Temporary position for SHEQ (Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality)

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Temporary position for SHEQ (Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality) Assistant

3+ months £11 - £12ph - can be flexible depending on experience

An exciting opportunity has become available for a SHEQ Assistant to work for our client who is one of the world’s largest manufacturing companies of paper-based packaging.

This opportunity involves supporting the manager to maintain and improve on a high standard of compliance, safety, well-being, and environmental performance.

Hybrid Working

Ideally working 8:15 – 4:15 daily. To allow catch up at 8:15 with the manager before 8:30 site meeting.

Some working from home is acceptable, however expectation is that more than 50% of time is on site. This could be mornings to collect paperwork etc for processing later in the day. This is after training and competency has been assessed.


  • Recording waste tickets onto spreadsheets

  • Communicating with contractor firms to get company details, and enter onto spreadsheets and software systems

  • Recording other reports / forms etc onto company systems

  • Collating data from other departments and entering the same into online reporting systems both internally and external government systems

  • Creating reports from the above systems

  • Raising purchase requisitions using SAP

  • Restocking safety supplies including first aid stocks

  • Liaising with suppliers for some safety related items

  • Booking safety related training

  • Creating weekly reports on safety data

  • Updating monthly safety PowerPoint presentations with latest data, and sharing the same during department safety meetings

  • Taking meeting notes, and actions lists

  • General filing and organising documentation / reports / forms

  • Other general office / assistant related tasks given by the Manager

  • Finding documents / general support during audits


  • Use of Microsoft Excel, OneNote, Outlook

  • Fluent oral and written English

  • Able to communicate in professional way with various people / groups

  • Able to learn how to use general IT systems including basics of SAP, SharePoint, and Intelex quickly

  • GCSE or equivalent in Maths & English (A-C) minimum

  • Pleasant welcoming demeanour, collaborative.

  • Some on site will expect the person in this role to be able to advise on safety related matters, the ability to say that they can’t in a polite manner is essential.

Desirable experience

  • 1+ years experience in office administration tasks

  • Some data entry experience would be helpful

  • Good use of general office software including Microsoft packages (and SAP ideally)

  • Demonstrated ability to work on own initiative around given tasks, including communicating with others via email, phone etc in order to complete tasks

  • The team is busy, there is significant documentation for guidance on how to complete tasks, being a self-starter able to utilise this resource would be advantageous, although full training will be given.

  • Some experience in organising external training

  • Some experience updating monthly presentations and delivering them to small (5 – 10 people) groups

  • Some understanding of safety roles in the workplace (not essential)

Interpersonnel Recruitment is operating as an Employment Agency for our client for this particular role. By applying you give consent for your data to be handled and processed under GDPR Legislation for the purpose of your current employment search.

We are pleased to receive a significant number of applications for most roles advertised. We are therefore unable to respond to individual applicants unless shortlisted. If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Interpersonnel is an equal opportunities employer. All our current vacancies are on our website www.interpersonneluk.co.uk/vacancies

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