Here at Clark we have a fantastic opportunity for a Health and Safety Coordinator to join Ireland's leading food manufacturer based in Waterford.

Purpose: Be responsible for all Health and Safety matters
Report to: Plant Manager

Responsibilities associated with this role include, but are not limited to the following:
• Manage all aspects of Health & Safety.
• Responsible for implementing safety orientation, safety training and reporting.
• Ensure and promote injury free workplace.
• Review, improve and integrate group policies and procedures ensuring statutory and environmental safety obligations.
• Work alongside each member of Management to ensure Health & Safety awareness and compliance.
• Liaise with maintenance and production on any Health & Safety issues identified that need to be addressed.
• Maintain awareness of any Legislative changes in Health & Safety Regulations and make recommendations for their implementation across the site.
• Perform job safety compliance inspections including risk and hazard analysis, safe work and operating procedures, written reports, and recommendations.
• Monitor adherence to company safety program by all employees and contractors.
• Research and manage training programs/seminars, with regard to forklift training, fall protection, confined spaces, Induction, Personal Protection Equipment, CPR/First Aid, manual handling, etc.
• Manage accident/injury reporting to Management, ensuring all investigations into accidents are completed in a timely and appropriate manner.
• Manage fire marshals and health & safety representative and organise all relevant training to ensure they can carry out their roles effectively.
• Manage the Health & Safety team.

• Five years' experience, preferably in a Food Manufacturing organisation is desirable.
• Excellent knowledge of Health & Safety legislation is essential.
• Strong systems control, organisational, communication, and process improvement experience.

Formal Qualifications:
• 3rd level Degree / Diploma in a relevant discipline.

• High energy, team player with strong record of meeting aggressive goals and objectives.
• Good communication skills, self-starter, work under own initiative, good listener, assertive and highly motivated.
• Good PC skills in both Word Processing and Spreadsheet programs are essential. Familiarity with both presentation applications and database applications would be an advantage.

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