Occupational Hygienist Advisor - Liverpool

Facilities - Quality Assurance/ HSE
Ref: 1115 Date Posted: Monday 04 Feb 2019
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Occupational Hygienist Advisor

Contract (12 Months) – Competitive Hourly rates.

Location - Liverpool

This is an opportunity to work with one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. They are dedicated to career development and have a great culture which reflects in their values – excellence, integrity and respect for people.

You will join the team to provide specialist advice and leadership to management and workforce by interpreting health & safety legislation, policies and industry guidance; developing management systems and standards and providing training and technical support for occupational hygiene.

Role Responsibilities

  • To provide expert Occupational Hygiene advice, leadership and technical expertise in the form of written policies, guidelines and procedures, verbal communications and practical involvement both internally, within the corporation and externally.
  • To participate in the development, progression and implementation of the site safety management system, and to attend Team H&S meetings in order to promote the SMS philosophy and obtain feedback to ensure consistency in standards and approach.
  • To interpret and ensure appropriate application of all Occupational Hygiene legislation from UK and Europe and incorporate them into Corporate H&S policies and guidelines. Be aware of and prepare for changes in legislation.
  • Ensure adequate provision of Occupational Hygiene training for organisations employees and contractors, and specific training and development of EHS Co-ordinators, through external training providers and/or development and delivery of ‘in-house’ training packages.
  • Facilitate and sustain risk assessments (CoSHH) and other programmes to meet regulatory and corporate requirements. Be focal point of contact for Regulatory and corporate agencies with respect to Occupational Hygiene issues.
  • Participate in projects both at the site in Liverpool and for Corporate H&S, and input into developing projects. Where appropriate, review process and equipment change controls to ensure no negative impact on Occupational Hygiene requirements.
  • Participate in, train and give guidance on team inspections and audits, giving guidance to Corporate audit team. Participate in companies audits and development of the site audit programme with regard to Occupational Hygiene.
  • Maintain and update knowledge by attendance at seminars, courses and conferences, and reading of relevant H&S journals and publications.  Share best practices across teams on site.  Maintain current level of qualification.

About You.

  • You will be required to have a Certificate of Competence in Occupational Hygiene (CertOH)
  • Knowledge of COSHH
  • Experience of working within a Manufacturing Environment
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Further Details

Our client is offering competitive day rates in a great working environment therefore if you are looking to further develop your career with a market leader, this could be the role for you.

For more information, please call Suzi on 01224 608988 or e-mail a CV to suzi@entrustpeople.co.uk