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Site Environmental Health & Safety Officer

Requisition ID 14463 
Position Type FT Permanent 
Recruiter #LI-OO1 
Posting Type LI 

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 25,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry

Want a job you can feel good about? Leading to better encompasses everything we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the world's leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building sustainable solutions for consumers or building benefits and opportunities for employees, the main thread of the Kerry fabric is #LeadingToBetter. With focus on a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.


Through sensory science and technology, Kerry develops and manufactures food and beverage solutions for popular brands throughout the world. In fact, you've most likely experienced Kerry in the food or beverages you've consumed in the past few days!

About the role


An opportunity to join our Carrigaline Site as Site Environmental Health & Safety Officer reporting to the Site Manager. This role will have 2 direct reports; Environmental Technologist and the Occupational Health Nurse.

The job will include:


  • Manage the operation of the site effluent treatment plant, ensuring  compliance with all license and permit requirements. (effluent treatment, waste management, air emissions).
  • Maintain accreditation of site ISO 14001 Environmental Management System.
  • Managing site relationship with relevant regulatory, accreditation agencies & other stakeholders e.g. HSA, Cork County Council & site neighbours.
  • Develop, implement, and execute HSE annual objectives & improvement plans in conjunction with site operations management and Business HSE Manager.
  • Manage and develop the Site HSE Risk Assessment Programme.
  • Develop appropriate strategies for implementation of new or revised policies and regulations in conjunction with site operations management and Business HSE Manager.
  • Identify site HSE training needs, develop appropriate resources, and execute training sessions for employees and management staff as required.
  • Support site supervisors with the investigation of HSE incidents at the site. Where necessary, lead investigation process and/or collaborate with appropriate corporate staff on serious incidents.
  • Partner with Human Resources on Occupational health concerns and address issues in a timely manner.
  • Manage site security arrangements & compliance with Kerry Food Defence policy.
Your Profile:


  • 3-5 years Industry experience.
  • Experience with Environmental Systems including ISO 14001.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Science or equivalent from an accredited institution.
  • In depth knowledge of HSE regulations including HSA, EPA, and local requirements.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Strong Computer Skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
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