Environmental Graduate

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Matrix Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for an Environmental Officer for our client, a well established food company based in Waterford.

This is a permanent role.

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  • Ensure Laboratory testing plans are carried out according to the schedule and IPPC licence.
  • Interpretation of laboratory results and present in graph format.
  • Co-ordinate and participate in proficiency testing programme.
  • Assist with, or conduct, environmental sampling including ground water, surface water, raw/process and final effluent.
  • Daily visual examination of the storm water and weekly verification of the conductivity readings on the chart recorder.
  • Drive and implement the Environmental Management System in line with the IPPC licence, origin green initiative and ISO 14001.
  • Update the EMS on an annual basis.
  • Implement schedule of objectives and targets and Environmental Management Programme. Review on an annual basis.
  • Prepare and submit reports to the EPA as required e.g. AER/Bi annual report/PRTR.
  • Verify completion of records by Maintenance and Effluent plant Operatives
  • Investigate Environmental Complaints.
  • Waste management reporting
  • Resource consumption reporting
  • Facilitate with the Calibration Programme for the effluent plant.
  • Ensure Environmental Objectives and Targets are set for the company, continued measurement of same to ensure objectives and targets are attainable.
  • Perform Quality related duties at start up and shut down such as pre op inspection/operational sanitation inspections/facilitate in the antibiotic testing programme/HACCP inspection checks/Brine positive release/sampling for the salmonella control programme.
  • Participate in site Internal audits such as glass/pre HACCP GMP audits and system audits.

What are we looking for?

  • Third level Degree in Environmental Science. A food related discipline will also be considered if relevant environmental experience
  • At least 1 years experience in an environmental role
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of team and on own initiative
  • Previous experience with Environmental Management System would be an advantage
  • Apply for this job now via the link below

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