Supervisor-Chemical Distribution Centre, Medical Devices Galway

  • Job Reference: NET - 173662
  • Date Posted: 21 February 2018
  • Recruiter: Headhunt International
  • Location: Galway
  • Salary: 1.00
  • Bonus/Benefits: Salary negotiable
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Post of Supervisor - Chemical Distribution Centre - Medical Devices - Galway - Ireland


In the Supply Chain Department, the Company focuses on maintaining a safe and compliant working environment for all employees at all times. The supervisor of the Chemical Distribution Centre (CDC) is directly involved in defining the distribution routes and schedules for the movement of Hazardous materials for the site.

You will contribute to developing individual personnel skills and systems to meet present and future needs of the site, and contributing to the timely performance of the CDC departmental goals and objectives.

You will be responsible for ensuring compliance with the site EHS Management System in accordance with IPC Licence, ISO14001, OHSAS18001, legal and corporate requirements. You will ensure full traceability and accuracy of inventory within SAP.

You will ensure Hazardous Waste shipment manifests are completed and submitted in accordance with legal requirements. You will be leading and supervising the team of Chemical Handlers, and team lead co-ordinating T&A, shift patterns and holidays via Kronos.

You will support Talent Management and training within the group by developing the overall skill sets of the team to ensure on-going and future needs are met.

You will co-ordinate in the delivery, receiving, decanting, distribution of Hazardous Materials across the site Co-ordinate the collection, bulking and shipping of Hazardous Waste in accordance with DGSA regulations.

You will participate in reviewing and updating Operational Instructions for the distribution, tracking and collection of Hazardous Materials.

You will generate, collate and report the CDC metrics.

You will perform area and process risk assessments, identify opportunities for improvement and define controls in conjunction with EHS and Supply Chain.


Honours level 8 Degree in Science, Engineering, Environmental or Health & Safety, and desirably with a minimum of 3 years' experience in a supervisory role.

Previous experience working in chemical, pharmaceutical or healthcare section.

Dynamic team player and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.

Computer skills are essential.

Good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking.


Attractive Salary/Benefits Package is negotiable


If interested in applying for the post, please forward your CV immediately to:

Informal enquiries to Christy O'Hara on 087-9473404