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EHS Specialist

Job Title: EHS Specialist
Location: Galway
REF: 86412
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Senior EHS Specialist / Clinical Sales
Our client, a leading medical device company in Galway are seeking an experienced EHS Specialist to join their existing team
What Will I Be Doing?
  • Implement the site EHS & Energy Management System in accordance with IPC Licence, ISO14001, OHSAS18001, IS50001, legal and corporate requirements.
  • Co-ordinate and perform EHSE Audits, co-ordinating the timely completion of findings & actions
  • Perform area, process and chemical risk assessments, identify opportunities for improvement and define controls in conjunction with operations, engineering and quality
  • Lead EHS improvement projects from concept through to implementation to completion
  • Support the implementation of Cellular Manufacturing from an EHS perspective
  • Proactively develop risk mitigation strategies for site risk profile
  • Support and provide EHS Guidance to site laboratories? advise on risk prevention opportunities and controls including hazardous materials exposure, solventsor other unsafe conditions
  • Perform incident investigations, root cause analysis, EHS corrective and preventative actions
  • Collate and report the site EHSE metrics and KPI?s
  • Provide EHS guidance to key manufacturing and R&D functions with regard to design for Manufacturability and sustainable development.
  • Promote a culture of EHS excellence and provides high-quality EHS technical knowledge
  • Review and update key EHS documents and procedures.
  • Support site Ergonomic Programme and carry out ergonomic assessments.
  • Support the site Industrial Hygiene Programme
  • Contribute to the timely performance of the EHS departmental goals and objectives.
  • Continuously reinforce safety on site
What Do I Need?
  • An honours level 8 Engineering or Science degree.
  • A post graduate qualification in Environmental, Health and Safety, an advantage.
  • Minimum 7 years previous experience in EHS required.
  • Pharmaceutical or medical devices industry background required?strong chemical background
  • Detailed knowledge of legislation and ability to interpret and translate such information into site policy and procedures
  • Good communication skills and computer skills essential.
  • Good attention to detail with ability to problem solve
For further information on this EHS Specialist role please contact Jenny Dore 086 0449371
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