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Environmental Health & Safety

105014 - EH&S Specialist - Cork

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
Date: 4/11/2019
Job Reference: 105014
Contact Name: Edel Kelly
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Job Description

EH&S Specialist - Cork - 105014
EH&S Specialist – Cork

Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a EH&S Specialist for their site.

An exceptional opportunity for an experienced Safety & Environment Specialist to join the Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) team; where they will play an integral role in developing, maintaining and continually improving the EHS systems at our vaccines and biologics facility in Cork.
  • He/she will provide technical guidance to the organisation to ensure compliance with legal requirements related to EHS as well as corporate standards, policies, procedures and guidelines related to EHS and industry best practices.
  • He/she will ensure, in conjunction with the EHS team, that all EHS regulatory requirements on the site are upheld to the highest standard.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement EHS programmes to ensure compliance with local legislation, Company standards and industry best practices including programmes such as: risk assessments; contractor management; incident investigation; chemical management; ergonomics; biorisk; equipment & machine safety; industrial hygiene; high risk work – e.g. hot work, confined space entry, work at height, etc.
  • Demonstrate leadership and a strong desire to protect employees, our community and the environment – leading with a ’safety first’ mindset.
  • Prepare reports to site, divisional and/or corporate management and regulatory agencies.
  • Evaluate all EHS applicable requirements for any new projects and processes (along with other site departments where necessary) as well as changes in the existing processes and installation.
  • Conduct annual site self-assessments, and more frequent operating unit assessments, tracking and directing follow-up activities to correct any non-conformity.

Qualifications & Experience
  • 3+ years’ EHS experience in Pharmaceutical, or other highly regulated industry.
  • Primary Bachelor’s Degree in EHS or Technical Primary Bachelor’s Degree with a post-grad EHS qualification is required.
  • Technically strong; with understanding of a variety of EHS topics
  • Proven track record of success in the EHS sector.
  • Experience on supporting multiple activities/projects.
  • Industrial Hygiene experience an advantage
  • Ability to influence others.
  • Innovative & Compliance-minded, with the drive to go seek out necessary information.
  • ‘Safety First’ mind-set.
  • Qualifications:
  • Primary Bachelor’s Degree in EHS or Technical Primary Bachelor’s Degree with a post-grad EHS qualification is required.
  • Technically strong; with understanding of a variety of EHS topics.

For further information on this EH&S Specialist role in Cork please contact Edel Kelly on 087 4108620 /

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