Junior Safety Officer /Safety Graduate

Job Details

Junior Safety Officer Leading Aviation solution provider has an opportunity for a Safety Officer in Shannon. Reporting to the WHS Manager, this position will work alongside the safety manager in ensuring the safety management system is adhered to. Based at a manufacturing site they are seeking a safety professional or graduate who has exposure in a manufacturing or maintenance environment.Duties and responsibilities are, but not limited to the following:

  • To take responsibility for Review, Interpretation, Communication, Implementation of all applicable Safety Legislation.
  • To implement/perform the internal audit program and perform regular spot check assessments in accordance with organisation Safety policies/procedure to assure the business continues to be a safe and secure place to work. 
  • Monitor safety performance and provide updates and recommendations to the EHS/Quality Manager.
  • Generate Periodical H/S performance stats/identify trends and take appropriate actions to ensure safety standards/compliance are maintained/communicated. 
  • Co-ordinate Risk Assessment Programme and appropriate follow-up actions.
  • Support Occupational Health Monitoring programs – assessing trends/proposing recommendations.
  • Identify Training Needs / Programs and subsequently develop and deliver to Employees, Contractors, and Customers to ensure the required degree of competence with regard to Safety Awareness.
  • lead incident reporting / investigation ensuring root cause analysis and propose / confirm corrective/preventative actions are implemented.
  • Generate Management reports as appropriate.
  • Support evaluation of new activities / equipment regarding HS Legislation / implementation.
  • Ensure continuous development and implementation of the Emergency Response Plan.
  • Maintain training statistical data records as appropriate.
  • Coordinate Safety Committee, 1st Aid activity programs.
  • To support the EHS specialist team and other members of the Quality Team, in carrying out their duties.
  • Undertake projects and assignments as allocated by the EHS Quality Manager. 

Candidate Requirements

  • Hold a degree in Occupational Health and Safety 
  • Understand and be able to interpret Safety legislation and compliance standard requirements
  • Be interested and willing to learn about all aspects of the Health, Safety and Environment aspects of this broad role.
  • The EHS specialist should possess excellent communication skills, should be able to challenge and positively influence in a busy operational environment.
  • Have the ability to interact readily across different departments and to engage Senior Management to achieve improved health and safety performance.

Benefits & Next Steps:

  • Attractive salary package and benefits
  • Coaching & Mentoring in the role
  • Permanent position
  • Career Progression

For further information on this unique opportunity contact Regina Fitzpatrick on 087 214 0636 or email your CV in Word format to regina.fitzpatrick@dbsearch.ie. Applicants must have full working rights to apply as sponsorship not available.