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Vacancy Details

Environmental Health & Safety

Senior Environmental, Health & Safety Specialist - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Sector:
Location: Galway
Date: 20/11/2018
Job Reference: 100019
Contact Name: Edel Kelly
Contact Email: Edel@hero.ie

Job Description


Contact: Edel Kelly
Email: edel@hero.ie
Telephone: 087-4108620

Senior Environmental, Health & Safety Specialist
Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Senior EH &S Specialist
for their site.
Reporting to the Director of Facilities and Engineering, this person will be responsible for driving Environmental, Health & Safety compliance across the Group and ensuring that effective programs and procedures are implemented and or maintained and followed in line with relevant legislation, company policy and appropriate standards.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities:
  • Drive the EH&S management agenda on site and promote a developing safety culture within the site
  • Champion the need for improvements by driving down accidents, managing near misses and by improving the sites health & safety performance by working with management and employees across the Group to maintain and develop a zero-accident safety culture.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining the Environmental Health and Safety programmes and systems across the Group.
  • Co-ordinate EHS activity to ensure a constant state of EHS awareness, adherence & compliance through engagement with management and staff.
  • Drive all EHS matters/ projects and actively participate in continuous improvement projects
  • Develop site EHS performance metrics which bring focus to key areas. Ensure that EH&S KPIs are fully included, and properly reflected, in overall site performance reporting
  • Development & implementation of effective safety programs and initiatives to increase the safety profile and prevent accidents. Incl Risk Assessment; Accident Investigation; Ergonomics; Behavioural Safety; Safety Promotion; EHS Training; EHS Audits; Environmental Conservation; Employee Health & Safety Committee.
  • Review, update and implement risk assessments across the site, conducting gap analysis.
  • Conduct monthly internal EH&S Audits of departments
  • Manage & assist with customer and authority audits, ensuring that site is audit ready and all actions from audit are closed out within given timeframe.
  • Act as the main site contact with enforcing bodies such as the HSA and lead audits/visits to the company from such enforcing bodies.
  • Identify and implement projects that ensure continuous improvements of site environmental performance.
  • To ensure that all employees and contractors working on any project on site are familiar with EHS matters and have the appropriate training, information and knowledge of Safety Health and Environmental matters within the company;
  • To monitor and review Safe Operating Procedures & Group Safety Statement to ensure effectiveness and compliance at all levels;
  • Have expert knowledge on all health, safety, environmental and employer liability claims issues

Person Specification:
  • 3rd level qualification (Ideally Degree) in Health & Safety
  • 3+ years EHS management experience within a highly regulated manufacturing environment, ideally pharmaceutical manufacturing.
  • Experienced in carrying out risk assessments, site inspections, safety audits etc.
  • Experienced in all aspects of current legislation and ability to design and implement H & S Policy and deliver appropriate training
  • Experience in carrying out regular site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented.
  • Strong communication and influencing skills required with ability to interact with management and staff.
  • Good problem solving and interpersonal skills.

For further information on this Senior Environmental, Health & Safety Specialist role in Galway please contact Edel Kelly on 087-4108620 / edel@hero.ie
Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website – www.hero.ie
Please Note: HERO Recruitment will not forward your details to any company without your prior approval

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“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"

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“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,
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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
Pivot

“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”. 


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“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
Valeo

“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
Pivot

“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”. 


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Ingersoll Rand – Thermo King
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