EHS Specialist-Senior

  • Reference: CJ47185
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Cork, Cork City, Munster
  • Category: Health & safety

Role Purpose:

  • The EHS Specialist will ensure the organisation meets all regulatory and corporate requirements from an EHS & Risk Management perspective, coordinating and implementing all assigned OH&S tasks related to EHS objectives and activities on site. 


Role Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure robust systems are in place for Risk Management, EHS Compliance Auditing, Safety Culture, EHS training, Accident Investigation, EHS communications and EHS promotional activities etc. on site. 
  • Develop and coordinate Emergency Response Process onsite and link with Business Continuity Plan at site level 
  • Chemical safety program, PSSR and new product introductions are compliant with regulations and industry best practice. 
  • Support Machine Safety, Atex, IH and Ergonomics program on site 
  • EHS action tracking system (Enviromanager) and CAPA Management system (Corrective and Preventive Actions) and similar software tools oversight building cross functional ownership. 
  • Engage with other departments within the organisation to ensure corrective actions are understood and implemented. 
  • Report out weekly to management and teams on KPIs in line with EHS objectives/targets (planned vs. actual performance). 
  • Undertake Auditing of EHS systems and ensure that corrective actions are closed within a timely manner.
  • Ensure the site complies with ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and company EHS Standards. 
  • Maintain a high standard of documentation in relation to all activities 
  • Other duties as assigned. 
  • The ideal candidate will a self-starter who can drive and manage day to day tasks and projects while collaborating with relevant stakeholders to ensure project deliverables are met to defined schedules. 


Key Competencies required:

  • Ability to work independently (a self-starter) or in a team environment 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Exceptional Project Management, organizational and time management skills 
  • Excellent presentation skills 
  • Influencing skills 
  • Team player 


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Third level qualification or Diploma in Health and Safety 
  • 5 – 7 years EHS Experience working in Medical Devices 
  • Experience in identifying corrective actions and solutions for EHS hazards and risks identified 
  • Working knowledge of Irish H&S and Environmental Legislation and regulations 
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office tools (MS Word, Excel, Power-point). MS Project or similar tool is an advantage.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aisling on 021 4809118 or email

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