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Health and Safety Officer

  1. Greene King
  1. Full time
  2. Bury St Edmunds

Abbot House,Bury St Edmunds,IP33 1QT

Competitive Salary

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Company Description

Join us at Greene King the country's leading pub company and brewer, where our mission is to pour happiness into lives and become the pride of great British hospitality. We have something special, deeply rooted in our 220-year brewing and pub history, creating the business we are proudly known for today. Still today our 39,000 strong team are the guardians of what’s wholly British, the pub experience. 

Additional Information

We’re all about rewarding our team’s hard work, that’s why… 

You’ll receive a competitive salary, pension contribution as well as: 

 The chance to further your career across our well-known brands – as one of the industry's top apprenticeship providers, we can provide training and development at each level of your career.  

  • Discount of 33% for you and 15% for your loved ones on all of our brands – so you enjoy your favourite food and drink at a discount. 

  • Free employee assistance program – mental health, well-being, financial, and legal support because you matter! 

  • Discount of 50% for you and 25% for your loved ones at our Greene King Inns and hotels. – so you can enjoy a weekend away without breaking the bank. 

  • Refer a friend – if you follow our refer a friend scheme and your referral is successfully hired, you will receive a generous bonus! 

  • Wagestream – access your wage before payday for when life happens. 

  • Retail discounts – Receive up to 30% off at Superdrug, exclusive discounts with three mobile along with many more… 

Job Description

​​​​​​​As the Health and Safety Officer for the Bury St Edmunds Distribution Centre you will play a key role in driving, managing and improving safety across our three main operations at our Bury St Edmunds Distribution Centre (primary transport, secondary transport and warehousing). This varied role supports employees in a range of different work environments with different risk levels, and works as part of a welcoming and supportive team. 

This is an exciting time to join us, as we prepare to move to a brand new purpose built site at Suffolk Park in Bury St Edmunds in September 2024.


What does the role involve?

  • Overall accountability for health, safety and environment for our Bury St Edmunds distribution centre
  • Take ownership and lead the onsite management of Evotix digital SHE Management platform
  • Facilitate and sometimes lead SHE Audits and Inspections
  • Work closely and communicate clearly with the central SHE Team to close out any outstanding actions and drive consistency in SHE improvements 
  • Able to assist, review the complete site operations Risk Assessments and Safe Systems of Work to ensure that all safety related risks are identified, and suitable mitigation and controls methods are in place.
  • Monitor and review employee and contractor training and competence to ensure they have suitable information, training, instruction and supervision for their role
  • Assist with new starter onboarding, inductions and onsite training
  • Assist with the change onsite in relation to delivering a Safety Behavioural culture
  • Assist & Identify gaps in the current process where Safety can be improved and proactively implement sustainable solutions

Required Experience and Skills

To be successful in this role you will have previous health, safety and environment experience (ideally from a similar environment) with relevant qualifications to support this. As important as your experience, you will demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to drive a safety culture across your business area
  • Ability to independently solve problems and introduce new ideas
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to present to and train groups 


The below qualifications are not essential, but would support your success in this role:

  • NEBOSH General Certificate
  • IOSH Managing safely qualification 
  • Train the Trainer Qualification
  • Manual handling Trainer/Assessor, (Pristine Standards), this training will be given to you in the first couple of months
  • Computer literate- Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

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