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Environmental, Health & Safety Manager

  • Location:

    County Wicklow

  • Sector:

    Multi Sector

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Salary DOE

  • Contact:

    David/Robert 3D Multi-Sector Team

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)2871228449

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Environmental, Health & Safety Manager
Ref - VAC-13342
Based in Co. Wicklow (with also responsibility for Site in Co. Kildare)
Competitive Salary
Our client is a global manufacturing company with comprehensive product offerings. This company is innovative and collaborative and embrace advanced technology to increase speed-to-market, package customization and consumer differentiation.

Your role will be to provide direction and leadership to the objective of achieving and sustaining an accident-free workplace. The role will be based in site in Co. Wicklow but will also have responsibility for a further site in Co. Kildare and therefore will need to travel to that site as necessary.

Main Duties & Tasks:
• Develop, implement, and sustain EH&S objectives & improvement plans in conjunction with Site & Corporate Management
• Establish and maintain a working environment, in which employees feel motivated to participate in a process of continuous improvement, designed to enhance their knowledge and application of safety at work
• Provide leadership to all safety investigations including incidents and Near Misses, ensuring that appropriate actions are identified to address root cause, thus preventing recurrence
• Establish strong links with all departments on site as well as corporate safety team to address EHS issues in a complete and timely manner
• Identify and deliver site EH&S training needs to employees at all levels, ensuring that Induction Training covers all aspects of legislation pertaining to current and planned business activities
• Liaise with relevant statutory authorities such as HAS, EPA etc to ensure ongoing compliance with legislation for current and planned activities
• Ensure all contractors, third parties and visitors are compliant with, Local, National and Corporate EH&S requirements, addressing any variation to these requirements
• Conduct internal audits ensuring that all aspects of site activity remain Safety compliant on a practical level. Where non-compliance is observed, it is communicated to the responsible party and complete closure is delivered
• Develop a comprehensive approach to Risk Management, including the completion of Risk Assessments and requisite training on a regular scheduled basis
• Identify gaps in the Site’s safety and environmental systems, developing action plans which will ensure compliance to all corporate and legislative requirements
• Prepare site to achieve and maintain ISO accreditation for its safety and environmental systems
• Maintain corporate and site reporting requirements identifying trends and opportunity for improved performance
• Ensure that any financial investment in safety, delivers a measurable benefit which is complimented by growing confidence in safe systems of work and their benefit to all employees
• Provide input to new equipment installation plans, ensuring that all safety requirements are met.
• Treat all information as proprietary ensuring the strictest controls and discretion are applied to confidential information.
• Chair the weekly safety meeting assigning responsibility for closure to the relevant party, ensure minutes are updated and published in a timely way.

Experience/Qualifications & Requirements:
The Ideal Candidate
• Minimum of 3 years Safety Management Experience
• Recognised H&S qualification
• Detailed knowledge of current HSE legislation and best practice in Ireland.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills though all levels of the business
• Experience of development and implementation of Safety Systems and managing and maintaining external accreditations
• Ability to prioritise, work to tight deadlines, both prescribed and self-imposed
• Competent in the use of MS Office

How to Apply:
Please send your full and up to date CV along with a cover note or email to our Multi-Sector team in order to apply for this role.
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