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EHS Specialist, Westmeath



Westmeath, Ireland 

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Biotech/Pharma, Science

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Job Description:

We are seeking applications for an experienced EHS Specialist for our client, who is a leading biopharmaceutical company based in Dublin.

The Environmental Health and Safety Specialist will provide environmental, health, safety and security support for all operations at the Company’s manufacturing facility.

Why you should apply:

  • This is an excellent opportunity to join a world class manufacturing operation, with an outstanding track record of reliably delivering high-quality medicines to patients around the world suffering serious illnesses.
  • There is a strong culture of continuous improvement and innovation within the company to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people’s lives.
  • Our client is developing the capability to produce all its medicines in Dublin, helping to ensure continuity of supply of our medicines as they expand internationally.

What you will be doing:

  • Monitors environmental, health, security & safety programs to ensure compliance with all applicable government regulations and company standards and values.
  • Works closely with manufacturing staff operations and the EHS Team to promote safe manufacturing practices, procedures, and proper use of containment equipment and facilities.
  • Identifies and addresses site EHS issues and employee concerns.
  • Performs accident / incident management activities including associated recordkeeping.
  • Identifies implements and tracks corrective actions to prevent recurrence.
  • Performs Environmental hazard assessments for all new products and makes recommendations to control and associated environmental hazards.
  • Manages / coordinates all Environmental monitoring on site and analyses and documents all associated results.
  • Monitors and maintains training programs for health, safety and the environment.
  • Reviewing and auditing of Environmental programs on site to ensure legal compliance.
  • Stays abreast of new EHS government regulations as they are promulgated as well as new developments in industry (best practices).
  • Builds relationships with key departments to foster support for EHS programs.

What you need to apply:

  • BS in an EHS-related discipline, such as engineering, physical science, or biological science/chemistry, or equivalent experience required
  • A minimum of 2-4 years' professional experience required in environment, health, and safety programs.
  • A minimum of 2-4 years relevant experience in an EPA regulated facility and in a cGMP environment is desirable
  • Knowledge and understanding of environment, health, and safety permitting and regulations.
  • Knowledge and understanding of environment, health, and safety compliance reporting.
  • Specific experience in hazardous waste management or other professional EHS trainings or certifications a plus.
  • Ability to make effective oral presentations and work as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in organizing, communication, problem solving, multitasking and collaborating with others.
  • The individual in this position will be able to organize his/her own work on a routine basis. The individual must be able to provide updates and tracking on tasks.
  • Good communication skills required, both verbal and written.
Company Info
Team Horizon
1 Cedar Crescent, Cedar Park, Westport, Co. Mayo
Westport, Ireland
Phone: +353 98 50600
Web Site: http://www.teamhorizon.ie
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