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EHS Specialist (Pharma)


EHS Specialist required for Contract position with Dublin based Pharmaceutical company

Safety Officer
Years of Experience Req.:
4 Years+
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EHS Specialist

DPS is a leading Project Management and Engineering Company serving industry around the world for over 40 years. Our reputation is based on forming successful partnerships with our clients, providing them with innovative designs and cost effective solutions in the context of sound  judgment, strong management and technical excellence. We employ over 1000+ people out of our twelve office locations and serve a broad range of clients ranging from multinational companies to small generic producers.  We provide Full Service Engineering for our clients  including Project and Programme Management, Procurement, Design, Construction Management, Health & Safety Management, Commissioning,  Qualification, Professional Outsourcing and Start-up on global projects  across a range of market sectors.

EHS Specialist

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist the EHS Lead in maintaining the safety management system OHSAS 18001 to ensure that the policies and procedures are consistent with best safety standards and that the elements as defined below comply with regulatory requirements and reflect continuous improvement initiatives
  • Involvement in process/plant changes, participation in project teams as required to ensure that the safety aspects of materials and operations are considered.
  • Responsible for the reporting to the E, H & S Lead the H&S KPI’s on a monthly basis.
  • Co-ordinate the Safety Awareness Group meeting to ensure employee concerns are addressed on-site and implement suggested improvements as appropriate.
  • Act as REACH co-ordinator to ensure materials are registered as required, including safety testing for new processes and co-ordinate of testing programmes.  
  • On-site DGSA – responsible for sign-off of all dangerous goods shipments off site in accordance with legislative requirements.
  • Main H&S reviewer for all Trackwise changes on-site.  Review new installations to ensure they meet safety requirements and provide technical safety input to the design and construction of new/modified facilities including impact on future maintenance requirements.
  • Ensure that new processes and associated equipment modifications are assessed from a health and safety perspective through HAZOPs, HAZID’s, Method Statements & Risk Assessment.
  • Ensure all near miss, haz838913.379594ard spotting and first aid/ accident reports are investigated, root cause identified and corrective actions implemented in a timely manner.
  • Provide support for any external audits and carry out inspections and audits of the site on a regular basis.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations and standards associated with OHSAS 8001, cGMP, ISO 14001, EMAS, Health & Safety Legislation, Environmental Legislation, and also all site standards, policies, and procedures.



  • Minimum requirements Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety or equivalent
  • 4+ Years experience in a similar role
  • Relevant experience in Pharmaceutical or other FDA environment


To discuss this role further contact Graham Cullen on 01 466 1759.


DPS Engineering is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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