ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY MANAGER,
This employer is a global manufacturing company with comprehensive product offerings. They are innovative and collaborative and embrace advanced technology to increase speed-to-market, package customization and consumer differentiation. Our team of recruiters are working with their Senior Management and HR team to find the perfect hire.
The role -
In this permanent full time position the hired person will provide direction and leadership to the objective of achieving and sustaining an accident-free workplace. The role will be based on site in South Wicklow.
Main Duties & Tasks -
Develop, implement, and sustain EH&S objectives & improvement plans.
Establish and maintain a working environment, in which employees feel motivated to participate in a process of continuous improvement, designed to enhance their knowledge and application of safety at work.
Provide leadership to all safety investigations including incidents and Near Misses, ensuring that appropriate actions are identified to address root cause, thus preventing recurrence.
Establish strong links with all departments on site as well as corporate safety team to address EHS issues in a complete and timely manner.
Identify and deliver site EH&S training needs to employees at all levels, ensuring that Induction Training covers all aspects of legislation pertaining to current and planned business activities.
Liaise with relevant statutory authorities such as HAS, EPA etc to ensure ongoing compliance with legislation for current and planned activities.
Ensure all contractors, third parties and visitors are compliant with, Local, National and Corporate EH&S requirements, addressing any variation to these requirements.
Conduct internal audits ensuring that all aspects of site activity remain Safety compliant on a practical level. Where non-compliance is observed, it is communicated to the responsible party and complete closure is delivered.
Develop a comprehensive approach to Risk Management, including the completion of Risk Assessments and requisite training on a regular scheduled basis.
Identify gaps in the Site’s safety and environmental systems, developing action plans which will ensure compliance to all corporate and legislative requirements.
Prepare site to achieve and maintain ISO accreditation for its safety and environmental systems.
Maintain corporate and site reporting requirements identifying trends and opportunity for improved performance.
Ensure that any financial investment in safety, delivers a measurable benefit which is complimented by growing confidence in safe systems of work and their benefit to all employees.
Provide input to new equipment installation plans, ensuring that all safety requirements are met.
Treat all information as proprietary ensuring the strictest controls and discretion are applied to confidential information.
Chair the weekly safety meeting assigning responsibility for closure to the relevant party, ensure minutes are updated and published in a timely way.
What we are looking for –
This role will suit someone with a minimum of 3 years Safety Management Experience and a recognised H&S qualification.
You should have detailed knowledge of current HSE legislation and best practice in Ireland and have experience of development and implementation of Safety Systems and managing and maintaining external accreditations.
This role is ideal if you have the ability to prioritise, work to tight deadlines, both prescribed and self-imposed.
Skills we are seeking -
Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills;
Other important info –
Salary in the range of €(phone number removed) plus a discretionary bonus based on site performance.
Full time hours;
Job ref. 13342.
What next - apply now!
1. Send us your FULL & up to date CV by email.
2. Include a cover note/email highlighting your suitability for this role
3. Note, we only accept expressions of interest IF you already hold the legal right to work where the role is based and, meet the essential criteria for the role.
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