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Negotiable DOE
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Permanent - Full Time

About The Role

As a rapidly growing Company who are leaders within the automotive aftermarket, we have an exciting career opportunity for a Head of Health & Safety to support our network.

You will be responsible for driving and delivering the strategic direction of health and safety whilst ensuring high standards across the GSF network. Ensuring compliance with applicable standards and legislation, and actively promoting an environmental, health and safety culture. 

The position will be field based with travel across the UK.

Main Duties Include:

  • Demonstrate active, visible, and professional environmental health and safety leadership at all times
  • Develop and implement training solutions to ensure that employees are aware of potential risks and understand how to perform their jobs and activities in a safe and environmentally responsible manner
  • Assist hazard assessments and the incident investigation process, including root cause analysis and identification of corrective action plans
  • Participate in formal EH&S reviews of existing equipment modifications, new equipment purchases, and changes in site processes
  • Assist in claims management and recovery at work programs
  • Oversee waste management, minimizing risk to the company, as well as environmental pollution
  • In depth knowledge of applicable ISO management systems standards and applicable EHS Legislation
  • UK wide travel required

Working Hours:

  • 40 hours per week - Monday to Friday

About You

What you will need to succeed:
 
  • Relevant degree or equivalent qualification in Environment or Health & Safety, ie NEBOSH, BSC Diploma, etc.
  • Membership of a professional bodies, ideally related to: Environment (Chartered Environmentalist – CEnv), or Health & Safety (Chartered Member of IOSH – CMIOSH, or Registered Safety Professional – IIRSM RSP)
  • Qualified to NEBOSH standard or equivalent
  • IOSH certification, or working toward IOSH certification an asset
  • Proven track record in developing, implementing and assessing environmental and occupational health and safety management systems at senior level
  • Good team skills, willingness to work cross-functionally with excellent communication skills
  • A positive, proactive attitude with a high level of self-motivation to deliver excellence
  • Strong analytical skills, organisational, problem solving and judgement abilities and ability to complete reports
  • Good understanding of controlled products regulation
  • Ability to work independently
  • Full UK Driving License 
Extra bonus points:
 
  • Experience with relevant environmental health and safety regulations 
 What we'll offer:
 
  • 33 days annual leave, including bank holidays (and opportunity to increase annual leave for time served)
  • Online employee discount scheme including big discounts to local cinemas, theme park attractions, major retailers and much more
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Company pension
  • Group life assurance
  • Internal development programmes
  • Career progression opportunities 

About Us

GSF Car Parts is one of the UK’s leading automotive parts distributors, supplying thousands of independent garages throughout the UK and Ireland with parts, tools, garage equipment and specialist training. The group has over 175 branches nationwide and a turnover exceeding £475 million. Built on the heritage and success of a dozen local brand identities acquired over several years, we have traded as one brand since November 2021. Our branch network is bolstered by centralised support and expertise from specialist departments in key areas such as procurement and supply chain, marketing and national accounts. The business also benefits from integrated IT systems, which include our industry leading catalogue system, Allicat, and access to the Group's national garage programme, Servicesure.

 
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