Our Client a Mechanical Building Contractor in Longford is seeking a Health and Safety Advisor  to join their team. They work in the Pharma Construction space and this role would work very closely with the Client.  Ideally it would suit a candidate with 2+ years experience. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain environmental, health & safety programmes to ensure compliance with all applicable government regulations and technical standards and best practices.
  • Lead and support existing safety programmes to include but not limited to: chemical management (REACH, CLP), ergonomics and machine safety.
  • Enhance environmental management programmes in preparation for IPC licencing requirements and lead environmental initiatives such as energy reduction and waste management.
  • Build relationships across the campus to ensure compliance and enhancement of the safety culture. Play an important role in promoting and driving a pro-active health & safety culture.
  • Arrange, support and chair meetings and forums to drive an enhanced performance with a particular focus on leading EHS indicators. Identify, report and trend EHS metrics through an internal tier board reporting structure.
  • Develop, coordinate, and deliver EHSE training programmes to all levels within the organization.


  • Level 8 degree in EHS or related field. Environment Qualification, preferred.
  • 2+ years’ experience in a similar position within manufacturing, preferably in the Construction, medical device industry or other similar regulated manufacturing industry.
  • A thorough knowledge of EHS legislation

Key Requirements

  • Thorough knowledge of Environment, Health and Safety legislation and experience in environment management systems.
  • Self-motivated, results orientated and commitment to achieving objectives.
  • Proven ability to influence safety culture.
  • Proven team player. Ability to work effectively with staff at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent communication (written & oral) and interpersonal skills.

For further information please contact Thomas White in Arcon Recruitment by email at [email protected], by mobile on 087 2348835.


Thomas White Senior Construction Recruitment Consultant at Arcon recruitment

Thomas White

Senior Construction Recruitment Consultant

Thomas joined the Arcon team in January 2020, heading up the Construction and Engineering division. Thomas brings a wealth of experience with him having worked for a number of years in recruitment- both in an agency and within an in-house environment. Originally from Sligo, Thomas is now living and settled in Westport.

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