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Engineer, EH&S

Requisition ID:  34796
Date:  Apr 29, 2021

Waterford, Munster, IE

Department:  HSE

Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.


Job Summary: 

The HS&E Engineer will ensure the organisation meets all regulatory and corporate requirements from an EHS & Risk Management perspective, coordinating and implementing all assigned OH&S tasks related to EHS objectives and activities on site. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure robust systems are developed and in place for Risk Management, EHS Compliance Auditing, Safety Culture, EHS training, Accident Investigation, EHS communications etc. on site.    

  • Chemical safety program, PSSR and new product introductions are compliant with regulations and industry best practice.  

  • Machine Safety and Ergonomics Programs 

  • Collaborate with other departments within the organisation to ensure corrective actions are determined and implemented. 

  • Report out weekly to management and teams on KPIs in line with EHS objectives/targets (planned vs. actual performance). 

  • Auditing of EHS systems  

  • Manage to day to day EHS queries, technical support, and machine / plant or equipment safety issues if present.  

  • Ensure the site develops and complies with ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and Corporate WW EHS Standards. 

  • Maintain a high standard of documentation in relation to all activities 

  • Act in accordance with the company’s Guiding Principles and adherence to the corporate Code of Conduct. 

  • Compliance to all local site Environmental, Health and Safety regulations.  

  • Compliance to all local site company policies, procedures and corporate policies. 


Basic Qualifications:  

  • Third level qualification in Health and Safety (Min Diploma) 

  • Environmental and Waste Management experience and/or qualifications also an advantage (not essential) 


Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • 3 – 5 years EHS Experience working in a Manufacturing facility preferably Medical Devices/ Pharma or similar industry 

  • Ability to work independently (a self-starter) or in a team environment  

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

  • In Depth Knowledge of Irish H&S and Environmental Legislation and regulations 

  • Excellent Project Management, organizational and time management skills 

  • Proficient in the use of MS Office tools (MS Word, Excel, Power-point). MS Project or similar tool is an advantage.  




West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to kimberley.eby@westpharma.com.  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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