Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

Devens, Massachusetts, US
May 02, 2021
May 11, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Title: Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

Location: Devens, MA

Start date: ASAP

  • Develop, execute, manage, and/or continuously improve various environment, health and safety (EHS) programs such as lockout/tagout, confined space entry, hot work/line breaking, safe work permits, powered industrial trucks, lifts/hoists, electrical safety, process safety management, contractor safety, crisis management, and/or emergency response.
  • Work as an individual contributor on a highly-skilled team of EHS professionals.
  • Work closely with the entire EHS team to develop and implement best-in-class EHS programs for the Devens site.
  • Support the EHS training program by assisting in developing and delivering training materials.
  • Influence the EHS compliance programs at the facility through active planning, assessment, and correction of work activities.
  • May serve as a key EHS point of contact for one or more functional units at the facility.
  • Support the EHS self-audit/assessment program and GEHSS audits.
  • Primary focus of the role will be occupational safety and health with limited support to environment program elements as needed.
  • Perform work place hazard/risk/exposure assessments for current and future process introductions. Support accident/incident investigations and management of EHS software applications.

  • Knowledge of industrial environmental health and safety generally attained through studies resulting in a B.S. in engineering, environmental science, safety, related discipline, or its equivalent is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of EHS regulations and disciplines.
  • Require at least 10 years of experience working in the EHS field, preferably in a manufacturing or R&D environment in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry.
  • Demonstrated success in communicating effectively with regulatory authorities, employees, management, contractors, and the public.
  • Proficient in translating complex regulatory requirements into actionable programs.
  • Success in developing and implementing innovative solutions to complex regulatory requirements and business needs in a dynamic environment.
  • Proven track record for working across different levels and functions of an organization in an effective manner, constantly looking out for the overall good of the organization.
  • Experience creating and improving operational safety programs in clinical/commercial manufacturing and/or R&D environments.
  • Strong capability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and to collaborate across functions effectively.
  • Familiarity with EHS management systems. Maintains solid computer application skills.

Joule, a System One division is a leader in specialized workforce solutions and integrated services. With more than 6,000 employees and roughly 50 offices throughout the U.S. we provide scientific, clinical, engineering, energy, IT, legal and administrative staffing services. For more than 40 years, we have delivered workforce solutions and integrated services to clients nationally.

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