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Senior EHS Manager

ID
14197
Location
Galway
Role Type
Permanent
Contact
Caroline Kingston
Email
caroline@hero.ie
Phone
+353 86 8395531
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Senior Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Join the vibrant team of a global manufacturing leader as they seek an enthusiastic and dynamic Senior Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) Manager for their Galway site. In this exhilarating role, you'll be at the forefront of driving Environmental Health & Safety initiatives, ensuring compliance, and fostering an energetic culture of safety.

Key Responsibilities
  • Communicates the business impacts of EHS to leadership; uses influence to advance EHS compliance/programs
  • Manages EHS budget
  • Cultivate strong relationships with external regulators (HSA, EPA), maintaining effective collaboration
  • Champion EHS support for the introduction and review of processes, ensuring plant and equipment changes align with safety standards.
  • Manage, develop, and continually improve the site's EHS Management System
  • Ensures that site systems are in place to maintain 100% compliance with all Irish and EU Regulations, site’s IED licence
  • Facilitates all EHS&S audits (HSA, EPA, EHS&S, ISO 14001 / ISO 45001)
  • Understand and complies with all the regulations governing the environmental systems, including knowledge of ISO 14001 & ISO 50001.
  • Build and manage staff while creating an environment that motivates people who can work in highly team-based, matrixed, participative, results-orientated organisation.
  • Direct and manage all aspects of the Occupational Health programme and liaise closely with HR and Operations.
  • Work with the site leadership team and corporate to establish an annual set of EH&S goals, objectives and performance expectations for the site
  • Direct large scale EH&S related emergency situations, including emergency response systems and ensuring proper hazardous materials & electrical systems risk management.
  • Act as the Management Representative for the Environmental Management System.
  • Design and manage 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.
  • Lead internal EH&S audit process.
  • 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.

Education, Experience and Skills

  • Min. HETAC level 8 in Occupational Health & Safety or relevant discipline with 10+ years’ experience 
  • Master’s Degree or Postgraduate qualification in Occupational Health & Safety highly desirable.
  • Appropriate professional certifications in related fields preferred i.e. CMIOSH.
  • Excellent Stakeholder management skills
  • Highly proactive, mature judgment and decision making ability 
  • He/she is knowledgeable of legislative requirements, and systems needed to implement sound EH&S practice.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills are essential.
  • Ability to work autonomously & manage production related EH&S work essential.
  • Understand and complies with all the regulations governing the environmental systems, including knowledge of ISO 14001 & ISO 50001.

Please Note: Under its obligation under the Data Protection legislation, HERO Recruitment will not forward your details to any company without your prior approval.

For further information on this Senior EHS Manager role in Galway please contact Caroline Kingston on 0868395531/ caroline@hero.ie Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website – https://www.hero.ie/

Please Note: Under its obligation under the Data Protection legislation, HERO Recruitment will not forward your details to any company without your prior approval.

Data can only be transferred outside of the EEA on the basis of standards contractual clauses, to a country for whom an adequacy decision has been given by the European Commission or where the express permission of the data subject has been given. You have supplied us with your personal data in the process of applying for a position. Our client company may have personnel outside of the EEA who will review your data. We will apply the appropriate criteria in respect of the data transfer depending on the location of those personnel.

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