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Hazelnut Company Georgia H&S Specialist

Job Location: ​Zugdidi​

Zugdidi Region, Village Chitatskari, Georgia

Company description


Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in more than 50 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? 38,767  dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.


AgriGeorgia was established in March 2007 near the city of Zugdidi in the Samegrelo region and currently the activity is handled through 3 sites, employing approx. 130 HCs. The Company’s mission is to verify the adaptability of different hazelnut varieties to local agricultural and climatic conditions experimenting several agronomic techniques, to promote the hazelnuts development amongst local farmer and ultimately to be a reliable supplier for Ferrero reducing dependency from other suppliers/countries.

Diversity Statement


Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.


About the Role:


For our AgriGeorgia we are currently looking for a Health and Safety Specialist.

As health and Safety specialist you will be responsible for participating in risk assessment, hazard identification and setting corrective action process. In preparation of Health and Safety documents, trainings and instructions.

As the H&S specialist you will report to the Head of H&S Department.


Main Responsibilities:


  • Carry out Risk Assessment and Hazard identification
  • Participation in preparation of Health and Safety documents (Trainings, SOP, Instructions)
  • Participation in Providing Instructions, training to employees
  • Monitoring and preparing reports in H&S issues
  • Participation in preparation of Checklists
  • Supervision of processes, that involve the performance of dangerous activities (working at height, working with hazardous equipment)
  • Determination and control of Personal Protective Equipment

Who we are looking for:


  • Bachelor’s degree /High Education
  • Certificate of an accredited program of a Health and Safety specialist is preferable
  • Experience in H&S as a health and safety specialist is preferable
  • Good level of Excel, Power Point
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good knowledge of English is preferable
  • Georgian mother tongue (or advanced level)

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:


Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world. 

In AgriGeorgia, the main measure of success is to help the company in delivering increasing quantity and quality of hazelnut production, thanks to sustainable farming and out-growing practices.