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EHS Engineer

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Job ID R0009445 Date posted 09/12/2019 Location Dublin, Ireland

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Job Description

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited is a global, research and development-driven pharmaceutical company committed to bringing better health and a brighter future to patients by translating science into life-changing medicines. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on oncology, gastroenterology and central nervous system therapeutic areas plus vaccines.

Takeda Ireland’s Grange Castle campus is expanding with the completion of a new standalone, high-containment production facility dedicated to manufacturing & packaging of new oncology product for global markets.

A second facility focused on cell therapy will be the first of its kind to be located in Ireland by any multinational pharmaceutical company. To support these new exciting developments a new position has been created within the site EHS team with a primary focus on strengthening our environmental management programmes and providing additional EHS support to meet site expansion.


The primary purpose of this position is:

  • To ensure that site operations are carried out at all times in compliance with the sites EPA Industrial Emissions Licence and that all reporting & assessment requirements to the relevant regulatory agencies and Corporate EHS are met on time and in full.  
  • To implement standardised and comprehensive environmental programmes across the site that meet best practice with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Be the SME for all aspects of environmental programmes across the site and provide technical support as required to change management processes such as the EHS assessment of new product introductions and changes to site operations and infrastructure.     

The position will also be required to drive and support continuous improvement in our Health & Safety programmes and to undertake any projects or tasks assigned by the EHS Manager to support and develop site Health & Safety programmes.


  • Is passionate about EHS and achieving excellence and has demonstrated this in previous projects and employment.
  • Is strong technically and has a “hands on” approach to EHS.
  • Has demonstrated problem solving skills.
  • Has an entrepreneurial approach and is comfortable working in teams or on their own initiative. Collaborative working style.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Holds a degree in Environmental Science/EHS or equivalent.
  • Has EHS experience within a pharmaceutical / biopharmaceutical facility is desirable.
  • Good EHS knowledge of API pharmaceutical production, high potency packaging processes and biopharmaceutical manufacturing desirable.
  • Is flexible and willing to take on other tasks and duties as required by the demands of the business.


  • Ensures that site operations are carried out at all times in compliance with the sites EPA Industrial Emissions Licence
  • Ensures that all reporting & assessment requirements to the relevant regulatory agencies and Corporate EHS are met on time and in full. 
  • Develops and executes on strategies and annual plans to deliver continuous improvement in EHS performance.
  • Develops and delivers EHS training to the site.
  • Oversight and management of the site waste-water treatment plant and associated EHS Technologist.
  • Oversight and management of third-party contractors involved in solid & liquid waste management operations on site and associated EHS Technologist.
  • Provides technical EHS support & expertise to all Departments and personnel on site.
  • Supports the site Energy Management System (ISO50001) and is a member of the Site Energy Team.
  • Deputises for other members of the EHS team as required
  • Participates in the site Emergency Response programme and supports continuous improvement activities
  • Provides Leadership & Coaching to all employees on the compliance requirements associated with regulatory requirements and site EHS programmes
  • Other duties as required by the EHS Manager or Site Leadership Team


  • 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 / Near Miss 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.


Grange Castle, Ireland

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