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EHS Engineer (Full or Part Time)

Dublin, Ireland


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EHS Engineer (Full or Part Time)

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Job ID R0006759 Date posted 04/16/2019 Location Dublin, Ireland

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Job Description


To ensure that TILGC operations are carried out at all times in compliance with relevant Health & Safety and Environmental Legislation. This also includes TILGC EHS policies, procedures and regulations and any other standards to which TILGC subscribes. (Full or Part-time position available).


  • Participate in site safety and environmental activity and ensure that the Site operations comply with legislation and best practice.
  • Provide technical safety and environmental expertise and support to all Departments and personnel on site.

Health and Safety:

  • Actively foster, in co-operation with other TILGC personnel, an ethos and culture of safety awareness, where safety is accepted as an integral part of the overall business.
  • Work with all GC personnel, contractors and visitors to ensure that all safety policies, procedures and regulations are fully adhered to across the site on an ongoing basis.
  • Notify the appropriate responsible persons in a timely and comprehensive manner of any breach of EHS policy, procedure or regulation or any potential hazard which could have a serious impact on safety or result in serious personal injury.
  • Notify the appropriate responsible persons in a timely and comprehensive manner of any EHS issue which could possibly relate to TILGC’s general compliance status, legal or insurance issues, employment law, public relations or other matters of this nature.
  • Investigate and manage any incidents that occur on-site and ensure that Accident Reports / Unplanned Events reporting forms are completed in a timely manner after an event.
  • Carry out regular safety compliance inspections to ensure health and safety procedures and policies are being implemented.
  • Ensure that safety audit action items are addressed and closed out in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate the approach and activities for the safe handling of all raw materials, key intermediates and active materials on site.
  • Develop and provide safety training as required.
  • Provide support to other safety initiatives as required.


  • Maintenance and preparation of information databases and reports for submission to the EPA, Irish Water, SDCC and other regulatory authorities in accordance with IEL requirements.
  • Site contact for EPA, Irish Water, SDCC and other regulatory authorities in accordance with IEL requirements.
  • Liaising with specialist contractors, and internal departments with regard to coordinating routine and non-routine environmental monitoring as required by the IEL.
  • Communication of IEL requirements to employees and contractors.
  • Ensure a good working relationship with the Local Authorities and residential groups.
  • Support the site Energy Management System (ISO50001) and participate in energy conservation initiatives across the site.
  • Carry out regular site inspections to ensure environmental policies and procedures are being implemented.
  • Oversee the management of the WWTP and associated operations.
  • Oversee waste management on site (both solid and liquid waste).
  • Ensure that environmental audit action items are addressed and closed out in a timely manner.
  • Develop and provide environmental training as required.
  • Provide support to other environmental initiatives as required.


  • Encourage and support the development of site safety culture.
  • Support and maintain effective document control systems for the EHS Department
  • Work closely with other EHS Engineers to ensure that all EHS Management Systems are maintained and adhered to.
  • Work closely with OH and HR Departments to ensure employee well-being is considered at all times.
  • Adhere to safe working practices as set out in the Safety Statement and other company safety rules.
  • Contribute information and perform relevant tasks within a cross functional technology transfer team to bring new products on site.
  • Ensure that all GC personnel, contractors and visitors are trained to safely and effectively carry out their roles on site. 
  • Develop EHS training plans for site personnel to comply with regulations as well as prepare for potential emergency situations.
  • Adhere strictly to cGMP and other rules as laid down by the Company from time to time.
  • Maintain and improve professional knowledge base. Keep up to date with all current trends and relevant legislation.


  • Participate fully in any cross functional training initiatives.
  • Drive and promote the corporate values of Takeda-ism within the workplace.
  • Actively foster, in cooperation with other TIL staff, an ethos and culture of safety awareness where safety is accepted as an integral part of the overall business.
  • Ensure that Accident Reports / Unplanned Event Forms are completed in a timely manner after an event.
  • Ensure timely completion of all SOP, reading, training and assessment.
  • Other duties as required and directed by the relevant Manager or other Officer appointed by the Board of Directors.


  • 3rd level qualification in Occupational Health and Safety or Environmental Management or equivalent


  • Knowledge of EHS practices and legislation for a pharmaceutical / biopharmaceutical facility operating within Ireland/Europe.
  • 3+ years EHS experience within a pharmaceutical / biopharmaceutical facility.
  • Good EHS knowledge of API pharmaceutical production, high potency packaging processes and biopharmaceutical manufacturing desirable.


  • The ability to lead and direct others, as well as the ability to work as part of a team.
  • The ability to logically solve problems.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills coupled with good ability to produce technical reports.
  • Willingness to undertake further EHS training and other training as needed


Grange Castle, Ireland

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