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Date Added: Sat 02/12/2023

Health, Safety & Quality Administrator

Shaw, OL2, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £23500/annum

We are seeking a Health, Safety & Quality Administrator to join our small team based at our Oldham site.

You will play a crucial role in ensuring the accuracy, completeness and accessibility of information within the HSQ department.

You will working Monday to Thursday 08:30 - 17:00 and Friday 08:30 - 16:30.

About the Role

As the Health, Safety & Quality Administrator you will be supporting the Quality, Health and Safety function by ensuring documentation and information is verified, maintained and distributed in line with site requirements. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Identifying potential issues with product and/or quality and recording them within electronic system.
Produce and distribute training matrixes for employees to allow gaps to be identified and addressed.
Maintain HSQ Information boards.
General administrative tasks to support the business as needed.
Undertake raw materials/finished product inspections and audits.
Monitor and restock first aid supplies and ensure that stock is within date and stored correctly.


Company pension
Life assurance
Free company products
Free on-site parking
Retail, holidays, cinema, and gyms discounts
Wellness programmes, including Employee Assistance Program and OnDemand GP service
Free early access to pay scheme

Essential Skills

Previous experience in a similar administrative role, preferably in a Quality, Health, and Safety setting.
Strong attention to detail and organisational skills.
Proficiency in using electronic document management systems.
Excellent communication skills.
Knowledge of health, safety, and quality standards is a plus.
First aid certification is an advantage.How to Apply:

If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply!

About Company

Northwood is a family-owned group of associated companies that provide the manufacturing, supply and transportation of paper hygiene and wiping products for both the away-from-home and consumer market.

Our mission is to be the market-leading partner of choice in the away from home tissue industry. One of only a small handful of companies in the UK market that is fully vertically integrated; Northwood is involved at each point in the supply chain, from raw material supply, tissue and towel manufacturing, end-user product converting, storage and transportation.

Our remit is huge, with a portfolio of products covering two key systems brands, professional wiping, commodity, consumer paper and private label. We sell into a distribution network spanning the UK, Ireland and Europe, which in turn service markets such as healthcare, hospitality, hotels, engineering, janitorial, catering and education.

We are a highly successful, award-winning and ambitious business that has grown from a humble paper sales business to a market leader employing over 800 colleagues, across 11 sites in the UK and Spain.

We differentiate ourselves by excelling in product quality alongside market-leading service and sales support.


At Northwood, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone is welcomed and respected. We strive to promote a workplace that celebrates diversity and encourages individuals to express their opinions and beliefs. We are dedicated to providing equal opportunities for all
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