Job ID: JOB-12013
EHS Specialist Our client a leading medical device company in Spiddal area of Galway are seeking applicants for an EHS Specialist. Reporting to the Operations Director, you will be responsible for managing, evolving and maintaining the EH&S programs within the company, ensuring best practice within the industry and in compliance with all regulatory requirements. Duties and Responsibilities: • Monitoring all current and emerging EHS regulations and developing strategies/annual-work schedule to ensure compliance • Ensure that policies and procedures which fulfil company goals for the safety of employees and customers are being complied with • Investigate and report on all accidents and incidents, prepare KPI’s and report to senior management, identify trends, roll out training and awareness initiatives to close any gaps • Undertake monthly Gemba walks of the site (and any additional sites), actioning all findings and recommendations • Hold bi-monthly meetings with the First Aid Responder team, audit and restock all first aid boxes, first aid equipment, fire extinguishers etc, ensure adequate training levels are maintained • Lead and coordinate the Emergency Response Team, schedule drills, drive actions to continuously improve response and close any gaps, schedule and/or provide training • Create (where applicable), monitor and manage all MSDS’s, chemical register, roll out chemical awareness and chemical spill response training • Environmental management initiatives, waste control, monitor and reduce energy consumption, liaise with third parties such as EPA, HSA as appropriate • Primary Risk-assessor input in conjunction with R&D, New-Product-Introduction & Operations staff relating to the introduction of new products and processes on site. • Design and project manage EHS inputs for new processes, chemicals, and equipment • Maintain risk assessment register and the company safety statement updates • Management of contractors, initiating permits, auditing of EHS standards, coordinating multiple vendors • Management of health surveillance program, including manual handling, vdu assessments, and audio assessments • Primary lead on any internal or external site-safety related audits • EHS project work as required Key Requirements for the Role: • Third level qualification in a relevant engineering discipline with a work-based qualification in Environmental Health & Safety or a qualification in Safety engineering • 3 – 5 years’ experience in EH&S role • Experience working in the medical device sector is desirable but not essential • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills • Experience of report writing and investigations • Proven audit, evaluation and investigative skills • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal • Attention to detail For further information on this EHS Specialist role in Galway please contact Caroline Kingston on 0868395531/ firstname.lastname@example.org Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website – https://www.hero.ie/ Please Note: Under its obligation under the Data Protection legislation, HERO Recruitment will not forward your details to any company without your prior approval.
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