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Department Safety Lead


Procter & Gamble (P&G) is one of the world’s leading companies in the manufacture of Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) making globally admired brands such as Gillette, Pampers, Fairy and Oral-B. We are looking for someone experienced in manufacturing safety who will own the safety program for one of our departments at our West Thurrock Manufacturing Site. The Department Safety Lead is a non-management position and will report to the Department Senior Manager and be accountable to the Site HSE Program Leader.

Responsibilities as Department Safety Lead:

Department Safety Ownership: Overall, you will drive the safety program for your department, engaging with senior leaders on site to deliver a multi-year improvement program. This includes ensuring HSE standards are in place, improved and maintained, ensuring legal requirements are met.

Incident Tracking, Reporting and Investigation:  You will track the Behaviour Observation schedule for your area, highlighting unsafe behaviours and analysing the data (Power BI) to make recommendations to the Operational Leadership team to implement. You will partner to conduct required investigations in relation to safety and lost time accidents.

Train and Communicate on Safety: You will train and qualify new starters, Safety Functional Leaders and take part in your departments safety induction process. You will maintain area safety documents, team safety communications, and ensure audit and training materials are updated.

Inspections and Risk Assessing: you will be responsible for the safety inspection program for your area, updating the inspections as required, and reporting any outages. Participate in risk assessments for your area, updating and reviewing as required in department. Complete and review regularly all High-Risk task, ensuring full assessment and clear mitigation steps are put in place.

Please note this is a day-based, rather than a shift-based role, you'll generally work 40 hours per week.

What We Offer You:

  • Dynamic and respectful work environment – employees are at the core, we value every individual and encourage initiatives, promoting agility and work/left balance: Competitive holiday allowance, overtime, P&G discount site, staff shop, local event tickets and more.

  • Competitive starting salary and benefits programs (Double Match Pension Scheme, Private Medical Insurance, P&G Contributed Share Programme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, discounted products). Find out more here:

  • At the London Distribution Centre, we offer an on-site gym, discounted canteen and free parking

  • Career development opportunities within a Top Employer of choice organisation.

  • Continuous coaching. You will work with passionate people and receive ongoing coaching and mentoring from your line manager and other colleagues.

  • NEBOSH General Certification is required, as you will drive the legal safety compliance for the department, as well as implementing company safety requirements and policies.

  • Experience in Manufacturing and packing operations experience preferred.

  • Very good transferable people skills.

  • A proven record of delivering outstanding safety improvements and exceeding targets set.

  • A clear understanding of how to execute projects.

  • Competent in full Microsoft package with analytical skills, assessing large amounts of data to visual trends and can use Power BI functions.

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Job locations:
West Thurrock, England, United Kingdom; London, England, United Kingdom Job Type : Full time Job Type: Manufacturing Req No: R000086429
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