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EHS Engineer

AbbvieWestport, MayoFull-timeTemporary
About AbbVie AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn. Great salary and benefits? We offer that Ongoing learning and development? We offer that too Welcome to AbbVie! Our employees work every day to discover and address many of the world's most pressing health challenges. When you have patients depending on your solutions, you look for the best people to be part of the team. We are now inviting an EHS Engineer to join our team at AbbVie Westport, Co. Mayo on a 12-month fixed-term contract initially. As our new EHS Engineer, you will be responsible for creating a culture of strong safety engagement amongst employees and utilising the Operational Excellence framework to drive EHS improvements, compliance with EHS requirements, and the achievement of EHS KPIs. We have a diverse team here at AbbVie Westport and this role will give you the opportunity to work with a wide range of processes and products that make a real impact on patients on a global scale. So if you are ready to advance your career with AbbVie in Westport then read on and get your application started today! Key Responsibilities Actively engage with employees within the Business Unit (BU) to create an inclusive / ownership culture for Safety. Motivate, energise and influence the management teams to ensure fresh and leading-edge EHS programs, initiatives and activities are effectively implemented. Maintain EHS KPIs ensuring they are continuously up to date. Attend and chair safety meetings with key stakeholders to drive positive action and performance, ensuring appropriate timely action on KPIs showing a declining trend. Attend and support safety forums, provide direction for forums to ensure focus on key safety topics, provide safety information as relevant, and influence management and employees to ensure active engagement. Develop and deliver EHS Training modules in accordance with EHS Training Plan and risk assessment. Lead EHS Risk Assessment program and ensure all elements of facility, equipment, tasks, ergonomics and chemicals are appropriately risk assessed. Support our Supervisors/Managers to implement our EHS policy educating and encouraging them to drive the EHS programme. Support accident/incident investigation to ensure appropriate root cause analysis is completed and CAPAs implemented. Develop and support a system whereby Safety interventions/Good Observations are effectively recorded and managed. Promote and develop the Behavioural Safety Program, by active engagement and support of management and core teams. Coordinate EHS promotional activities to create a culture of engagement. Complete regular audits to ensure the business meets all EHS Regulatory and Corporate requirements and engage relevant team members on the GEMBA. Qualifications Education and Experience: Degree qualification in health & safety or degree in science/engineering with minimum diploma qualification in health & safety. Minimum 5 years EHS experience in a pharmaceutical or medical device environment. Experience in influencing others, including influencing upwards, to drive safety improvements. Experience in engaging employees to continuously improve the safety culture. Demonstrated knowledge of Irish health and safety regulations and industry best practices. Excellent teamwork, interpersonal, communication, organisation and decision-making skills. Good time management. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously whilst maintaining close attention to detail. Thrives in a fast-paced work environment. Results-focused and committed. Demonstrated commitment to achieving high results in a demanding work environment If all this sounds like the right opportunity for you then apply today! AbbVie is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop innovative solutions for patients and being part of an inclusive work environment. Travel No Job Type Experienced Schedule Full-time Job Level Code IC Equal Employment Opportunity At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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