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Head of Safety, Nature & Performance (Engineering)

Job Seekers Ireland Engineering FMCG, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical

Job Summary

  • Wexford
  • Permanent
  • BBBH791302
  • Aug 27, 2021
  • €70k - €90k
Job Description

Our client is a hugely successful FMCG company with a number of world renowned brands. This is a brilliant opportunity to join a highly regarded SMT.

The Head of Safety, Nature & Performance will ensure the highest Health & Safety, Nature & Performance standards for the operation of facilities and the protection of colleagues and stakeholders, and site assets.

The successful candidate will also strengthen the business by delivering and manifesting a 'safety first' culture and mind-set to all colleagues.

They will strive for continuous improvement while ensuring all goals and targets are met within Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery, Motivation & Environment parameters.

Key Challenges:

  • Management and successful KPI delivery in a fast-paced, challenging and changing environment.
  • Dealing with multiple stakeholders across the organisation.
  • Remaining positive and resilient in changing and challenging circumstances.
  • Maintains commitment and effort when faced with setbacks by identifying, communicating and mitigating risks
  • Ability to cope with pressure and tight deadlines

Key Accountabilities, Deliverables, KPIs and impact on business results

Behavioural Safety: Drive the development of a strong safety first culture inclusive of all colleagues and contractors.

Project Design & Delivery (Construction Works & Internal Factory): Lead and Manage the delivery of key Health, Safety, Security, Nature & Performance projects ensuring to develop relevant requirements for project implementation.

EHS Management System: Achieve Key Deliverables as per the site Health and Safety Roadmap, Security Roadmap (in accordance with Nature Roadmap (in accordance with Green Audit, ISO 14001, ISO 50001, Carbon Neutral, Zero Waste, etc.) and the company Performance Roadmap.

Regulatory and Corporate Compliance: Ensure the site is in full compliance with regulatory and corporate guidelines. Active participation in Corporate H&S, Security, Nature & Performance Network and cascading of information.

Monitor and Calculate Safety, Security, Nature & Performance Output: Monitor & calculate production operations performance and adherence to safety/security/nature/performance guidelines/policies as established by the organisation. Track quantitative and qualitative measures of the performance.

Incident Investigation and Close out: In conjunction with Front Line Management Coach/Guide/Advise in Accident/Incident Investigations and ensure preventative measures are put in place.

Carry out EHS Risk Assessments and audits: Conduct risk assessment on all processes and tasks and highlight areas of risk. Prepare mitigation plans to address risks raised, which could include process modification, changing SOP's, JSAs, training etc.

Build Sustainability through people: Exhibit passion for creating a sustainable and autonomous Safety, Nature & Performance Culture through people growth. Engage and align all team members to achieve individual roles, function and optimal company performance:

Facilitate Continuous Improvement: Continuously improve standards set by facilitating and executing Practical Problem Solving/Root Cause Analysis and perform GAP analysis on manufacturing data to understand where to focus/prioritise problem solving efforts. Design process changes where relevant and implement same.

Project Design & Delivery: As part of a wider project team assist and manage the delivery of key projects that have an impact on the site objectives.

Education and Professional Experience

  • Degree in related discipline such as Safety & Environment ,Performance and Engineering,
  • Robust working knowledge of Irish H&S and Environmental Legislation and regulations
  • Experience of working in a high volume, fast paced environment such as FMCG, Manufacturing or Pharmaceutical.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.



Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Barry Bowen
Barry Bowen
  • Manager | Engineering Recruitment
  • 353 (0) 21 2300300