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EHS Specialist

Posted 5 January by Room At The Top Recruitment Ended

EHS Specialist

Our global pharmaceutical client based in Milton Keynes is recruiting an experienced EHS Specialist on a 12 month contract to start January 2018. Candidates must have a Grad IOSH NEBOSH Diploma or NVQ 5 DipRSA qualification and also have experience of working within the chemical and/or pharmaceutical industry.

Primary Location: UK: Milton Keynes - the position will also require occasional travel to sites in Berkshire, Middlesex and Cambridgeshire. A Driving license is essential. The hourly rate for this assignment is £30.00 - £40.00 per hour depending on contract type.


  • Provides leadership and technical guidance in order to develop, implement, maintain and improve continuously the Environmental, Safety and Health Management System, in order to guarantee full compliance with: legal requirements related to Environmental, Safety and Health; company's corporate standards, policies, procedures and guidelines related to EHS and industry best practices.
  • Provision of advice to management regarding present and future concerns.
  • Essentially self-directed, the position holder should be able to generate their own workloads and priorities.
  • Good team working and communication skills are essential.
  • Plan, develop and implement EHS programs in order to assure continuous compliance with local legislation, company's standards and industry best practices.
  • Support Sites' EHS Teams to maintain and improve their local EHS programs, through each site Operations team or directly. Assist Operational departments in achieving and maintaining compliance.
  • Prepare required reports to site, divisional and/or corporate management and regulatory agencies.
  • Serve as interface with governmental EHS agencies and insurance carriers.
  • Evaluate, with the Engineering Department, the requirements related to EHS applicable for new projects and processes as well as changes in the existing processes and installation.
  • Develop and implement projects related to EHS.
  • Specifically to advise and support operational teams with compliance to the COSHH and Manual Handling regulations


  • Grad IOSH NEBOSH Diploma or NVQ 5 DipRSA EHS experience in Chemical and/or Pharmaceutical industries.
  • Experience on supporting multiple activities/projects and on working with EHS regulatory agencies and Corporate support functions.
  • Experience of occupational exposure monitoring and limits and noise hazard assessment desirable.
  • Good communicator with managers and employees and training development and presentation skills.
  • The ideal candidate is a self-directed, technically strong individual who can work in a multi-functionary team environment.
  • Driving Licence is essential

Required skills

  • IOSH
  • EHS

Reference: 33882488

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