EHS Specialist

Posted 12 December 2023
LocationCounty Offaly
Job type Permanent
Discipline Manufacturing
Reference10539 - M
Contact NameEugene O'Rourke

Job description

What you need to know

Our client based in County Offaly are seeking a EHS Specialist to join their team.

The client has a long-standing history of providing excellence in the food industry from a national and recently a global level.

You will be a key member in there EHS team and you will be integral in ensuring compliance and best practises are in line with company specifications and regulatory specifications.

Please note that this is a Full time Permanent role running on a Monday to Friday Day time basis.

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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and coordinate environmental/safety meetings and activities monthly.

  • Maintain and administer the company safety manuals, standards, procedures, and other related H&S documents and training documentation.

  • Carry out statutory notifications to the HSA for all accident/incident reporting.

  • Report to the business monthly on H&S KPIs.

  • Ensure records of statutory inspections are kept for all activities and plant equipment.

  • Maintain records and analysis data on accidents, reports, etc.

  • Strong focus on site safety audits, risk assessments and document the findings for management, and implement necessary corrective actions.

  • Management of accident, incident, and near-miss investigations and ensuring remedial actions are put in place.

  • Facilitate the implementation, monitoring, and review of the H&S policies and implementation of new company safety procedures, as required.

  • Assist in developing delivery and maintenance of in-house safety training programs, including manual handling, fire/evacuation training.

  • Involved in H&S induction programs for new employees/contractors.

  • Support system audit and inspection requirements of EHS Management Systems.

  • Monitor Occupational and Environmental Health & Safety Legislation and developments to keep the business up to date.

What are we looking for?

  • NEBOSH Cert Minimum / NEBOSH Diploma preferable or equivalent.

  • A minimum of two years’ experience working in a heavy industry or food manufacturing environment

  • Good working knowledge of MS Office.

  • Working knowledge of factors impacting on health and well-being and of H&S regulatory compliance including auditing

  • Strong attention to detail, KPI focussed and the ability to take in the winder goals of the company in there day to day.


Apply for this job now by emailing your WORD formatted CV to Eugene O’Rourke.

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