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HSE Coordinator

Requisition ID 17465
Position Type FT Permanent
Recruiter #LI-CO1
Posting Type LI


Kerry offers the industry’s largest portfolio of Taste & Nutrition Systems and Functional Ingredients & Actives, serving the Global Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical industries. We work with the world’s top Retailers and Manufacturing companies to produce some of the best private-label products and tailored Food & Beverage solutions on the market. We also work with the leading Food Service chains helping to deliver appetising, relevant and innovative custom solutions, using our expertise in new product development, production and commercialisation.


Our Values:      Courage | Enterprising Spirit | Inclusiveness | Open-mindedness | Ownership


About the role

The primary purpose of this HSE Coordinator position is to drive proactive HSE programmes to ensure the safety of employees through the continuous improvement of OSH standards, good governance, and compliance with HSE regulations and all statutory requirements relating to the Occupational Health, Safety & Environmental function.

Key responsibilities
  • Promote a positive HSE culture, raise HSE profile, competence and awareness by arranging relevant training and communicating the necessary information
  • Support the site to identify hazards and conduct risk assessment and advise on appropriate risk management techniques
  • Monitor progress against established KPIs and targets and support sites in meeting the goals and targets in sustainability and HSE
  • Provide support in implementing regional policies, programs and procedures at site level
  • Establish, implement and maintain a site HSE management system in the form of documented policies and procedures
  • Participate / lead in incident investigations and review investigation findings for accuracy, identification of root causes and appropriate corrective / preventive actions
  • Plan and organize regular emergency exercises including joint exercises with external emergency services
  • Communicate and share lessons from HSE incidents that impact all company operations in a timely, thorough, and effective manner
  • Act as site representative and provide updates on biweekly regional HSE meetings
  • Act as the Secretariat to the site HSE Committee
Qualifications and skills
  • Minimum Degree in Engineering, Safety, Health & Environmental Science or relevant discipline
  • Minimum 2 years of HSE or relevant work experience, preferably with some experience in Food / Pharmaceutical, with knowledge / experience of Health and Safety and Environmental issues
  • Ability to manage change as directed by the company or legislation
  • Experienced in managing and coaching teams to drive HSE initiatives
  • Management / liaison with both staff and the insurance companies regarding claims
  • Basic knowledge of the Occupational Safety & Health, Environmental Protection Laws & Regulations
  • Experienced with compliance audits and HSE management systems
  • Native / fluent English speaker who possesses the ability to write and converse with confidence in English

Competencies Required:

  • An excellent communicator (both oral and written) capable of conveying ideas and concepts, and making formal presentations
  • Ability to work independently and have little need for close management supervision and direction
  • Must possess strong organisational and technical skills, a real passion for their work and driven to get the job done
  • Ability to persuade and influence others effectively
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