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EHS Specialist

Edison-New Brunswick Metro Area, NJ

Post Date: 02/27/2018 Job ID: JN -022018-21028 Job Type: Scientific
Coordinate receipt and verification of all incoming chemical materials, hazardous agents, including radioactive materials
Ensure the proper storage of chemical products
Ensure delivery of chemicals and pick-up of properly packaged chemical and medial waste
Ensure OSHA, NFPA, local safety and environmental regulatory compliance and security standards in the storage of chemicals and waste
Maintain updated MSDS content
Perform Industrial Hygiene monitoring for laboratory personnel as required
Perform spill clean up of chemicals and other hazardous waste as appropriate
Perform required inspections of laboratory and chemical inspection areas and maintain records
Perform Shower / Eye Wash Inspections as required. Assist with implementation of corrective actions
Perform glassware cleaning as an FDA covered process and autoclaving. Document as required.
Maintain stocks of standard lab supplies, chemicals/reagents, gas cylinders, etc. and write purchase orders
Record and file purchase orders
Assist with resolution of receiving issues with Accounting and Purchasing
Serve as contact person for lab services, including hazardous waste and biowaste pick-up
Maintain cleanliness of all Laboratory Services areas, including glassmaking, autoclave, waste areas, etc.
Maintain required training including FDA, EPA, NJDEP, DOT/IATA, and OSHA
Contribute to the development and implementation of EH&S training for site
Responsible for interacting directly with the service providers related to Lab Services Equipment
Administrative responsibilities as needed
Participate on EHS Committee
Complete laboratory services functions at all New Jersey sites

Skills/Knowledge Required:

Minimum 2-3 years in the Lab Services, Facilities, Shipping and Receiving operations
Environmental Health and Safety Knowledge a plus
Experience working in a laboratory environment, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry
Good understanding of chemical safety information and storage, chemical and medial waste storage and EH&S procedures in the workplace.
Knowledge of DOT/IATA and other EHS related regulations
Experience with shipping and receiving procedures, and reconciliation procedures
Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, Microsoft Office)
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
Work order and preventative maintenance system program knowledge a plus
Resourceful at information gathering and self-sufficient.
Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines

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