Collins McNicholas

EHS Engineer – Sligo


We have a great opportunity for an EHS Specialist / Engineer to join a multinational pharmaceutical manufacturer based in the North West. You will support day to day EHS at the plant as well as overseeing an expansion project on site.


Your main set of responsibilities will include;

  • Conduct risk assessments and identify preventative and corrective actions.
  • Carry out routine occupational monitoring assessments.  Accurately sample occupational exposure levels, (including dust, noise, chemicals, and lighting).
  • Interpret results and address any inadequacies in current safeguards.  
  • Write detailed and accurate reports.
  • Prepare/review SOP’s, WISOP’s and training programmes as required.
  • Present training and awareness programmes on EHS related topics.
  • Maintain and improve all aspects of ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.
  • Conduct display screen equipment and pregnant employee risk assessments.
  • Carry out regular EHS audits to identify and minimise risks to the company and the employees.
  • Conduct RPE Face Fit Testing for the site.  Ensure PPE compliance.
  • Promote a safety culture.       
  • Manage site Safety Data Sheets.
  • Conduct accident and incident reports and implement a plan of action to correct non-compliant behaviours or conditions.
  • Participant in commissioning of a capital project.
  • Manage time effectively and prioritise to meet multiple and tight deadlines.


The ideal candidate will have;


  • Minimum of 2 years in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.


  • Degree in Environmental Engineering / Science, Occupational Safety & Health, or related discipline


  • Ability to understand scientific process and implement EHS systems


The role offers a lot of career potential with a reputable employer who is known for their workplace culture and track record of developing their employees. A competitive remuneration package is on offer for the successful candidate. Please feel free to get in touch for a more detailed job description.



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

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