ALPLA UK Limited

Port Sunlight / Merseyside / United Kingdom / General Management / Full time

Health and Safety Manager

What you will enjoy doing


As our Health and Safety Manager, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the safety and well-being of our employees across our Merseyside based manufacturing facility. You will lead initiatives to maintain compliance with health and safety regulations, develop and implement safety policies and procedures, and promote a culture of safety throughout the organization.

Tasks & responsibilities: (Not limited to)


  • Advise all levels of the site, providing technical support and motivating stakeholders to follow proper administration of health, safety and environmental programs.
  • Implement ALPLA programs, apply relevant technical guidance and control physical, chemical, electrical, mechanical and ergonomic hazards and potential risk from the operations.
  • Arrange Health & Safety training for all plant employees and communicate tool box talks.
  • Promote a positive HSE culture amongst all employee groups, engaging stakeholders when appropriate.
  • Facilitate a risk assessment programme for continuous review.
  • Present incidents, near miss and injuries data for the management morning meeting and take corrective actions
  • Arrange external risk assessments and surveys
  • Ensure the management team undertake the management of change and impact assessments prior to variation effecting health, safety and environment.
  • Participate in the management review process
  • Arrange a schedule of internal audits and reporting against the ISO45001 standard.
  • Chair a programme of health and safety committee meetings
  • Other site team responsibilities and projects as may arise

What makes you great

Education / Experience:

  • Relevant qualification in HSE, NEBOSH Diploma / certificate
  • Substantial Health and Safety management experience within a FMCG organisation (ideally packaging)
  • Exposure to a variety of production machinery and associated ancillary equipment.
  • Experience of managing external parties and 3rd party contractors
  • Extensive Knowledge of health and safety standards working within ISO14001 and 45001 frameworks
  • Excellent MS Office user experience
  • Ability to analyse rules and guidance to assess business impact
  • Identify and analyse organisational needs with solid problem solving to provide pragmatic solutions.
  • Line management experience
  • Confident and professional with the ability to inspire and motivate people

What you can expect working with us

Health & Safety Manager

Birkenhead (CH62)

Monday to Friday (7am – 4pm)

Competitive salary + Comprehensive benefits package  

Benefits package (Annual Bonus, Generous pension contributions, Life Assurance, Employee Christmas vouchers, PerkBox – High Street brand discounts, Long service awards)

ALPLA is a leading global manufacturer of high-quality sustainable plastic packaging, serving a diverse range of industries worldwide. Our commitment to innovation, sustainability, and safety sets us apart in the industry.

Benefits/Additional Information

  • Free uniform and PPE
  • Free parking on site
  • Life assurance from day one
  • Company Pension scheme
  • Maternity and paternity pay scheme
  • Christmas vouchers for you and your children
  • Long service awards

Our new perk box offering a wealth of benefits such as: -

  • Money off purchases such as food, drink, cinema, tickets, clothing, and homeware and so much more
  • A number of freebies across the perk box site, such as free coffees
  • Online access to free exercise and yoga classes with 24/7 access to qualified therapists

Please apply to this position for immediate review – contact Kerry McCormick – Internal Recruiter -  for more information.


ALPLA UK Limited

Kerry Mccormick, Human Resources

Unit 9 Stonecross Business Park, Yew Tree Way

WA3 3JD Golborne