Health and Safety Manager

Posted 12 March 2024
Salary €60000 - €70000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Environmental, Health & Safety
Contact NameWarren Watson

Job description

Health and Safety Manager
Salary €60k+ (Negotiable)

Vickerstock are working with a Global Organisation to assist them with the recruitment for a new Health and Safety Manager. Our client is a leading provider of on road handling equipment, they have over 3500 employees across the globe and have a reputation for being one of the best employers in the area.

You will be responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of systems to ensure compliance with all existing environment, health & safety initiatives and local legislation. As the Health and Safety Manager/specialist you will provide expert knowledge and skills in order to generate and promote a positive Environmental, Health & Safety culture across the organisation.

As the Health and Safety Manager, your main tasks and responsibilities will be

  • Development, implementation and maintenance of a system for hazard identification and risk assessment on existing and new processes and equipment
  • Coordinate and support the closure of health and safety root causes and risk assessments in alignment with value stream safety representative(s)
  • Develop, implement and maintain a system for accident/safety incident investigation which would include detailed reporting and corrective action. Ensure business units and locations have adequate EH&S processes and improvement plans
  • Develop, implement and maintain a system to ensure all statutory inspections and audits are carried out and records are maintained by relevant personnel
  • Develop, implement and maintain a system whereby monthly KPI statistics are complete and communicated in a timely manner
  • Case management of all incidents and accidents, liaising closely with the appropriate legal and insurance bodies and keeping senior management updated in a timely manner
  • Lead on-site EH&S improvement, awareness and engagement programmes
  • Develop, implement and evaluate continuous improvement and lean programs. Contribute to the elaboration and support the deployment of the corporate global EH&S policies and initiatives
  • Lead implementation of new regulations and support and facilitate audits and regulatory inspections. Ensure compliance with current legislation and company policies
  • Conduct training sessions and workshops on EH&S matters and develop a proper and well trained EH&S network

Ideally, you will have the follow;

  • Relevant degree in Environmental or H&S
  • 2+ years as a EHS manager or similar
  • Strong understanding of ISO 4500:1 & 14000:1
  • Safety First attitude and thinking

Contact Warren Watson to discuss this in absolute confidence or send an updated CV via the link on the page.

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As an experienced specialist senior engineering and manufacturing recruitment professional with 5 years' experience; I personally specialise within the recruitment of Maintenance & Service Engineers at all levels across Ireland.

If you are interested in this vacancy, or work within Lean Engineering / Manufacturing in Ireland, then please apply with your CV to me for consideration - (You can also find and connect with me on LinkedIn)