Job Title: Health & Safety Officer


Reporting to the Operations Manager, the successful candidate will lead the on-site Health & Safety requirements of the company and ensuring that this is performed in line with company policy & Quality standards.

We are BRC certified so there is a strong emphasis on Quality, HACCP, and Good Manufacturing Practice.


To be successful, the Health & Safety Officer should be able to lead and coach the Production team, to ensure that they deliver on their objectives to the highest Health & Safety Standards.

A confident leader of people with an engaging, and grounded approach the Health & Safety Officer will embrace and live the company values to inspire a continuous improvement across all areas of Health & Safety.


The ideal candidate will be organised, self – motivated, ambitious, a good communicator with problem solving abilities. The candidate will also be flexible and adaptable to meet the company’s needs. A team player who is also able to work on their own initiative, with good time management skills. An awareness of cultural diversity is also required.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing method statements and risk assessments
  • Proactive monitoring of all operational safety performance
  • Implementing and monitoring the company safety management system
  • Coordinating training for all departments in a timely & regulated manner
  • Weekly reporting to the Operations manager on project progress, key safety KPI’s and team feedback
  • Delivery of operational safety management systems and coordination of safety projects for the donnelly fresh team.
  • Reviewing & constantly updating to reflect legislative changes or any new requirements within the business
  • Attending management meetings as required


Health & Safety Officer Requirements:

  • 3 – 5 years’ previous experience in a similar role ideally within a fast-paced multi-disciplinary environment
  • Must have a Health & Safety Qualification (Minimum level 6), in addition, Manual Handling Instructor training, VDU Assessor Training & First Aid would be an advantage.
  • NEBOSH Certificate or similar qualification also beneficial
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • The ability to work independently without direct supervision – planning, organising and prioritising own daily work routine to meet deadlines.
  • Strong organisation, attention to detail and practical problem-solving skills.

·        Excellent communication and Interpersonal skills at all levels

·        A proven track record of achieving results with a multicultural workforce.

·        Drive compliance through the implementation of company standards

  • Experience of leading audits for HSA standards.
  • Strong knowledge of HSA legislation and ability to apply into the workplace.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to influence.
  • Strong analytical & problem-solving skills.
  • Natural coaching ability.
  • Listens to others and builds trust among team members and colleagues.
  • Focused and decisive, do not get distracted away from the main business priorities.
  • Be courageous, able to speak up even if it feels uncomfortable to do so.



·        Very competitive salary depending on experience & qualifications


Please forward your CV directly to Kevin Carroll, Group HR Manager at :