Health and Safety Coordinator

JWR Employment Specialists
March 23, 2023
Castlebar, Ireland
Job Type
Hours of Work
Monday to Friday
Education Requirements
BSc in Occupational Health and Safety or a relevant discipline.
Experience Requirements
5+ years’ experience within a Health & Safety support role, ideally within a similar fast paced environment.
Job Responsibilities
See job description
Job Industry
Human Resources
Depending on experience
Salary Currency
Job Order


JWR Employment Specialists are delighted to be working with a growing international manufacturing company located in Castlebar, Co. Mayo to recruit a Health & Safety Coordinator.


The Health & Safety Coordinator will be the primary point of contact for matters relating to the health and safety of employees. You’ll be responsible for the consistent application of our H&S policies, processes, and guidelines to ensure the company is fully compliant with all statutory requirements and obligations.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include;

  • Act as the H&S officer for the site. Driving a positive Environmental, Health & Safety culture throughout the company.
  • Provide support and guidance to employees with Health & Safety queries.
  • Develop and update Health & Safety policies and procedures as necessary.
  • Identify and schedule new and on-going safety related training requirements, ensuring all mandatory training is reviewed and delivered on time.
  • Management of external cleaning contractors, pest control and service providers.
  • Management of Health & Safety induction of new employees, contractors and visitors.
  • Proactively manage investigation into accidents and incidents
  • Facilitate and lead EHS Meetings, encouraging participation from the EHS Committee.
  • Conduct monthly Health & Safety site housekeeping inspections and collate relevant data to produce regular reports on performance.
  • Be responsible for site ergonomic, VDU and risk assessments, and take corrective measures to mitigate risks.
  • Manage the development of employee health & wellbeing initiatives and projects.
  • Manage KPI trends including waste management along with working on cost saving measures.
  • Responsible for fire drill operations and ensuring fire registers are updated.
  • Provide expert advice on use of PPE ensuring it is certified and fit for purpose.
  • Investigate, record and report accidents, incidents promptly, ensuring any corrective actions are implemented without delay.
  • Ensure safety standards and documentation of contractors/visitors are up to date and meet statutory legislation.




Qualifications, Education & Experience

  • BSc in Occupational Health and Safety or a relevant discipline.
  • 5+ years’ experience within a Health & Safety support role, ideally within a similar fast paced environment.
  • A thorough knowledge of Health and Safety Law, practices, and their application, with a proven track record in dealing with Health & Safety issues.
  • Experience of general Health and Safety systems, programs and initiatives in a manufacturing setting would be beneficial.
  • Ability to investigate problems and provide solutions.
  • Excellent organizational skills with keen attention to detail.
  • Strong IT proficiency and administrative skills.
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