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Environmental Health & Safety

EHS Specialist - Mayo

Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Mayo
Date: 27/11/2018
Job Reference: 99337
Contact Name: Edel Kelly
Contact Email:

Job Description

Contact: Edel Kelly
Telephone: 087 4108620

EHS Specialist – 12-month contract

Our client, a pharmaceutical company in Mayo is currently looking to recruit an EHS Specialist
for their site.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant high-performing team in ensuring leading edge EHS standards on a dynamic site. The position is an EHS Lead position for a range of laboratory departments on site, and also includes leading the campus chemical safety and industrial hygiene programs.
The Candidate:
  • Self-motivated individual with excellent interpersonal, communication, organisation and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously whilst maintaining close attention to detail.
  • Knowledge and experience of EHS regulatory requirements, chemical safety and industrial hygiene. Knowledge and experience of REACH Regulation also desirable.
  • Min 5 years relevant EHS experience, preferably in pharmaceutical / medical device industry.
  • Third level diploma/degree in health and safety.
  • Experience working in Pharmaceutical /Medical device experience required
  • Responsible for laboratories and chemical safety programme requirements.
  • Working on own initiatives

The Role:
  • Engage, influence and support the management team and employees in campus laboratory departments to achieve safety and environmental goals & objectives in line with the overall campus goals and objectives.
  • Continuously develop a culture of strong safety engagement amongst employees.
  • Influence management and engage employees to drive excellence in safety performance, utilising the Operational Excellence framework to drive EHS improvements.
  • Risk assessment of tasks, changes, machinery and contractor activities.
  • Together with the EHS Team, develop and implement effective safety programs and initiatives to continuously improve safety performance, including Risk Assessment; Accident Investigation; Ergonomics; Behavioural Safety; Safety Promotion; EHS Training; EHS Audits; Contractor Safety Management; Safety Committees.
  • Lead the chemical safety, industrial hygiene and ergonomics programs campus-wide.

For further information on this EHS Specialist role in Mayo please contact Edel on 087 4108620 /

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