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Environmental Health and Safety Officer (EHS)

Environmental Health and Safety Officer (EHS)

Job Title: Environmental Health and Safety Officer (EHS)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 10565
Contact Name: Emma Cawley
Contact Email: sligo@icegroup.ie

Job Description

The EHS Officer will ensure that operations are carried out at all times in compliance with relevant Health & Safety and Environmental Legislation.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Participate in site EHS activities and ensure that site operations comply with legislation and best practice
  • Work with all employees, contractors and visitors to ensure that all safety policies, procedures and regulations are fully adhered to across the site on an ongoing basis
  • Provide leadership to the management team and all personnel in respect of EHS management and compliance
  • Develop and champion all KPI’s that impact EHS
  • Drive EHS continuous improvement initiatives
  • Liaise and communicate with Global EHS function to ensure corporate policies and initiatives are implemented and repot relevant metrics
  • Manage and maintain both Environmental Management System ISO:14001 certification
  • Ensure that EHS audit action items are addressed and closed out in a timely manner
  • Overall management of the EHS incident reporting and investigation system on site
  • Manage, develop and provide EHS training as required
  • Oversee waste management and recycling operations on site
  • Manage the EHS department operating and capital budget within agreed targets and contribute to the annual preparation of these budgets
  • Support and maintain effective document control systems for the EHS Department

Job Requirements:

  • 3rd level Occupational Health and Safety / Environmental Management qualification
  • 3+ years EHS management experience
  • Knowledge of EHS practices and legislation relevant to a manufacturing operation

Additional Skills and Competencies:

The successful candidate should possess the following desired Skills and Traits:

  • Compliance and Integrity: Promotes and practices a culture of compliance with laws and policies
  • Creative thinking
  • Open communicator
  • Excellent organisational skills
Apply for this role by submitting your CV to Emma today!