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Long Rake Spar was established as a Spar Mine in 1867. Today Long Rake Spar is the UK’s leading supplier of Decorative Aggregates operating from a number of sites around the UK.

As well as offering every employee the job security they need, we invest in individuals’ training and development, ensuring all our employees find the personal development they are looking for.

Here at Long Rake Spar, we are always looking for motivated individuals. If your skills don’t match a current role we are recruiting for, feel free to submit your CV below for a speculative application.

Careers at Long Rake Spar
SHEQ Advisor

Long Rake Spar Co Ltd are the UK’s leading supplier of decorative aggregates. We are looking to appoint a confident and efficient SHEQ Advisor to support the ongoing day-to-day management of the company SHEQ management systems and related activities that maintain group wide business compliance.

The successful candidate will have strong audit and management systems experience working within related areas. A willingness to learn and develop in a manufacturing and technical environment is essential.

The role requires ability to self-manage workloads and prioritise demands. Good organisational skills are essential along with clear, concise communication skills. The candidate should be a collaborator and be prepared to support the numerous stakeholders to help the team achieve standards of excellence.

This is a full-time position based at the company’s Youlgrave office with an immediate start. Candidates wishing to apply should be UK based within a reasonable commute and available for start within usual notice periods.

Key responsibilities:
  • Conduct comprehensive site visits, inspections, and audits, to ensure compliance with safety standards and regulations to manage the day-to-day SHEQ (Safety, Health, Environmental, Quality) management system needs across the business.
  • Provide firsthand support and guidance to colleagues, and external stakeholders, building strong interpersonal relationships.
  • Maintain and improve our Health and Safety management systems, including ISO 9001, and 14001. Driving innovation and adherence to industry best practices.
  • Analyse internal report data to identify health and safety performance trends.
  • Communicate best practices for health, safety, and environmental management across the organisation, providing education and awareness to all employees and acting as a point of reference for SHE queries and support at all levels.
  • Maintaining all company SHEQ documentation and ensuring they are up to date, including policies, processes, procedures, and templates.
  • Ensuring all controlled documents are managed correctly in accordance with the company procedure.
  • Being the focused lead on all company complaints.
  • Ensuring all H&S, technical and compliance training needs are identified and assisting the respective teams with delivery.
  • Ensuring all personnel have received appropriate PPE and records are maintained.
  • Reporting Safety, Environmental and Quality trends to directors.
The Person:
  • NEBOSH General Certificate (or equivalent).
  • Knowledge of health and safety industry standards, environmental best practices, and risk assessment.
  • Experience in managing internal audits for ISO 9001 (minimum) (desirable: ISO 14001, and ISO 45001 management systems)
  • Internal Auditor or Lead Auditor qualification.
  • A competitive package, with a salary commensurate to experience.
  • 22 days holidays plus bank holidays


Closing Date: 31/05/2024


To apply, submit your CV below.