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Health & Safety Officer

19/10/21 Kildare Neg

Permanent full-time

This is a full-time, permanent role offering excellent opportunities for progression within the group structure. The salary on offer is €30-32k per annum, depending on experience.

My client, a highly innovative, market leading food manufacturer, is seeking a Health & Safety Officer to join their team in Kildare.

Reporting to the Environmental Health & Safety Manager, they will provide support to the Health & Safety team in all aspects of Health & Safety across the company, along with assisting in driving the Health & Safety agenda.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Identify new and on-going safety related training requirements, ensuring all mandatory training is reviewed and delivered on time.
  • Develop and distribute health and safety communications, such as tool box talks and safety alerts to proactively strive for continual improvement.
  • Investigate, record and report accidents, incidents and near-misses promptly. Prepare accident investigation reports ensuring corrective actions are implemented without delay.
  • Regularly review and update Company Risk Assessments, Safe Operating Procedures and Safety Statement and ensure compliance.
  • Implement new processes and H&S policies where identifiable. Oversee and manage all preventative and protective procedures.
  • Prepare weekly management reports for the senior management teams to highlight statistics and trends.
  • Supporting on site regulatory audits and maintaining all documentation in relation to this
  • Carrying out risk assessments and actioning change controls where necessary
  • Provide Training; Induction, Refresher and Manual Handling Training as required Develop and deliver training/presentations to support achievement of corporate HS objectives. Manage the training database for all employees and ensures all HS training requirements are fulfilled.
  • Carry out safety audits in conjunction with the Production Area Managers/Plant Managers in order to inspect and check plant, processes, procedures, practices and premises to ensure that the necessary safety standards are maintained and to establish whether additional measures are required
  • Ensure all EHS performance indicators are met
  • Continuous drive of safety culture
  • Departmental administration duties as required

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree in Health & Safety, EHS or related discipline or working towards one
  • 1 -2 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment (Desirable, but not essential)
  • Manual Handling Instructor (Desirable, but not essential)
  • Forklift Instructor (Desirable, but not essential)
  • Good communication skills to explain safety procedures and regulations clearly and concisely to people from a wide variety of backgrounds

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***Please note: our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in Ireland***

Candidates currently located outside of Ireland will not be considered due to time constraints and travel restrictions.

Please apply by sending your CV to Joanne Walsh at joanne@qsp.ie or call for more information.

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