TAIT Towers

  • Group Health & Safety Manager

    Job Locations UK-Haverhill | UK-London
    # of Openings
    0
    Category
    091501 Custom 1
  • Overview

    TAIT Stage Technologies is the World Market Leader in designing, constructing and delivering the finest live event equipment in the world. Staffed by World Class Innovators creating World Class Experiences, TAIT is at the forefront of technology and live event. Whether it’s creating awe-inspiring spectaculars, complex touring sets, theatre automation, corporate events or brand experiences, TAIT works with the brightest minds in live event to bring their vision to life.  With its acquisition of Stage Technologies and Delstar Engineering, the depth of cutting edge technologies continues to advance the companies capabilities. Among its claims to fame, TAIT supplies staging for the highest grossing concert world tours including The Rolling Stones, Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Madonna and more. Additionally, TAIT created the largest kinetic light installation in concert touring history for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, was the production specialist that partnered with NASA to put the lyrics of U2’s ‘Beautiful Day’ into orbit, received a Guinness World Record title for its LED integration and customization at the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the London Olympics, fabricated Las Vegas’ Omnia Nightclub Chandelier at Caesar’s Palace and created the first-ever commercial use of the Cable Coaster Virtual Reality simulator for National Geographic’s “Experience Mars.” 

    Responsibilities

    Purpose:

     

    To develop, maintain and protect all H&S standards within the Company, whilst ensuring all representatives of the company comply with all safety legislation, policies and practices.

    Responsibilities:

     

    • Carry out risk and COSH assessments and consider how risks could be reduced;

    • Assist with the production of method statements; sign off all method statements and ensure they are correctly recorded filed and issued;
    • Outline safe operational procedures which identify and take into account all relevant hazards;
    • Carry out regular site inspections at all UK work premises to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented;
    • Ensure working practices at all work sites (including third party sites) are safe and compliant with legislation;
    • Keep records of inspection findings and produce reports that suggest improvements, ensure safety critical issues are acted on  in a timely fashion;
    • Record incidents and accidents and produce statistics for managers;
    • Keep up to date with new legislation and maintain a working knowledge of all Health and Safety Executive (HSE) legislation and any developments that affect our industry;
    • Produce management reports, newsletters and bulletins, and monitor the H&S email;
    • Manage and organise the safe disposal of hazardous substances, e.g. asbestos;
    • Advise on a range of specialist areas, e.g. fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery manual handling and occupational diseases;
    • Ensure continual compliance for all aspects of the ISO Standards 9001 & 14001;
    • Organise and facilitate all internal and external H&S Training and update Skills Matrix as appropriate;
    • Organise ,chair, report and progress actions and agenda from period H&S meetings at Neasden and Haverhill;
    • Organise regular H&S meetings with project managers to discuss each project and ensure all appropriate steps are being taken to ensure H&S requirements are being met;
    • Review and update all internal policies, procedures and strategies; and carry out special projects where required;
    • Be a general point of contact for all staff relating to any H&S questions;
    • Carry out engineering inspections on lifting machines/accessories to LOLER Regulations; and
    • Produce CAPEX justification on benefits and costs of suggested improvements.

    Qualifications

    Person Specification:

     

    Requirements

    Essential

    Desirable

    Educational Attainment

    NEBOSH Diploma/NVQ level 5 equivalent;

    Educated to at least GCSE level (or equivalent) with minimum C Grade achieved in English and Maths; and

    All round good education.

    HNC / HND in H&S or relevant field; and

    2:2 Degree or equivalent in Health and Safety, Risk Management, Engineering, or relevant fields.

    Knowledge Required

    Working knowledge of H&S in the work place, RAMS & COSH.

    ISO Standards, including auditing (9001, 14001, 18001).

    Experience Required

    Proven experience in a H&S role, ideally in a manufacturing environment.

    Experience of working in an H&S; and/or worked within the Entertainment/Events. sector.

    General Intelligence

    Practical approach to working.

     

    Skills and Aptitudes Required

    High level of verbal and written communication skills with the ability to relate to people at all levels of the business;

    Continuous improvement: able to introduce new ideas/improve working practices;

    IT literate and capable of acquiring and applying detailed legal, technical and regulatory information;

    Excellent negotiation, networking and interpersonal skills;

    Strong analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills;

    Effective report writing skills;

    Attention to detail;

    To build H&S Solutions as part of a wider team; and

    Ability to drive the H&S function within the group.

     

    Interests

    Desire to learn and eager to gain new skills.

    Engineering.

    Theatre and Live Events.

    Personal Qualities Required

    Calm, patient, assertive and resilient;

    Ability to take ownership of internal projects;

    Reliable and flexible approach to work;

    Personable character and passionate with good sense of humour;

    Professionalism; and

    The ability to work as part of a team.

     

    Circumstances

    Right to work in the UK;

    Ability to travel on business in the UK and potentially abroad; and

    Possess current UK Driving License.

    Able to attend some meetings out of normal office hours.

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