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Health & Safety Officer

Cookstown, County Tyrone
Job Type
22 Sep 2022
Health & Safety Officer Cookstown 7.30am to 4pm Monday to Friday KARRO Cookstown is part of the Sofina Foods Group which is one the worlds leading pork processing companies. The Company provides a complete range of pork products in both own label and brand format to the retail, food service, wholesale and manufacturing markets and is committed to building solid customer relationships and providing the highest quality of service. Reporting directly to the HSE Manager, the main purpose of the role is to provide a complete back up service to the HSE function to ensure that health, safety and environmental processes are coordinated to allow delivery of optimum results to meet operational, customer and legislative requirements. Key Responsibilities Assist the HSE Manager with the setting up and maintaining of good reporting procedures, communications and distribution of information between employees Assist in the development and maintenance of risk assessments and safe systems of work processes Support in the maintenance of safety and environmental data Coordinating the implementation of company standards and changes to legislation Suggesting, when requested, suitable training for employees to provide awareness of safety and environmental management, accident prevention and potential hazards Maintain appropriate records and provide statistics to senior management as required Ensuring adequate systems are in place to maintain and update individual training records for all personnel in keeping with the legal and company requirements Support the HSE manager by completing safety audits and workplace inspections and identifying any weaknesses that may be evident and taking the appropriate actions Skills Required Demonstrable track record of achievement in a health and safety role, with a thorough knowledge of health and safety regulations and legislation (essential) A qualification relating to health, safety and environment (essential) Good knowledge of food industry health, safety and environmental requirements NEBOSH certificate, or be prepared to study for the same Excellent communicator, with an engaging, motivational and professional attitude Experience of proactively promoting best practise and successfully, engaging factory teams to make and accept change
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  • Job Reference: 718861193-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Karro Food Group
    Karro Food Group
  • Location: Cookstown, County Tyrone
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent