Health & Safety Advisor

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Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Interpreting all regulatory changes and provide guidance and direction to Cork site operations to ensure full compliance with Health and Safety legislation and OHSAS 18001 Standard.
  • Provide EHS support to an assigned operational area to ensure compliance with Regulatory (IE licence & lower tier SEVESO site) and corporate Environmental Health and Safety requirements.
  • Maintain and continuously improve EHS Management systems to meet OHSAS18801 and ISO14001 international standards.
  • Maintain appropriate records on file in relation to EHS Management systems
  • Work closely with the EHS team and Operational Area Managers/Supervisors to continue development and implementation of EHS strategies to realize the vision of a “injury/incident free workplace”
  • Seek out opportunities to continuously improve a proactive EHS operating culture. Promote the culture where all colleagues report near miss/unsafe conditions/unsafe behaviours.
  • Educate colleagues to increase their knowledge and awareness of EHS by developing and delivering training and communication presentations
  • EHS assessment/ approval of all process and equipment changes
  • Provide information and reports to Regulatory Authorities and Corporate as required
  • Compile EHS metrics and KPIs data/ trending for Corporate EHS and site Management
  • Involvement in Corporate Responsibility/ Sustainability goals
  • Attending and representing EHS Department at specific operational meetings
  • Leading specific EHS Projects and Initiatives as required.


Who you are:

  • Science/ Engineering related Degree, or equivalent.
  • Higher Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, Process Safety Qualification or equivalent experience
  • Extensive experience within a regulated manufacturing environment.
  • Life Science or Pharmaceutical experience is desirable. Medical device experience would be beneficial.
  • Leadership & organizational skills with ability to influence and motivate colleagues to achieve high performance
  • Highly motivated with a passion for EHS to continuously improve EHS performance by implementing new and innovative ideas.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Competent user of Microsoft packages.


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Amy Casey

Recruitment Consultant 021 4944873
  • Salary: 40000 - 55000
  • Location:Cork
  • Type:Permanent
  • Category:Construction