Environmental Health & Safety Officer

  • Decotek Automotive
  • Collinstown, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 07/12/2018
Permanent Engineering Management Manufacturing Science

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

 

Health & Safety

  • Ensure adequate evacuation and response arrangements are in place for fire and emergency situations.
  • Perform environment, health and safety audits
  • Conduct risk assessments and equipment validations
  • Participate in accident/incident investigations and follow up on corrective actions
  • Monitor environmental hazards such as dust and noise monitoring
  • Manage and progress the site risk assessment program.
  • Carry out chemical risk assessments.
  • Keep the Safety Data Sheet register up to date.
  • Manage safety protocol for Contractors and vendors on site
  • Engage with the Emergency response teams and organize specific training
  • Develop and deliver Safety & Environmental training for Induction.
  • Maintain all EHS records for inspection during external and corporate audits.
  • Develop work permit programme
  • Report in a timely manner to HSA on H&S issues using the HAS portal

 

Education, Experience & skills:

  • Degree in Engineering, Science or equivalent is required with a Diploma or equivalent in Health & Safety.
  • 3-4 years’ experience in a regulated environment and familiar with EHS management systems.
  • Familiarity with regulatory compliance procedures, publications and an ability to interpret relevant legislation on behalf of the company.
  • Knowledge and experience with effluent & waste water treatment is essential.
  • A proven track record of success as an EHS Engineer in a manufacturing facility is desirable.
  • Communication, training and report writing skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint packages.
  • Ability to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders

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