ICDS RECRUITMENT

EHS Officer - County Waterford

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Location
Waterford, Co. Waterford
Location type
At the office
Employment type
Full time
Job type
Permanent
Salary
Negotiable
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EHS Officer - County Waterford.

Our client seeks a dedicated and experienced EHS Officer to join their growing team covering their waste processing sites Waterford, Wexford, and Kilkenny. The EHS Officer will be responsible for ensuring that the company maintains the highest standards of safety, health, environmental, and quality practices. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in occupational health and safety, environmental management, and quality control, however training will be provided to strengthen areas required. The EHS Officer will collaborate with various departments to create a culture of safety, health, environmental responsibility, and quality excellence within the company.

Responsibilities:

· To communicate effectively throughout the company on SHEQ issues and to actively participate in management meetings.

· Support communications and relationship with all Regulatory Bodies (EPA, HSA) to best represent the interests and intentions of the company.

· Develop, implement, and maintain safety, health, environmental, and quality policies and procedures.

· To promote the development of a positive SHEQ culture within the Business /Facility.

· Identify potential hazards, risks, and environmental impacts in the workplace, report on internal systems, and recommend appropriate control measures.

· Conduct regular safety inspections, environmental assessments, and quality audits to ensure compliance with regulations and standards.

· Provide safety, health, environmental, and quality training to employees, contractors, and visitors.

· To effectively communicate SHEQ requirements to staff through meetings, toolbox talks and learn from events.

· Investigate accidents, incidents, and quality issues, and develop and implement corrective actions.

· Monitor workplace conditions to prevent occupational health issues and promote employee well-being.

· Ensure compliance with local, regional, and national safety, health, environmental, and quality regulations, including regulatory authorisations held by the Business.

· Collaborate with cross-functional teams to address safety, health, environmental, and quality concerns.

· Develop and maintain emergency response plans and conduct drills as needed.

· Prepare and submit reports on safety, health, environmental, and quality performance to management and regulatory agencies.

· Stay current with industry trends, regulations, and best practices related to SHEQ.

· Promote a culture of safety, health, environmental responsibility, and quality excellence throughout the organisation.

· Participate in continuous improvement initiatives to enhance SHEQ processes.

· To monitor objectives and promote their delivery.

Qualifications and experience sought:

· Ideally a Bachelor’s degree in occupational health and safety, Environmental Science, Quality Management, or similar. Relevant certifications such as NEBOSH, ISO Lead Auditor are a plus.

· Proven experience as a SHEQ Officer or in a similar role, preferably in logistics, construction industry/sector, pharmachem, or similar.

· In-depth knowledge of safety, health, environmental, and quality regulations and standards.

· Strong analytical skills to identify hazards, risks, and improvement opportunities.

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to train employees and collaborate across departments.

· Detail-oriented with strong organisational and documentation skills.

· Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other relevant software.

Benefits:

· Competitive salary and benefits package.

· Opportunity to make a significant impact on the Business’ safety, health, environmental, and quality performance.

· Collaborative and inclusive work environment.

Important Dates
Posted on
20 March, 2024
Reference number
AM18218
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