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EHS Specialist - Contract

Job Title: EHS Specialist - Contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cork
REF: 97029
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

All applicants must have a working visa for Ireland for this contract role

Contact: Niamh Hlubek
Telephone: 086 8168298

EHS Specialist - Contract

Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit an EHS Specialist for their site on a contract basis.

The EHS Specialist will ensure the organisation meets all regulatory and corporate requirements from an EHS & Risk Management perspective, coordinating and implementing all assigned OH&S tasks related to EHS objectives and activities on site.

  • Ensure robust systems are in place for Risk Management, EHS Compliance Auditing, Safety Culture, EHS training, Accident Investigation, EHS communications and EHS promotional activities etc. on site.
  • Develop and coordinate Emergency Response Process onsite and link with Business Continuity Plan at site level
  • Chemical safety program, PSSR and new product introductions are compliant with regulations and industry best practice.
  • Support Machine Safety, Atex, IH and Ergonomics program on site
  • EHS action tracking system (Enviromanager) and CAPA Management system (Corrective and Preventive Actions) and similar software tools oversight building cross functional ownership.
  • Engage with other departments within the organisation to ensure corrective actions are understood and implemented.
  • Report out weekly to management and teams on KPIs in line with EHS objectives/targets (planned vs. actual performance).
  • Undertake Auditing of EHS systems and ensure that corrective actions are closed within a timely manner
  • Ensure the site complies with ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and WW EHS Standards.
  • Maintain a high standard of documentation in relation to all activities
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • The ideal candidate will a self-starter who can drive and manage day to day tasks and projects while collaborating with relevant stakeholders to ensure project deliverables are met to defined schedules.

  • Ability to work independently (a self-starter) or in a team environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent Project Management, organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Influencing skills
  • Team player

Qualifications and Experience;
  • Essential:
  • Third level qualification or Diploma in Health and Safety
  • 5 – 7 years EHS Experience working in Medical Devices
  • Experience in identifying corrective actions and solutions for EHS hazards and risks identified
  • Working knowledge of Irish H&S and Environmental Legislation and regulations
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office tools (MS Word, Excel, Power-point). MS Project or similar tool is an advantage.
For further information on this EHS Specialist role in Cork please contact Niamh Hlubek 086 8168298 /

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