Our client is a global innovator organisation with core competencies in the fields of pharma, biotech, medical devices and diagnostics to name but a few. Employing upwards of 30,000 people worldwide, this organisation sets trends in research-intensive areas with their products and services designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. The Role: Our client, due to expansion ongoing requires a strong EHS Specialist to join an exciting and expanding team at their state of the art facility in the North West. You will report to the Site Engineering Services and EHS Manager and you will be part of a team of 4 other EHS professionals ensuring implementation of EHS activities, improvements and programmes. Key Responsibilities include: Provide direction and support to the site in meeting the requirements of Global EHS Management and Technical Standards, ISO and OHSAS standards and other external regulations. Maintain ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 Certification. Support the development, implementation and maintenance of the Site EHS Strategic Plan and regularly review this plan with site management. Liaise with Managers / Team Leaders to ensure employees are trained to a defined competency standard with all applicable EHS policies and procedures. Perform Risk assessments throughout the plant and oversee and monitor training on risk assessments. Manage the EHS Assessment of all new chemicals and processes. Implement ongoing evaluation of EHS awareness activities and develop continuous improvement on EHS programmes. Support, improve and continuously monitor the Site Emergency Response Plan to ensure it meets the requirements of changing processes. Auditing to ensure compliance with safety standards and with the corporate management and technical standards. The Person: BSc in Occupational Safety & Health Level 8, or a degree in a related discipline. A minimum of 3 years' experience in a cGMP environment in an EHS role, including proven track record in managing contractor safety. FETAC Level 6: Manual Handling Instructor and Assessor and, Train the Trainer desirable. FETAC Level 5: Qualified Occupational First Aider desirable. Internal Occupational Health & Safety Management System Auditor (OHSAS 18001. Open to 10% travel. To learn more apply online or contact Orla Boyle at HRM on 353 91 782110 for a confidential chat. This job originally appeared on RecruitIreland.com.
104 days ago