EHS Specialist – Sligo (12 month Contract) | Collins McNicholas

EHS Specialist – Sligo (12 month Contract)

  • Reference: SJ44781
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo
  • Category: Health & safety

EHS Specialist – Sligo (12 month Contract)

An excellent opportunity has arisen in Sligo for an EHS Specialist with a progressive company in the medical device manufacturing sector. This is a one year fixed term contract for a competent EHS Specialist to apply their expertise and key decision making in developing the business, from an EHS perspective, through continuous improvement.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing all aspects of site’s compliance in line with regulations.

  • Monitoring all current and emerging EHS regulations and developing strategies/programs to ensure compliance.

  • Developing and maintaining the site’s EHS management systems and procedures in accordance with standards such as ISO14001.

  • Optimise and develop programmes to reduce environmental, health and safety risks and to engender a heightened awareness of EHS issues plant wide.

  • Managing specific EHS programs concerning Non-conformance/Corrective Action (CAPA), internal systems audits, environmental monitoring.

  • Liaising with external authorities on EHS related matters.

  • Management and recording of waste recycling and disposal procedures.

  • Evaluation of new processes, equipment for EHS impacts

  • Ensure that an effective and appropriate EHS management system is maintained and that performance of the system, EHS goals and KPIs are tracked and reported to management, corporate and regulatory agencies as required

  • Manage personnel, budgets and resources relating to EHS to limit the companies risks and exposure

  • Ensure emergency and contingency planning operates in a systematic smooth fashion

  • Lead and manage the EHS inspection, surveys and auditing programme

  • Ensure that EHS communication and training plans are maintained and implemented

  • Drive the waste minimisation programme site wide and achieve planned targets

  • Actively manage any safety incidents to minimise company exposure

  • Preparation of EH & S reports/metrics as required particularly for submission to regulatory authorities

  • Leading and participating in cross functional and cross divisional process improvement initiatives.


Education, Experience & Skills:

  • Degree in Engineering, Science or equivalent is required with a Diploma or equivalent in Health & Safety.

  • 5 years’ experience in a regulated environment.

  • A proven track record of success as a Senior EHS Specialist in a 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.

Excellent remuneration package on offer to the successful candidate.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Davin Ferguson on 0719140251 or email

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