EHS Specialist

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    Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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    Justin Pankinas

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    11 months ago

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The new site will play a pivotal role in the manufacture of our Clients biologics-based medicines, including in the area of immuno-oncology, and will expand current internal network of biologics drug substance manufacturing plants when full manufacturing operations begin in 2021.

This site will be our Clients first ever Large-Scale Mammalian-Based Drug Substance Facility, with the mission and ambition to manufacture breakthrough medicines from Ireland for patients around the world.

This facility will be a significant supplier of drug substances for one of the key treatments and will also be critical in the future supply of new biotechnology products to its global network.


The EHS Specialist will ensure the organisation assists all regulatory and corporate requirements from an EHS & Risk Management perspective, coordinating and implementing all assigned OH&S tasks related to EHS objectives and activities on site.


* Ensure robust systems are developed and in place for Risk Management, EHS Compliance Auditing, EHS Culture, EHS training, Incident Management, EHS communications etc. on site.
* Manage the emergency response programme including ERT for the site ensuring a constant state of readiness
* Ensure site environmental compliance against all regulatory, EPA, Licencing and Legal requirements
* Chemical safety program, PSSR and new product introductions are compliant with regulations, corporate requirements and industry best practice.
* Collaborate with other departments within the organisation to ensure corrective actions for incident investigation, RA's etc are determined and implemented.
* Report out weekly to management and department teams on KPIs in line with EHS objectives/targets (planned vs. actual performance).
* Auditing of EHS systems and other key safety and departmental systems/ programs or procedures on site
* Manage to day to day EHS queries, technical support, and machine / plant/ process or equipment safety issues if present.
* Ensure the site develops and complies with Corporate EHS Standards.
* Maintain a high standard of documentation in relation to all activities
* Other duties as assigned.


* 3 - 5 years EHS Experience working in a Manufacturing facility - Biotech/ Pharma or similar


* Third level qualification or Diploma in Health and Safety essential
* Bachelor of Science qualification an advantage