Engineering , Science, Pharmaceutical & Food

EHS Officer

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • Cork
  • 41936961

PE Global is currently recruiting for an EHS Officer on behalf of our client based in Cork. This is an initial 6-month contract role.

Work with Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability Management in driving a Safety Culture which engages associates and improves EHSS performance at the Manufacturing Facility.


Essential duties and responsibilities


  • Identify and control EHS+S hazards and oversee risk assessment processes, developing and implementing related preventative countermeasures.
  • Assist in the development of monthly EHS+S reports as directed by Department Manager.
  • Coordinate and oversee safety training records database.
  • Conduct safety surveys and safety audits on a regular basis.
  • Coordinate emergency preparedness drills.
  • Review Safety Data Sheets for potential hazards and monitor and/or implement control programs.
  • Support compliance to ISO14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems and ISO45001:2018 Occupational health and safety management systems standards.
  • Assist in specifying, sourcing and ordering associate safety equipment. Administer the “EHS+S Great Ideas” associate recognition program



Critical Competencies

Ability to quickly establish significant credibility, trust and support with all levels of the organization incl. peers and senior management.


Takes action quickly/ effectively in a fast-paced environment completing tasks on-time/ high quality.


Uses root cause and problem solving to drive continuous improvement.


Communicates openly and clearly, understands, influences and engages others to get input and buy- in.



  • NFQ level 6 / Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with emphasis in Safety and course work in Chemistry preferred.
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills with the ability to effectively interface with a variety of people at various technical and management levels.
  • Good computer skills (work processing, spreadsheets, graphics, statistical tools, etc.).
  • Proficiency in time, organization, and project management.
  • Able to make independent decisions and work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to maintain confidential business information.
  • Ability to initiate action to resolve problems and improve processes.

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV.

Please click the link below to apply, call Paul on 083 094 0199 or alternatively send an up to date CV


***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in Ireland***

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