EHS Environmental Specialist

EHS Environmental Specialist

Job Title: EHS Environmental Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Prestwick, South Ayrshire
Salary: £35 - £40 per hour
Start Date: 04/10/21
Reference: BBBH17341_1631789689
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 16, 2021 11:55

Job Description

Our client in Prestwick, is looking for an EHS Environmental Specialist to join them for a 12 month contract. The ideal candidate will be more Environmental focussed rather than health and safety.

· Lead on-site an Environmental Management and Compliance Program covering PPC Permits; Risk Assessments; Training; Legislative changes and liaising with regulatory agencies
· Manage waste on-site and drive waste minimisation initiatives.
· Manage PPC Permit including submission of monitoring data and solvent usage figures, ensuring zero non-compliances.
· Responsible for on-site wastewater compliance including the overseeing of Effluent Treatment Plant operations managed by on-site contractors.
· Lead on-site chemical management program including COSHH, DSEAR, Risk Assessment, and Chemical Storage Auditing.
· Develop environmental health and safety policies and procedures.
· Participate on and provide guidance to the EHS program improvement team(s).
· Evaluate the Environmental, H&S Framework Elements on an annual basis.
· Participate in Management meetings.
· Coordinate employee environmental health and safety training programs.
· Assist in implementing programs for the recognition, evaluation and control of physical and chemical hazards.
· REACH Site Focal point


* Degree in Environmental Management , Chemistry & Environmental Engineering , Chemical & Process Engineering or equivalent.

· Health & Safety Qualifications to NEBOSH Diploma (Parts 1 & 2) or equivalent.

Desired Characteristics are:
· Strong oral and written communication, computer and interpersonal skills.
· Ability to communicate effectively with regulatory personnel, research staff and all employees.
· Demonstrated ability to lead process improvements in a team environment.
· Ability to prioritise and balance multiple tasks
· Strong EHS background with Environmental bias and/or experience supervising/leading teams.
· Six Sigma Green Belt Certified.
· Wastewater Treatment Plant experience.
· Experience of IPPC.
· Chemical Process management

Other Information
Contract role
Duration: 12 month
Inside IR35
Rate: £40ph via umbrella

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Keywords: EHS, environmental specialist, IPPC, chemical process management, six sigma, wastewater treatment, NEBOSH, environmental management, chemical and process engineering

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.