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EHS Manager

EHS Manager – FMCG


A family run FMCG business are seeking to recruit an experienced EHS professional to join their team on a full time, permanent basis. The position will take full responsibility for the further development, implementation, and continuous evolution of the company’s EH&S strategy including the introduction of systems. 


  • Ongoing development and implementation of improved Health and Safety practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Responsible for ensuring all personnel are fully safety trained and competent for the role including manual handling, fork truck, PPT, SOP sign off etc. Managing maintenance of staff records in an ‘audit ready’ state.
  • Further develop and manage the site risk assessment programme with the site managemnet team to agree and manage priortised programmes to reduce risks.
  • Lead on site Health & Safety improvement, awareness, and engagement programmes.
  • Keep up to date on regulatory health and safety requirements and keep management team updated on compliance needs.
  • Co-ordinate internal and external inspection and audit programmes.
  • Represent the company during outside agency audits / inspections and liaise as required with regulatory agency such as the Health & Safety Authority.
  • Develop and roll-out safety alerts and other ad hoc communications in line with the sites needs.
  • Enhance, deploy, and manage the sites accident investigation and incident management programme with the management team. Point of contact for companies’ insurers in relation accident/incident to reporting, auditing, and claims.
  • Management of the site’s operational licences and compliance with same.
  • Management of waste water treatment plant operations.
  • Collate data weekly from the effluent treatment system and report on same – lab test results, flow readings etc.
  • Provides environmental compliance advice and support to the operations team in terms of effluent / air / waste / energy / water management.
  • Management of the sites Origin Green Programme and all monitoring and reporting metrics.
  • Ensuring that the environmental and energy management systems are established, implemented and maintained in accordance with ISO 14001 & ISO 50001.
  • Support the business in development of annual environmental objectives and targets that support the company’s overall sustainability strategy.
  • Collating and reporting of relevant environmental metrics / KPI’s.
  • Develop, support and delivery of training programs specially in terms of environmental compliance.
  • Establish and embed waste management best practices into the culture and day-to-day activities. Ensure waste management controls are being adhered to

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Third Level qualification in a EH&S, science, engineering, or other related discipline.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience within a EH&S role, ideally working in food manufacturing.
  • Experience in working in a fast paced, results focused environment.
  • Sound knowledge and practical experience of implementing EH&S legislation.
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft packages including Word, Excel, & PowerPoint.
  • Strong knowledge of Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001), Energy Management Systems (ISO 50001), Origin Green and sustainability.

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Lee Doheny avatar
Principal, Head of HR Recruitment
+353 85 135 3820