Manufacturing & Operations JobsEHS Specialist

  • 46327
  • Permanent
  • Dublin West, Kildare

Collins McNicholas

EHS Advisor – Kildare

My client is a leading industrial distributor supplying over 70,000 products to customers across Europe. 

We are looking for a EHS specialist to manage and further improve our Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) management system for both our sites in Kildare and Galway.  


  • Drive quality culture across all sites in accordance with quality, environmental, health & safety policies, guidelines and processes.
  • Maintain existing EHS management system, improving where required and roll out of same across all sites.
  • Ensure correct safety processes & procedures are in place and are being followed by all.
  • Ensure all required records are being generated and saved accordingly
  • Identify areas of risk, assess, and develop measures to reduce and control.
  • Investigate accidents/incidents & track actions to closure.
  • Provide advice and support to colleagues on EHS and Quality matters.
  • Carry out regular safety walks/inspections/audits to measure EHS compliance with site procedures and legal requirements.
  • Manage customer, and internal audits across all sites including management reviews.
  • Manage internal activities programme with corrective and preventive actions recorded and educated to relevant departments.
  • Manage customer feedback and complaints for fast coordination of actions between all stakeholders until resolution.
  • Manage good save program ensuring quality of saves raised and subsequent closure and roll out of same across all sites.
  • Support the Operations Excellence manager in driving quality through continuous improvements.
  • Other projects and responsibilities as defined

Skills and Experience 

  • 3rd level qualification in EHS or Quality coupled with experience in a similar role would be an advantage
  • Quality Management systems experience would be a distinct advantage
  • Driven individual with ability to work on own initiative
  • Good communicator, with strong people skills required
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Good organisation and administration skills, with high attention to detail
  • Strong written and oral communication skills required
  • Ability to engage others and implement new processes and procedures where required
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office tools and ERP systems
  • Strong team player with collaborative approach toward achievement of goals and tasks
  • Certification to provide Manual Handling training and Ergonomics assessment is desirable.

For more information or a confidential discussion on the role, please contact David Lennon

Tel: 0906478104


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