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EHS Specialist

  • Job reference: 925989
  • Location: Cork
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 13/06/2019

Orion Group are looking for a EHS Specialist for our multinational pharmaceutical client based in the Cork area on an initial 18-month contract with the potential to extend.


Job Purpose:
The EHS Specialist provides technical expertise, advice and information to meet the site's needs in reducing risk and meeting regulatory / Corporate EHS expectations in all areas of environment, health & safety.


Main Responsibilities of the role:
* Ensures that procedures / systems are in place to maintain 100% site compliance with all relevant legislation & Corporate EHS chapters related to area of responsibility.
* Conduct EHS risk assessments as required
* Generate EHS communications & reports
* Conduct EHS training as required
* Participate in incident / accident investigations & root cause analyses (RCA)
* Completes / assists in completion of periodic Self Assessments & audits of the EHS Management System.
* Conducts inspections of facilities and practices as required


Desired Experience and Background of the successful candidate
* 3rd level qualification in science, engineering or other related discipline.
* At least 2 years' experience in a pharmaceutical/bio pharmaceutical environment or other industry
* Sound knowledge of EHS legislation and standards
* Good written, oral communication & interpersonal skills
* Highly proactive, mature judgment and decision making ability
* Strong analytical and problem solving ability
* Self-directed & demonstrated efficient work methods, problem solving skills & ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
* Proficient in use of Microsoft packages including Word, Excel & PowerPoint


Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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