Health and Safety Officer

Posted 17 April 2024
Salary £30000 - £55000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Environmental, Health & Safety
Contact NameRuairi McCann

Job description

Vickerstock are proud to be partnering with a well known brand in the FMCG market to recruit a Health and Safety Officer for their team in Drogheda.

The successful candidate will be responsible for promoting, driving, and embedding a positive health and safety culture within our organisation. They will review, develop, and improve policies and procedures in line with relevant legislation and best practices to ensure a safe working environment for all employees.

Key Objectives:

  • Promote, drive, and embed a Positive Health & Safety Culture within Nature's Best Ltd.
  • Review, develop, and improve policies and procedures for Health & Safety in accordance with relevant legislation and best practice.
  • Ensure a safe working environment for all employees by ensuring compliance with legislation.
  • Carry out, review, and update all Risk Assessments and SOP's for the site.
  • Investigate all incidents/accidents and implement preventative and corrective actions to prevent recurrence.
  • Conduct regular site safety inspections/audits of all areas ensuring continuous improvements are made.
  • Ensure that Nature's Best Health & Safety policies and procedures are implemented, taking measures to control and mitigate risks.
  • Develop key relationships, both internally and externally.
  • Provide advice, guidance, and instruction in all Health & Safety matters.
  • Coordinate with the HR department to carry out all Health & Safety Training on-site.
  • Ensure that emergency response procedures are maintained and updated as required.
  • Lead, coach, and develop our teams on Health & Safety policies, procedures, and risk assessments.
  • Lead initiatives to increase and develop best practices in Health & Safety.
  • Reviewing Contractor documentation to ensure compliance.

Qualifications / Skills / Experience:

  • Third Level Qualification in Health & Safety or a related discipline - essential.
  • A minimum of 2 years H & S experience is required - experience in food manufacturing is a distinct advantage.
  • In-depth knowledge of Health & Safety legislation, regulations, and standards.
  • Proven ability to drive continuous improvement.
  • Excellent verbal, written, communication, and IT skills.
  • Effective handling of Health & Safety investigations.

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact Ruairi McCann, Recruitment Manager at Vickerstock 015267473

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