EHS Administrator | Graduate Role

Location Kildare, Republic of Ireland
Job type Contract
Salary Negotiable
Published about 1 month ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Georgina Roome
Job ref DN0000GR_1657015193

Job description

Our Client is looking for an EHS graduate to join thier team in NAAS.

The EHS Graduate as a member of the site EHS team will be responsible for driving EHS compliance and ensuring robust and effective EHS programs and procedures are followed in line with Company, Site, Customer and Legal requirements.

Provide technical support on environmental, health and safety management systems to all areas i.e. (Production, Engineering, Quality, facilities, etc.) to ensure appropriate H&S standards are maintained.


  • As a member if the EHS team, you will be responsible for driving the site EHS strategy and improvements.
  • Ensuring full compliance with all company, customer, and legal requirements for Environmental, Health and Safety.
  • To drive the development and implementation of a strong safety culture inclusive of all colleagues and contractors
  • Drive the continuous improvement agenda across the site, incorporating a range of communication vehicles e.g., newsletters, staff notice boards, H&S alerts, behavioural walks and discussions on a one to one and group basis.
  • Updating and inputting the site emergency response plan and crisis management plan.
  • To develop, implement and update environmental, health and safety policies, procedures, training and manuals.
  • Liaise with 3rd party stakeholders as required i.e. - HSA, EPA, KCC, etc
  • Support the scheduling of new and on-going safety related training requirements.
  • Carry out safety inspections, prepare reports and execute corrective measures.
  • Assist the EHS Manager in preparing for external compliance audits.
  • Review and update company risk assessments, safe operating procedures, and work instructions regularly.
  • Investigate, record and report accidents, incidents, and near-misses.

Qualifications & Previous Experience

  • Experience in EHS Management
  • Environmental and Health and Safety degree or equivalent.
  • Exposure to and knowledge of EHS within a high-speed production and processing environment.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Be a problem solver - Essential.
  • Good interpersonal skills - proven ability to work effectively on a team and with other departments.
  • Striving constantly to raise the standards in EHS.
  • Have the ability to identify and foresee potential problems from an EHS perspective, to identify solutions and implement in a timely manner.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Well-developed analytical, numerical and computer skills - Essential.
  • Cost awareness / Uses resources effectively
  • The role will require flexibility on a weekly basis to ensure that any EHS issues can be addressed.
  • Positively influence people from all departments.
  • Excellent administration and literacy skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of team.


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