Collins McNicholas

EHS Officer

We have an EHS role open with a busy, high volume manufacturing firm in the Sligo/Leitrim area. As EHS Officer you will have responsibility for driving EHS programmes at the site in compliance with relevant Health & Safety and Environmental Legislation. You will report directly to the Plant Manager and your core areas of responsibility include; 

  • Participate in site EHS activities and ensure that site operations comply with legislation and best practice
  • Work with all employees, contractors and visitors to ensure that all safety policies, procedures and regulations are fully adhered to across the site on an ongoing basis
  • Provide leadership to the management team and all personnel in respect of EHS management and compliance
  • Develop and champion all KPI’s that impact EHS
  • Drive EHS continuous improvement initiatives
  • Liaise and communicate with Global EHS function to ensure corporate policies and initiatives are implemented and repot relevant metrics
  • Manage and maintain both Environmental Management System ISO:14001 certification
  • Ensure that EHS audit action items are addressed and closed out in a timely manner
  • Overall management of the EHS incident reporting and investigation system on site
  • Manage, develop and provide EHS training as required
  • Oversee waste management and recycling operations on site
  • Manage the EHS department operating and capital budget within agreed targets and contribute to the annual preparation of these budgets
  • Support and maintain effective document control systems for the EHS Department

Job Requirements:

  • 3rd level Occupational Health and Safety / Environmental Management qualification
  • 3+ years EHS management experience
  • Knowledge of EHS practices and legislation relevant to a manufacturing operation

Additional Skills and Competencies:

The successful candidate should possess the following desired Skills and Traits:

  • Compliance and Integrity: Promotes and practices a culture of compliance with laws and policies
  • Creative thinking
  • Open communicator
  • Excellent organisational skills


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

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