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Senior Associate EHS

  • Job reference: 923730
  • Location: Dún Laoghaire, Dublin
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 04/02/2019

Orion group are recruiting a Senior Associate EHS on behalf of our Multinational Biotechnology Client based in Ireland - 3 months Contract

This position will provide professional and specialist Safety advice and support to ensure that it is compliant with all Regulatory and Corporate requirements; that hazards and risks are being systematically identified, eliminated and/or mitigated; and that work-related injuries and risks to health are being eliminated.

Key Responsibilities:

* Provide Specialist support in the assigned areas and programmes, in particular, High-Risk activities (including Pressure, machine, Gas, Radiation, and Confined Space etc.)
* Co-ordinate, provide advice and support implementation of change control non-GMP Changes and management procedures.
* Support the assigned business partner function(s) as required, and be purposefully present and available in the workplace for significant periods of time (including Genba's, Inspections, Incident Investigations, IL training etc.)
* Where required Co-ordinate and Support as Contractor Safety Management, including the collation of results and reports.
* Sites programmes for safe and compliant management of non-GMP changes
* Ensure corrective actions are identified and implemented in conjunction with area management.
* Support the effective Implementation of EHS policies, programmes, and Objectives.
* Support the effective Implementation of Safety Internal audit and Inspection programme.
* Maintain a system of risk assessment to identify appropriate corrective actions; carry out risk assessments, and ensure that corrective actions are implemented to minimize certain risks.
* Identify, support and deliver Health and Safety training needs in support of the programmes and facilitate the implementation of necessary programmes, including induction training.
* Maintain a system of tracking and measuring leading and lagging safety performance, to facilitate assessment and improvement in site performance in Health and Safety.
* Co-ordinate, support and facilitate appropriate safety and functional meetings.
* Co-ordinate and provide induction training where necessary, for contractor activity
* Ensure that the company maintains compliance with legislative and corporate requirements and that appropriate programmes are implemented to meet new legislative requirements.
* Ensure that the company is adequately prepared for audits to assess such compliance.
* Where required assist in the completion and maintenance of weekly, monthly and quarterly audits, Inspections and checklists for safety-related.
* Where necessary, provide back-up and assist in the implementation of the environmental programme to ensure full compliance with corporate and statutory requirements.
* Co-ordinate the sampling and posting (where necessary) of materials for the purposes of process safety or toxicity testing by test laboratories
* Participate in any other area of work within the EHS function or the business as required.
* Actively Contribute to PMO, OPex and other critical business processes initiatives.
* Complete any other Environmental Health or Safety related tasks/projects as assigned.

Qualifications & Experience:

* Degree or equivalent in Occupational Safety/Health or Environmental Health.
* Specializing in Biological safety, Manual Handling, and Ergonomics.
* Minimum 4 years in the related industry in an equivalent role.

Preferred Requirements:

* Environmental/Compliance Training


* Ability to deal with people from all levels in the organization
* Communication skills - ability to translate complex technical issues into actions
* Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work effectively in a team

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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