• Facilities/Environmental Health & Safety Manager

    Requisition ID
    Job Location(s)
    Limerick Ireland
    Languages Required
    Cook Ireland
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Bachelor's Degree
  • Overview

    The primary function of this position is the management of all facility related activities within Cook Medical Limerick and the Company Distribution Centre in Baesweiler, Germany. The function also includes management of Environmental Health and Safety for Cook Medical Limerick and European field based employees.

    Reporting to: Director of Operations

    Find out more about Cook Medical here


    • Responsible for all facility projects and layout plans which includes all departmental office space requirements.
    • Responsible for working directly with a facility design team(s) to oversee the construction and fit out of any building/facility projects on behalf of Cook Medical in Europe.
    • Establishment and implementation of facilities maintenance programme at Cook Medical.
    • Provide technical expertise on issues relating to maintenance of facilities systems.
    • Support any equipment installations/moves as required from Facilities.
    • Responsible for ensuring the Facilities team operate general internal quality systems and documentation including but not limited to Corrective & Preventive Actions (CAPA’s) and Change Requests (CRs).
    • Responsible for calibration of equipment used in production and engineering. This also includes maintaining a database and all documentation.
    • Proactively promote a positive Health & Safety environment for all employees.
    • Provide technical support on occupational, safety, ergonomic issues and other relevant environmental health and safety issues.
    • Ensure compliance to all Environmental Health and Safety statutory legislation and ensure all relevant internal policies and procedure are in place.
    • Ensure Health & Safety risk analysis are in place and implement appropriate control measures where required.
    • Responsible for developing and implementing internal procedures in compliance with ISO 13485, MDD, and FDA and the Company’s Quality Policy Manual.
    • Ensure that Cook’s Code of Conduct is considered in all business matters carried out on Cook’s behalf.


    • Formal Engineering qualification and relevant facility engineering management experience.
    • Relevant third level qualification and/or relevant facility engineering management experience.
    • Strong proven people management skills – ability to manage with minimum 3 years previous experience in a management position.
    • Lead and motivate a group of talented staff.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation.
    • Strong knowledge of medical device quality standards ISO13485/FDA practices and GMP or similar regulated industry standards.
    • Proven problem-solving skills.
    • Good computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft® Office.
    • Excellent organisational skills.
    • High self-motivation.
    • Willingness and availability to travel on company business.


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