HSE Coordinator

Location Sunderland
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Heather Sweetman

Contact email: heather@superior-recruitment.com
Published: about 1 month ago

​Superior Recruitment Group are looking for an experienced HSE Coordinator on behalf of our client based in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear. This is a full time staff position.

Role Summary

This position requires an energetic, self-motivated person to take ownership of the company’s health and safety management system. The primary objective is to minimise occupational accidents and illnesses and maintain a safe work environment. Key activities to this aim include, conducting detailed risk assessments, undertaking thorough investigations into all accidents and near miss incidents and coordinating actions to continuously improve health and safety standards within the business

Key Activities and Responsibilities

  • Achievement of health & safety KPI’s

  • Conduct risk assessments of all business activities and ensure appropriate safeguards and controls are implemented to minimise risks

  • Organise & chair quarterly health and safety committee meetings, maintain minutes and monitor actions

  • Conduct regular practice fire evacuation drills

  • Record accident and near miss incidents; conduct investigations and report health and safety statistics

  • Investigate safety concerns

  • Preparation of standard operating procedures

  • Maintain stocks and control issue of personal protective equipment

  • Organise first aid training, lung function tests, audiometric testing and LEV / air quality monitoring

  • Conduct racking inspections

  • Maintain a central log & coordinate health & safety relating actions


  • NEBOSH general certificate 

Training & Experience

  • Coordinating health and safety within a manufacturing plant

  • Racking Inspections

  • Accident & near miss investigations

  • Conducting risk assessments


  • Accuracy and attention to detail

  • Proactive and constructive approach problem solving

  • Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative

  • Good organisational and time management skills

  • Ability to multi-task

  • High standards of personal conduct and professional performance

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills

  • Discretion and confidentiality

  • Good team player

  • Reliability and flexibility

  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance

  • Positive and helpful attitude to work

For more information and to apply, please submit your up to date CV and our specialist team will be in touch with you as soon as possible.