This job has expired

Health Safety & Wellbeing Specialist

DS Smith
Kent, England
Closing date
25 Oct 2021

View more

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details

About the role

We have a new opportunity at our Paper Mill in Kemsley for a Health, Safety & Wellbeing (HSW) Specialist to join us on a fixed-term contract and help improve and develop the HSW culture throughout the site, leading to a more enjoyable working environment for all of our employees. You will spend time working with all employees at the mill, supporting the implementation and integration of HSW into all business processes and encouraging engagement and positive contributions to our culture.

The role will ensure compliance with H&S law, relevant regulations and all DS Smith Standards, including the Management Safety Standard. You will actively participate in meetings with site leadership teams, ensuring that KPIs and standards are being met and reporting back to leaders in the business.

You will also have several opportunities to work on projects during your time with us, leading various initiatives, implementing them and collecting feedback and information so that we can continue to improve HSW operations on site and share effective methods with the wider business.

Note: This role is a 12 month fixed-term contract.

About you

  • Significant experience in a similar position, ideally in a factory environment
  • NEBOSH qualified and a member of a relevant body
  • Hands on, with the ability to communicate and build relationships with colleagues across all levels
  • Confident challenging existing processes and providing fresh new ideas
  • Ability to provide support to leaders in the business but also lead on projects and implementations when required
  • Competent using MS Office
  • Ideally holding a degree in a related field


  • Salary up to £50,000, dependent on experience
  • Pension scheme, life assurance and income protection
  • 25 days' holiday plus bank holidays
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Corporate Discounts


About us

DS Smith is a leading provider of sustainable fibre-based packaging worldwide, which is supported by recycling and papermaking operations. We play a central role in the value chain across sectors including e-commerce, fast moving consumer goods and industrials. 

Through our purpose of ‘Redefining Packaging for a Changing World’ and our Now and Next sustainability strategy, we are committed to leading the transition to the circular economy, while delivering more circular solutions for our customers and wider society – replacing problem plastics, taking carbon out of supply chains and providing innovative recycling solutions. Our bespoke box-to-box in 14 days model, design capabilities and innovation strategy sits at the heart of this response. 

Headquartered in London and a member of the FTSE 100, DS Smith operates in 34 countries employing around 30,000 people and we are a Strategic Partner of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. Our history can be traced back to the box-making businesses started in the 1940s by the Smith family.

Our people

At DS Smith we have a concept of Growing Together which describes the way we approach people development. Growing Together is a two-way commitment between employees and the business. It is a way of working, a mind-set and a commitment.

One of our strategic goals is to realise the potential of our people. This is only possible if we provide developmental opportunities to our people that allow them to grow, contribute more effectively and enjoy the rewards of a successful career.

People development is more than just changing jobs. It is about growing through experiences in both familiar and unfamiliar situations within a supportive environment.




Find Us
United Kingdom
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert