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Industrial Safety Assistant

Suffolk, Leiston
£14.74 - £15.89 per hour + Depending on Experience
Closing date
19 Jun 2024

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Industrial Safety Assistant

Location: UK
Contract: Temporary assignment through Manpower
Hours: Full-time, 37 hours per week


We have an exciting opportunity for an Industrial Safety Assistant to join our client, one of the UK's leading energy providers. Reporting directly to the Conventional Safety Compliance Lead and/or Industrial Safety Engineer (ISE), you will support the establishment of appropriate industrial safety arrangements to meet company and regulatory expectations. This role also involves supporting Continuous Improvement, Operational Learning, and providing safety-related information, advice, and support.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support and coordination for the preparation and execution of pre and HeSAC meeting arrangements and presentational slides.
  • Offer diary management support to the team.
  • Collate and monitor data against station and company KPIs.
  • Assist with and carry out Industrial Safety Compliance Evaluations programmes.
  • Facilitate Industrial Safety-related training.
  • Support the preparation and execution of Working groups and Safety forums, including Outage Safety Working Group and HeSAC meeting arrangements.
  • Provide administrative support, advice, and assistance for Confined Space and Working at Height control activities.
  • Assist in health and safety site inspections/audits, produce reports, and follow up on any actions.
  • Monitor and report accidents and incidents.
  • Support the production of safety communications, campaigns, initiatives, and learning briefs.
  • Complete noise monitoring and maintain an up-to-date register.
  • Provide support to the CSCL/ISE during outages.
  • Support surveillance testing for the Quality Management Group Function.
  • Assist with risk assessments/permits and statutory inspections.
  • Facilitate purchasing and ordering through the supply chain process.
  • Support QMG finance planning and meetings.
  • Produce and present reports for management review of all data and trends analysis.
  • Support the coordination and administration of the organization's training, including monitoring training needs.
  • Report on changes in relevant legislation and standards.
  • Manage, monitor, and report the QHSE performance of the organization to its interested parties according to agreed standards.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Genuine interest in health and safety and a desire to make a difference.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment (preferred).
  • IOSH Managing Safely certification (preferred but not essential).
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build strong rapport.
  • Strong IT skills, particularly with Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Logical thinking and problem-solving ability.
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to adapt to changing conditions and workloads.
  • Understanding and awareness of Company Safety Management systems and associated processes (training will be provided).

Additional Information:

This full-time role requires the successful candidate to work 37 hours per week. You will be employed by Manpower on a temporary assignment with our client. As part of the onboarding process, you will need to undergo a DBS check, drug and alcohol test, and BPSS vetting. If you do not hear from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.

Join us in ensuring a safe working environment and contributing to the continuous improvement of industrial safety standards. Apply now!


As the nation’s largest producer of low-carbon electricity, EDF are looking for sharp minds to join the team and help shape the UK’s energy future.

They aim to become the best, most trusted energy supplier for their customers, through trust, transparency and teamwork. That’s why they have developed a working environment where you can perform at your best; where you’re empowered with the skills and opportunities to achieve great things.

Don’t just take it from us – take a look at what this Manpower employee thinks about working onsite at EDF in Hove:

“Working with Manpower at EDF has been a fantastic experience. I’ve worked in three assignments here, and found them all interesting and varied. EDF is a great company and the Manpower team are always really supportive and helpful” – Kevin, Customer Service Advisor

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