Assists with the design, implementation, maintenance and review of the company’s Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHS&S) programmes to ensure compliance with regulatory, corporate and industry requirements. Acts as an SME, single point of contact and advisor to all departments on site in relation to EHS matters. 


  • Provide EHS project support for projects at the Cork site:
  • Conduct EHS Impact Assessments (IA) to ensure that all EHSS requirements and company standards are in place.
  • PTW / construction safety support for execution of projects
  • Support IA action closure tracking, Machine Safety, JSA’s, Chemical Risk Assessments, Noise, IH/Ergonomics etc.
  • Support for 3 yearly shutdown in Feb 2021 – project walkdowns, RAMS review etc.
  • Contractor management support – Mai software
  • PTW Co-ordination – work with Engineering, Facilities, Maintenance to co-ordinate high risk work permits (confined space, hot work, work at height, live electrical work etc.)
  • PTW Improvements – work with Engineering, Facilities, Maintenance to co-ordinate improvements in the site PTW process – reviewing & improving process flows, updating SOPs, generating training material & rolling out etc.

Additional scope –

  • Perform periodic walkdowns / audits / programme reviews to ensure compliance with safety and environmental permits, plans, policies and regulatory requirements.
    • Assist in the preparation, implementation and review of EHS Procedures and other EHS documents appropriate to the scope of site activities and in compliance with company requirements.
    • Provide technical support for the site risk assessment / JSA programme and assist in implementing appropriate control measures for identified risks.

Qualifications and Experience: 

  • Previous experience working to highly regulated environments and with ISO14001 and OSHAS 18001 international standards, preferably within a Biopharma/pharmaceutical or related environment is required. 
  • A relevant third level qualification in Science, Engineering or EHS, with at least 4 years’ experience in the environment, health and safety area is a prerequisite for the position. 
  • Good overall knowledge of legal requirements and best practices in both Environment and Safety
  • Previous experience in dealing with regulatory agencies
  • Previous experience in carrying out Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment
  • Creates dashboards, power-point presentations and can track and trend KPI’s, assembling information into clearly written reports, documented findings or recommendations and communicate this progress in easily understandable manner to all stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and training skills 

For additional information, or to submit your CV get in touch with Sarah: [email protected]

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