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Health & Safety Manager

28/07/23 Kilkenny Neg

Permanent full-time

We have an excellent opportunity for a Health & Safety Manager to join a world class,leading, food company based in Kilkenny.


  • Competitive salary
  • 15% Bonus
  • Pension Contributions
  • 23 days Annual Leave


You will report directly into the Site Manager and will be an integral member of the Site Leadership Team. 

Responsible for leading, directing and delivering all activity in relation to Health & Safety across the site, this role will lead the development and progress of a positive Health and Safety culture on site, including compliance with standards, policies and procedures.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership across the organisation to foster a positive Health and Safety culture
  • Develop and implement the sites Health and Safety strategy
  • Ensure H&S procedures and Site Safety Statement are in compliance with Regulatory requirements
  • Complete thorough investigation, root cause analysis and CAPA for all significant incidents, reportable accidents, dangerous occurrences and major property damage
  • Ensure that safety audits are carried out in conjunction with the relevant Area Managers
  • Conduct and implement programs relating to risk assessments 
  • Review and revise employee, visitor and contractor safety induction programs
  • Provide and deploy a training strategy 
  • Represent the Company during outside Agency Audits/Inspections and liaise as required with the Health & Safety Authority


Key Requirements:

  • Primary Degree in Engineering, Science or equivalent, in conjunction with a recognized Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Chartered member of IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) or equivalent qualification would be an advantage
  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience at H&S Manager level within an FMCG manufacturing environment, ideally food manufacturing
  • Experience and proven capabilities in developing and implementing world class health and safety management systems to ISO45001 standards in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to deliver training modules to all levels of the organisation
  • Experience in developing and implementing behavioural safety programmes
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; strong influencing and negotiation skills. 
  • A demonstrated ability to communicate and influence at management and operator levels within a manufacturing organization


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Please apply by sending your CV to Lilyanna McCaul at or call 01 8788240 for more information.

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