EHS Specialist

Website Ref: TPM04484

A biopharmaceutical company in Dunboyne requires an EHS Specialist. The EHS Specialist will ensure the EHS organisation assists all regulatory and corporate requirements from an EHS & Risk Management perspective, coordinating and implementing all assigned Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental tasks related to EHS objectives and activities on site as the site transitions from Projects to Sustaining phase.


  • Manage EHS compliance with applicable Irish statutory environmental (EPA) licence, and health and safety (HSA) legal requirements as well as numerous client Global Safety and Environmental Standards for the site.
  • Reporting to EHS Lead.
  • Work closely with the Facilities organization to ensure that those relevant conditions of the client’s site Industrial Emissions Licence IEL as granted by the Irish EPA are complied with. Coordinate air, water and waste sampling programs and compile and issue reports in collaboration with Facilities Dept on behalf of the site environmental manager.
  • Manage IEL and GMO compliance registers on our client’s Enablon platform for the client’s site.
  • Assist the site Biosafety Committee in compiling GMO consent submissions to Irish EPA and manage EHS related biosafety conditions to ensure compliance to existing GMO consents.
  • Be the EHS owner of numerous local EHS standards and complete EHS Assessment and auditing of EHS process and systems in line with our client’s Global Safety and Environment Standards to transition the site to sustaining operations.
  • Ensure a robust EHS Documentation management system is implemented to factory milestone schedule and that procedures are in place as agreed with site EHS lead for topics such as EHS Compliance Auditing, Risk Management, EHS Culture, EHS training, Incident Management, EHS communications on site.
  • Manage day-to-day operational EHS queries, technical support, and machine / plant/ process or equipment safety issues as escalated.
    Maintain a high standard of documentation in relation to all activities performed.
  • Report out weekly to management and department teams on KPIs in line with EHS objectives/targets (planned vs. actual performance).
  • Demonstrate collaboration with site colleagues to promote a safe by choice culture

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science qualification an advantage.
  • 3 – 5 years EHS Experience working in a Manufacturing facility – Biotech/ Pharma or similar.
  • Third level qualification or Diploma in Health and Safety essential.
  • In Depth Knowledge of Irish H&S and Environmental Legislation and regulations.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office tools (MS Word, Excel, Power-point).
  • Ability to work independently (a self-starter) or in a team environment.

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