Senior EHS Specialist

Posted on: 12/07/2018
Ref: VAC-16638
  • Country: Ireland
  • Location: Cork
  • Industry: EHS
  • Discipline: Health & Safety
  • Employment Type: Contract
  • Duration: 52 weeks


Job Description

Senior EHS Specialist required by a multinational medical device company based in Cork. The Cork facility is a global centre for product development, manufacturing and supply chain. The product & process innovation centre on site is a global strategic investment based on the skills and capabilities of the Cork staff. The site employs over 1000 persons and operates as a fast paced, innovative and highly collaborative international team. Our client is known for their leading edge product and manufacturing process innovation and ingenuity. This drive for excellence is coupled with a strong task focused team culture.

In this new role the EHS Specialist will:
o Ensure robust systems are in place for Risk Management, EHS Compliance Auditing, Safety Culture, EHS training, Accident Investigation, EHS communications and EHS promotional activities etc. on site.
o Develop and coordinate Emergency Response Process onsite and link with Business Continuity Plan at site level. Chemical safety program, PSSR and new product introductions are compliant with regulations and industry best practice.
o Support Machine Safety, Atex, IH and Ergonomics program on site
o EHS action tracking system (Enviromanager) and CAPA Management system (Corrective and Preventive Actions) and similar software tools oversight building cross functional ownership.
o Engage with other departments within the organisation to ensure corrective actions are understood and implemented.

The EHS Specialist requires:
o Third level qualification or Diploma in Health and Safety
o 5 – 7 years EHS Experience working in Medical Devices
o Experience in identifying corrective actions and solutions for EHS hazards and risks identified
o Working knowledge of Irish H&S and Environmental Legislation and regulations
o Proficient in the use of MS Office tools (MS Word, Excel, Power-point). MS Project or similar tool is an advantage.

Call Ruth at LSC on 021 4777 329 for more information on this new Senior EHS Specialist position or apply directly via this advert.

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