AbbVie *EHS Engineer
Sligo, Connaught, Ireland
6d ago

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We are driven by the positive impact on people’s health around the world while making possibilities real through our work every day.

We are currently sourcing for an EHS Engineer to join a dedicated and talented team at our Ballytivnan site, Sligo.

This contract position will see you work across our Biologics and Medical Device Operations at our award-winning site. Join Ireland’s No 1 Great Place to Work in 2020 and choose AbbVie.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Provide direction and support to the site in meeting the requirements of the AbbVie Global EHS Management and Technical Standards, ISO standards and other external regulations.
  • Maintain ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 Certification
  • Support the development, implementation, and maintenance of the Site EHS Strategic Plan and regularly review this plan with site management.
  • Liaise with Managers / Team Leaders to ensure employees are trained to a defined competency standard with all applicable EHS policies and procedures.
  • Perform Risk assessments throughout the plant and oversee and monitor training on risk assessments
  • Ensure adequate training is in place to ensure that employees and contractors can perform their roles in compliance with all EHS standards.
  • Manage the EHS Assessment of all new chemicals and processes
  • Implement ongoing evaluation of EHS awareness activities and develop continuous improvement on EHS programmes.
  • Provide EHS reports to Division and Corporate as requested.
  • Support, improve and continuously monitor the Site Emergency Response Plan to ensure it meets the requirements of changing processes.
  • Work closely with the Emergency Response Team during an EHS emergency.
  • Assist in induction and training of new and / or existing employees.
  • Auditing to ensure compliance with safety standards and with the corporate management and technical standards
  • Monitor and achieve environmental targets such as recycling, waste, emissions etc.
  • Qualification :

    Degree in Environmental Engineering / Science, Occupational Safety & Health, or related discipline is a necessary requirement for this position.

    Experience :

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment supporting EHS Systems.
  • Proven ability to understand scientific process and implement of EHS systems is a fundamental prerequisite in this role.
  • Detailed knowledge of legislation, policies, strategies, and systems needed to implement and maintain a regulated Environmental Health and Safety organization.
  • Good leadership skills in identifying and correcting EHS issues through effective communication and strong interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Experience in a highly regulated GMP environment essential.
  • Experience in an EPA regulated environment, Industrial Hygiene, Process Hazard Analysis and Containment would be an advantage.
  • Project management experience and ability to influence others.
  • AbbVie is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop innovative solutions for patients and being part of an inclusive work environment.

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    Equal Employment Opportunity

    At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients.

    As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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