• Health and Safety Specialist Field Based Employees

    Requisition ID
    2019-6946
    Job Location(s)
    Moenchengladbach Germany
    Company
    Cook Deutschland
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Category
    EH&S/Security
    Education
    Bachelor's Degree, Post Grad
  • Overview

    To proactively promote a positive Health and Safety environment for all Field Based employees, located in Europe. The Health and Safety Specialist will develop and provide technical support on occupational safety and other relevant, health and safety issues.

     

    Reporting to:   Facilities Manager

    Responsibilities

    • Ensure compliance with European statutory legislation and develop internal policies and procedures to ensure compliance with same.
    • Implement and update Health & Safety control procedures for activities of European Field Based Employees.
    • Carry out risk assessments and implement appropriate control measures. Develop training programmes and provide training on Health & Safety.
    • Advise regional managers on Health & Safety issues relevant to their particular area of work / department.
    • Liaise with all relevant European Health & Safety Agencies e.g. HSA, HSE, etc
    • Ensure that Cook’s Code of Conduct is considered in all business matters carried out on Cook’s behalf.
    • Provide administrative and technical support relating to Health & Safety practices and procedures for European Field Based Employees.
    • Coordinate and control all aspects of radiological, biological, driving and protection programs including schedules and records for all field based employees
    • Coordinate procurement, supply, provision and maintenance of personal protective equipment and personal monitoring equipment. Control all associated records and monitoring results.
    • Ensure records are maintained. Generate reports in a timely and efficient manner.
    • Analyse data and results, initiate corrective measures as required.
    • Coordinate meetings and provide information and training.
    • Coordinate occupational vaccination programs in conjunction with HR.
    • Coordinate occupational health surveillance programs.
    • Carryout accident investigations and generate reports.

    Qualifications

    • Relevant third level qualification and/or relevant experience.
    • Fluency in one or more European languages (as well as English)
    • Three to four years experience in a similar role is desirable.
    • Knowledge and experience of Occupational/Industrial hygiene.
    • The ability to maintain confidentiality.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Strong knowledge of computer software.
    • Willingness and availability to travel on company business.

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