Senior EHS Specialist

  • Competitive salary + Exc benefits package
  • Ireland
  • Permanent
  • Life Sciences,Manufacturing
Senior EHS Specialist
County Longford, Ireland

We are currently recruiting a Senior EHS Specialist for one of our global Healthcare Manufacturing clients. With over 110,000 employees in 150 countries this is a great opportunity for an experienced EHS Specialist to join one of the world’s largest Healthcare Manufacturers with science and innovation at its core.

The main role of the Senior EHS Specialist is to ensure compliance with all local and company EHS legislation and develop systems and procedures that optimises environmental, health & safety performance. The Senior EHS Specialist will also ensure all EHS procedures are adhered to, creating EHS awareness around the plant and promote a culture of continuous improvement.

Role Profile
The main duties of the Senior EHS Specialist will be to:

* Develop, implement and monitor environmental, health & safety programmes to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations and company technical standards and devise comprehensive EHS training programs to including to chemical management REACH, CLP, environmental management, machine/equipment safety etc. 

* Coordinate site environmental management programmes, driving continuous improvement initiatives including energy, water, and waste reduction etc.

* Identify, report and trend EHS metrics and site EHS issues and concerns through an internal tier report structure

* Develop, implement, and maintain EHS training programs and support EHS training and inductions for new hires with ongoing refresher training for existing staff and deliver EHS related training programmes to all levels within the organisation

* Manage any EHS incidents to closure, including root cause analysis and CAPA management.

* Perform EHS risk assessments such as: area, biological, chemical; ergonomic, new and or modified equipment and make recommendations to control hazards.

* Ensure implementation of the waste management strategy, continually striving to reduce the impact on the environment.

Person Specification 

Suitable candidates for the Senior EHS Specialist will be educated to degree level or equivalent in Environmental Science, Health & Safety or Chemical Engineering and have at least 3 years demonstrable experience in an EHS role within a highly regulated Manufacturing environment such as a Pharmaceutical, Chemical or Medical Devices facility.

If you are interested in this exciting role then please contact Dave Cattell at NES Fircroft on +44 (0) 161 804 9383 or send a CV to for a confidential chat.

*Please note that we are currently only accepting applications from candidates who have the relevant rights to reside and work in the European Union (EU). 

With over 90 years combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world’s leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive, and Chemicals sectors worldwide. We are a people-focused business, and with over 100 offices in 45 countries, we have access to the best talent wherever it may be in the world.

NES Fircroft offers a full range of staffing solutions: Contract, Permanent (Direct) Hire, Managed Solutions, or a fully outsourced service. These services are complemented by an industry-leading support service and global mobility package to ensure our clients keep hold of the top talent in a compliant manner for as long as they need it.

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With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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