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EH&S Specialist II - Permanent Job

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Date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: Galway, G, IE

Company: Boston Scientific

 

Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.

 

Job Purpose

  • Contributes to developing EHS programmes and management systems to make EHS an integral part of site operations.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Support  the implementation and improvement of the EH&S Management System namely ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018 and IPC Licence.  

  • Contributes to the development the site’s Safety Statement to include hazard identification, hazard risk assessment, and hazard control programmes and participates in their implementation.

  • Works with Supervisors, Trainers and Technicians to identify and control significant environmental, health and safety impacts of operations.

  • Takes a central role in working with internal committees and training efforts.

  • Ensures that all required records are prepared and maintained.

  • Participates in and prepares for EHS inspections by external agencies, and all system audits.

  • Investigates, prepares, communicates and manages reports on injuries, ll-health, and corrective actions as required.

  • Supports and contributes to the site’s life safety programmes to include emergency response.

  • Understands and proactively follows through on the Environmental Management Procedures that have been identified as relevant to position.

 

 

 

Qualifications

  • Level 8 honours degree in a relevant discipline
  • The EHS Specialist has an understanding of matters related to EH&S and a significant information and support network, normally developed over 2 years of EH&S experience and/or educational background.
  • He/she is knowledgeable of legislative requirements, and systems needed to implement sound EH&S practice.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills are essential.


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