Health & Safety Officer, Kildare (35-40k)

Location Kildare, Republic of Ireland
Job Type Permanent
Salary €35000 - €40000 per annum
Published 3 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Sarah Healy
Job Ref DN 0007584_1553270037

Job Description

Health and Safety Officer | Permanent Role | Kildare | €35-40k

The Client: Located in Kildare, our client is a specialist in outsourced solutions for logistics and production and manufacturing . Our client is committed to providing simplified solutions to their clients and is well established in Ireland. They currently have a requirement for a suitably qualified Health and Safety Officer to join their team on a full-time, permanent basis.

The Role: As H&S Officer, you will be required to effectively support the business through the efficient delivery of key objectives. The key duties will include:

  • Assist in the delivery of Health and Safety strategy including setting and monitoring KPI's
  • Lead in-house training and co-ordination of various training programmes including manual handling, safety at work, handling equipment etc.
  • Carry out risk assessments, safety inspections and product risk assessment reports
  • Ensure the maintenance of full training records for all employees
  • Management of all PPE
  • Review sub-contracts Safety Statements and Safety Compliance
  • Ensure Site Managers and Supervisors are actively engaged in the audit process and all Health & Safety systems
  • Ensure all internal and external Health and Safety reporting requirements are complied with


  • At least 3-5 years experience in a Health & Safety role
  • Relevant H&S Qualification essential, manual handling instructor qualification a distinct advantage
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • The ability to influence staff and negotiate with internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent knowledge of ROI legislation
  • Ability to prioritise workload in an efficient manner

In Return:

  • €35-40k
  • Pension
  • Career progression
  • Monday to Friday hours, 9am-5.30pm (flexible)

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