Connecting to LinkedIn...

Vacancy Details

Science Pharmaceutical and Food

105331 - Senior EHS Specialist - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 19/08/2019
Job Reference: 105331
Contact Name: Jenny Dore
Contact Email:

Job Description

Senior EHS Specialist - Galway - 105331
Senior EHS Engineer

The primary purpose of this position is to ensure systems are in place and functioning to effectively maintain a safe work place and ensure compliance with all applicable Environmental, Health, Safety, and Security (EHSS) regulations.

What will I be doing
  • Adheres to Integer Values and all safety, environmental, security and quality requirements including, but not limited to: Quality Management Systems (QMS), Safety, Environmental and Security Management Systems, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, company policies and operating procedures, and other regulatory requirements.
  • Serves as subject matter expert on EHSS matters related to associate safety, environmental protection, property protection, process and equipment safety, and security in a manufacturing environment.
  • Implements site specific EHSS strategy and initiates policies, programs, and initiatives to ensure EHSS compliance and achieve EHSS goals.
  • Monitors and evaluates the impact of new laws, regulations, and industry standards.
  • Leads site efforts, projects and cross-functional EHSS teams in the direction of continuously improving work environment that is safe and environmentally friendly
  • Ensures required records, permits and reports are maintained and prepared according to established guidelines by local, state and federal agencies
  • Trains new and existing Associates on company policies, procedures and regulations as required
  • Identifies hazardous workplace conditions, performs and documents job hazard analysis, and coordinates activities to ensure corrective and preventative actions are implemented.
  • Responds to day-to-day Associate concerns in an appropriate and timely manner
  • Manages the investigation of work-related injuries and works with Human Resources with workers compensation claims and return to work programs.
  • Reviews, measures, audits and reports on efforts in attaining compliance with EHSS laws, regulations, company policies and best practices.
  • Leads and trains Emergency Response Team (ERT) to be proficient in areas necessary at the facility including hazmat, incipient fire, medical or other potential emergencies
  • Liaison to government agencies, emergency responders and customers
  • Perform other functions as required.

What Do I Need
  • Bachelor’s degree EHS, Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, Science or other EHS field
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent attention to detail, well-organized, and able to solve problems.
  • Able to manage time in order to complete tasks by required deadlines.
  • Ability to speak in public with good communication and leadership skills.
  • Can work independently, as well as with a team.
  • Ability to lead, motivate, and positively influence others.
  • Self-driven and highly motivated.

For further information on this EHS Engineer role in Galway please contact Jenny Dore on 086 0449371 /
Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website –
Please Note: Under its obligation under the Data Protection legislation, HERO Recruitment will not forward your details to any company without your prior approval.

Share this Job

Your Consultant:

Consultant: Jenny Dore
Mobile: 0860449371

“I have worked with HERO recruitment (formerly HERO recruitment) for a number of years both within my current and previous position. I have always found HERO recruitment excellent to partner with, the consultants know our industry and cultural fit and can therefore successfully source high calibre candidates to match our open vacancies. I find HERO recruitment very professional to deal with and any candidates I interview who are sourced by HERO always have a positive recruitment experience”.

Moira Faherty,
Human Resources Manager
Chanelle Group

“My very first impression was that I was dealing with a recruitment company who were extremely professional, supportive and knowledgeable of the role for which I was applying. Not only were the responsibilities of the role explained to me in great detail, but they also went to great lengths to really understand the depth of my technical, managerial and leadership experience and capabilities. What impressed me the most was their personal touch in building a strong relationship with me as a candidate and in maintaining regular contact with me on the status of the role throughout the application process”.

Adrian Rice,
Engineering Manager 
Boston Scientific

“HERO have been a key strategic recruiting partner to Hollister ULC over many years. During our continued growth and expansion at our facility in Ballina, Hero have worked closely with us to really understand our recruiting needs, the calibre of talent we are looking for, and the fit for our Hollister culture. HERO have successfully sourced and placed candidates for us into Research and Development, Project / Process Engineering, Supply Chain and key Management roles.  They have a very experienced and professional team, and bring an excellent regional, national and international perspective”. 

Tom Horkan,
Asst. HR Manger
Hollister ULC, Ballina, Co. Mayo

"From the first prompt call-back to the ultimate congratulatory call to inform me of a job offer, Karl was an absolute professional; sound advice, solid research and knowledge of companies, unwavering persistence and friendly encouragement. West is best, so for anyone looking for a technical role, talk to Karl"

Fiachra Collins
Computer Vision Algorithm Team Manager

“HERO Recruitment continues to be a valued partner in supplying high calibre candidates to all three Boston Scientific sites in Ireland. In particular they have been successful in delivering on specific roles for key project scale-ups. HERO has also provided on-site recruitment presence during increased activity when required and consistently operate in a highly professional and competent manner”.   

Lorraine McDonnell,
Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist
Boston Scientific 

“HERO Recruitment were instrumental in sourcing and delivering key talent to the organisation and enabled us to meet our key deliverables within our start-up phase. They thoroughly understood our culture and constantly over delivered on our expectations. Our partnership with HERO Recruitment has without a doubt been  a professional and collaborative one. HERO exceed themselves in all aspects of recruitment and are an absolute pleasure to work with”.

Christine Power,
VP of Human Resources

“HERO recruitment is an extension to our talent acquisition team. From hiring strategy meeting to the induction of the right talent, the HERO recruitment team provide an exemplary service. They are knowledgeable about our business needs, responsive and thorough. A true talent acquisition partner”. 

Orla Keady-Giblin,
Human Resources Manager
Ingersoll Rand – Thermo King

Clients we are proud to work with