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Health, Safety & Environment Assistant

Location:  Wednesbury
Function:  Manufacturing
Job Reference:  2348
Employment Type:  Permanent / Full Time
Closing Date:  09/02/2022
Date:  12-Jan-2022

Are you an experienced Health & Safety Assistant or Health & Safety Administrator and ready for a new challenge?

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to kick start their career in Health & safety! Working alongside our HSE Manager and HSE Advisor at our Wednesbury bakery you will be an important part of our Health, Safety & Environmental team in the fast-paced world of food manufacturing where Health & Safety is at the forefront of everything we do.

Proud to be dedicated to ensuring our working environment and people are “Always Safe”.

The Recipe


As a valued member of our Health & Safety team you’ll be working across our sites & depots, your role will be as diverse as it is varied. Our Health, Safety & Environment teams are responsible for our bakery and distribution sites and ensuring standards are maintained and improved continuously. 


You’ll provide an administration service to the HSE and senior management team to ensure all functions meet the site’s legal responsibilities and to coordinate activities that contribute to the site’s performance in all aspects of Health & Safety.


Your obsession for attention to detail will go into overdrive in this role, you will be assisting with reporting and preparing and producing accurate documentation to a professional standard within the specified timescales required.


You’ll need to be highly organised and ensure you have good time management skills as you will be coordinating diary arrangements for the department and organising meetings such as HSE Committees and HSE Training schedules.  

You will have a coaching style and will enable our teams to implement Health & Safety requirements across the sites, working with our teams to embed a business partnering approach and upskill our teams by driving cultural change. It’s vitally important that you engage with our teams to understand the importance of Health, Safety and Environmental obligations and that you become the industry expert on site.


We are passionate about people development, and we are looking for someone who wants to develop their Health & Safety skills and knowledge and has career aspirations for the future; you will be given full support from day one and a long-term career plan within Health & safety.  

As ‘Britain’s Best Loved Food Brand’ we have been baking bread since 1876.  Today, we are proudly a fifth-generation family company supplying 18,000 retail customers from 12 bakeries and 16 depots, producing a range of over 70 products including gluten and wheat free.  Our family of 4,500 colleagues throughout the UK, have recognised us as a Sunday Times Top 30 Best Big Companies to work for.

Family and values are what makes us different, and we are a proud bunch, join us and you too could be proud to be Warburtons.

Essential Ingredients


•    Experience of working as an administrator in a similar environment.

•    Good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

Extra Dough



At last and by no means least, you will want to know what your breads worth.

•    Competitive Base Salary
•    A slice of the annual profits 
•    Family time is important to us so as well as your holiday entitlement, we'll give you the opportunity to purchase up to an extra 5 days holiday each year
•    Award winning pension scheme 
•    Life assurance
•    Products you will love along with deals and discounts for you and the family through our Extra Dough website
•    Continued investment in your personal development
•    Fully stocked kitchens filled with our delicious products for you to enjoy with your daily brew!
•    Support for your health and wellbeing, including access to free physiotherapy, 24/7 access to a confidential helpline for practical advice and a comprehensive occupational health service

We respect and value difference. We look to create an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. Companies that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, or any other aspect which makes them unique, are proven to be better companies. More importantly, creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work, is the right thing to do.


The closing date for applications will be Wednesday 9th of February 2022 but this date can be brought forward so please apply ASAP to avoid disappointment.