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Senior EHS Specialist

Job Title: Senior EHS Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 95318
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 086 0449371

Senior EHS Specialist
Our client, a medical device company in Clare is currently looking to recruit a Senior EHS Specialist for their site.

What will I be doing
  • Co-ordination of matters relating to Environmental, Health and Safety, driving closure of EHS actions by communicating with the relevant dept managers.
  • Knowledge of construction regulations to guide the construction project
  • Advising the team and managing all EHS risk with the two new business start ups
  • Support and coordinate the Emergency Response Team
  • Supporting EHS with the normal day to day running of EHS including managing the training program, updating the EHS DBS visual management board and task execution.
  • Carrying out and documenting risk assessments for the new business with the ability to identify any risks or hazards with incoming new machines and processes.
  • Support various EHS projects including ATEX compliance, VOC permit application, EPA Licence application, occupational chemical exposure monitoring and waste water treatment plant upgrade project.
  • Monitoring of the contractor control program including giving inductions.
  • Work on implementation / improvement action plans in relation to EHS Issues.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of hazard control programs.
  • Work with internal teams in relation to environmental and safety matters.
  • To document any new procedures & ensure compliance to all relevant standards.

What do I need
  • ATEX compliance and construction projects.
  • Knowledge of Industrial products, chemicals and processes in Industry.
  • Knowledge of Irish & EU Legislation in relation to Environmental Health & Safety.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to execute tasks in an efficient manner
  • Third Level Diploma or Degree Qualification in Health & Safety or Environmental.
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Knowledge of the following EHS programs - Risk Assessment, Emergency Response, and Behavioural based safety, Ergonomics, Manual Handling, Machine Entrapment, ATEX compliance, Hazardous chemicals and training.
  • Knowledge of either ISO 14001 or 18001 standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to project manage
  • A Minimum of 5 Years in a similar Environmental Health & Safety role is required.

For further information on this Senior EHS Specialist role in Clare please contact Jenny Dore on 086 0449371 /
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