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Johnson & Johnson

EHS Specialist - Limerick

Posted Nov 30, 2022
Job ID: JJJP00013750
39 hrs/week
1 year
Starts: Jan 9, 2023
Ends: Jan 7, 2024
Payrate range
32 - 37 €/hr

The Company:

Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based healthcare Company, touching the lives of nearly a billion people every day. Our Family of Companies throughout the world compete in consumer, pharmaceutical and medical devices & diagnostics markets and have the skills and resources to tackle the world's most pressing health issues. 

The Role:

The successful candidate will assist with the design, implementation, maintenance and review of Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) programmes to ensure compliance with regulatory, corporate and industry requirements. Acts as an SME and advisor to all teams on site in relation to EHS matters.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary role – support for projects

  • Provide EHS project support for projects at the Limerick site:

    • Conduct EHS Impact Assessments (IA) as part of Management of Change process to ensure that all EHS requirements and J&J standards are in place.

    • Participate in design reviews, HAZOPs, JSAs, noise, IH/ergonomics, FATs / SATs, walkdowns as required

    • Support PTW / construction safety support for execution of projects as required

    • Support IA action closure tracking

Additional scope – EHS base business

  • Perform periodic walkdowns / audits / programme reviews to ensure compliance with safety and environmental permits, plans, policies and regulatory requirements.

  • Provide support to functions for Incident & accident investigation

  • Assist in the preparation, implementation and review of EHS Procedures and other EHS documents appropriate to the scope of site activities and in compliance with J&J requirements.

  • Provide technical support for the site risk assessment / JSA programme and assist in implementing appropriate control measures for identified risks.

The successful candidate will have a strong EHS general/technical knowledge and experience in the MedTech industry or equivalent, be a strong effective communicator with all stakeholders. They will be a strong collaborator with a proven track and a strong networker able to leverage EHS expertise on and off site. 

This is not an exhaustive, comprehensive listing of job functions. May perform other duties as


Qualifications / Attributes:

  • A relevant third level qualification in Science, Engineering or EHS, with at least 5 years’ experience in the environment, health and safety area is a prerequisite for the position.

  • Good overall knowledge of legal requirements and best practices in both Environment and Safety

  • Previous experience in dealing with regulatory agencies

  • Creates dashboards, power-point presentations and can track and trend KPI’s, assembling information into clearly written reports, documented findings or recommendations and communicate this progress in easily understandable manner to all stakeholders.


  • Familiarity with ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 would be a distinct advantage

  • Machine safety experience

  • EHS project experience

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and training skills

  • A flexible approach, good priority setting skills and ability to deal with multiple tasks

In Return:

In return for this role you will receive a very competitive hourly rate. A minimum 12 month contract & an opportunity to work with a Global Leader within the Pharmaceutical sector, Johnson & Johnson. 

Things to remember before applying for this role:

  • This role is initially for 12 months

  • Based in VisionCare, Limerick

  • 32 - 37 euro per hour

  • The pay rate for this role will depend on how you are paid (PAYE or Umbrella options).

  • We are looking to process the first round of applications within the next 2 working days.

  • We do not accept applications via email.

If you are interested in this role please apply now! Make sure you fill out your application in full, your personal CV will be used for the recruiter’s reference only, they are not sent to Hiring Managers. Ensure all relevant information is included in your application! 

Thank you very much and we look forward to receiving your application. 

If you would like some additional information about the role please contact: 


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) have been part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Our commitment to respect the dignity and diversity of all is embedded in our Credo.

We know that the success of our business depends on having the best talent in a workforce that reflects the diverse markets we serve around the world and an inclusive culture that values different perspectives and life experiences.

That is why we are working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued and each one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means “You Belong”.

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