EHS Specialist

Job Overview

I am seeking a Health and Safety Specialist for a pharmaceutical site in Athlone, Co.Westmeath


The position is responsible for overseeing all aspects of environmental, health and safety and related programs and for facilitating a collaborative approach to implementing such programs with site management.
This site has a mix of GMP Laboratories and offices/warehousing therefore the EHS Specialist role will suit someone from a Clinical, Labs, or Pharma background, who has dealt with Chemical and Biohazard waste.

The EHS Specialist role will be primarily be based in Athlone but will have some travel to sister site in Brussels, Belgium and in future any other sites in the EMEA region.


Requirements
* Degree in the health/safety/environmental sciences (or equivalent combination of education, training that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills and abilities)
* Experience in a laboratory, clinic, pharma and/or healthcare setting is essential for this role
* IOSH/NEBOSH Certification is preferred
* 2-4 years experience in environment, health and safety in a pharma industry
* Familiarity with Ireland EHS regulations is required
* Knowledge of EMEA EHS regulations, ICAO and other applicable regulations
* Knowledge of laboratory and hazardous waste regulations to include hazardous chemical/biohazard storage and disposal regulations
* Knowledge of air monitoring strategies
* Knowledge of ergonomics and how to conduct ergonomic evaluations
* Strong presentation skills and the ability to provide effective training
* Good problem solving skills
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Good judgement and business acumen
* Good IT skills
* Able to travel to other countries (including Belgium) to perform work as requested

Role has an immediate start, excellent package on offer!

Please call Felicity Farrell 086 7821714 for a more detailed discussion on the above role

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