Job Title:  HSSE Advisor

Req ID:  43706
Job Category:  Health, Safety & Environment

Tullamore, OY, IE, Tullamore


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

The Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Advisor is responsible for providing HSE support, advice and solutions for the STERIS AST and laboratory operations at Tullamore, Ireland. This position will work with the regional HSE team and site leadership team to implement and integrate health, safety and environment standards, systems and related initiatives to ensure compliance with local national regulations and STERIS global / regional HSE requirements. The position will also support the Ireland/Regional HSE Manager in driving high standards of safety performance enabling the STERIS business to achieve its HSE objectives.

Working closely with the regional HSE team and the operational business to champion, communicate and ensure the delivery of the regional HSE strategy with the objective of making and keeping the business safe against existing and emerging health and safety, fire safety, security and environmental risks. Building internal HSE competence and capability through the delivery of HSE support, training, audit and review. This individual will play a key role in ensuring Steris provides a safe work environment to all employees, visitors and Customers.


1.Provide proactive, efficient and professional HSE advice, coaching and support to the Tullamore based operational and functional teams.

2.Work with the Ireland HSE Manager to communicate and drive compliance with HSE standards to ensure a safe working environment.

3.Provide support to ensure that effective management of health, safety and environment is embedded at an operational level within the Tullamore facility.

4.Guide, coach and support managers and employees at all levels to ensure they are aware of their HSE responsibilities.

5.Manage the effective local implementation of the STERIS HSE strategy, standards, culture and systems.

6.Conduct and manage local safety checks, observations and audits, ensuring that non-compliances are promptly reported, and corrective actions raised, tracked and completed.

7.Maintain and manage local HSE action plans to ensure the appropriate prioritisation, review and completion of HSE actions.

8.Support the completion and ongoing review of risk assessments, identifying and reporting on inadequately controlled risks

9.Facilitate and administer the local HSE Committees, ensuring that accurate records are maintained and actions are effectively captured and added to the HSE action plans.

10.Maintain appropriate HSE records and certifications including, but not limited to first aid, fire safety, safety observations, risk assessments, permits to work, HSE audits, occupational exposure monitoring and personal protective equipment (PPE).

Duties - cont'd

11.Support the implementation and delivery of HSE training and other engagement initiatives that improve employee awareness, competency and safety performance.

12.Ensure that all incidents, accidents, near misses, unsafe acts and conditions are appropriately reported, escalated and managed.

13.Respond to incidents and accidents, supporting appropriate investigations in accordance with the global HSE framework and ensuring appropriate actions are identified to prevent recurrences.

14.Support the collection and analysis of safety performance data and HSE metrics, identifying and reporting areas of concern and appropriate actions.

15.Assist with and support local control of major accident hazard (COMAH / SEVESO) activities and compliance.

16.Maintain knowledge and awareness of local HSE legislation, best practice and emerging risks, reporting changes that may impact the business and support the development of effective response strategies.

17.Assist other HSE colleagues and AST sites as required to build regional HSE team effectiveness and capability

18.Support local environmental compliance to ensure the facility is fully compliant with relevant environmental requirements.

Education Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience

1. Minimum 3-5 years experience in similar HSE position.

2. Experience within industrial, logistics, warehousing or processing environment preferred.

3. Experience of delivering effective HSE coaching and training achieving demonstrable learning outcomes.

4. Knowledge and experience of Continuous Improvement / Lean manufacturing preferred.

5. Effective communication skills; written and oral with ability to manage site-level relationships.

6. Pragmatic approach with ability to effectively balance technical and operational demands

7. Working knowledge of HSE regulations and management systems; an understanding of behavioural safety concepts

8. Confident with the use of IT systems and knowledge of Microsoft Office, SharePoint and function specific software (e.g. HSE management and e-learning platforms)


STERIS is a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention.  WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD by providing innovative healthcare, life sciences and dental products and services. STERIS is a $5 billion, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 17,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  43706
Job Category:  Health, Safety & Environment

Tullamore, OY, IE, Tullamore

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