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EHS Lead

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 21095

EHS Lead - Co. Longford

We are delighted to bring another senior opportunity to the midlands market. Our client is seeking to recruit an EHS Lead to be based at their manufacturing medical device facility in Co. Longford. 

As the Environmental, Health & Safety Lead you will be responsible for various EHS projects for the company's 2 sites and report to the Plant Manager.


  • Implements Company EHS programs and develops facility-specific procedures that ensure compliance with regulatory and Company requirements.
  • Integration of Company and facility-level EHS management systems to maintain compliance, environmental protection, and safe operating conditions. 
  • Reduce liability within the facility and ensure all safety and environmental recommendations are completed and documented. 
  • Measure and communicate Safety/Environmental performance with both leading results and indicators. 
  • Organize and control the EH&S functions of the site to ensure that an effective accident prevention program is maintained and that appropriate measures are taken to comply with Corporate, HSA, and related safety and environmental policies agencies, and directives. 
  • Implements environmental, health, and safety education and training to support regulatory and business requirements. 
  • Function as the contractor-plant representative to assure compliance of all PSM-related requirements from contractors in conjunction with the Engineering team.
  • The position may also be responsible for EHS training, recordkeeping, performing accident investigations, etc. 
  • Maintain each facility's compliance records for permits. Review State and local regulation changes that impact permits and permit compliance. 
  • Identifies and evaluates hazardous conditions and practices and develops hazard control practices and programs. Maintain MSDS system. 
  • Review proposed CERs and approve them from a safety/environmental perspective. Works closely with Engineering and Maintenance departments ensuring safety/environmental compliance of projects and equipment. 
  • Manages the industrial hygiene program. Maintain and calibrate industrial hygiene testing equipment. Coordinate and conduct periodic industrial hygiene monitoring of noise, air quality and other IH levels.
  • Assure that all modifications to existing PSM covered processes must go through a pre-safety start-up review, management of change, and a process hazard analysis. 
  • Evaluates new environmental, health and safety technologies and processes to develop strategies and tactics for reducing workplace and operational hazards and environmental impacts.

Qualifying Criteria:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Chemical, Environmental Engineering / Science or related field preferred.
  • 5 years of EHS experience ideally from a regulated industry.
  • Good knowledge of regulatory requirements and EHS policies, procedures and programs.
  • Implementation/certification experience with ISO 14001 Environmental management system (EMS)
  • Advanced professional EHS certification (CSP, CIH, CHMM, QEP, CEA, REM etc.)
  • Experience in life safety codes: EHS rules, HAZOP, training, principles of occupational safety and health, and Industrial hygiene
  • Strategic thinking with strong leadership skills and good interpersonal communications. 
  • Strong coaching, facilitating, training & audit skills.

What we Offer:

  • Benefits Package
  • Workplace Flexibility  
  • Competitive total rewards

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity please contact Ranait Coughlan

(090) 6450664 (01) 66 200 88