EHS Officer


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Location Galway
Salary Negotiable
Role Type Permanent
Contact Brian Walsh

EHS Officer

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Job ID: JOB-12240

EHS Officer – Galway 


Reporting to the Senior HSE Specialist and SEO, you will have responsibility for the day to day operation of the EHS system. 


  • Strong administrative and report writing skills to support the EHS Management Systems.
  • Developing and maintaining EHS policies and procedures.
  • Conduct EHS audits to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented and maintained.
  • Identify and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices.  Ensure any high-risk activities are controlled by a suitable safe system of work.
  • Completion and review of risk assessments, ensuring all necessary controls are in place.
  • Promote and support a “positive” site safety culture
  • Ensure that Emergency Response and PPE equipment is available when and where required.
  • Co-ordinate and document all EHS related training, including induction and refresher training.
  • Ensure all accidents, incidents and near misses are documented appropriately and investigated to timely closure.
  • Ensure that staff have all the relevant manuals and training certifications.
  • Review sub-contractor’s safety statements and ensure all EHS documentation is up to date and in compliance with all the relevant requirements.
  • Ensure all permits to work are completed and compliant with the relevant procedures.
  • Update and maintain the EHS visual management board.
  • Maintain an up-to-date list of hazardous substances stored on site and conduct chemical risk assessments. 
  • Conduct monitoring for noise, air and the thermal environment.
  • Ensure proper containment, labelling and PPE for hazardous operations and materials on-site.
  • Conduct Emergency Response drills and maintain records.
  • Reviewing equipment and equipment modifications for safety and regulatory compliance.
  • Support facilities with any issues in relation to EHS.
  • Conduct and manage all environmental water sampling activities on site.
  • Monitor energy consumption and waste management activities and compile relevant metrics.
  • Support management in maintaining ISO 14001 and achieving 45001.
  • Keep your skills current and be conversant with the latest developments in Regulation and Legislation in Environmental Health & Safety.
  • To take on other duties which the Company may assign you from time to time.


  • Certificate or Diploma qualification in Health & Safety. 
  • Experience with ISO 14001 and 45001.
  • Knowledge of REACH and RoHs an advantage
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing-based environment.
  • Any courses like train the trainer, manual handling and first aid are desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Can work independently, as well as with a team and the ability to learn and adapt to situations.
  • Ability to lead, motivate, and positively influence others. Self-driven and highly motivated.


For further information on this EHS Officer role in Galway please contact Brian Walsh on +353 86 0449371 or email:

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Brian Walsh


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EHS Officer

Brian Walsh

Role Type Permanent
Contact Brian Walsh
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