Our client are looking to recruit a Health & Safety Manager for our Mayo based primary production facility with responsibility for all aspects of Health & Safety on site.


The successful candidate will be based at our Ballyhaunis facility and will be responsible for:

  • Developing, implementing, and executing H&S objectives & improvement plans in conjunction with Site Operations Management and Divisional H&S Manager;
  • Support site supervisors with the investigation of H&S incidents/accidents at the site. Where necessary, leading the investigation process and/or collaborating with senior management on serious incidents;
  • Partnering with relevant stakeholders such as Human Resources, Food Safety & Quality, Engineering and Operations departments with regards to H&S issues/concerns and address in a timely manner;
  • Identifying site H&S training needs and deliver training sessions for employees and management as required;
  • Managing the induction process for new starters across the site;
  • Liaising with relevant authorities and bodies such as the Health & Safety Authority etc as necessary;
  • Ensuring all employees, contractors, third parties and visitors are compliant with H&S and Covid19 requirements of the site;
  • Conducting internal audits and ensuring the site is audit ready at all times.


The ideal candidate will have or demonstrate:

  • Detailed knowledge of H&S Legislation;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Working knowledge of MS Office applications;
  • A relevant third level qualification;
  • Previous experience in the food manufacturing sector is beneficial but not essential;
  • Manual Handling Instructor and Forklift Instructor qualifications would be beneficial.

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 initially joined our team as Marketing and Recruitment Co-ordinator. She quickly progressed to Recruitment Consultant and currently manages our busy Technical division. Mairéad is a proud Castlebar woman and holds a B.B.S from ATU Sligo. Mairéad recruits for positions in all areas of Technical/ Engineering and I.T.  She has built excellent relationships with companies large and small and has proved herself invaluable in solving their recruitment issues.

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