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Senior EHS Manager

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Connaght
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email: larry@rftgroup.ie

Job Description

Senior EHS Manager
Our client, a world class Medtech company based in Galway, now seeks a Senior EH&S Manager who will act as the Management Representative for the Environmental Management System, ensuring all aspects of the IPPC license are maintained.

The successful candidate will provide strategic and proactive direction on initiatives that will enhance the EH&S performance, liaising with the Managing Director, Human Resources Director and site Leadership Team and the Middle Management Group..

The ideal candidate will be experienced in designing and managing the delivery and implementation of all EH&S programs which ensure EH&S compliance of division with appropriate regulations and internal (divisional and corporate) policies. Candidate must be experienced in leading internal EH&S audit process.

Responsibilities for Senior EHS Manager:
Direct large scale EH&S related emergency situations, including emergency response systems and ensuring proper hazardous materials & electrical systems risk management.
Direct and manage all aspects of the Occupational Health programme and liaise closely with HR and Operations.
Establish metrics for assessing EH&S system effectiveness.
Work with EH&S counterparts from across the company to leverage EH&S resources and programs that positively impact EH&S performance and reduce costs for EH&S efforts.
Work with the site leadership team and corporate to establish an annual set of EH&S goals, objectives and performance expectations for the company.
Provide strategic and proactive direction on initiatives that will enhance the EH&S performance.
Build and manage staff while creating an environment that motivates people who can work in highly team-based, matrixed, participative, results-orientated organisation
Serve as contact for EPA, OSHA, DOT, Wastewater Treatment, etc. Work with regulatory agencies to ensure compliance with applicable environmental, health, and safety regulations.

Requirements for Senior EHS Manager
Honours Degree (level 8) in Occupational Health & Safety, Engineering or relevant discipline with 10+ years’ EHS Engineer experience
Master’s Degree or Postgraduate qualification in Occupational Health & Safety highly desirable.
Appropriate professional certifications in related fields preferred i.e. CMIOSH.
Experienced in leverage EH&S resources and programs that positively impact EH&S performance and reduce costs for EH&S efforts.
Experienced in ensuring compliance with all the regulations governing the environmental systems, including knowledge of ISO 14001 & ISO 50001.
Proven working knowledge for legislative requirements, and systems needed to implement sound EH&S practice.
Proven experience in working autonomously & manage production related EH&S work essential.
Strong interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills are essential.

Please phone Larry on +353 1-2302400 / larry@rftgroup.ie

The RFT Group, BioPharmaceutical Division specialise exclusively in the recruitment of scientists, engineers and executives for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors. www.rftgroup.ie

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