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Environmental Health & Safety

Environmental Chemical Engineer - Galway - 103567

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 8/04/2019
Job Reference: 103567
Contact Name: Edel Kelly
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Environmental Chemical Engineer - Galway - 103567

Environmental Chemical Engineer
Our client, a manufacturing company in Galway is currently looking to recruit an EHS Chemical Engineer for their site.

The successful candidate will provide Chemical and Environmental services to support world class manufacturing standards.
Key tasks would include providing Chemical support for the onsite Electro-Coating process and Waste Water Treatment Plant facilities. Responsibility to manage and maintain the site’s Industrial Emissions Directive License (IED)

EHS Standard work requirements.
Duties & Responsibilities:
? Manage, organize, optimize and control the overall effectiveness of all chemical equipment & processes, to the required

Health, Safety and Environmental standards (Industrial Emissions Directive).
? Participate as Chemical Subject Matter Expert in plant improvement teams/programs relating to safety, quality, environment, costs, and process optimization, e.g. odour elimination from processes, helium recovery, Refrigerant 452, removal of Nickel.
? Liaise with external test bodies and chemical suppliers to ensure compliance & Best Available Technology (BAT). Create and execute an implementation plan to achieve BAT.
? Manage chemical risk assessment for all areas on site.
? Implement a robust process to ensure safe introduction of new chemicals on site for plant/product changes.
? Develop and train all relevant personnel on chemical awareness including specialised training for operators using complex chemical processes.
? Apply lean thinking and standard work to chemical processes to deliver projects that will eliminate waste in all of its forms
maximising output, ensuring targets are met using the hierarchy of controls, e.g. hazardous material to be replaced by non- hazardous material.
? Maintain an active process chemical repository ensuring that all product knowledge is maintained, readily accessible and updated, e.g MSDS, develop site chemical matrix.
? Provide chemical expertise for Capital expenditure projects (CER’s) relating to existing products, major process redevelopment and new machinery so that they can be readily adapted to suit the product range and the process technologies involved. Provide Chemical and Environmental support for the manufacture of current and new Truck & Trailer products to world-class standards ensuring that products are built in the safest and environmentally efficient manner.
? Reduce the sites carbon footprint (energy, waste, water and refrigerant loss reduction)
? Ensure Galway is compliant with all Standard work requirements, ISO, OHSAS, EPA, Energy and Irish legislative requirements.

Qualifications & Experience:
? Bachelor of Science, or Degree Chemical Engineering is essential, Post graduate desirable
? Essential Chemistry skills – particularly Effluent treatment, Metal coating, and paint processes. Familiar with six sigma/
continuous improvement methodologies, ability to use simple statistical and graphical tools such as pareto analysis, A3’s
? Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from associates, supervisors and managers at the site
? Must possess a strong work ethic, be a self-motivated learner and have the ability to prioritize and handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced and changing work environment.
? Proven track record of influencing people to collaborate in achieving project
? Ability to assign priorities in a fast-paced and changing environment.
? Ability to interpret manufacturing schematics and blueprints.
? Able to mentor and facilitate lean culture change in an environment with varying acceptance
? He/She must demonstrate the ability to build trust and confidence with the Operations Team and influence change
through providing comprehensive Chemical and Environmental risk assessments and data analysis
? Proven record of accomplishment in Chemical and Environmental management and execution, a strong focus on achieving results and ability to lead and deliver key projects.
? A significant level of competency in Chemical Engineering and Environmental is essential.
? Good experience of managing EHS management systems (ISO 14001:2015, OHSAS 18001 & Energy 50001 and liaising
with EPA and HSA.

For further information on Environmental Chemical Engineer role in Galway Please contact Edel Kelly on 087 4108620 /
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