About the Job

Type - Full time, Permanent Salary - £25,000.00 - £30,000.00 P/A Job Reference - JOESEL Location - Co. Tyrone

Our Manufacturing Client in the Tyrone area require a Health & Safety Officer to join their Team. Reporting to the Senior Manager your role will be to further develop, audit and improve the Health & Safety and Environmental sections of the company’s Integrated Management System policy & procedures and hence ensure the company is compliant with legislative requirements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Continually develop and implement the Health & Safety policy and management arrangements to ensure all working practices are safe.
  • Undertake risk assessments and reviews, including COSHH, Environmental impact and Manual Handling and develop subsequent safe systems of work.
  • Manage a comprehensive training matrix for all employees to ensure identified training needs are met, from induction to fundamental safe working practices to developmental learning.
  • Develop and maintain the company’s ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 standards, ensuring compliance with the standards and with relevant legislation.
  • Complete regular site inspections and audits to monitor compliance with HSE requirements and draw up corrective action plans with area supervisors to address identified non-compliances.
  • Organise necessary external inspections e.g. plant insurance policy statutory inspections and surveillance/renewal audits for international standards.
  • Investigate all accidents, near misses and complaints of ill health and complete future preventative actions.
  • Implement & develop the sub-contractors’ policy and procedures.
  • Maintain all necessary records for effective HSE management and complete all aspects of HSE administration.
  • Respond to employee safety and environmental concerns and implement systems for improvements. Consult with employees on health, safety & environmental matters with required forums.
  • Assess new materials to ensure they comply with necessary HSE requirements and ensure all new equipment/ plant is installed correctly and maintenance records are retained.
  • Monitor and enforce company policies e.g. fire safety, drugs & alcohol, quality, environmental
  • Keep up to date with new legislation and maintain a working knowledge of HSE regulations and guidance.
  • Any other duties, within reason and capability, as agreed with the IMS Team and as directed by the Senior Managers.

Essential Criteria:

  • NEBOSH Certificate
  • 2+ years equivalent experience in a Health & Safety role
  • Good working knowledge of HSE legislation, Knowledge of ISO 45001 and ISO 14001 standards
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Proficient in use of MS Office applications
  • Desire to own decisions and take responsibility
  • Willingness to contribute to company improvement projects and business plans
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