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Environmental Health & Safety

EHS Engineer - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 19/04/2018
Job Reference: 92439

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 086 0449371

EHS Engineer

Our client, a manufacturing company in Galway are currently looking to recruit an EHS Engineer for their site.

What will I be doing
  • The successful candidate will provide EH&S services to support world class manufacturing standards. Key tasks would include responsibility for keeping people free from danger, risk, or injury in the workplace.
  • Manage and maintain the site's Industrial Emissions Directive License (IED), work requirements and provide operational and engineering support for the onsite waste water treatment plant facility.
  • Manage Environmental, Health and Safety programs to minimize losses due to injuries, property damage and reduce the sites carbon footprint (energy, waste, water and refrigerant loss reduction).
  • They must demonstrate the ability to build trust and confidence with the Operations Team and influence change through providing comprehensive EHS risk assessments and data analysis.
  • The candidate will have demonstrated a proven track record in EH&S management and execution, a strong focus on achieving results and ability to lead and deliver key projects.
  • A significant level of competency in Engineering and EH&S is essential.
  • Good experience of managing EHS management systems (ISO 14001:2015, OHSAS 18001 & Energy 50001 and liaising with EPA and HSA.
  • Reduce First aids and dangerous occurrences on site, achieve a 0.00 in TRIR and 0.00 LTIR
  • Provide EH&S support for the manufacture of current and new Truck & Trailer products to world-class standards ensuring that products are built in the safest and environmentally efficient manner.
  • Reduce the sites carbon footprint (energy, waste, water and refrigerant loss reduction)
  • Provide the EHS engineering support to lean manufacturing programmes, i.e. through process improvements, automation, product re-engineering and cost improvement initiatives.
  • Identify, develop and implement new EHS initiatives across the site
    Ensure the company is compliant with all IR Standard work requirements, ISO, OHSAS, EPA, Energy and Irish legislative requirements.

What do I need
  • At a minimum an honours degree in engineering is required.
  • 2-5 years' experience working in a world class-manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Good, all round knowledge of Environmental Health and Safety in the workplace
  • Communication - builds cross functional awareness; clearly communicates project team expectations; good influencing / negotiation / conflict resolution skills.
  • Accomplished programme manager
  • Advanced skills in business, finance, cross-functional awareness, leadership, communication, influence, negotiation, and conflict resolution.

For further information on this EHS Engineer role in Galway please contact Jenny Dore on 086 0449371 /
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