Senior EHS Specialist – REF 02035MQ

Headcount Solutions is seeking a Senior EHS Specialist for our client’s pharmaceutical facility in Cork. This person will assist 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.

Main Responsibilities:

·            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 client 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.

·            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




·            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.

·            Previous experience in dealing with regulatory agencies.

·            Experience with decommissioning / demolition projects is desirable.

·            Familiarity with ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 would be a distinct advantage.

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