HSE Coordinator x 3

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Group HSE Manager, you will be responsible for supporting the Health and Safety agenda. 


3 roles available in the following locations:

1. Blackburn
2. Cardiff
3. Yatton, Somerset

Company Overview:

Pets Choice is a leading pet food manufacturer whose industry knowledge spans over 135 years. Based in Blackburn, Lancashire, the Pets Choice portfolio of brands offers a variety of products for pets and wild animals under its brands; Webbox, TastyBone, Meatiful, Spike’s World, Goodwyns, Davies, Oceanic and Vitakraft. Each brand offers a unique insight into animals from dogs to ducks and produces high-quality products that cater to a wide variety of consumer needs. As a trusted partner, Pets Choice provide private label goods including extruded food, wet food and retorted trays, and baked fresh meat treats. The business also offers additional services such as packaging design, fulfilment and logistics. With a broad range of capabilities and distribution channels worldwide, Pets Choice are proud to be a major supplier to the UK grocery, independents and pet speciality sectors.


  • Maintaining health and safety reporting procedures
  • Helping action ideas for continuous improvement across health & safety
  • Working with employees to implement effective visual management
  • Support to administer various H&S programmes
  • Fostering a H&S culture and bring people on board with a “safety first” approach
  • Assist with delivering H&S inductions to the new starters
  • Take ownership of the management of our Occupational Health Service (external provider)
  • Ensure all training records relating to H&S are kept up to date and refresher courses booked in a timely manner to ensure that none expire (Truck, First Aid and Fire).
  • Support with arranging training programmes for job related H&S matters
  • Ensure any briefings following any incidents and shared
  • Support the Group HSE Manager with Incident management: register of incidents, RIDDOR, root cause analysis, investigations, corrective and preventative actions, metrics and improvement plans
  • Ensuring contractor database is kept up to date with RAMS insurance, training records / certificates and inductions (including risk assessments for area(s) being worked in and emergency procedures)
  • Ensure H&S inspections and audits are carried out in line with the planned schedules
  • Ensure risk assessments are securely stored, kept up to date and reviewed within the suggested time frames
  • Check stock of PPE and order additional as required ensuring all employees have access to the relevant PPE to carry out their roles.
  • Manage all DSE assessments on site
  • Be part of the H&S improvement teams across site
  • Communicating H&S information to the workforce using dashboards, newsletters, bulletins
  • Carrying out regular site tours to provide visible H&S awareness within the company and escalating any breaches of H&S that are found

Key attributes and skills:

We are looking for a driven and experienced Health and Safety Co-Ordinator who has manufacturing expertise, NEBOSH Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety would be advantageous.  A strong degree of competence in Microsoft applications, particularly Excel.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your cv to recruitment@petschoice.co.uk