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Manager EHS

  • Job reference: 923602
  • Location: Dún Laoghaire, Dublin
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 28/01/2019

Orion group are recruiting a Manager EHS on behalf of our Multinational Biotechnology Client based in Ireland- 12-month contract

Key Responsibilities:

* Ensure systems are in place to ensure Compliance with all existing and forthcoming Health and Safety-Related EU and Irish Legislation requirements
* Ensure Compliance with all Safety-Related programmes, procedures and policies
* Ensure in the transfer of New products and processes to the site, that impact on Safety is assessed, controlled and mitigated to ensure the safety of people and processes
* Manage and develop life safety systems
* Prepare and review Safety-related policies and procedures for the site and provide systems and support to ensure effective implementation of the same
* Drive Continuous improvement in all health and safety systems through self-audit, monitoring objectives and targets, reviewing the results achieved and identifying opportunities for improvement
* Integrate Safety programmes and Safety Culture into the business aspects
* Ensure that products and chemicals are produced, handled and stored to the appropriate documentation in order to obtain the required Safety;
* Review and approve policies, operating instructions and ensure systems are in place to deliver appropriate Safety Assessments, Reviews and validations when a change occurs or when new processes are introduced;
* To ensure that effective required Safety training of site personnel is carried out and adapted according to changes in legislation 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 Irish regulatory requirements and in a safe manner.
* Support the plant in the project review, approval, prioritization, and implementation.
* Develop and metrics to support the benchmarking of the site, global, and industry.
* Develop improvement strategies to improve safety and regulatory compliance.
* Assure the appropriate level of regulatory and training is undertaken organization, and develop and deliver engaging and effective training material.
* Responsible for establishing, measuring and reporting on site Safety Goals and Objectives and supporting the improvement of site-based metric and targets.
* Prepare, maintain, and justify the functions' safety-related budgets.
* Provide information, advice and direction on departmental and/or site Safety priorities

Basic Qualifications

* Typically 8+ years of experience in a Manufacturing plant, with experience supervising technical staff or Contractors.
* Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, or equivalent.
* Previous experience working within the Pharmaceutical, and/or manufacturing industries would be highly desirable.
* Must be qualified as a minimum to degree level in an appropriate OHS discipline, with a minimum of five years' experience in the pharmaceutical industry.

Desired Qualities
* Knowledge of conflict resolution
* Proven ability to partner with other departments.
* Analytical problem-solving.
* Considerable Organization skills.
* Experience in coaching, mentoring and counseling.
* Ability to deal with and manage change.
* Ability to set goals.
* Knowledge of applicable regulatory guidelines
* Ability to use company compensation system including mentoring lower management levels when required.
* Team leadership skills: Supervision, delegation, coaching and mentoring, conflict resolution across permanent and contract staff.

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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