Health and Safety Officer / Manager

Location County Down, Northern Ireland
Job Type Permanent
Salary £25000 - £40000 per annum
Published 11 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact James Manley
Job Ref JM37_1496842931

Job Description

Health and Safety Officer / Manager

Award-winning Company with over 30 years experience in the refurbishment and fit out sectors are seeking an experienced Health and Safety Officer / Manager to champion, promote and ensure Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality compliance.

Main Duties / Activities:

  • To review, implement and monitor the company's safety, health, environmental and quality policies, procedures and processes and maintain legislative updates ensuring timely implementation.
  • To ensure good practice is observed throughout the company in respect of safety, health, environmental and quality matters.
  • To advise and assist the Company Directors and other relevant personnel in planning, organising, controlling and maintaining a safe, healthy, environmentally aware and quality focused work environment.
  • To draft all necessary risk assessments and ensure that the risk assessments are completed for all relevant risks.
  • To ensure all employees receive a comprehensive health and safety induction.
  • To ensure all employees are fully trained in the equipment which they are required to operate (factory, site and office).
  • To ensure appropriate measures are in place for the health and safety of contractors and to ensure all contractors have relevant health and safety procedures and processes in place.
  • To chair the Company Health and Safety Committee and arrange monthly meetings.
  • To organise all Health and Safety Training of employees (mandatory and discretionary.)
  • To keep a full record of all accidents and incidents to include reports, investigations and relevant statistics.
  • To carry out tool box talks on a regular basis
  • To carry out regular site/ factory inspections and to keep documentary evidence of same
  • To provide monthly written reports to the HR/ Legal Director on all SHEQ matters and to keep the HR/ Legal Director updated on an ongoing basis.
  • To ensure all emergency evacuation procedures ( employees, tenants and visitors) are appropriate.
  • To train and develop other employees when appointed to assist with the SHEQ department.
  • To draft SHEQ board reports to be included in the Board pack to the satisfaction of the Board.
  • To ensure the Company is fully prepared for all SHEQ audits to include arranging for internal audits to be carried out.
  • To ensure that all equipment used by the Company satisfies appropriate Health and Safety Standards.
  • To advise on Health and Safety and Quality matters for Group Companies as required by the Chairman
  • To ensure that all COSH Data sheets and method statements are completed in a timely manner for all necessary activities.and equipment purchased meets safety standards, and is tested and maintained correctly.
  • All other duties as reasonably requested by the HR/ Legal Director


  • NEBOSH general certificate or equivalent Health and Safety qualification
  • Full driving licence
  • Experience in ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OSHAS 18001 accreditation
  • At least 5 years' experience of operating and developing quality, environmental and health & safety management systems within a manufacturing setting.
  • Have the ability to work alone and as a team player and contributor.
  • Excellent planning / organization skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good computer literacy including Microsoft Office.
  • Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook

For more information or to apply to this position please call James Manley at Grafton Engineering Recruitment on 07977 500956 or 02890 323333.

Notifications straight to your inbox

We know finding the right job can be challenging. We have the tools and resources to help you succeed.
Get started with Grafton today!

Set Up A Job Alert