The job title

SHE Advisor (NEBOSH)

Contract Type
Full time
Livingston, Scotland
Job Type
Start Date
Sep 8 2021 12:00AM

About the role:

Within this role you will be responsible for delivering the Safety, Health and Environment objectives for the Livingston site, creating and delivering the annual SHE improvement plan, providing support to the site to deliver our annual and longer term objectives and as a member of the site leadership team contributing to the overall leadership of the site.



Great Salary plus 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays, pension scheme, Bake My Day Employee Benefits Portal. On site canteen and staff shop (selling BBCo products).


Location: Livingston, Bakery


Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Hours: 7.30am - 4.00pm Monday - Friday


So, who Are Burton’s Biscuits?

We are the home of Jammie Dodgers, Paterson Shortbread, Maryland Cookies and Wagon Wheels to name just a few! We are incredibly lucky to work in the world of making delicious biscuits!


‘We are a more successful and fun place to work when people feel free to be themselves’.


At Burton’s we believe in the power of being authentic, being entrepreneurial and being supportive to each other to meet our common goals…oh and did we mention having fun?!

Understanding our customers is crucial to our success, so having a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers is vital.


As a business we are committed to the continuous improvement of diversity and equality in the workplace and we welcome talented individuals from all backgrounds who share our Pride and Passion for Baking Great Biscuits and snacks.


Along with having amazing brands, we have secured long term agreements to allow us to manufacture a number of sweet & savoury snacks across Mars, Cathedral City & Marmite branded products. We also have several key strategic partnerships within the Retailer Private Label sector and our proud of the amazing biscuits we bake for our customers and consumers.


Within our Burton’s group, we have 6 bakery sites across the UK, located in Blackpool, Livingston, Edinburgh, Dorset, Isle of Arran and Llantarnam, with our head office in St Albans.   In total we employ circa 2,100 people around across our locations.


Burton’s Biscuits is owned by Ferrero and we are proud to be part of such a fantastic and successful business.  The Ferrero Group operates in more than 50 Countries and their products are sold in over 170 Countries.  We are delighted to be part of the Ferrero group which represents over 37,000 employees across the world and has a consolidated turnover of €12.3 billion (2020).


What are we all about?

Here at Burton’s Biscuit Company we pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. Our goal is to support our team in achieving their career goals. We do this by providing a working environment that offers opportunity, support, scope, and pace of change.   Our culture is the foundation of our business. We are fast paced, agile and fun!


What does your typical day look like?

  • Safety and Environmental legal compliance.
  • Ensuring all SHE training is delivered.
  • Full compliance to the sites Risk assessment plans.
  • The SHE improvement Plan to continually improve SHE standards and culture of the site
  • Manage the SHE safety budget. 
  • SHE performance improvements using structured improvement tools.
  • Managing claims and liaison with insurers.
  • Regular B-safe audits.
  • Managing and dealing with external agencies supported by SHE central.
  • Delivering monthly SHE department safety committees, supported by Central SHE.
  • Ideally be able to investigate and resolve employee relations issues where possible and conduct initial stages of disciplinary and grievance.
  • Ability to work cross functionally, and on occasions to be determined provide support to our Edinburgh site and other parts of the business.
  • Any other duties as requested by the SHE manager.


What are the key ingredients needed for the role?

You will have proven experience within a SHE function, driving change management strategies, ideally a FMCG environment (but this isn’t essential) to improve overall site performance, coupled with the ability to think strategically to enhance site/SHE performance and culture using structured improvement tools, working it with objectives and targets across 6 & 12 month timeframes.


In addition, we will be looking for the ability to lead and develop the team and drive winning behaviours to support the values/culture of the site.  Ability to be tenacious and driven to get to the root cause of accidents and incidents.


Essential skills: The successful candidate will be qualified to NEBOSH Diploma level / NEBOSH General certificate and ideally have a Lead Safety Auditor qualification.


Final part of the mix.

Ideally candidates will have experience of handling industrial claims databases and dealing with group insurance. Along with a good understanding of PUWER and DSEAR regulations with associated risk assessment qualifications.


If you are ready to begin a career with real bite, we would love to hear from you so apply now by clicking the link below.


You may have had knowledge or experience of the following: SHE Advisor, Health & Safety, SHE Coordinator, HSQE, SHEQ, H&S Advisor etc.