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Location: Irish Country Meats Navan

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Job Description - Position: Health & Safety Assistant Reports to: Site Health & Safety Officer The Company: Irish Country Meats is the specialist sheepmeat division of Slaney Foods Group with operational locations in Camolin, Co. Wexford, Navan, Co. Meath and Liθge, Belgium. The Group has established market positions in Ireland, U.K. and mainland Europe, servicing retail, foodservice, wholesale and manufacturing customers within our market range. A talented and committed workforce at Irish Country Meats is crucial to our ongoing success. In all areas of our business, we seek to employ people who are passionate about their area of expertise and who seek to deliver the highest standards Candidate Profile: • An observant and analytical personality • The drive & determination to push projects through, responsible for keeping up to date with new legislation and maintain a working knowledge of all Health and Safety legislation and any developments that affect our industry. Requirements: • A Qualification in Health & Safety or equivalent experience. • Computer literate - Microsoft office - skills in excel essential • Excellent communication skills and professional demeanour • Hardworking and flexible with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines • Highly organized individual with excellent attention to detail and great accuracy • A self-starter with the ability to work on own initiative in a busy, results-driven environment RESPONSIBILITES • Ensuring that all Safety Policies and procedures are implemented throughout the plant • A general working knowledge of Health and Safety legislation. • Ensuring the Safety of personnel, such as safe working practices, equipment and Safety training. • Assisting the Health & Safety Officer to carry out risk assessments, assessing workplace hazards, considering how risks could be reduced, formulating preventative measures including safe working procedures/safe systems of work and monitoring conformance. • Carrying out regular site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented; • Making changes to working practices that are safe and comply with legislation;. • Assist with in-house training with managers and employees about health and safety issues and risks; and maintaining records of same. • Organising and controlling regular random safety inspection audits of all areas, recording the results, producing reports that suggest improvements; and submitting them to H&S officer. • Investigating and recording any incident, accident or dangerous occurrences • Ensuring emergency response procedures are maintained and updated as required. Full training will be provided. This is an excellent opportunity for someone seeking a challenging career with one of the largest indigenous agri-business in Ireland. Please send your cover letter and CV to sbyrne@irishcountrymeats.com

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Irish Country Meats, Bayland, Camolin, Co Wexford, Ireland. Reg No: 318074