EHS Engineer | Collins McNicholas

EHS Engineer

  • Reference: CJ44692
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Cork, Cork City, Munster
  • Category: Health & safety


  • Responsible for developing/improving EHS systems, policies and strategies.
  • Planning and implementation of EHS systems.
  • Preparation of EH & S reports as required particularly for submission to regulatory authorities.
  • Develop, maintain and review Health and Safety programmes to ensure it meets and exceeds legislative and industry requirements.
  • Perform environmental and health and safety audits.
  • Conduct risk assessments and equipment validations
  • Develop and implement plans to obtain ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certification.
  • Key member of the safety team.
  • Control and logging of all hazardous waste shipments.
  • Establish priorities for development of hazard control programme and participate in their implementation.
  • Regular strategic review of EH & S programme in line with the concept of continuous improvements and provide suitable measurements for EHS programmes at plant level.
  • Establish metrics for assessing E H & S effectiveness.
  • Ensure adequate evacuation and response arrangements are in place for fire and emergency situations.
  • Drive activities around waste stream management.
  • Liaise with Facilities and Manufacturing teams to ensure changes to manufacturing process meet requirements of site Waste Water Licence.
  • Lead and participate in cross functional and cross divisional process improvement initiatives.
  • The EHS Engineer will from time to time be required to support specific EHS driven projects in our facilities based in Cork and/or Limerick as required.
  • All other duties as assigned.



  • Degree in Engineering, Science or equivalent is required with a Diploma or equivalent in Health & Safety.
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a regulatory environment.
  • A proven track record of success as an EHS Engineer in a large Medical Device (or related industry) manufacturing facility is desirable.
  • Familiarity with regulatory compliance procedures, publications and an ability to interpret relevant legislation on behalf of the company.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and training skills.
  • High level of PC skills required. The successful candidate must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint packages.
  • Self-starter with demonstrated efficient work methods, analytical & problem solving skills and ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Capable of working as part of a multi-disciplined team.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aisling on 021 4809118 or email

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