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EHS Specialist (FTC)

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Job ID R0025700 Date posted 04/21/2021 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 recent announcement of a new extension to our new cell therapy manufacturing facility.

Two new temporary contract positions have been created within the site EHS team with a primary focus on strengthening our EHS management programmes and providing additional EHS support to meet site expansion.


The primary purpose of these positions is to:

  • Assist & drive the implementation of ISO 14001 & ISO 45001 Management Systems on site.
  • Implement standardised and comprehensive EHS programmes across the site that meet best practice and compliance obligations.
  • Provide technical support and drive the implementation of new processes & compliance systems related to all aspects of environmental management programmes across site and in accordance with the Industrial Emissions Licence.

Candidates should have at a minimum at least 3-5 years experience in a similar role.


  • Holds a degree in Environmental Science or Health & Safety or Chemical Engineering and has/is working as an EHS Specialist/SME within a Pharmaceutical /Chemical manufacturing facility.
  • Has relevant experience of working towards ISO 14001/45001 certification
  • 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 and demonstrated problem solving skills.

  • Has an entrepreneurial approach and is comfortable working in teams or on their own initiative to deliver rapid results & improvement.
  • Has a positive collaborative working style
  • Has excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Is flexible and willing to take on other tasks and duties as required by the demands of the business.
  • Is results driven and has the ability to handle complexity and multiple priorities.
  • Experienced in the implementation and execution of successful EHS programmes that drive continuous improvement within manufacturing operations and align with current & future EPA & HSA compliance requirements.
  • Ideally is an SME in a particular area such as Environmental Management, Process Safety, High Risk Work, Ergonomics or otherwise.


  • Implement ISO 14001& 45001 Management Standards.
  • Implement & update existing programmes to align with new Corporate EHS Standards.
  • Ensures that site operations are carried out at all times in compliance with the sites EPA Industrial Emissions Licence.
  • Support EHS CAPA development and closure.
  • Develops and delivers EHS training to the site.
  • Provides technical EHS support & expertise to all Departments and personnel on site.
  • Deputises for other members of the EHS team as required.
  • Participates in the site Emergency Response programme and supports continuous improvement activities.
  • Other duties as required by the EHS Manager.



Grange Castle, Ireland

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Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

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Full time

Job ID R0025700
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