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Health and Safety Advisor

Why Greencore?

You may not have heard of us, but were sure youve tried our products. Were a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing 13,000 colleagues across 16 world-class manufacturing sites and 18 distribution depots across the UK. Wesupply all the UKs food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals.

Here at Northampton, we operate one of the most impressive facilities in Europe, based across a campus of 5 manufacturing units, and we have a team of around 2,000 colleagues making high quality premium products every day . We are the sole supplier of sandwiches, wraps, rolls and sushi for Marks & Spencer.

What you'll be doing

As a Health & Safety Advisor you will be expected to provide professional guidance to all functions on operational Health, Safety and Environment activities ensuring alignment with Group and Divisional policy.


  • Maintain the Health, Safety and Environment systems to ensure the adherence to all relevant Health, Safety and Environment legislation and agreed internal standards.
  • Conduct routine risk assessments across the site to ensure that all operational risks are identified and adequately controlled.
  • Lead and undertake internal audits and inspections against the sites management systems and agreed internal standards.
  • Deliver Health, Safety and Environmental training to meet the locations learning and development plans and to support the Greencore Way principle of keeping people healthy and safe.
  • Increase health and safety competence of managers and staff in the business through coaching and guidance, providing training opportunities to ensure staff remain current and competent health and safety practices and promote the continual development of the sites HSE culture.
  • Support in maintaining the sites Health, Safety and Environmental management system to ensure adherence to relevant legislation and Greencore Group standards.
  • Support management through investigations of incidents and accidents to ensure root cause analysis and effective preventative and corrective actions.
  • Proactively advise operational functions to ensure the delivery of the sites annual targets and objectives and completion of departmental improvement plans.

What we’re looking for

Were not all the same at Greencore and our differences help us to make every day taste better for all our stakeholders. We truly put our people at the core and are proud of our diversity.

  • Holds a national or professional qualification in Health & Safety. (E.g., NEBOSH General Certificate).
  • Previous experience of operational Health and Safety essential
  • Previous experience/qualification in Environment desirable.
  • Up to date knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and its practical application.
  • Experience communicating, engaging, and working with colleagues from all levels of the business.

If this sounds like you join us, grow with Greencore and be a part of driving our future success.

What you’ll get in return

  • Competitive salary and job-related benefits
  • Holidays
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • Company share save scheme
  • Greencore Qualifications
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform
  • Access to a full Wellbeing Centre platform

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.

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