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Health and Safety Coordinator

Job Title: Health and Safety Coordinator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Roscommon
REF: 86622
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Health and Safety Coordinator

Our client, a manufacturing company in Roscommon are currently looking to recruit a Health and Safety Coordinator for their site.

Responsibility for the coordination of Health & Safety activity within the plant. The person will be expected to sustain and improve the existing health & safety system and developing a culture of continuous improvements. The person will support manufacturing engineering projects as directed by the senior manufacturing engineer. It is expected that each role will be a 50/50 split of the person?s working week.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintaining the Health and Safety statement to reflect current activity. The statement should be available and presentable to regulatory body at all times.
  • The continuous review of operating procedures and policies with regards to Health & Safety and implementation of changes where required.
  • Provide practical, hands-on support to employees to ensure safe practices are being used to achieve daily tasks.
  • Address Health & Safety issues directly with employees and report to manager where issues are of significant risk or are repeated.
  • From analysis, assist in the development of a Health & safety strategy and road map to execute.
  • Co-ordinate external training and deliver internal training requirements for each department
  • Carry-out risk assessments, determine control measures and monitor the implementation of these measures.
  • Provide statistical reports and updates of site metric on a monthly basis to the Site Safety Officer
  • Develop and execute the site induction program as it relates to H&S.
  • Accident and incident investigations, root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions.
  • The candidate will carry out regular plant H&S audits and report observations.
  • Holding of regular Health & Safety meeting.
  • Maintain H&S incentive program. Introducing new ideas to maintain performance.
  • Ensure adequate stock & distribution of PPE.
  • Support the delivery on Manufacturing Engineering projects as directed by the Senior Manufacturing Engineer.
  • Project administration work: develop Procedures, Work Instructions, Risk Assessments, Data Analysis Etc.
  • Actively participate in project teams.
  • Review and approve production and trials transfer documentation.

Person Specification:
  • An H&S qualification would be beneficial to your application. Engineering aptitude or an engineering qualification would also be an advantage.
  • At least three years? experience in a similar Health and Safety role
  • Strong MS Office skills, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Medical device/pharmaceutical and/or diagnostics manufacturing experience would be very beneficial.

For further information on this Health and Safety Coordinator role in Roscommon please contact Jenny Dore on 091730022 /
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