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National Safety, Health and Environmental Manager

About the role

As National Safety, Health and Environmental Manager within our Best Food Logistics business, you will play a critical role in managing the quality, safety, health and environmental systems to ensure all plant, equipment and buildings are compliant and adequately maintained.

This role will support 4 main sites and 2 satellite sites, with a team of SHEQ Managers who have responsibility for their own depot and who will report directly in to you.

Although this is a national role you will ideally be based from our Banbury site. You must hold a valid FULL UK driving licence to be successful as visits to other sites will be necessary. Some overnight stays may also be required as necessary.

Role Responsibility

Your main responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

Recommending and implementing control measures and advising on the standard of PPE issued to staff

Ensuring compliance of H&S policies, food safety and food hygiene

Being the go to person regarding all legislation relevant to our business, for example; H&S, Food Safety, Food Hygiene, HACCP  

Responsibility and compliance of the Company’s H&S policy and ensuring management and staff are aware of the importance and follow safety protocol

To manage the Union relationship in regards to all matters pertaining to Health and Safety standards across all sites

Setting up and chairing H&S representative meetings as per requirements

Ensuring that all Risk Assessments as required by legislation are carried out and reviewed

Developing & carrying out internal compliance audits of all sites

Ensuring RIDDOR reporting is delivered as per regulations and communicated to relevant persons

Monitoring processes supporting HACCP through regular audit and review and identifying any necessary changes to ensure standards are maintained

You will need

To be successful in this role you will have:

Previous experience with a multi-site company, in a similar role/environment

Experience of working with unions

A Qualification in occupational health & safety, such as a masters, BSC or NEBOSH national diploma

An understanding of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and other legislations relevant to the business

The ability to influence at senior levels

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work cross functionally with several different departments

Strong organisational skills and a clear communicator

Whats in it for you

At Booker Group we offer excellent benefits that help make our business a great place to work. These include but aren’t limited to;

A great holiday package

Pension Scheme

Life Assurance Scheme

Save As You Earn Scheme

Give As You Earn Scheme

Free eye tests and subsidised eye care

A commitment to your career development

Discounted shopping in both Tesco and Booker stores

Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile and Tesco Bank

Deals & Discounts through many other external businesses

Free on-site parking

About us

Be part of something special.  Join our team at Booker.

Booker is the UK's leading food & drink wholesaler. We are privileged to serve independent retailers, caterers and small businesses, from locations across the country. 

 Booker Group comprises of Booker Wholesale, Makro, Booker Direct, Classic Drinks, Ritter Courivaud, Chef Direct and Best Food Logistics.  Our customers include Premier, Family Shopper, Budgens and Londis retailers and we have one shared aim - improving choice, price and service for all our customers.

 Our business is incredibly diverse, so it takes a wide range of skills to deliver the exceptional service our customers require.

 Wherever you join us, you’ll be part of an organisation that will help your career to keep moving forward.

*Booker Group is part of Tesco plc, however is operated separately from the core Tesco business and as such the benefits offered will be different from those offered at Tesco*



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