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Lilly Health & Safety and Environmental Professional in Kinsale, Ireland

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide specialist advice to management and workforce by interpreting health, safety & environmental legislation, corporate standards, policies and industry guidance.

  • Deliver high quality Health and Safety training, communications and technical support.

  • Ensure company compliance and continuous improvement in Health and Safety and environmental standards, systems and programmes.

  • Oversee development, integration and continuous improvement of hazard identification, risk assessment and other programmes such as Serious Injury and Fatality prevention.

  • Understand and implement Environmental health and safety requirements in a project environment through knowledge of applicable legislation and industry practices.

  • Understand and support behavioural safety programmes for injury prevention.

  • Support a mature safety culture with integrated safety practices and open safety conversations.

  • Support General and Chemical Risk Assessments, Noise, Industrial Hygiene and Ergonomics.

  • Investigate and provide legislative guidance during incident response.

  • Liaising with and report to Environmental Health & Safety regulatory agencies and corporate auditing groups.

  • Collaboration with site manufacturing and technical support personnel to manage Environmental Health & Safety aspects of current processes.

  • Review process and equipment changes to identify potential Environmental Health & Safety impacts.

  • Participate in process flow teams and contractor HSE meetings

Educational/Experience Requirements

  • Hons Degree minimum qualification in Environmental Health & Safety, Engineering or Science.

  • Minimum of 3 years professional experience.

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills

  • Good IT skills and knowledge of standard software packages (eg Microsoft Word, Excel)

  • Experience of operating within an integrated cross-functional H&S organisation

  • Practical implementation of Health and Safety management systems and internal audit programmes in a construction/projects environment

  • Demonstrated good planning and organisational skills, ability to prioritise tasks, commitment to task completion and timelines.

  • Must have an ability to deliver training to varied audiences

  • Must show initiative – ability and willingness to introduce new and modified programmes

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

Lilly does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

At Lilly we strive to ensure our employees are part of a team that cares about them and our shared purpose of making life better for those around the world. How do we do this? We continue to look for ways to include, innovate, accelerate and deliver while maintaining integrity, excellence and respect for people.​ We hope that you seek to join us on our journey as we create medicine and deliver improved outcomes for patients across the globe!