We are seeking an EHS Coordinator for our established client in Mayo

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Act as the H&S officer for the site. Driving a positive Environmental, Health & Safety culture throughout the company.
  • Provide support and guidance to employees with Health & Safety queries.
  • Management of external cleaning contractors, pest control and service providers.
  • Develop and update Health & Safety policies and procedures as necessary.
  • Identify and schedule new and ongoing safety related training requirements, ensuring all mandatory training is reviewed and delivered on time.
  • Management of Health & Safety induction of new employees, contractors and visitors.
  • Conduct monthly Health & Safety site housekeeping inspections and collate relevant data to produce regular reports on performance.
  • Proactively manage investigation into accidents and incidents
  • Facilitate and lead EHS Meetings, encouraging participation from the EHS Committee.
  • Be responsible for site ergonomics, VDU, and risk assessments, and take corrective measures to mitigate risks.
  • Responsible for fire drill operations and ensuring fire registers are updated.
  • Provide expert advice on the use of PPE, ensuring it is certified and fit for purpose.
  • Manage the development of employee health & well-being initiatives and projects.
  • Manage KPI trends including waste management along with working on cost-saving measures.
  • To Investigate, record, and report accidents, and incidents promptly, ensuring any corrective actions are implemented without delay.
  • Ensure safety standards and documentation of contractors/visitors are up-to-date and meet statutory legislation.

Qualifications, Education, and/or Experience

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • BSc in Occupational Health and Safety or a relevant discipline.
  • 5+ years’ experience within a Health & Safety support role, ideally within a similar fast-paced environment.
  • A thorough knowledge of Health and Safety Law, practices, and their application, with a proven track record in dealing with Health & Safety issues.
  • Ability to investigate problems and provide solutions.
  • Excellent organizational skills with keen attention to detail.
  • Experience of general Health and Safety systems, programs and initiatives in a manufacturing setting would be beneficial.
  • Strong IT proficiency and administrative skills.

For more information, contact Mairéad at Arcon Recruitment

Mairead Kelly, marketing and recruitment consultant at Arcon Recruitment Services. PHOTO: ALISON LAREDO

Mairéad Kelly

Recruitment Consultant

Mairéad fills the very busy position of Recruitment Administrator in Arcon. This position is multi-faceted and involves providing support to the Recruitment team. Mairead’s day is never typical, and she has a great ability to prioritise tasks in an ever-changing and pressurised environment. Mairéad also manages our extensive database and regularly “catches up” with our registered candidates to make sure the information we have on file is always up to date and correct.

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