EHS Supervisor

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EHS Supervisor

Location: Athlone

We are looking to speak with experienced Environmental Health & Safety Professionals about this great new job opportunity in Athlone for an EHS Supervisor with one of our leading clients? This company stands out for their culture, exceptional career development pathways and unrivalled rewards and recognition packages.

The Role

The EHS Supervisor is directly involved in the development and administration of plant Environment, Health & Safety Programmes with special emphasis on employee safety and education, direct and control internal/external environment. Reporting to the Plant Manager the EHS Supervisor will be responsible for plant Environment, Health & Safety Programmes.


Manage, implement, and promote EHS management system in line with standards to comply with corporate and regulatory bodies. Respond to regulatory changes by implementing changes for compliance.
Set goals and objectives for EHS within the Medtronic Athlone facility to drive and monitor a culture of continuous improvement in EHS.
Direct supervision responsibility for the EHS team (EHS Coordinator and OHN).
Develop EHS programmes and policies to ensure efficiency + compliance. Examples include effective management and control of water, wastewater, air emissions and solid waste on site. Minimise the use of materials, chemicals and waste generated to minimize environmental impact. Recommend and co-ordinate safety training programmes.
Provide EHS guidance to all levels of the organization on safety and health matters
Ensure a robust incident investigation process + monitor incident trends
Assist in accident investigations and identify underlining causes and appropriate corrective action.
Conduct regular inspections with Supervisors/Managers of departments, of work conditions and practices.
As requested, review the Environment, safety and health aspects of new substances equipment, plant modifications and layout.
Where health hazards or potential health hazards exist, co-ordinate occupational hygiene monitoring to evaluate employee exposure.
Evaluate safety equipment, including personal protective equipment, and set standards for selection and use.
Report and disclose information to regulatory bodies relating to EHS aspects of site activities e.g., air emissions and wastewater discharges.
Implement Environmental programmes and procedures and obtain and abide by any environmental legal permits and licences necessary for the business activity.Key Skills & Experience

NFQ Degree Level 8 or higher to include a qualification in a relevant discipline
Three years' experience in a manufacturing environment in a similar role
Must be an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills together with the ability to work as part of a team.
Makes ongoing decisions in relation to plant and equipment, safety specifications, safety training, accident/safety investigations, safety/protective equipment.
Seeks approval and advise in the following areas. - Major expenditures, decisions affecting the local community and interpretation of company policy.For further information on this EHS Supervisor role in Athlone please contact Caroline Kingston on (phone number removed) or email Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website - (url removed) Note: Under its obligation under the Data Protection legislation, HERO Recruitment will not forward your details to any company without your prior approval.

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