Apprentice Health and Safety Administrator

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Date: Jun 6, 2024

Location: Willington Quay, GB

Company: Bekaert NV

Apprentice Health and Safety Administrator

Role:- Apprentice Health and Safety Administrator

Location:-  Newcastle (Neptune Quay and Willington Quay)

Salary: £14,283 per annum for first year


About the Role:


This position offers an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on experience in both a Manufacturing facility and a Health and Safety environment. You'll work closely with experienced professionals and contribute to maintaining high safety standards across our Newcastle sites.


If you're a motivated individual with a passion for safety and keen to kick-start your career in the Health and Safety field, we encourage you to apply for this Apprentice position at Bekaert's Newcastle location.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Produce documents, reports, and presentations for the Health and Safety team.
  • Maintain and enhance office systems for the Health and Safety department, including data management and filing.
  • Manage poster campaigns across sites and distribute materials accordingly.
  • Assist in coordinating occupational health services.
  • Manage toolbox talks for Newcastle sites, ensuring 100% compliance.
  • Conduct site Health and Safety audits and provide audit reports.
  • Manage the site yellow card system.
  • Assist in completing risk assessments.
  • Collate data to produce statistics and reports as required.
  • Take minutes and set agendas for monthly safety meetings.
  • Perform other ad hoc administrative duties as assigned.
  • Ensure confidentiality of all information.



  • Understanding of confidentiality issues and discretion.
  • Good standard of general education, particularly GCSE/equivalent in English and Maths.
  • General office skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications: PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong word processing and IT skills.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to research, analyze, and present material clearly and concisely.
  • Honesty and reliability.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative

Be part of something bigger!


As the world and the way people live is changing, at Bekaert we believe it’s our responsibility to contribute to finding new solutions for the future.

With a heritage of more than 140 years, we continue to strengthen our core competencies that have made Bekaert a global market and technology leader in material science of steel wire transformation and coating technologies.

As a dynamic and growing company with over 27,000 employees worldwide, 75 nationalities, a retention rate above 90% and a revenue of €7 billion, we're looking for someone like you to join our team!

Why join us?

  • Personal Growth – Let us help you unlock your full potential
  • Pioneering – Join us to challenge the impossible
  • Creativity - Discover possibilities beyond steel
  • Purpose – Drive progress for our planet and people
  • Diversity – Together, we create change


What’s in it for me?


  • Learn from the best and potentially send you onto a rewarding career in H&S
  • Support through further education apprenticeships.
  • Access to excellent training tools to potentially reach Chartered IOSH standards.


Will you dare to take the next step?


Join us to unlock your full potential AND have a true impact in pushing the boundaries of what is possible.


We're looking for individuals who are not afraid to take risks and explore new ideas. If you are passionate about personal growth and bringing your authentic self to work, we want you on our team!

At Bekaert, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


To learn more about us and our exciting career opportunities, visit Bekaert Careers

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