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Senior EHS Specialist

Ref: 75606

  • 65,000-70,000
  • 07 Sep 2021
  • Waterford
  • Permanent

Senior EHS Specialist

About the Company

One of Waterford's leading employers is seeking to appoint a Senior EHS Specialist. As the second most senior EHS person on the site you will be tasked with guiding the day-to-day operation and compliance of the site from an EHS perspective. This is the chance to influence and guide a very large scale, highly automated manufacturing facility.

About the Position

Key Responsibilities 

  • Active Implementation and development of EHSS Management system for facility operations.
  • Work with the existing EHSS team to ensure ongoing compliance with the EHS program
  • Execution of a systematic approach to risk assessments ensuring appropriate mitigation of risk.
  • Work with senior operations managers and existing EHSS team to ensure the EHSS programs are effective and up-to-date.
  • Oversight of internal systems to support incident case management, risk assessments, EHS inspections and internal and external auditing.
  • Ensure corrective actions and preventative actions are managed through to completion.
  • The role will oversee the day to day operation of the EHSS program.
  • The role will act as a Coordinator of the existing team and will have close liaison with the EHSS director to ensure site compliance with the plant program


  • Third level qualification in safety health and welfare
  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Energy management & environmental management qualification desirable
  • Experience required in large scale manufacturing facility is essential

Remuneration Package

Salary is negotiable depending on experience. A strong benefits package including annual bonus, healthcare and pension is included.

For more information on the role or any other Engineering or Life Sciences roles call Nigel on 087 3618142 or email me or click the apply button below.