Compliance Specialist - Innishannon, Co. Cork

  • Salary: €18-€31 per hour Ltd/ Umb
  • REF Number: 00044132
  • Consultant: Lucy Stendall
  • Contact: 01246 457725
  • Date Published: 06.12.2018
  • Sector: Pharmaceutical
  • Location: Ireland
  • Discipline: Other

Lucy Stendall at CK Group is recruiting for a Compliance Auditor to join a multi national company in the Pharmaceutical industry at their site based in Innishannon, Co. Cork, Ireland on a contract basis for 12 months.

The Company: Our client is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. This position sits within their Manufacturing Division, which consists of a team of dedicated, energetic individuals, committed to being the most trusted supplier of pharmaceuticals and health products worldwide. They have an interdependent global manufacturing network that's committed to delivering a compliant, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time, across the globe.

The Location: The role, will be working at our clients site in Brinny which is situated in Cork in South West Ireland. The site is just 30 minutes drive from the centre of Cork and is accessible by bus too.

The Role: To implement, audit and advise on company EHS policy to ensure the safe operation of the Vaccine IPT and the health and safety of its employees and the prevention of any environmental excursions or notices of violation. To promote EHS management systems, business continuity, regulatory compliance, community, company image/reputation and performance within Vaccine IPT, promoting alignment with global EHS strategies and objectives.

The team working style is one of collaboration, coaching and facilitating to provide Quality oversight and expertise to the IPT team to support a High Performance Organisation.

Your main duties will be:

  • Supports Corporate and Vaccine IPT EHS strategy and objectives, contributes to development and implementation of global EHS programs and promotes local alignment with same.
  • Promotes culture of EHS excellence at facility and provides high-quality safety, health and welfare technical leadership to the Vaccine IPT.
  • Addresses risk prevention opportunities including hazardous materials exposure, spills, releases, accidents, fires, or other unsafe conditions.
  • Manages EHS risk profile for the Vaccine IPT.
  • Optimizes existing operations and practices with focus on continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Provides oversight on EHS projects for the Vaccine IPT.
  • Conducts annual self-assessments, and more frequent EHS audits, tracking and directing follow-up activities to correct any non-conformity.
  • Creates and maintains databases & records containing pertinent EHS metrics and data.

Your Background:

  • Demonstrated knowledge in more than one pharmaceutical and/or chemical manufacturing operation (e.g. Manufacturing, Quality, Engineering, Tech Services etc).
  • Typically will have experience in EHS and/or engineering related positions, including knowledge of chemical, pharmaceutical, research and development processes is desired.
  • Knowledge of and experience in applying Lean Six Sigma and Lean methodologies (e.g. 6S).
  • 3rd Level degree in EHS, chemical engineering or other related discipline (chemistry, physical sciences or biology) is required. (Other 4-year degree health/sciences with significant equivalent work experience in EHS field may suffice.) Graduate degree preferred.
  • Typically will have experience in EHS and/or engineering related positions, including knowledge of chemical, pharmaceutical, research and development processes is desired.
  • Professional certifications in related disciplines and/or advanced degree in EHS management are a plus.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt is desirable.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Lucy on 01246 457733 or email pharmacontracts@ckagroup.co.uk. Alternatively, please click on the link below to apply online now. Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference KA44132 in all correspondence.

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