Dairymaster Careers Office

Health & Safety Engineer

Dairymaster are currently recruiting for: Health & Safety Engineer

Job Type: Full Time
Location: Dairymaster Global Headquarters, Causeway, Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland.


  • Support and provide technical expertise & Health & Safety advice to Managers / Supervision / Employees to ensure legislative compliance and improve Health and Safety in the business.
  • Promote safe systems of works in line with Health & Safety standards and best practice ensuring that safety is placed at the fore of all undertakings by the organisation and protection of our colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Inspect and audit sites across Dairymaster and on customer installation sites for H&S compliance and ensure policies and procedures are being properly implemented and adhered to. Follow up and produce reports that suggest improvements when /where required.
  • Carrying out risk assessments ensuring that all documentation and method statements are up to date.
  • Support managers in performing internal risk assessments and implementing corrective actions.
  • Deliver health and safety inductions and other safety training as required.
  • Identify training needs and assist in the management of training records.
  • To assist as required in the design of training plans and training courses to ensure that appropriate training is carried out.
  • To develop health and safety procedures, policies, training material, work instructions, checklists etc. and to assist in the implementation of safety policies and procedures.
  • Managing reporting and investigation procedures for accidents/incidents to establish the root causes and preventative measures required as well as producing statistics Ensure all accidents and near misses are fully reported and investigated.
  • Advising on and implementing occupational health requirements.
  • Carry out emergency plans and fire drills. Preparation and implementation of site emergency preparedness and response plan(s).
  • Ensuring contractor safety management arrangements are established and implemented across all applicable locations.
  • Promote a positive safety culture in the company & coach employees on positive health & safety practices.

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Relevant third level Qualification in Health & Safety.
  • Engineering / Manufacturing background or Electrical/Construction experience an advantage.
  • 5+ years experience as a Senior HSE & Training person in a fast-paced manufacturing environment with demonstrable and transferable skills.
  • Qualified Trainer, Manual Handling Trainer & /or Risk Assessor desirable.
  • Thorough knowledge of current health and safety legislation.
  • Strong computer literacy & proficient in the use of MS Office tools.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and possess strong interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Ability to represent the company in a professional manner always.
  • A demonstrable ability to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally.
  • Proficient numerical ability to record, interpret and analyse key process data.
  • Proven experience developing and writing health and safety statements, policies, procedures, etc.
  • Demonstrable experience of accurately and successfully advising Managers on a wide range of Health and Safety related matters.

Viewing of a portfolio either online or soft copy is desirable.

An attractive salary is on offer for the right candidate.

We aim to fill these positions immediately, interested applicants should email their C.V along with a cover letter describing why they are suited to this position to [email protected] Applicants should make sure to put position name in the subject line of the email.

Closing date for applications: Friday 11th of December at 5pm

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