Health and Safety Specialist | Collins McNicholas

Health and Safety Specialist

  • Reference: CJ43530
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Cork, Cork city, Munster
  • Category: Health & safety

The following are just some of the key responsibilities within the role which include

  • Responsible for scheduling and delivering H+S training across the site
  • Actively arrange and complete the necessary risk assessments associated with the activities in the API Plant
  • Complete the required H+S audits in accordance with give schedules; Conduct other sitewide H+S audits and continuously improve the Site H+S management systems
  • To continue the progress of creating a vibrant EHS culture amongst those working in the facility.
  • Act as primary H+S contact for given buildings. Lead H+S meetings in the designated areas.
  • Assess H+S incidents and lead and support H+S investigations as required throughout the facility.
  • Assist with development and implementation of key H+S metrics


The successful candidates will preferably have

  • Completed a Diploma in an H+S related programme and ideally have 3 to 4 years relevant experience within in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • A good understanding of Chemical manufacturing-preferably API Manufacture, including general processing, utility and plant operations.
  • Previous experience of compiling and delivering training presentations
  • Good knowledge of EHS management systems and a strong technical writing ability
  •  In addition, the successful candidate will be highly motivated and able to demonstrate problem solving and decision making abilities.
  •  The successful candidate is expected to be able to foster a vibrant EHS culture in the new facility which will require excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Open to new challenges and tasks as the role develops and in line with changes across the site
    Behaviours/Core Competencies.
  • Acts Decisively, Change Agile, Seizes Accountability, Self-Awareness, Grows Self, Builds Peer relationships


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Emer O’ Callaghan on 021 4911061 or email

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