Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  HSEQ

Dundalk, IE

EHS Specialist

As pioneers and global leader, Hiab is ambitious to write forward our success story, inspiring and shaping our industry. The world in which we operate with our class-leading products, intelligent services and innovative digital solutions is constantly changing.




Together, we keep everyday life moving to build a better tomorrow



We are looking for an Environmental, Health and Safety Officer Job Specialist who will provide the company with all the EHS procedures and policies, correct training and updates to deliver best practice across the business.

The position will be located in Dundalk, Ireland. 

Main tasks and responsibilities



  • Meet all EHS legal obligations on behalf of the company
  • Report all accidents/incidents to the HSA and  any environmental spill or incident to the EPA as per their guidelines
  • Overall ownership of the investigation and appropriate close outs of all  incidents accidents and near misses 
  • Responsible for all EHS risk assessments being carried out and maintained
  • Accountable for all chemical hazard management and disposal on site
  • Investigating accidents, incidents, or near misses to determine root causes.
  • Conducting regular inspections and audits of facilities, equipment, and processes
  • Developing emergency response plans and coordinating drills to ensure that employees are prepared to respond effectively to emergencies such as fires, chemical spills, or natural disasters
  • Maintaining accurate records of safety data, incident reports, training documentation, and regulatory permits
  • Creating, updating, and enforcing safety policies and procedures to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and standards
  • Conducting training sessions and workshops to educate employees on safety protocols, emergency procedures, and regulatory requirements
  • Deliver good quality SSOW (Safe Systems of Work) which fully reflect the  SOPs ( Standard Operating Procedures) and work instructions in all areas
  • Responsible for all contractor and visitor safety on site and the inductions and review of their Safety statement, EHS Plan, Risk assessment, training certificates, etc. 
  • Maintain all EHS audits through CIMS quality system through IS0 14001 and ISO 45001
  • Advisor to the company on the safety of new products and designs especially in relation to ergonomics
  • Development of efficient waste management programmes in line with sourcing and logistics
  • Maintain all required training records of all EHS training and first aid. 


What you’ll need to succeed



  • Degree or Diploma in Health, Safety and Environment
  • Certificate Environmental sciences or technical sciences
  • Train the trainer
  • ISO 14001 & ISO 45001(Desirable).
  • 3+ years EHS experience working in a manufacturing environment or high risk industry in particular confined spaces welding VOCs
  • Working knowledge of  Lean 6
  • Proven experience of managing serious incidents/accidents
  • Ideally knowledge of Occupational Health physiotherapy and ergonomics
  • Excellent analytical skills and familiar with excel/google sheets/risk management systems.
  • Familiarity with all types of risk assessment
  • Strong project management skills, critical thinking and decision making
  • Flexibility in travel, work hours, tasks and responsibilities ensuring adaptation to production cycles.
  • English requirement: Excellent spelling and report skills

You will be part of



We offer you a position in a global organisation where you are challenged with interesting and diverse tasks. These tasks will provide a great opportunity for you to grow professionally.

Interested to join?



If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application in English.
Please note that the recruitment process for this position is coordinated by our HR team part of Cargotec Business Services based in Bulgaria.



Hiab is part of Cargotec

Hiab is the world's leading provider of on-road load handling equipment, intelligent services and digitally connected solutions. As the industry pioneer, Hiab's more than 3,300 employees worldwide focus on our commitment to increase efficiency in our customers' businesses and to shape the future of intelligent load handling.


Hiab's offering encompasses class-leading load-handling equipment, including HIAB loader cranes, LOGLIFT and JONSERED forestry and recycling cranes, MOFFETT truck mounted forklifts, MULTILIFT demountables, and tail lifts under the ZEPRO, DEL, and WALTCO fabrands. Hiab's ProCareTM service, award-winning HiVisionTM crane control system, and HiConnectTM platform demonstrate our constant drive to provide intelligent services and connected solutions that add value to our customers.


Hiab is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2023 totalled approximately EUR 4.6 billion and it employs around 11,400 people.