EHS Lead | Waterford | Permanent |
Please contact Aisling:
Collins McNicholas is working with a leading life science organization in the South East who has a requirement for an EHS Business Partner. The purpose of this role is to help support and maintain a safe working environment that complies with environmental, health and safety legislation.
If you have 7+ years of experience in a GMP environment in an EHS function then please read on….
- Develop and implement an Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Management strategy and system with associated policies and procedures. Review at least annually thereafter.
- Be a visible leader of EHS initiatives and stay involved in EHS forums/initiatives
- Achieve milestone objectives as agreed on a yearly basis.
- Development and delivery of EHS Key Performance Indicators on a monthly schedule.
- Complete monthly safety audits of the site.
- Advise management on Environmental health and safety laws, regulations and directives which affect the company and its employees
- The EHS Lead will drive projects to actively promote a culture of Safety and Environmental awareness, excellence and continuous improvement.
- Perform Risk Assessments and Audits across the site on a regular basis ensuring all site activities are being managed in line with legal and corporate requirements.
- Lead investigations of all EHS incidents and corrective actions in a timely, thorough, and effective manner. Report to third parties as required.
- Monitor adherence to company policies and check effectiveness of current policies that are in place.
- Create, update and maintain all internal safety-related quality documentation, working procedures and standard documents.
- Highlight training requirements and improve the safety culture through training and awareness.
- Annual review of the Safety Statement.
- The EHS Lead will demonstrate effective communication skills and a proactive attitude to solving any lab issues by liaising with management and offering solutions where appropriate.
- Ensures site is fully prepared for fire and emergency evacuations.
- Undertake the role and responsibilities as the sites appointed DSGA
- Carry out site wide manual handling training and ergonomic assessment of workstations on a regular schedule and as needed.
- Take responsibility for fleet management.
- Advise and assess the staff.
The ideal candidate will have:
- Third level qualification in Health & Safety and/or Environmental Science or a related discipline.
- At least 7 years technical experience in EHS and a proven track record of developing EHS compliance programs
- Excellent working knowledge of Health & Safety and Environmental Legislation and regulations.
- Experience in the Pharmaceutical industry or related industry.
- Experience of chemical agents’ risk assessment and occupational monitoring is desirable.
- Experience in conducting EHS risk assessments and audits.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal and the ability to present reports/presentations at all levels.
- Excellent organisational skills and good commercial acumen.
- Ability to focus on targets and practical solutions.
- Self-motivated with the ability to drive improvements.
- Proven ability to build effective relationships.
For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aisling Lane.