Health, Safety and Environment Advisor

Date: 28-Dec-2021

Location: GB

Company: Accolade Wines

About us

At Accolade Wines, our purpose is to enrich everyday moments. As one of the world’s leading wine companies, our award-winning portfolio includes beloved brands such as Hardys, Grant Burge, St Hallett, House of Arras, Mud House, Jam Shed and many more. We are one of the largest wine producers in the world – we’ve been around since 1836, and our portfolio has won a total of 8,846 international wine show awards in the last decade. 
The driving force behind our business is our people – we have over 1,500 staff across Australia, the UK, Europe, Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and the Americas, and every one of us is passionate about making the ordinary extraordinary through our amazing wines.

About ‘The Park’

Accolade Wines’ UK manufacturing facility ‘The Park’ is a multi-award winning bottling facility, employing almost 400 people and producing 25 million 9L case equivalents of wine each year.  Our state of the art manufacturing and blending plant has six packaging lines and the capacity to produce 1,200 bottles of wine every minute. The Park is also home to the largest wine warehouse and distribution centre in Europe (80,000m²). 

About the role

Our world-class bottling site in Bristol operates a Safety First culture, and has just been awarded Sustainable Manufacturer of the Year award for 2021.

We are now recruiting for a Health, Safety & Environment Advisor to join our small & friendly HSE Team.  This role is vital in providing support, guidance and advice across site on all health, safety and environmental matters.  You will need to be a strong leader and influencer, able to visibly lead by example and role model safety excellence, promoting a positive safety culture and workforce engagement by guiding and inspiring others.

This role is permanent and full time working at The Park in Avonmouth, Bristol.

Key responsibilities include:

•    Assist in the delivery of Health, Safety, Environment & Sustainability strategy and objectives
•    Drive increased engagement and interaction to continuously improve the safety culture
•    Delivery of behavioural safety leadership programs
•    Review and improve hazard and incident processes and analysis of trends to prevent reoccurrences
•    Support H&S Manager and Environment Manager in the requirements to maintain ISO accreditations ISO45001

What you’ll bring:

•    Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role in a modern warehouse/ manufacturing / engineering environment.
•    NEBOSH diploma or equivalent level qualification (Those with NEBOSH General and working towards NEBOSH Diploma will also be considered).
•    Good knowledge of environmental management systems and legislation
•    Demonstrates energy and determination, able to use initiative in driving continuous improvement
•    Excellent communication skills and a strong team player

What you can expect:

Salary c£35,000 pa dependant on experience plus an annual wine allowance, on top of your salary! You heard right – you’ll get money to spend on our amazing wines, as well as a fantastic range of benefits including free and secure on-site parking with subsidised electric car charging, staff restaurant, discounted staff wine shop, an onsite gym and gym subsidy and employee assistance program. Plus a whole host of career opportunities across the world. And wine. Oh, also – wine.

Want to see our fabulous bottling site in the UK, and find out more about our products? Watch us in action here: