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Health &Safety Advisor

Date: 25-Jan-2023

Location: Swindon, GB

Company: GXO Logistics

If you’ve got previous Health and Safety experience and you’re looking for your next challenge, read on!


We’re looking for a full-time, permanent Health & Safety Advisor to join us at our Iceland sites in Swindon. You’ll assist the QHSE Manager in making sure that Health and Safety is always at the top of everyone’s agenda. After all, what good is going to work if we can’t come home safely at the end of the day!  


You'll be working Monday to Friday, 8am till 4pm but we do need some flexibility on occasion, after all this is logistics and our sites are 24/7.


Pay, benefits and more:


We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £30,000 per annum. In addition, we offer 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), as well as the option to buy additional days so you can enjoy a positive work-life balance. You’ll have access to private healthcare, a dental plan, a workplace pension, our GXO University which provides you the opportunity to learn new skills and gain qualifications at a pace that you’re comfortable with. Plus, many other perks such as a variety of high street discounts, a cycle to work scheme and our continued focus on internal promotions, over 51% last year!


What you’ll do on a typical day:


  • Support the QHSE Manager in ensuring that all Health, Safety and Environmental matters are dealt with quickly, efficiently and in line with legislation and best practice
  • Review and create risk assessments and safe systems of work for all tasks carried out within the warehouse
  • Manage and coordinate the monthly internal QHSE meeting, ensuring all related stats and KPIs are fully accurate and up to date
  • Champion the Health and Safety function throughout the site and wider network, identifying opportunities to share best practise and discuss common issues or challenges


What you need to succeed at GXO:


  • Previous experience in an operationally focused, Health and Safety role, ideally from a food environment, manufacturing or grocery background
  • Essential qualification is IOSH Managing for Safety a NEBOSH General Certificate is desirable but we will consider if you are studying towards this as long as you have IOSH Managing for Safety, additionally, a HACCAP would be great, but we will support you towards this qualification.
  • Strong working knowledge of Health, Safety and Environmental legislative framework
  • The ability to establish strong working relationships with stakeholders at all levels along with a results and success-driven approach focusing on identifying and sharing best practice


We engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains.


GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work. GXO is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate, support and thrive on diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  We believe that diversity and inclusion in our business is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We are Disability Confident Committed as part of the Disability Confident Scheme (GIS) and actively welcome applications from people with disabilities.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here.