Overview

We are seeking an EHS & Sustainability Specialist for our client in Mayo

The EHS & S Specialist will lead the Product Stewardship and Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives to achieve objectives beyond regulatory compliance, focusing on reducing environmental impact and promoting sustainable practices.

Essential Functions of Job:

  • To be the responsible position on site for the effective management of Environmental Social Governance and Health & Safety, in accordance with the requirements of the Environmental Manual and Health and Safety Statement and strategic plan.
  • Maintain all Product Stewardship (PS) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) records
  • Maintain the most current PS and CSR database
  • Assist all employees and Customers with regulated material/product requests and expedite internal and external requests while ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Respond to customer requests for PS and CSR information by completing customer PS and CSR
  • Establish a customer regulatory information database that will track common questions from customers in order to provide consistent data.
  • Collaborate & liaise regularly with the Product Stewardship & Corporate Social Responsibility Team
  • Liaise with EPA / Local County Council on all Environmental audits/inspections and prepare follow-up reports for same
  • Environmental Management Review to include Environmental Aspects and Impacts

Health & Safety

  • Drive injury prevention and maintain an injury-free culture through developing and managing safety behaviours & proactive based safety habits
  • Stay abreast of new laws, regulations and safety best practices to support compliance, benchmarking, and continuous improvement activities
  • Work with SMT to create and maintain a culture that reflects a commitment to protecting the health and safety of employees.
  • Evaluate opportunities to eliminate or reduce hazards within the company; work with employees to implement changes.
  • Organise & Direct facility safety audits, fire drills and drive corrective actions resulting from drills, audits
  • Schedule Safety committee meetings; facilitate discussions with support from Quality EH&S Manager, and drive safety-related action items resulting from Safety committee meetings.
  • Host & Liaise with HSA on any safety audits / Inspections and prepare to follow-up reports for same
  • Organise and conduct Noise monitoring and publish results on the same
  • Induction Training for new employees to cover Safety Statements, Environmental Management System & Risk assessments

Experience and Qualifications:

  • A relevant third-level qualification in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Business, and/or Health & Safety
  • Working knowledge or at least an understanding of the importance of ISO9000 (AS 9100), ISO 14001 and applicable global chemical regulations (REACH & ROHS) a distinct advantage
  • Experience in Product Stewardship and Environmental Programs in a production environment, an advantage
  • Must have excellent organisational & communication skills, including verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Must have experience leading teams through change, improvements, and work activities
  • Experience working in a similar role would be an advantage

For more information, Contact Mairéad at Arcon Recruitment

Mairead Kelly, marketing and recruitment consultant at Arcon Recruitment Services. PHOTO: ALISON LAREDO

Mairéad Kelly

Recruitment Consultant

Mairéad initially joined our team as Marketing and Recruitment Co-ordinator. She quickly progressed to Recruitment Consultant and currently manages our busy Technical division. Mairéad is a proud Castlebar woman and holds a B.B.S from ATU Sligo. Mairéad recruits for positions in all areas of Technical/ Engineering and I.T.  She has built excellent relationships with companies large and small and has proved herself invaluable in solving their recruitment issues.

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