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Job Title Health & Safety / Facilities Officer | Motor Industry Jobs
Company Name Irish comms
Location Kildare, Kildare
Date Posted September 13, 2018
Category Instructor
Job Type Full-time


To proactively manage environment, health, safety, welfare, and facility maintenance Company-wide, ensuring statutory compliance and best safe working practices.

Key Responsibilities & Duties:
• Proactively champion the Health and Safety function and safe working practices across the whole Company
• Lead and manage all environmental regulatory requirements, developing and maintaining environmental programmes as required
• Monitor relevant legislative updates, ensuring necessary changes are applied promptly
• Regularly review and update Company Risk Assessments, Safe Operating Procedures and Safety Statement, communicating updates Company wide
• Maintain and update Quality, Safety & Environmental policies in line with ISO 9001 & 14001 standards
• Conduct regular safety audits to ensure statutory compliance and Company standards are maintained
• Investigate, record and report accidents, incidents and near misses promptly, ensuring any corrective actions are applied without delay & compliance reviewed thereafter
• Provide relevant accident information for insurance purposes
• Maintain and report on accident, incident and near miss statistics highlighting any data trends
• Provide EH&S and Facilities KPI reports on a monthly basis & other ad-hoc reports as required
• Conduct weekly safety walks and team briefs, ensuring standards are maintained and any remedial actions are addressed promptly
• Proactively manage and resolve facility & maintenance related queries or issues
• Schedule and manage maintenance of all Company property/premises, workshop equipment and associated equipment calibrations
• Organise and manage contractors carrying out maintenance and repairs on Company property and equipment, monitoring job progress and controlling costs
• Mange costs of facilities maintenance against agreed budgets, identifying and implementing cost savings where appropriate
• Hold regular safety committee meetings, ensuring action points are addressed and closed out in a timely manner
• Identify new and on-going safety related training requirements, ensuring all mandatory training is reviewed and delivered on time
• Deliver new employee inductions and industry relevant EH&S training including; Manual Handling, Abrasive Wheels, Ergonomic assessments & VDU Assessments
• Manage and supervise a team of cleaning personnel (currently 2 people), including monitoring & managing attendance, performance, conduct and work standards of direct reports, administering corrective action and support as required in line with company processes and procedures
• Participate in training and development programmes as required by the Company
• To undertake any other duties or activities as required by the Company

Skills Profile:
• Relevant third level Health & Safety qualification or equivalent
• Supervisory/people development experience
• Qualified Manual Handling Instructor
• Qualified VDU & Ergonomic assessor (an advantage)
• Qualified Abrasive Wheels assessor (an advantage)
• Excellent communication & presentation skills
• Highly organised and self-motivated
• Ability to work independently with limited supervision
• Computer literate
• Experience working in a Health & Safety role in the motor industry an advantage
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