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Associate Environmental, Health & Safety Manager

Job Title: Associate Environmental, Health & Safety Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Clare
REF: 92378
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Associate Environmental, Health & Safety Manager

Who are the client

Our client are a leading medical device company in Shannon

What will I be doing
  • You will drive EHS compliance to corporate and legal standards.
  • You will champion Health, Safety and Environmental management to promote a Health and Safety culture.
  • As the site's expert resource you will advise on health and safety, environmental and employer liability issues.
  • Driving improvements to minimise accidents.
  • Responsible for liaising with external enforcing bodies.
  • Lead, coach, & mentor EHS team (1 EHS Specialist, 1 EHS intern)
  • Take ownership of the organisations ISO14001 & OHSAS18001 Management Systems and ensure that standards and procedures set within these systems are maintained in line with regulatory requirements.
  • Promote safe systems of works in line with ISO & OHSAS standards ensuring that safety is placed at the fore of all undertakings by the organisation.
  • Promote and champion the organisation Safety Culture Improvement Programme
  • Carry out site and facility inspections and audits to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented and work with area leaders to implement improvements.
  • Lead and support initiatives to raise awareness and drive a positive culture around H&S through positive affirmation of safe behaviours.
  • Keep management informed of all significant regulatory requirements, notable safety weaknesses, and all key safety indicators.
  • Facilitate the site EHS Steering Team, working with area leaders to reduce specific risks within their areas
  • Coordinate dealings with enforcement agencies and external bodies including the HSA; and Insurers with incidents and accident investigations.

What do I need
  • Flexibilitiy to travel to Galway one day per week
  • 6-8 experience in an EHS role in a manufacturing environment, preferably medical device
  • B.S degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Science or equivalent
  • Experience working with and/or implementing ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs
  • Disciplined approach to activity and self-managed
  • Skills and ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.
  • Capable of working as part of a multi-disciplined team
For further information on this Environmental Health & Safety Manager role in Galway please contact Jenny Dore on 0860449371 /
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