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Working at Freudenberg: "We will wow your world!" This is our promise. As a global technology group, we not only make the world cleaner, healthier and more comfortable, but also offer our 51,000 employees a networked and diverse environment where everyone can thrive individually. Be surprised and experience your own wow moments.

At Freudenberg Medical, we make products that save and improve the lives of people every day, all around the world. We are a global provider for medical device design and manufacturing with more than 2,500 employees. Innovation is at the core of our company, and we are proud of our industry-leading quality, lean manufacturing, and focus on innovation in products and processing technologies. Freudenberg Medical is an exciting place to work with lots of opportunity to learn, develop, and grow your career. Come join us and together we can make a difference in the future of healthcare.

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Company Pension

Company Pension

Company Pension
Company Pension: Save for retirement with the company's help.
Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion
Diversity & Inclusion: We focus on providing an inclusive environment and recognize our diversity contributes to our success.
Health Insurance

Health Insurance

Health Insurance
Health Insurance: Rely on comprehensive services whenever you need it.
Personal Development

Personal Development

Personal Development
Personal Development: We offer a variety of trainings to ensure you can develop in your career.
Corporate Events

Corporate Events

Corporate Events
Corporate Events: We celebrate success as a team, because only together can we achieve our goals.
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You support our team as

HSE Officer

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  • Strong administrative and report writing skills to support the EHS Management Systems.
  • Developing and maintaining EHS policies and procedures.
  • Conduct EHS audits to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented and maintained.
  • Identify and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices.  Ensure any high-risk activities are controlled by a suitable safe system of work.
  • Completion and review of risk assessments, ensuring all necessary controls are in place.
  • Promote and support a “positive” site safety culture
  • Ensure that Emergency Response and PPE equipment is available when and where required.
  • Co-ordinate and document all EHS related training, including induction and refresher training.
  • Ensure all accidents, incidents and near misses are documented appropriately and investigated to timely closure.
  • Ensure that staff have all the relevant manuals and training certifications.
  • Review sub-contractor’s safety statements and ensure all EHS documentation is up to date and in compliance with all the relevant requirements.
  • Ensure all permits to work are completed and compliant with the relevant procedures.
  • Update and maintain the EHS visual management board.
  • Maintain an up-to-date list of hazardous substances stored on site and conduct chemical risk assessments. 
  • Conduct monitoring for noise, air and the thermal environment.
  • Ensure proper containment, labelling and PPE for hazardous operations and materials on-site.
  • Conduct Emergency Response drills and maintain records.
  • Reviewing equipment and equipment modifications for safety and regulatory compliance.
  • Support facilities with any issues in relation to EHS.
  • Conduct and manage all environmental water sampling activities on site.
  • Monitor energy consumption and waste management activities and compile relevant metrics.
  • Support management in maintaining ISO 14001 and achieving 45001.
  • Adhere to Plant Safety requirements and Health & Safety requirements relating to your work, assuming responsibility for those aspects of the OH&S System over which you have control to ensure the health and safety of yourself and others.
  • Be aware of the potential environmental impacts associated with your work and the implications of non-conformance.
  • Contribute to enhanced energy performance by conservation of energy where possible (Lighting, Equipment, Air Conditioning etc).
  • Contribute to the continual improvement activities of the OH&S, Environmental and Energy Management systems through participation, providing feedback/ suggestions for improvement and by reporting accidents, dangerous occurrence, near miss/ illness, good catch and environmental incidents in a timely manner.
  • Keep your skills current and be conversant with the latest developments in Regulation and Legislation in Environmental Health & Safety.
  • To take on other duties which the Company may assign you from time to time.

Qualificationsarrow_right

  • Certificate or Diploma qualification in Health & Safety. 
  • Experience with ISO 14001 and 45001.
  • Knowledge of REACH and RoHs an advantage
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing-based environment.
  • Any courses like train the trainer, manual handling and first aid are desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Can work independently, as well as with a team and the ability to learn and adapt to situations.
  • Ability to lead, motivate, and positively influence others. Self-driven and highly motivated.
The Freudenberg Group is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion. Employment opportunities are available to all applicants and associates without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, protected military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Additional Informationarrow_right

RecruiterJessie McCrea
091-504633
Jessie.McCrea@freudenbergmedical.com
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