Health, Safety & Environmental Trainee / Apprentice

Job Title | Health, Safety & Environmental Trainee / Apprentice

Reporting to | Group Health, Safety & Environmental Manager

Head office | Nylacast Engineered Products Ltd, 480 Thurmaston Boulevard, Leicester, LE4 9LN

Hours | 08:30–17:00 (Mon-Fri), 1-hour lunch


The Company

The Nylacast Group are a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and supply of engineering plastic solutions, with a global brand presence and 9 worldwide locations.

Nylacast is renowned as a proficient, award-winning technology partner to countless leading manufacturers and brands from key global industries. With over five decades of engineering excellence along with the pioneering of distinguished engineering polymers, Nylacast holds the unique ability to provide full engineering solutions from initial concepts and raw chemistry through to end components and requirements.

Placing a high value on continuous improvement, training and quality, Nylacast is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, consisting of the latest technology coupled with a passionate, highly skilled workforce in order to accommodate the ever-changing needs and requirements of industry today, allowing Nylacast to deliver repeated value to our customer base, the plastics industry and engineering as a whole.


The Role

Reporting directly to the Group Health and Safety Manager the HS&E Trainee will proactively support the whole Nylacast Health and Safety Team across all Nylacast Holding Group Companies. The role will be very “hands-on” and the ideal candidate must have a passion to grow in the Health & Safety arena.

  • Assist in the development and implementation of H&S improvements.
  • Complete Audits, inspections and monitoring and accurately record data
  • Attend meetings, accurately take minutes, and complete actions
  • Support and assist with data entry, reporting and analysis of H&S data and information.
  • Support in the effective delivery of Training and Inductions
  • Research, review, and update H&S documents in accordance with legislation and best practice.
  • Provide support in the completion of audits (internal and external).
  • Support and assist with the investigations of accidents and incidents.
  • Provide support in the implementation of Risk Assessments.
  • Prepare and maintain H&S records.
  • General Administrative Duties
  • Undertake additional duties as business needs dictate


Main skills

  • The desire & passion to forge a career in Health and Safety.
  • This is very much a “hands-on” role
  • Interest in implementing and maintaining Health and Safety standards and procedures
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Clear and confident communication and literacy skills
  • Must be prepared to travel across different sites within the Leicester area


Training programme

  • 4 years training program undertaking Health & Safety accredited qualifications:
  • Risk assessment training
  • Fire warden training
  • 2-day Managing Safety
  • IOSHH Training
  • NEBOSH General certificate
  • Internal training and development programmes
  • Other training as business requirements


Experience & Requirements

  •  A keen interest in Health and Safety within the workplace
  • Commit to Health and Safety Training – ISOH, NEBOSH etc.
  • Must be prepared to travel across different sites within the Leicester area
  • GCSE Maths, English & Science Grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. 

Equal opportunities and other information

The Nylacast Group welcomes the talent of people from diverse backgrounds to provide expertise dedication and imagination to propel us to a prosperous future.  We believe that all employees have a right to be treated with dignity and as such will not tolerate any form of harassment.

To apply for this vacancy please forward a CV or application form to

Job Ref: HSE/Oct21

Please send all CV’s/Applications to: Charlie Fletcher

Closing date for applications will be 29/06/2015

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