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EHS MANAGER

Edison-New Brunswick Metro Area, New Jersey

Post Date: 07/12/2017 Job ID: JN -072017-19511
EHS Manager
Must have BS with 10+ years experience in EHS systems and manufacturing, pharmaceutical company or other related industry, general management
Must have worked in a GMP environment
Must have solid knowledge of Environmental, Safety, Product Safety, Industrial Hygiene, and Emergency Response best practices with regard to manufacturing and R&D environments
Must have a good knowledge of regional EHS regulations and best practices
PREREQUISITES:

Must have worked in a GMP environment. Must have 10+ years experience in EHS systems and manufacturing, pharmaceutical company or other related industry, general management. Bachelors degree with major course work in chemistry, biological sciences, mathematics, physics, environmental health and safety, occupational health or industrial hygiene OR degree in other related fields that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semesters hours of study from among the following (or closely related) disciplines: environmental studies, safety, occupational health, industrial hygiene, physics, chemistry, biological sciences and engineering. Masters degree a plus with major course work in safety, occupational health, industrial hygiene, environmental health and safety, human factors, accident investigation, occupational medicine, toxicology, public health, engineering, industrial psychology. 10+ years of equivalent specialized experience in or related to environmental, safety and occupational health that provided the specific knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.

SCOPE:

This position is responsible for leading, developing and implementing EHS programs and will direct EHS at pharma locations in NJ, providing general direction and review in various functional areas, groups, and/or operations as requested, in order to address compliance issues and implement best practices as required.
The position will review key EHS processes (including but not limited to environmental compliance, workplace safety and potential exposure, employee training, chemical and biological waste disposal, EHS program reviews, and inspections, etc.) for consistency and adherence to occupational health and safety laws, regulations, standards and ordinances in which we do business.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Integration of Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) objectives and targets into Celgene NJ business strategies and plans.
2. Development and implementation EHS best practices/processes, review and approval with input from business functions and site leadership. These best practices/processes should include, but are not limited to: risk reduction, incident management, exposure assessment strategies, minimization of potential workplace exposures including ergonomics and EHS related training.
3. Develop, implement and maintain workflows/processes for the key EHS systems.
4. Evaluate and monitor key EHS Metrics and issues and provide gap analysis to manage environmental, health and safety matters to ensure that Celgene meets or exceeds legislative, corporate and industry requirements, as well as best practice standards.
5. Create proactive approach to EHS through cross functional co-operation, communications and training.
6. Identify corrective actions arising from gap analysis to bring the Corporation into compliance with applicable codes, laws, regulations and standards and explain these measures to others.
7. Recommend measures to industrial hygienists and management to ensure maximum employee protection.
8. Participate in educational meetings to instruct employees in matters pertaining to occupational health and prevention of accidents.
9. Conduct a variety of safety inspections in the workplace and effectively communicate the findings.
10. Document inspection/audit files, describe hazards in detail.
11. Minimize occupational health and safety risks throughout the organization by promoting an occupational health and safety awareness campaign to employees.
12. Analyze work processes and conditions, identifying and eliminating/controlling safety and occupational health hazards.
13. Evaluate/review hazardous material management, hazardous waste management and emergency procedures, including Business Continuity Planning.
14. Keep abreast of changes in relevant technology and best practices and look for opportunities to apply such changes within the organization.
15. Participate in site inspections and audits and correspond with regulatory agencies.
16. Supervise OSHA and EPA environmental regulatory compliance and security standards in the storage of chemicals and waste

CERTIFICATIONS & TRAINING:
40 hour HAZWOPER training and 8 hour refreshers. 29 CFR 1910.120(e)
Confined spaces and level A, B, C, D ensembles
Hazardous materials transportation. 49 CFR 172.704(1)(2)(3)(4)

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