Site EHSS Engineer | Collins McNicholas

Site EHSS Engineer

  • Reference: GJ45770
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Clare, Galway City, Mayo
  • Category: Health & safety

Site EHSS Engineer with 3-5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.  Galway

Ensure systems are in place and functioning to effectively maintain a safe work place and ensure compliance with all applicable Environmental, Health, Safety, and Security (EHSS) regulations. 


  • Adheres to company value and all safety, environmental, security and quality requirements including, but not limited to: Quality Management Systems (QMS), Safety, Environmental and Security Management Systems, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, company policies and operating procedures, and other regulatory requirements.
  • Serves as subject matter expert on EHSS matters related to associate safety, environmental protection, property protection, process and equipment safety, and security in a manufacturing environment.
  • Implements site specific EHSS strategy and initiates policies, programs, and initiatives to ensure EHSS compliance and achieve EHSS goals.
  • Monitors and evaluates the impact of new laws, regulations, and industry standards.
  • Leads site efforts, projects and cross-functional EHSS teams in the direction of continuously improving work environment that is safe and environmentally friendly
  • Ensures required records, permits and reports are maintained and prepared according to established guidelines by local, state and federal agencies
  • Trains new and existing Associates on company policies, procedures and regulations as required
  • Identifies hazardous workplace conditions, performs and documents job hazard analysis, and coordinates activities to ensure corrective and preventative actions are implemented.
  • Responds to day-to-day Associate concerns in an appropriate and timely manner
  • Manages the investigation of work-related injuries and works with Human Resources with workers compensation claims and return to work programs.
  • Reviews, measures, audits and reports on efforts in attaining compliance with EHSS laws, regulations, company policies and best practices.
  • Leads and trains Emergency Response Team (ERT) to be proficient in areas necessary at the facility including hazmat, incipient fire, medical or other potential emergencies
  • Liaison to government agencies, emergency responders and customers
  • Perform other functions as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree EHS, Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, Science or other EHS field.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Specialized Knowledge: Knowledge of Irish and local regulations regarding safety, environmental protection and hazardous materials transportation (US example: OSHA, EPA, DOT, and IATA). Knowledge of site specific regulations and standards such as lasers, radiation, process safety, emergency response, permitting, ergonomics, and worker’s compensation. Certifications preferred: First Aid, CPR, AED.

For a confidential discussion and a more detailed job spec (more information on the role), please contact Noeleen Stewart on 091-706712 or email

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