EHS Specialist

Posted 19 January 2022
SalaryHealthcare, Pension
Job type Permanent
DisciplineScience Careers

Job description

Job Title: EHS Specialist
Job Description:
To support the business and its employees in ensuring a safe place to work, safe systems of work and good work practices, protecting the people, the environment, and its surrounds, in line with Corporate and Regulatory requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning, implementing, and overseeing the company EHS management programme in line with Global requirements and the CMS.
  • To guide the evolution and implementation of EHS related targets and objectives for the site.
  • Continuous development and support of the implementation of the sites EHS policies and procedures.
  • Assist in advising and supporting site management to maintain compliance and conformance with legal requirements in conjunction with best practice.
  • To assist with the implementation of site EHS projects and events ensuring that they are provided in an effective and efficient manner.
  • To provide the site management with guidance, reports, and other necessary data prevalent to the management of the sites EHS management programme.
  • To assist with the coordination and delivery of site EHS Training requirements.
  • Maintain the sites risk assessment is up to date with all current practices and procedures.
  • To be active in and support the development of the EHS Representatives and EHS Committee.
  • To implement and drive the sites incident response policies, investigations, and reporting.
  • Assist in the creation of a cross departmental culture which protects people and the environment from harm.
  • Attend regular meetings with the other Global EHS team (and Global EHS Advisors forum) for functional alignment, updates, and competence development activities - frequency as directed by the Regional EHS Manager
  • Accurately maintain the site's EHS Improvement Register's content (in terms of capturing all entries' accurate categorisation, close out etc.) on behalf of the EHS Function (Note: the EHSIR is ultimately owned by Site Lead).
  • Ensure full compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure Quality and EHS policies and procedures are adhered to at all times.

Education and Qualifications:

  • Third level Degree in Safety, Health and Welfare at work.
  • 5+ years' technical experience in a similar manufacturing environment
  • Diploma or degree in Environmental Management
  • NUI/IITD Train the trainer qualification or equivalent
  • QQI Level 6 Manual Handling instructor qualification
  • Ability to influence employees that do not report directly

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