Senior Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

Employer
Curia
Location
Albuquerque, New Mexico, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 09, 2021
Closes
Jul 27, 2021
Ref
2092211330
Discipline
Permitting
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Senior Environmental Health & Safety Specialist in Albuquerque, NM
Job Snapshot
- Employee Type: Full time
- Location: Albuquerque, NM (./search?city=Albuquerque)
- Job Type: Administration (./search?department=Administration)
- Experience: Not Specified
Job Description
Description
Senior Environmental Health & Safety Professional
Albany Molecular Research Inc. provides global contract research and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
Summary:
The EH&S Department operates 24/7 to ensure and coordinate all aspects of employee health and safety as well as site-wide environmental and security activities. EH&S maintains compliance with regulatory programs and generates documents required to meet company, state, and federal guidelines. The EH&S Technician is responsible for providing support to all of the existing EH&S systems, serves as lead to Emergency Response for First-Aid incidents, collects and stages hazardous and non-hazardous wastes for transportation and destruction, performs routine inspections of emergency response systems and equipment, and conducts safety inspections.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Gather, sort, and contain waste materials during the applicable work shift to assure that hazardous and pharmaceutical wastes are properly separated from non-hazardous and recyclable materials
• Routinely monitor wastewater treatment systems to assure that controls are operating properly
• Prepare incident reports and assist in the prompt investigation of all work related accidents, injuries and near misses ensuring root cause analysis and corrective action development
• Continually audit the effectiveness of EH&S programs to ensure they are able to meet established departmental and company objectives
• Provide leadership to all incidents requiring Emergency Response of First Aid and perform permitting activities involving hot work and confined space
• Monitor production activities for compliance with all relevant company and legislative requirements (OSHA, EPA)
• Conduct regular facility audits, report deficiencies and oversee corrective actions in accordance with department policy. Assist in the implementation of action plans as needed
• Maintain all regulatory documentation, customer specific records and electronic MSDS systems as assigned
• Provide first-aid for minor workplace injuries and oversee medical management in accordance with departmental protocols
• Participate in vehicle equipment safety programs and oversee fire drills and alarm tests
• Serve as a role model in establishing safe working practices and promote safety in the workplace Maintain strict confidentiality of all information obtained, written or verbal that becomes available as a part of performing EH&S functions.
• Supervisory Responsibilities:
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
Qualifications
Education and/or Experience:
• Bachelor's Degree applicable to the field and 7-12 years of active participation in EH&S; knowledge of manufacturing/pharmaceutical health & safety programs a plus.
• Certified Industrial Hygenist-CIH Highly Preferred
• Pharma Manufacturing Highly Desired
• Proven leadership skills, e.g. successfully guiding and mentoring teams of people
• Experience working in a regulated environment (FDEA, cGMP, ISO, etc.)
• Comprehensive knowledge of applicable legislation (e.g. OSHA, EPA, DOT) Certificates, Licenses, Registrations Other Skills and Abilities
• OHST (other certifications may be acceptable)
• Current OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER
• DOT Hazardous Materials Certification
• Emergency First-Aid/CPR, CIH and/or CSP is Highly Preferred Language Skills:
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
• Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
• Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Mathematical Skills:
• Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
• Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Reasoning Ability:
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
• Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Computer Skills:
• Knowledge of Manufacturing software
• Spreadsheet software
• Presentation software
• Word Processing software Other Qualifications:
• Pass a background check, drug test and physical examination
• Handle multiple priorities atone time
• Perform effectively in a fast-paced environment
• Work productiv
• Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Mathematical Skills:
• Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
• Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Reasoning Ability:
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
• Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Computer Skills:
• Knowledge of Manufacturing software
• Spreadsheet software
• Presentation software
• Word Processing software Other Qualifications:
• Pass a background check, drug test and physical examination
• Handle multiple priorities atone time
• Perform effectively in a fast-paced environment
• Work productiv
Job: Administration
Primary Location: Albuquerque, NM
Schedule: Full time
Shift Type:

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