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Health & Safety Manager - Co. Louth

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  • Louth / Meath / Dublin North
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 24/10/2017
  • Zuzana Foley
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Health & Safety Manager - Co. Louth - D004851 Please hit the apply now button above and Zuzana who is based in our Dundalk office will be in contact if you are suitable.


Health & Safety Manager - Co. Louth - D004851

Location: Co. Louth, commutable from Dublin North & Meath

Permanent Role

Salary NEG DOE

Recruitment Plus is currently recruiting for an H&S Manager for a food manufacturing facility in Co. Louth to implement and manage Health, Safety and Environmental Management systems and continues to improve upon statutory and company standards

The successful candidate will have to co-ordinate the EMS to ensure the company is in compliance with ISO 14001, ISO50001 & all legal requirements and will be a key driver of continuous improvement in the environment.

This role will report directly to General Manager on site.


  • Must hold a degree or equivalent third level qualification in Health and Safety.
  • Must have at least 5 years' experience in Health and Safety
  • Experience in Environmental Management.
  • Knowledge and understanding of production processes.
  • Financial and commercial understanding.



  • Be an expert on Irish and European Legislation and Guidance relating to Health, Safety and Environment issues and liaise with relevant statutory bodies.
  • Lead in the development of Health, Safety and Environmental systems at the Site and ensure the Company is in compliance with regulations.
  • Drive the implementation of OHSAS18001 and internal Safety Process.
  • Construct and manage annual improvement plans for Health, Safety and Environmental matters and implement in conjunction with local management teams.
  • Carry out internal auditing & inspection of the system to ensure to continuous improvement of the system.
  • Co-coordinating risk management process for site.
  • Ensure KPI databases are kept up to date.
  • Through your actions ensure compliance to safe working practices from implementation through to positive enforcement/re-enforcement both personally and with your team.
  • To attend and support site H&S meetings and H&S Forum meetings, working with the site management team, site safety representatives and workforce managing safety and environment.
  • To manage the SHE budget to include improvement projects linked to safety and environment.
  • Be the H&S champion for project work and to ensure all new equipment, Contractors and visitors to site comply with legislation and audits are conducted to check compliance.
  • To work with the group Insurance company and site regarding all visits and to manage any actions generated, to be the link between site and the insurance company
  • To Build close working relationships with key contacts with the HSE and feedback monthly to the site.

Environment & Energy

  • To drive the continual improvement of the environmental / Energy performance of the plant by carrying out regular audits on the system
  • To initiate & drive key environment / energy projects based on our significant impact register which results in improving our environmental performance & are cost effective
  • To deliver training & awareness on key environmental / energy issues to all levels.
  • To co-ordinate & drive forward the ISO 14001 & ISO50001 system in the plant & develop an annual plan for the plant with targets for each department.
  • To manage any complaints that is made with regard to environmental performance.
  • To run monthly environmental steering
  • To ensure that the site is legally compliant in environmental legislation.
  • To carry out waste contractor auditing


Please hit the apply now button above and Zuzana who is based in our Dundalk office will be in contact if you are suitable.

Unfortunately, Recruitment Plus is not in a position to respond to each individual application due to the high volume of submissions. We will only contact those candidates whose CV matches the criteria for the vacancy. Thank you for your patience.

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