Safety Engineer - Cork

Job description

Sigmar Recruitment have an exciting and unique opportunity for an experienced Safety Engineer to work with our globally renowned client in Cork. This is a permanent role offering a competitive salary and benefits package along with an exceptional working environment.

Reporting to the Health & Safety Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the highest level of occupational health & safety is promoted and achieved for all employees, contractors and visitors to the Cork facility. You will take a lead role in monitoring and enforcing compliance of QSE and Health & Safety (H&S) policies and procedures.

Core Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Monitor, implement and audit compliance with H&S policies
  • Identify and resolve gaps quickly and efficiently
  • Ensure KPI’s and monthly reports are delivered on time
  • Conduct risk assessments as required, maintaining the OHSAS 18001/ ISO 45001 systems
  • Take a lead role in Process Safety activities (Reviews/ HAZOPs/ incident reports and investigations, etc.)
  • Evaluate new processes, equipment and projects from a H&S perspective
  • Carry out regular site inspections
  • Promote a culture of H&S awareness through best practice
  • Review any non-conformances on a monthly basis
  • Conduct full reviews/ reports on accidents, incidents and non-conformances
  • Evaluate safety data sheets in relation to new hazardous substances prior to their arrival on site
  • Liaise with internal departments, external stakeholders and regulatory bodies in relation to H&S, fire, COMAH and external emergency planning
  • Update and maintain all H&S records, ensuring they are in compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure that you are up to date on the latest H&S legislation on an ongoing basis


Candidate Specification:

  • Third level degree in Engineering or related discipline
  • Diploma/ Certification in Occupational Health & Safety
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a consultancy or process industry
  • Exceptional technical knowledge in the following areas:


- Flammability

- ATEX regulations

- Emergency response management

- Chemical safety

- Process safety

- Safety management systems

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Unparalleled analytical and decision making skills
  • Ability to prioritise own workload
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Membership of IOSH desired but not essential


If this sounds like the role for you, call Rebecca on 021-4847137, or email your CV direct to, TODAY!

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