EH & S Specialist

  • Reference: CJ45999
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Cork, Cork City, Munster
  • Category: Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

Role Purpose:

  • Contributes to developing EHS programmes to make EHS an integral part of site operations.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Maintains the site compliance matrix up to date and ensures the monthly self-assessments are completed effectively.
  • Participates in and prepares for EHS inspections by external agencies, and all system audits.
  • Maintains the site risk assessment process and ensures assessments are completed as scheduled.
  • Participates in Risk Assessments and Job Safety Analysis and ensures assessments are properly managed, recorded and communicated.
  • Ensures the site Safety Culture Programme (ROB) is fully implemented and ensures weekly reviews are carried out as required.
  • Maintains the site EH&S Corrective action and EH&S Improvement systems up to date and ensures all required actions are closed on time and effectively.
  • Investigates, prepares, communicates and manages reports on injuries, ill-health, and corrective actions as required.
  • Contributes to the development the site’s Safety Statement and hazard control programmes and participates in their implementation.
  • Works with Supervisors, Trainers and Technicians to identify and control significant environmental, health and safety impacts of operations.
  • Maintains the site EH&S Metrics and reports them daily, weekly and monthly as required.
  • Takes a central role in working with internal EH&S teams and training efforts.
  • Ensures that all required records are accurately prepared and maintained.
  • Supports and contributes to the site’s life safety programmes to include emergency response.
  • Understands and proactively follows through on the Environmental Management Procedures that have been identified as relevant to position.

Role Requirements:

  • Approximately 2+ years EH&S experience ideally within a manufacturing environment.
  • Level 8 in Environmental Science / Safety and / or a Diploma in Health and Safety.
  • Excellent knowledge of EHS legislative requirements, EHS Management Systems and Risk Assessment Techniques.
  • A knowledge of Ergonomics/Occupational Hygiene would be desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills are essential.


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