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Environmental Health & Safety Specialist– Ireland & UK

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 22641

Our client is a well-established global company who have operations in Ireland in a state-of-the-art facility, are now recruiting for an Environmental Health & Safety Specialist– Ireland & UK

The SHE Specialist – UK & Ireland, with a primary focus on Ireland & UK and some support of other EMEA countries, will ensure that employees in the EMEA SEMI Customer Centre carry out their roles safely and in compliance with local regulatory and legislative environments. In supporting a strong safety culture, the SHE Specialist will deliver guidance and support, playing a major role in the drive to reduce and eliminate hazards through the implementation of robust processes. 


  • Ensure that SHE Management System and strategy are effectively implemented in accordance with the EMEA SEMI Customer Centre strategy.
  • Identify and update SHE requirements in line with changes to local legislation and standards to ensure SHE compliance.
  • Participate or oversee internal and external SHE management system audits to ensure that the SHE management system operates effectively.
  • Support and/or carry out product risk assessment/environment registration, make sure the general risk assessment and environment registration will be updated as required.
  • Provide SHE induction/training to new and frontline employees regularly.
  • Prepare and maintain necessary regulatory documentation and reports.
  • Monitor EMEA SEMI Customer Centre Industiral Hygiene factors (Heavy metal/Noise/Chemical) and environment factors regularly to meet the related SHE standards.
  • Undertake investigations to incidents and complete reports with all relevant documentation and ensure this is logged in the reporting system.
  • Support Service Managers with their safety responsibilities (correct PPE and procedures).
  • Interface with the customer on equipment i.e ergo assessments and lifting equipment.


  • Qualification in Environmental Health & Safety or a qualification in Safety engineering, environmental engineering with a mechanical technical background.
  • Qualification in an engineering discipline desirable.
  • The job holder must be an accomplished safety specialist with a track record of improved safety performance.
  • Strong communication skills, organisational awareness and impact and influencing skills area prerequisite.
  • Self Starter and effective time manager.
  • Assertive, diplomatic with a good appreciation of business and commercial issues.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, SAP desirable.
  • Proficient in English – written and spoken.

Attractive Benefits package on offer:

  • Discretionary bonus at 7.5%
  • Company Pension Contribution
  • Life Assurance – 3x salary
  • Family Healthcare
  • Long Term Disability benefit
  • 25 days holiday increasing to 27 after 5 years, and 28 days after 10 years.
  • Long service awards every 5 years
  • Reward and recognition awards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity please contact Gillian Nicholson

01 6620088