EHS Engineer

  • Reference: GJ46587 b
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Galway, Mayo, Sligo
  • Category: Health & safety

EHS Engineer required on a fixed term contract basis with a minimum of 5 years in a pharmaceutical or medical device environment.  Mayo 


  • Actively engage with employees within the Business Unit (BU) to create an inclusive / ownership culture for Safety.
  • Maintain EHS KPIs ensuring they are continuously up to date. Attend and chair safety meetings with key stakeholders to drive positive action and performance, ensuring appropriate timely action on KPIs showing a declining trend.
  • Attend and support safety forums, provide direction for forums to ensure focus on key safety topics, provide safety information as relevant, and influence management and employees to ensure active engagement.
  • Lead EHS Risk Assessment program in BU and ensure all elements of facility, equipment, tasks, ergonomics and chemicals are appropriately risk assessed.  
  • Support accident/incident investigation to ensure appropriate root cause analysis completed and CAPAs implemented.
  • Support the Supervisors/Managers where breaches of EHS policy is encountered.




  • Degree qualification in Health & Safety or Degree in Science / Engineering with minimum diploma qualification in health & safety.
  • Minimum 5 years EHS experience in a pharmaceutical or medical device environment.
  • Experience in influencing others, including influencing upwards, to drive safety improvements.
  • Experience in engaging employees to continuously improve safety culture.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Irish health and safety regulations and industry best practices.
  • Excellent team-work, interpersonal, communication, organisation and decision-making skills.
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