Health & Safety Manager

Full Time Permanent
Job Description

Sparktel have partnered with a leading food production company to appoint a Health and Safety Manager to lead and develop the strategy across two of their sites. Working with divisional leadership, the Health & Safety Manager will be responsible for over 260 staff within a food production environment.

This role would suit someone coming from a Health and Safety, Environmental or Food Science background, who is highly motivated and looking to progress their career in Health and Safety.

As the Health and Safety Manager within a multi-site environment your duties include:

  • Development of H&S procedures, policies, and programs.
  • Supporting and working with the site management team to ensure a safe working environment for all employees.
  • Facilitating compliance with Health & Safety & Welfare Legislation and Guidelines
  • In addition to the H&S department you will work closely with the site production, management, supervisory and engineering teams.
  • Supporting quality department ensuring best in class production and adherence to client and regulatory standards.
  • Supporting continuous improvement in terms of environmental practises and company adherence to internal and external standards.
  • Identifying training requirements and facilitate training as needed.
  • Some key H&S responsibilities will include risk assessments, SOP’s, training new starters, pre-start inspections, accident investigations, reporting on general H&S compliance.
  • Liaising with official regulatory bodies across H&S, Environmental and Quality.
  • Conducting internal audits and ensuring compliance at all times.

The Person

  • BSc/Diploma in Health & Safety, Food Science, Engineering, or a related discipline
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in a Health & Safety role
  • Experience in writing policies and procedures
  • Proficient in MS Office – PowerPoint, Excel, and safety management software
  • Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish effective professional relationships with employees, supervisors, and production managers.
  • Experience conducting data analysis and reporting statistics.
  • Strong organizational, time-management and problem-solving skills
  • Experience working within a food production or a manufacturing environment would be beneficial.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to €40,000.00 per year