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EHS Specialist

Reference:SMC21670 Location: Carlow
Qualification:DegreeExperience:3-4 Years
Job Type:Fixed Term ContractSalary: Not Disclosed
May be suitable for: EHS Specialist

EHS Specialist
11 Months

We’re currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity with an award-winning Pharmaceutical organization based in Carlow. This is an excellent position for anyone who is looking to join a leading multinational who are one of the best at what they do.

Seeking an experienced Safety & Environmental Specialist to join the Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) team. You will provide technical guidance to the organization to ensure compliance with legal requirements related to EHS as well as the company’s corporate standards, policies, procedures, and guidelines related to EHS and industry best practices.

You will also ensure in conjunction with the EHS team that all health and safety regulatory requirements on the site are upheld to the highest standard.

Primary activities/responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement EHS programs to ensure compliance with local legislation, standards, and industry best practices. Programs include, but are not limited to:
        • Risk assessments
        • Contractor management
        • Incident investigation
        • Emergency response
        • Chemical management
        • Waste management
        • Water & air management
        • Ergonomics
        • Bio risk
        • Equipment & machine safety
        • Industrial hygiene
        • High risk work – e.g., hot work, confined space entry, work at height, etc.
  • Assist operational departments in achieving and establishing compliance.
  • Demonstrate leadership and a strong desire to protect employees, our community, and the environment in this world-class facility – leading with a ’safety first’ mindset.
  • Prepare reports to site, divisional and/or corporate management and regulatory agencies.
  • Evaluate all EHS applicable requirements for any new projects and processes (along with other site departments where necessary) as well as changes in the existing processes and installation.

Education and Experience :
  • Technical Bachelor Degree in Environmental Health & Safety or Technical Bachelor’s Degree (Science/Engineering).
  • 3+ years’ EHS experience in Pharmaceutical, or other highly regulated industry.
  • Proven track record of success in the environmental health and safety sector.

If interested in this posting please feel free to contact Seán McCarthy on +353 (0)87 798 8480 or for further information.