Health & Safety Officer

  • Job Reference: 1108700803-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Michael Smith Recruitment
  • Location: Derry, County Fermanagh
  • Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Environmental Health and Safety Officer Job Derry

Salary 30,000 - 40,000

Company: Our client, a leading engineering company based in Derry, is seeking a dedicated and experienced Health & Safety Officer to join their team. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a dynamic organisation committed to maintaining the highest standards of health and safety.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with health and safety legislation and company policies.
  • Conduct regular audits to maintain ISO certification (ISO 45001/ISO14001).
  • Investigate accidents, identify root causes, and update documentation.
  • Manage employers' liability insurance claims and liaise with insurance professionals.
  • Provide support for incident investigation and reporting.
  • Conduct various risk assessments and develop safe working procedures.
  • Perform facility and equipment inspections to identify and mitigate potential hazards.
  • Manage and control all HSE systems and schedules.
  • Conduct occupational health and safety surveys and make recommendations.
  • Develop and test emergency preparedness and response plans.
  • Organize employee health surveillance and communicate findings.
  • Monitor the "permit-to-work" system and contractor compliance.
  • Develop, implement, and enforce HSE policies in line with legislation.
  • Implement environmental initiatives to minimize waste and energy consumption.
  • Maintain and update HSE documentation.
  • Ensure availability of medical, first aid, and occupational health resources.
  • Organize and facilitate emergency preparedness and response training.
  • Coordinate statutory inspections and certifications.

Essential Criteria:

  • General NEBOSH or safety training certificate.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a Health & Safety Management Role.
  • Knowledge of HSE legislation and best practices.
  • Experience in maintaining HSE systems across a business.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, report writing, and document management.
  • Familiarity with HSE Management Systems, Accident Investigation, ISO 45001, and Environmental Management Systems.

Personal Skills:

  • Strong HSE management skills.
  • Proficiency in health and safety management systems.
  • Ability to investigate accidents and incidents.
  • Knowledge of IMS such as ISO 45001 and NEBOSH.
  • Familiarity with environmental management systems.

If you are a proactive and experienced Health and Safety Officer seeking a new challenge with a reputable engineering company in Derry, we encourage you to apply. Join a team committed to maintaining a safe and compliant working environment.

To apply, please submit your CV detailing your relevant experience and qualifications.