Health and Safety Officer

Job Overview

Are you passionate about Health & Safety and feel strongly that H & S needs to be at the forefront of everyone's agenda in work?

Are you a strong problem solver with the ability to make informed decisions quickly?

Are you a motivated and enthusiastic team player who enjoys training and engaging your colleagues on EHS topics?


My client is an established Irish company with several manufacturing sites across the country and part of a global group of companies that employ over 10,000 staff across over 100 sites globally with a turnover of €2.8Bn across 40 countries.
Currently recruiting for a H & S Officer for their South Tipperary manufacturing division who specialise is providing structural light gauge steel building systems for commercial, education residential and industrial developments to clients/construction projects nationwide.


Due to continued growth and an expanding portfolio of projects my client is looking to recruit an EHS Officer and in this role you will ensure the both the manufacturing & construction sites deploys and is compliant with Environmental, Health and Safety legislation
Day to day some of your key duties will include:

* Working closely with Senior Management you will execute the action plan for EHS improvement, providing information to internal and external stakeholders
* You will maintain all Irish legal and the company's policies and standards related to EHS and promote a culture of good EHS practice
* Provide leadership and supervision for common EHS issues and concerns
* Identify trends, isolate root causes and support processes to ensure follow up actions are taken in a timely manner
* In the event of an accident / incident, facilitate investigations using techniques such as Root Cause Analysis and 5 Why's
*Support the planning, preparation and execution of scheduled plant maintenance shutdowns, including hands- on support
* Compile information and data from the EHS systems and ensure this is accurate and relevant
* Lead risk assessments including Serious Injury and Fatality assessments
* Create and update training materials
* Champion a Behavioural Based Safety System
* Develop and lead Safety Campaigns and Safety Days, ensuring an engaged and educated workforce
* Maintain an effective EHS management and SharePoint system


Ideally you have 2 years + H&S experience and a mix of experience in both manufacturing & construction although my client is open to recent graduates who have completed relevant placements/internships during your studies.
You'll need a relevant H & S qualification, a full clean driver's licence and some relevant H & S experience in a relevant/similar sector.
You'll need an awareness of the application of EHS legal requirements within Ireland and ideally, you'll have behavioural Based Safety experience & formal risk assessments and accident / investigation reporting experience


There is a very competitive salary of €40k-€45k doe plus pension (5% employer & 5 % employee), sick pay scheme, company vehicle and diesel card, mobile phone, and laptop.

This is a day's role Mon-Fri, and the manufacturing plant is based in South Tipperary and you'll also be travelling to various construction sites around Munster & Leinster.

As you are joining a large multinational, you'll have loads of opportunities to progress your career either in Ireland or the EU long term and you'll have loads of support from management while you build your H & S career with the company.

Sound like your cup of tea?
Then don't delay and apply today.

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