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Health and Safety Officer

Location Dungannon, County Tyrone
Sector
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 20 days ago
Start Date asap
Contact Graham Snoddy
Job Ref GraftSHS0002_1554132161

Job Description

Grafton Specialist has been retained by our client, a leading high quality food manufacturer of branded and own label products. They have established an enviable reputation in recent years as an innovator, creating ground-breaking products for the retail and food service sectors.

Our client's culture places a strong emphasis on people, their employees are the most valuable resource, enabling them to innovate and maintain a competitive position in the marketplace. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Health and Safety Officer to start a long term career with an excellent forward thinking organisation.

ROLE:

  • Responsible for providing Support to the H&S Manager and for providing advice and guidance on a range of H&S issues taking action where necessary
  • Assist in the production, development and monitoring of H&S policies and procedures across a multi site organisation
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant H&S legislation and standards
  • Carry out Health and Safety audits, inspections and investigations and reporting findings to the Health and Safety Manager and Site / Departmental Managers
  • Carry out risk assessments and report the findings to relevant parties
  • Organise and deliver meetings and training as required
  • Deliver inductions and preliminary training for new staff / external contractors.
  • Working with staff to develop, support, encourage and embed a positive culture towards excellence in all H&S matters
  • Prepare and provide reports as required, and update the H&S Management system

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ideally educated to degree level in any discipline combined with NEBOSH General Certificate
  • Minimum of two years experience in an Operational Health and Safety role
  • Experience working in the food manufacturing industry is desirable
  • Outstanding communication skills with the ability to liaise effectively with people at all levels in the business
  • Full driving license and access to a car as you will be required to travel to other sites
  • Positive and proactive professional approach to safety
  • Self starter with the ability to work on own initiative and complete tasks without the need for reminders
  • Ability to remain confidential at all times
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Willing to be flexible and travel at short notice
  • Excellent problem solving and analytic skills

Excellent salary and package on offer please get in touch for further information.

For further information please contact Graham on 02890242824 / 07407734088 or submit your CV via the link

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