Facilities & Environmental Manager

Posted 02 April 2024
LocationCounty Westmeath
Job type Permanent
Discipline Manufacturing
Contact NameEugene O'Rourke

Job description

What you need to know.

Our client, a leading plastic manufacturer is seeking a Facilities and Environmental Manager in Co. Westmeath to join their global organisation.

This is a full time, permanent position.

The Facilities and Environmental position involves supervising the enhancement, upkeep, and functioning of the plants' auxiliary equipment, structures, and premises. Additionally, it entails ensuring adherence to environmental regulations and standards, as well as achieving sustainability objectives by minimizing waste, emissions, and energy usage.

The Facilities and Environmental Manager will report to the General Manager.

Working hours are Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 4:30pm or 8:30am – 5pm.

Your new job.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Oversee all capital expenditure (CAPEX) initiatives related to facility upgrades, installations, renovations, and new equipment.

  • Direct and coordinate preventive maintenance and repairs for facilities and essential equipment like chillers and compressors.

  • Supervise and train facilities engineering personnel.

  • Manage budgets and contracts for facility maintenance, engineering, and environmental services.

  • Collaborate with production, quality, and safety managers to enhance plant performance and efficiency.

  • Track and report environmental metrics such as water consumption, carbon footprint, and waste recycling rates.

  • Maintain and enhance an environmental management system compliant with ISO 14001 standards.

  • Develop and enforce policies and procedures for waste management, recycling, and energy conservation.

  • Conduct environmental audits and inspections to identify and address any concerns or risks.

  • Engage with external stakeholders, including regulators, customers, and suppliers, regarding environmental issues.

What are we looking for?

  • Candidates must have a bachelor's degree in facilities management, engineering, or a relevant discipline.

  • Demonstrated track record in facilities management or a comparable position within a manufacturing setting.

  • Understanding of facilities operations, maintenance procedures, and environmental stewardship.

  • Proficiency in health and safety protocols and regulations.

  • Established competence in project management.

  • Strong organizational, communication, leadership, and project management proficiencies.

  • Capacity to manage multiple responsibilities effectively.

  • Keen attention to detail and adept problem-solving abilities.


  • 26 days annual leave.

  • Health insurance.

  • Employee assistance program.

  • Wellness program.

  • Company gym.

  • Career development opportunities.

Apply for this job now by sending in a Word version of your CV or get in touch with Eugene at eugene@matrixrecruitment.ieor alternatively by phone at 0874075822. 

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