Sr Health and Safety Specialist

Job Overview

Are you looking for your next H & S (manufacturing) job in the Northwest?

Do you have excellent communication skills and a proven track record of working successfully with different levels of staff & stakeholders?

Then read on and let this be the day that your H & S career in manufacturing really took off!


My client is an innovative, multipurpose agri business with divisions spanning Agri Ingredients, Consumer Foods, Sports Nutritional supplements & Animal Nutrition etc.
The company boasts an award-winning portfolio of regional, national and international consumer foods brands that it exports to over 50 countries across the globe, has a turnover that exceeds €300m and employs over 600 people so you'd be joining a real Irish success story that continues to go from strength to strength!
Currently recruiting for a H & S Specialist for their site in the Northwest that is currently undergoing an extensive upgrade to meet the ever increasing global demand for their product.


Reporting to the Head of Operations as H & S Specialist you will be responsible for the on-going development of H&S Management systems within the site. This is a senior standalone role where you will liaise closely with the senior site mgt team.

Day to day some of the key elements of this exciting H & S Specialist job will include:

* Act as site contact for regulatory bodies and other external bodies such as HSA on H&S / COMAH issues.
* Develop and implement all necessary H&S procedures and policies and ensure compliance with legislation, codes, standards, and industry best practice
* Facilitate site team in the execution of planned inspections, risk assessments, training needs analysis, PPE surveys and occupational health & hygiene surveys including workstation ergonomic surveys
* Review high-risk activities on site and develop improvement programmes based on the Safety Hierarchy of Controls theory
* Monitor and review site specific H&S KPIs
* Assess need for and manage accreditation of the H&S management system to a recognise standard (ISO 45001 or other)


You will hold a relevant qualification in Occupational Safety and Health, have a good understanding/experience of COMAH regulations and have 4 yrs + H & S experience in manufacturing, chemical and/or construction.


There is a competitive salary of circa €45k+, 10% bonus pension plan (6% employee & 6% employer)
As you are joining a thriving business and a plant currently undergoing expansion there will be lots of opportunities to progress your career in a dynamic and expanding organisation with several different divisions that you can grow your career within.

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

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