EHS Specialist

The position is an EHS Lead position for a range of laboratory departments on site, and also includes leading the campus chemical safety and industrial hygiene programs.

The Candidate:

  • Self-motivated individual with excellent interpersonal, communication, organisation and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously whilst maintaining close attention to detail.
  • Knowledge and experience of EHS regulatory requirements, chemical safety and industrial hygiene. Knowledge and experience of REACH Regulation also desirable.
  • Min 5 years relevant EHS experience, preferably in pharmaceutical / medical device industry.
  • Third level diploma/degree in health and safety.

The Role:

  • Engage, influence and support the management team and employees in campus laboratory departments to achieve safety and environmental goals & objectives in line with the overall campus goals and objectives.
  • Continuously develop a culture of strong safety engagement amongst employees.
  • Influence management and engage employees to drive excellence in safety performance, utilising the Operational Excellence framework to drive EHS improvements.
  • Risk assessment of tasks, changes, machinery and contractor activities.
  • Together with the EHS Team, develop and implement effective safety programs and initiatives to continuously improve safety performance, including Risk Assessment; Accident Investigation; Ergonomics; Behavioural Safety; Safety Promotion; EHS Training; EHS Audits; Contractor Safety Management; Safety Committees.
  • Lead the chemical safety, industrial hygiene and ergonomics programs campus-wide.

This role offers autonomy and ownership for assigned initiatives, areas and programs, whilst having the support of an experienced EHS Team.

Your Recruitment Consultant is Sean Winstanley

Sean Winstanley
Sean joined Arcon Recruitment in early 2018 as our Specialist Technical Recruiter. Originally from the UK, now settled in Ballaghadrereen, Sean brings a wealth of recruitment experience in the IT / Technical arena. Sean has developed excellent skills account managing international, high profile clients solving their recruitment dilemmas.