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EHS Specialist

Peter Paul Galligan
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Job Reference: JO-2103-65695_1617100031



12 Month Contract


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.


Primary role -

* Provide EHS support for Project Orchid at the Janssen Little Island site:

* Support EHS reviews & assessments, including EHS by Design

* Incident & accident investigation

* EHS communication & training

* Conduct EHS Impact Assessments (IA) to ensure that all EHSS requirements and J&J standards are in place.

* PTW / construction safety support for execution of projects

* Support IA action closure tracking, Machine Safety, JSA's, Chemical Risk Assessments, Noise, IH/Ergonomics etc.

* Support plant shutdowns - project walkdowns, RAMS review etc.

Additional scope to support site EH&H -

* 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 programme.


* Excellent interpersonal skills

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

* Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

* Excellent presentation and training skills

* Strong Influencing skills

* Attention to detail, Customer focus and Innovative

* Good problem-solving skills

* Results and performance driven

* Adaptable and flexible

* 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


Previous experience working to ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 international standards, preferably within a Biopharma/pharmaceutical or related environment is required.


* A relevant third level qualification in Science, Engineering or EHS, with at least 5 years' experience in the environment, health and safety area is a prerequisite for the position.

* Good overall knowledge of legal requirements and best practices in both Environment and Safety

* Previous experience in dealing with regulatory agencies

* Creates dashboards, power-point presentations and can track and trend KPI's, assembling information into clearly written reports, documented findings or recommendations and communicate this progress in easily understandable manner to all stakeholders.


* Experience with decommissioning / demolition projects

* Familiarity with ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 would be a distinct advantage

* Excellent communication, presentation, and training skills

* A flexible approach, good priority setting skills and ability to deal with multiple tasks


* 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

Fastnet has a strict confidentiality policy - please be assured that your details will never be forwarded to any third party without your consent.

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