring that Good Practice in health & safety is shared, adopted and regularly reviewed.

•Carry out statistical analysis to identify issues of concern; assist in the creation, modification and delivery of relevant action plans for all SHEQ activities.

•Compile routine Health & Safety reports for Board meetings.

•Responsible for maintaining and utilising SHEQ IT systems e.g. XCENTA – to conduct site audits and send notifications to site managers for outstanding action points.

•To keep abreast of corporate, regulatory and legislative changes and advise management of the implications for the business.

•Management and control of all statutory documents; Fire, Legionella, PAT etc.

•Responsible for delivering (where appropriate) the SHEQ element of the site induction

•Responsible for supervision of all contractors working on site; overseeing all work from start to completion in order to maintain company standards of practise in health and safety, and ensure the quality of the work provided.

•Conducting site inductions of contractors and issuing out and controlling the company permit to work procedures.

•To attend training courses when required.

•Assist others not based on site to carry out site audits, site visits or provide technical information.

•To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required for the effective operation of the function and the depot.


The Person

  • Relevant experience gained in an automotive / engineering environment

  • NEBOSH General Certificate (essential)

  • NEBOSH Environmental Certificate (desirable)

  • NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate (desirable)

  • Experience of managing Health & Safety at a local level

  • Will have the influencing skills to drive a culture of continuous improvement

  • Will have effective presentation and training skills

  • Will have competent administration and IT skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Team player

If you feel you have the required skills and qualifications to make a success of this role we would love to hear from you.  Please send you CV to debbiereed@johngrose.co.uk

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