About Phibro Animal Health Corporation

Phibro Animal Health Corporation is a publicly traded organization with a rich history spanning nearly 100 years of service. The Company is a global manufacturer of medicated feed additives, feed ingredients, advanced nutrition solutions, vaccines and specialty chemicals for various industrial markets. Phibro’s revenues are in excess of $820 million, and are supported by over 1500 employees worldwide.


Phibro's PhibroChem & Ferro divisions are leading suppliers of specialty chemicals to the US and European markets.


The EHS Specialist is an integral part of our Manufacturing team based out of our Ireland - Sligo site.

Key Responsibilities

The Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist will be responsible for implementation and refinement of EHS systems and governance to support site startup and routine operations. This role will support the Site Lead Team to develop, implement and maintain Environmental, Health and Safety practices, programs and initiatives, which will contribute to establishment of a strong EHS culture at the plant. This role is an individual contributor role whereby the individual must be a self-starter with significant professional and academic experience in Environment, Health and Safety in Pharmaceutical Facilities.

•    Bachelor’s Degree (EHS related, Engineering) 
•    EHS or Engineering professional certification is preferred.

•    At least 5 years’ experience in the biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical industry (GMP environment), in an EHS role
•    Working experience in implementing EHS regulations, conducting incident investigations, interacting with regulatory agencies and external organizations and managing cross functional teams

•    Develop, implement, and monitor comprehensive EHS programs to ensure a compliance with all applicable government regulations and company standards and values. Review current policies with a continuous improvement lens.
•    Conduct all EHS ‘risk assessments’ as required by legislation and ensure they are reviewed at relevant intervals and maintain records of the same.
•    Support site supervisors with incident investigations, identify root causes, and implement improvement/action plans to prevent similar incidents from occurring. Where necessary, lead investigation process and/or collaborate with appropriate corporate staff on serious incidents.
•    Oversee all H&S accident/incident investigations and follow-up on close out of corrective actions.
•    Responsible for Emergency Procedures and to work with training providers for Emergency Response Teams to ensure the prevention of fire and the safe evacuation of employees in emergency situations.
•    Identify site EHS training needs, develop appropriate resources, and execute training sessions for employees and management as required.
•    Align and integrate the EHS strategy with the Phibro Ireland’s mission, goals, and strategies.
•    Lead the site ESG team and develop a carbon neutral multi-year roadmap for the site.
•    Communicate and endorse safety practices, monitor key safety performance indicators and visibly participate in promoting safety policies and initiatives.
•    Liaise with other departments on purchases of equipment, articles and substances and with others as needed to ensure appropriate H&S standards are maintained.
•    Manage the operation of the site waste, ensuring compliance with all license and permit requirements.
•    Perform EHS hazard assessments including industrial hygiene monitoring and makes recommendations to control hazards.
•    Manage governance of life, safety, fire and property risk management programs.  
•    Define annual EHS objectives & improvement plans in conjunction with SLT
•    Ensure that Occupational Monitoring programs (e.g. chemicals, noise, dust, VDU assessments, ergonomic assessments, etc.) are defined and completed.
•    Provide insight and overview relative to investigations, environmental impact statements, safety audits, and analyses of industrial incidents.


Phibro is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Business Unit: Animal Health & Mineral Nutrition   
Division: Animal Health & Nutrition 
Department: Manufacturing 
Location: Ireland - Sligo 
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (Standard Work hours) 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00