Health & Safety Manager

Location Roscommon, Republic of Ireland
Job type Permanent
Salary €50000 - €55000 per annum
Published about 1 year ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Ciara Connolly
Job reference HT9_1556550143

Job description

The Client

Our client a leading meat producer is looking to recruit a Health and Safety Manager to join their team in Roscommon

The Role

The Health & Safety Manager reports to the Site Manager and is solely responsible for the Environmental Health and Safety function. The key responsibilities include:

  • Ongoing development and implementation of improved Health and Safety practices, policies and procedures on the site. Ensure full compliance with Environmental, Health & Safety legislation
  • Enforce the effective operation of Safety and Health practices and policies in conjunction Business Unit Managers
  • Develop and budget with the Site Manager effective Training policies for implementation on the site.
  • Facilitate, support and advise the Site Risk Management teams. Chair the Site Safety meetings to update all business unit managers on developments at site level.
  • Ensure all personnel are fully safety trained and competent for the role.
  • Assist business unit Managers undertake Risk Assessments for all operations on site.
  • Review Risk Assessments on a regular basis.
  • Implement Internal Audit processes at site level and measure performance and action planning.
  • A written safety report will be presented each month to the site manager for discussion with the Site H&S team identifying areas of risk, concern and recommendations for implementation on site.
  • Undertake regular unscheduled Safety audits on the site to ensure compliance with Group policy.
  • Enforce policy by identifying breaches and reporting to the Site Manager and the Group Health and Safety Manager
  • Liaise with HSA and other outside agencies in relation to H&S matters including reporting, auditing and ensuring recommendations and guidelines are fully complied with.


  • Ideally should hold a Diploma in Safety and Health from a University or equivalent IOSH qualification.
  • Background in safety and health ideally food and / or manufacturing environments.
  • 3+ years post qualification experience.
  • Strong communicator with well-developed interpersonal skills.
  • Organized, energetic and self-motivated.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work on your own initiative without immediate hands on support.
  • Ability to identify continuous improvement initiatives and ability to challenge status quo.
  • Strong IT sills and familiarity with Microsoft Office, Excel, Power Point and other common software tools.
  • A high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Experience in a Training environment would be beneficial.

In Return:

  • Excellent salary and benefits on offer.
  • Excellent location in Roscommon
  • An opportunity to work with a progressive and innovative company

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