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EHS Specialist

Engineering
Cork
Peter Paul Galligan
Temporary
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Job Reference: JO-2012-65506_1608044562

Summary:

EHS Specialist


12 Month Contract



POSITION SUMMARY:


Assists with the design, implementation, maintenance and review of Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHS&S) programmes to ensure compliance with regulatory, corporate and industry requirements. Acts as an SME and advisor to all teams on site in relation to PSM & other EHS matters.



GENERAL SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES:


Primary role -


* Provide PSM & general EHS support for the Cork site:


* Support equipment / capital project HAZOP assessments and other process safety related risk assessments e.g. SIL / LOPA, ATEX.


* Co-ordinate & support HAZOP Revalidation programme


* Assess changes / projects from process safety perspective as part of site Change Control process


* Support Pre Start Up Safety Reviews


* Support site to trouble shoot related process safety issues,


* Ensure compliance with SEVESO III regulations.


* To propose, develop and implement improvements to the Process Safety Management System (PSM) as required


* Ensures that systems are in place to maintain 100% site compliance with all relevant leglislation standards related to area of responsibility.


* Develop, support and delivery of process safety training programs as deemed necessary


* Responsible for generation of process safety metrics & trends & presentation e.g. EHS&S management review


* Participate in incident / accident investigations & root cause analyses (RCA)


* Completes / assists in completion of periodic Self Assessments & audits of the EHS Management System.



Additional scope -


* Perform periodic walkdowns / audits / programme reviews to ensure compliance with safety and environmental permits, plans, policies and regulatory requirements.


* Assist in the preparation, implementation and review of EHS Procedures and other EHS documents appropriate to the scope of site activities and in compliance with J&J requirements.


* Provide technical support for the site risk assessment / JSA programme / PTW and assist in implementing appropriate control measures for identified risks.




She/he will have a strong EHS general/technical knowledge and experience in the Pharma industry or equivalent, be a strong effective communicator with all stakeholders. She/he will be a strong collaborator with a proven track and a strong networker able of leveraging EHS&S expertise on and off site.



_KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:


* Excellent interpersonal skills


* Ability to operate as part of a team is critical.


* Innovative and Customer focus


* Excellent communication skills both written and verbal


* Excellent presentation and training skills


* Attention to detail and strong Influencing skills


* Results and performance driven with good problem-solving skills


* Adaptable, flexible and ability to maintain confidentiality


* Availability and willingness to travel on company business


* Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy when dealing with colleagues regarding EHS issues



QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:


Previous experience working to ISO14001 and OSHAS 18001 international standards, preferably


within a pharmaceutical or related environment is required.



ESSENTIAL:


* 3rd level degree in chemistry, chemical engineering or other related discipline.


* At least 5 years experience, preferably in a pharmaceutical environment


* Sound knowledge of EHS legislation and standards, particularly those applicable to SEVESO


* Good written, oral communication & interpersonal skills


* Highly proactive, mature judgement and decision making ability


* Strong analytical and problem solving ability


* Self-directed & demonstrated efficient work methods, problem solving skills & ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment


* Proficient in use of Microsoft packages including Word, Excel & PowerPoint



DESIRABLE:


* A post graduate qualification in Process Safety


* HAZOP Chairperson


* LOPA / SIL trained


* Green Belt


* Knowledge of SEVESO regulations



KEY INDIVIDUAL LEADER COMPETENCIES:


* A strong communicator & influencer who is credible, self-assured and highly capable of negotiating successful outcomes with site stakeholders (managers, leads, contractors, front line workers).


* Demonstrates ability to work with teams and individuals


* Proven track record of delivering agreed-upon expectations.


* S/he will have strong technical skills and the ability to explain complex issues and requirements in an easily understood manner


* Excellent problem-solving skills and the necessary capabilities to understand and find solutions for complex technical/regulatory issues


* Asserts personal ideas and opinions using persuasion to influence others


* Seeks opportunities to grow and develop professionally


* Uses best practices to improve business operations


* Holds self-accountable for compliant and flawless execution


* Takes personal responsibility for decisions that successfully build customer value




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