EHS Specialist

  • Westmeath
  • Permanent
  • JO-1811-64016_1542893236


EHS Specialist


  • Supports capital projects throughout equipment lifecycle.
  • Develop Site EHS policies and procedures to ensure compliance with the latest legislation and industry best practice.
  • To develop all site safety systems, programmes and standards and to deliver high quality Health and Safety training and technical support.
  • Participation in HAZOP execution
  • Development of systems, programmes and standards to meet the requirements of existing and future legislation and corporate policy standards.
  • To ensure company compliance with all Health and Safety standards
  • Liaise with onsite security functions, waste handling control and management for hazardous and non-hazardous waste streams.
  • Provision of Health & Safety technical advice to management and workforce.
  • Interpretation and application of legislation, industry good practice guidance and corporate policies.
  • Oversee development and continuous improvement of risk assessment and other programmes to meet regulatory and corporate requirements.
  • Drive compliance and continuous improvement in H&S performance through auditing and training.
  • Ensure adequate provision of Health and Safety training for workforce.
  • Investigate and provide legislative guidance during incident response.
  • Review process and equipment changes to identify potential, H&S impacts.
  • Collaboration with site manufacturing and technical support personnel to manage Health & Safety aspects of processes.
  • Participate in process flow team / contractor Health and Safety meetings and active monitoring.
  • Key responsibility for delivery of internal audit programmes and periodically evaluating compliance with H&S legal requirements.
  • Liaising with and reporting to regulatory agencies such as the EPA and relevant agencies such as Irish Water.


  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Science.
  • At least 8 years relevant experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment, with at least 5 years' experience in a comparable EHS role.

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