EHS (Environmental, Health and Safety) Coordinator

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Krystal Biotech
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US
Jul 12, 2021
Jul 31, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
EHS Specialist/Coordinator

Who we are:

Krystal Biotech, Inc. is using gene therapy to develop effective and novel treatments for skin diseases. Our goal is to make a meaningful difference in the lives of underserved patient populations with debilitating skin diseases. We work to accomplish that through scientific innovation, operational excellence and believe that "nature operates in the shortest way possible". (Aristotle)

Our vision:

We strive to be the leader in the development of novel and proprietary "off the shelf" gene therapy products to fight some of the world's most serious skin diseases.

Our mission:

To develop transformative, innovative, and science-based HSV gene therapy products and processes to dramatically improve people lives.

Job Description Summary:

Krystal Biotech, Inc is seeking a highly motivated EHS Specialist/Coordinator who will be responsible for developing, implementing, and updating Krystal Biotech's EHS programs, policies, and any required training programs to achieve and maintain compliance. You will be responsible for monitoring site activities and ensuring compliance with federal, state and local regulatory requirements at all Krystal Biotech sites and locations (current and future sites).

You will ensure EHS compliance across multiple functions, and will work closely with Manufacturing, QC Labs, R&D Lab, Quality Assurance, and Facilities to identify regulated activities, assess and manage risk as well as ensure compliance.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Provide EHS support to Krystal Biotech
  • Facilitate the company's Safety Committee
  • Facilitate safety processes e.g. Hazard Analysis, Standard Operating Procedures, Training, Contractor Safety Requirements, Change Management, Incident Investigations
  • Perform and monitor safety inspection/audit process, ensuring inspections are completed and properly documented
  • Provide routine inspections of safe work management systems to ensure compliance
  • Track safety action items to ensure timely completion and that priority safety items remain on track for completion
  • Manage safety and environmental reporting and data for site
  • Provide guidance to personnel on occupational safety and health and environmental compliance issues as appropriate
  • Assist with site-specific industrial hygiene monitoring program
  • Manages Hazardous and Biohazardous wastes to ensure compliance, coordinates vendors
  • Develop, maintain, and conduct safety training, including, but not limited to, ergonomics, confined spaces, lock-out/tagout, personal protective equipment, fire extinguisher, hazard communication and other programs required to ensure adequate employee training is provided
  • Observe workers to determine proper utilization of prescribed safety equipment such as safety glasses, respirators, face shields, goggles, protective outerwear and foot ware, and other required safety devices or clothing. Conduct testing of work areas for noise, toxic substances, and other hazards. Direct and advise facility personnel in evaluation of problems, recommending corrective action, implementing solutions, and ensuring compliance
  • Assure EHS-related orientation to new employees and contractors at the site
  • Other duties as assigned

Experience and Skills Desired:
  • Experienced EHS Professional with a minimum of five (5) years' experience
  • BS or BA in Occupational Safety and Health, Environmental Management, or related field
  • Experience in pharmaceutical / Biotechnology GMP environment preferred
  • Applicable EHS certification preferred (ASP/CSP, CHMM, CIH)
  • 40-hour Hazardous Waste Training (Haz WOPER) desired
  • Experience in safety incident classification, investigation methodologies, and root cause analysis
  • Able to develop and conduct training for a variety of levels
  • Experience with risk concepts, including classification from consequences and frequency estimates, risk-based decision making and cost benefit analysis
  • Ability to organize, motivate and lead teams, inspire change and interact cross functionally.
  • Ability to handle multiple diverse priorities effectively.

Krystal Biotech, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this Web site or directly to managers. Krystal Biotech, Inc. does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Krystal Biotech, Inc. will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Krystal Biotech, Inc.

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