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EHSS Manager 30247

  • Job reference: 932827
  • Location: Breda, North Brabant
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Life Sciences, Quality, Compliance, Regulatory Affairs
  • Date posted: 18/11/2020

Orion Group Life Sciences are looking for an EHSS Manager for our Multinational Pharmaceutical client based in the Breda area (Netherlands) on an initial 12 month contract with the potential to extend.

Job Purpose

Ensure Contractor Safety through the development, implementation and maintenance of Environment, Health and Safety programmes and systems.


Main Responsibilities of the role

  • Ensure an effective Management System is in place to prevent incidents and violations during contracted activities.
  • Ensure that all contracted activities are performed in accordance with the Contractors Management program and requirements. Assess risks prior to start work and perform inspections on program compliance.
  • Ensure Compliance with all existing and forthcoming Health and Safety-Related EU and Dutch Legislation requirements.
  • Ensure Compliance with company EHS related programmes, procedures and policies.
  • Drive Continuous improvement through self-audit, monitoring objectives and targets, reviewing the results achieved and identifying opportunities for improvement
  • Ensure that effective Safety training of site personnel is carried out and adapted according to changes in program or business requirements.
  • Ensure that changes to processes, systems and procedures are adequately reviewed, appropriate controls applied and carried out in accordance with EU and Dutch regulatory requirements and in a safe manner.
  • Ensure that with the introduction of new products and materials to the site, that impact on handling and storage is assessed, controlled and mitigated to ensure the safety of people and processes and environmental impact are controlled and compliant to legislations.
  • Manage and or support other EHSS programs and projects as applicable.
  • Provide information, advice and direction to management on safety and environmental programs.
  • Own and manage the company Contractor Safety Management program
  • Represent company at global Environment, Health and Safety networks.

Desired Experience and Background of the successful candidate

  • Typically 5+ years of experience, preferable in a Manufacturing location.
  • Experience working within the Pharmaceutical, and/or manufacturing industries would be highly desirable.
  • Experience in advising, coaching, mentoring and counselling
  • Must have proven experience in Environment Health and Safety
  • Must have proven experience in Contractor Safety Management.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Environment Health and Safety, Engineering, Quality or equivalent.
  • Must be qualified as a minimum at MVK level; HVK preferred

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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