EHS Manager

Job Title: EHS Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: County Tipperary, Ireland
Salary: €65000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-10-24
Reference: BH-92203-1
Contact Name: Ellen Twomey
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 25, 2018 13:45

Job Description

EHS Manager

€65,000 + 6% Pension + Health Insurance

Our Clients is looking for a reliable EHS Manager to ensure everyone in the company complies with health and safety laws.

As an EHS professional you must have excellent attention to detail to identify hazards.


    1. Recommend and review health and safety policies to ensure compliance with new and existing legislation.

    1. Ensure environmental objectives and targets are set and achieved throughout the organization.

    1. Advise and monitor the implementation of safe systems of work encompassing current legislative requirements.

    1. Recommend and implement safety and environmental risk assessments and determine acceptable risk levels.

    1. Have an active role in visits from inspectors and provide information and evidence as required.

    1. Recommend and implement emergency policies and ensure specific control systems meet required standards.

    1. Ensure accidents and incidents are investigated as per policy, make recommendations and ensure agreed corrective actions are implemented.

    1. Provide statistics to management and health and safety committee.

    1. Advise on potential health risks at work, health of employees, health promotion.

    1. Facilitate in carrying out training for the site.

    1. Ensuring Safety Data sheets are up to date.

    1. Ensure adequate trained First Aid cover and provisions on site at all times. 


    1. Ensure Directors and Managers are aware of their legal requirements and identify to them any shortfalls our safety management system

    1. Monitor, audit and review policies and procedures to ensure current legislative requirements are met and safe systems of work are being maintained.

    1. Ensure environmental information is available for Managing Director to review.

    1. Carry out external and internal environmental audits to ensure they meet the required standards.

    1. Implement and maintain the company risk assessment management system and carry out risk assessments for working procedures and operating equipment. Determine and advise on acceptable risk levels.

    1. Provide information to inspectors and emergency services, as appropriate.

    1. Provide support during customer audits.

    1. Ensure accidents and incidents are investigated and corrective actions are implemented to prevent recurrence. Provide relevant information to insurance brokers.

    1. Identify training needs and deliver training and awareness sessions to encourage a minimum risk site is maintained.

    1. Ensure all new starters are fully inducted to site to minimise potential safety and health risks and records of attendance to be fed back to HR.

    1. Maintenance of first aid provision, training and supplies.

    1. Collation and presentation of statistics of injury or ill health at work.


Job Knowledge: 

A sound, wide ranging Environmental, Health & Safety knowledge with 5 years’ experience in a similar role, gained within a Pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.


    • Formal H&S qualification, minimum degree level.

    • Extensive knowledge of Health and Safety legislation

    • Knowledge of relevant environmental legislation

    • Additional Skills which would be a distinct advantage: Trained VDU Assessor, Current Safe Pass Card, Manual Handling instructor.

    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to work with all levels of staff, contractors or customers.

    • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Suite


Have sufficient knowledge to advise on day to day operational EHS issues and apply knowledge in a team environment with personnel from other functions and different levels of the organization.

If you wish to be considered for the above position, please apply ASAP for immediate consideration