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Sr. Associate - EH&S

Kinsale, Ireland

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Req ID R-28747 Title Sr. Associate - EH&S City KINSALE State / Province Cork Country 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.

Sr. Associate - EH&S

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive implementation of site environmental sustainability & energy management goals
  • Develop, and implement a strategy of continuous improvement in EHS performance
  • Provide specialist advice to management and workforce by interpreting environmental legislation, corporate standards, policies and industry guidance.
  • Deliver high quality Environmental training, communications and technical support.
  • Ensure company compliance and continuous improvement in Environmental standards, systems and programmes as part of the broader HSE team.
  • Oversee development, integration and continuous improvement of hazard identification, risk assessment and other programmes such as Air Emissions Control, Wastewater Emissions Treatment, Soil and Groundwater Protection, Energy Reduction Program, Sustainability, Resource Usage, Waste Management, Solvent Recovery, BAT, Green Chemistry, AERs, IED.
  • Support the environmental aspects of the site Accident Prevention and Emergency Response programs
  • Knowledge and maintenance of the site Environmental Liabilities Risk Assessment and Residuals Management Plan.
  • Understand and implement Environmental requirements in a project environment through knowledge of applicable legislation and industry practices.
  • Understand and support behavioural safety programmes for injury prevention.
  • Support Environmental Risk Assessments for existing and new operations.
  • 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 aspects of current and new processes.
  • Review process and equipment changes to identify potential Environmental impacts.
  • Participate in process flow teams and contractor EHS meetings

Educational/Experience Requirements

  • Hons Degree minimum qualification in Environmental, Health & Safety, Engineering or Science.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant professional experience

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • Experience of managing environmental aspects at a small molecule pharmaceutical manufacturing site would be an advantage but is not a prerequisite.
  • Direct experience of the environmental compliance requirements and considerations of onsite environmental control systems such as advanced wastewater treatment technology, advanced air emissions abatement technology and associated continuous emissions monitoring systems would also be an advantage.
  • Experience of the EU Emissions Trading System (EU-ETS) and the associated compliance requirements would also be an advantage.
  • 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 EHS organisation
  • Practical implementation of Environmental management systems and internal audit programmes in a construction and operations environment as part of the broader HSE team
  • 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.


To submit resume, visit and apply to Req ID R-28747.

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and 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.

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