Collins McNicholas

Collins McNicholas currently have an exciting opportunity for an Environmental, Health and Safety Manager with one of their clients in the Mid-West Region. This role is a permanent position.


The following are the key requirements for the role:




  • Management of all EHS activities within the company, including installation projects and activities at locations outside of the manufacturing facility
  • Management, development and co-ordination of the activities of the EHS team.
  • Provide guidance on Irish and European Legislation regarding EHS to various stakeholders.
  • Lead in the development of EHS systems and ensure the company is in compliance with regulations.
  • Research and implementing new safe systems of work and working procedures.
  • Drive continual improvement of EHS performance and internal EHS processes.
  • Construct and manage annual improvement plans for EHS and implement in conjunction with departmental management teams.
  • Carry out internal auditing & inspection of the EHS system to ensure to continuous improvement of the system.
  • Co-coordinating risk management process for site.
  • Ensure compliance to safe working practices from implementation through to enforcement.
  • Have a knowledge of occupational health surveillance processes.
  • Liaise with relevant statutory bodies and consultants regarding EHS matters.
  • Work with the site management team, site safety representatives and workforce to manage EHS.
  • Ensure that all incidents and accidents are thoroughly investigated and reported both internally and externally as necessary.
  • Management of EHS documentation and ensuring Integrated Management System is updated with the most recent documents.  Manage and co-ordinate the development, review, update and issuing of EHS documentation as necessary.
  • Experience and understanding of the Integrated Pollution Prevention & Control License. (IPPC)
  • Completion of the Annual Environmental Report. (AER) as per EPA requirements.
  • Liaising with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on an ongoing basis.
  • Be the EHS champion for project work and ensure all new equipment, Contractors and visitors to site comply with legislation and audits are conducted to check compliance.
  • Liaise with Insurance providers regarding all visits and manage any actions generated, be the link between site and insurance providers.
  • Deliver training and coaching on key EHS topics as necessary.
  • Manage all complaints regarding EHS issues.
  • Build close working relationships with key stakeholders and continually strive to improve overall EHS performance.
  • Occasional overseas travel as required.
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the Manufacturing Director following initial review of the company EHS activities and on an ongoing basis as the role evolves.




  • A third level qualification in a relevant discipline or equivalent.
  • Be highly organised, have a penchant for problem solving, proven leadership as well as people management skills.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience required in a similar role.



For a confidential discussion on the above role please contact Michael O’Leary on 061-512270


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