Occupational Health Advisor
Skelmersdale, Lancashire, United Kingdom
1d ago

Auto req ID : 201232BR

Job Description

PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world.

PepsiCo generated more than $64 billion in net revenue in 2018, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Walkers, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana.

PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.

We’re looking for an Occupational Health Advisor to be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Occupational Health department at our Skelmersdale manufacturing site with the provision of remote support to the UK operation and involvement in UK projects, and as an integral part of the UK Occupational Health team.

You should be passionate about your profession, and able to make and stand-up for your decisions and influence at all levels.

What you’ll get up to :

  • Supporting the health and wellness of around 650 permanent employees at Skelmersdale 24 / 7 manufacturing site.
  • Leading an on-site OH department, working in partnership with Doctors, Physiotherapists, Mental Health Practitioners and other OH Advisors from across the business.
  • Responsible for the provision of Occupational Health screening and surveillance programmes in accordance with current Occupational Health policy E.
  • g. vision screening, lung function, testing, audiometry testing and other appropriate testing.

  • Participating in health promotions and education programmes and undertaking workplace visits. Ensuring line managers and key stakeholders are kept abreast of OH workings and practices, which will include running OH induction and awareness programmes.
  • Playing an active role in the promoting the Healthy Living agenda onsite and liaison with the Mental Health First Aiders.
  • Work closely with HR and line managers to case manage health cases, delivering a proactive approach to absence management, plan and advice on individual rehabilitation and return to work plans.
  • Maintaining up to date and comprehensive records, observing confidentially of the clients information at all times in accordance with GDPR and the Data Protection Act.
  • Using OH data and statistics to formulate periodic reports and analysis of the data to ensure service utilisation and efficiencies.
  • Observing a general duty of care for the health, safety and well-being of self, work colleagues, visitors and clients within the occupational health department, in addition to any specific risk management associated with this job role.
  • Play an active role in OH projects and annual plans and participation in team activities and initiatives.
  • Participate in SEQOHS accreditation and work to agreed standards.
  • Qualifications / Requirements

    What we’re looking for :

  • Degree, Diploma or Certificate in Occupational Health or be working towards this would be considered with the right level of experience and evidence of continual professional development.
  • Extensive Occupational Health experience preferably in the manufacturing sector.
  • Experience of team work and effective management of workload in a clinical setting.
  • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and influence at all levels.
  • Good PC Skills and previous experience of utilising Cohort OH system would be useful.
  • Flexibility, as travel to other sites may be required occasionally.
  • Car driver and current driving license essential.
  • Flexibility to work out of hours when needed.
  • Careers at PepsiCo

    We pride ourselves on our superb work force. The people in this business genuinely care about doing a great job! We have a common goal - strive to continuously improve our business performance and our own personal development.

    With the majority of executive team having been promoted organically, we are continually developing and encouraging our employees to push themselves further and offer them support with their continual learning.

    This role comes with a competitive package, including private health care and many other benefits.


    Relocation Eligible : Not Applicable

    Job Type : Pipeline

    We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with the Equality Act 2010, we value diversity at our company; it is an essential part of our success.

  • We do not discriminate on the basis of age, pregnancy or maternity, marital / civil partnerships, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation, gender or gender reassignment, disability or race including;
  • colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin.

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