Environmental Health & Safety Specialist II

Employer
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location
Bohemia, New York, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 18, 2021
Closes
Jul 24, 2021
Ref
2324619746
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.
Location/Division Specific Information
Bohemia, NY - Clinical Label Services
How will you make an impact?
This position will have dual roles, leading the site Environmental, Health, and Safety initiatives and in supporting the PPI Process Manager. They will provide support to the Site's goals of an all-encompassing safety culture and a culture of continuous improvement. The position will lead the Site in EHS matters with a continual improvement mindset towards practical solutions and system development. The EHS Specialist and PPI Process Manager will share responsibilities associated with the site's 5S program.
What will you do?
- Plan, implement, and coordinate EHS Management System activities across the organization to help reduce or eliminate occupational illness and injuries, improve employee engagement, and reduce business risks and losses.
- Introduce and interpret various Federal, State, and Local recognized rules, regulations and procedures as they impact the company, including but not limited to OSHA and the EPA
- Provide guidance to a wide-range of departmental teams on the execution of site procedures in relation to EHS procedures and policies
- Work with counterparts at other sites within our division to ensure consistency of application of EHS tools & documentation
- Maintain site's Business Continuity Plan
- Train colleagues in and facilitate projects that follow the PPI 8-step method as well as other PPI/lean tools (5S, VSM, 3P, etc.)
- Take ownership of site's 5S program, including training on the 5S method, executing projects in production and non-production areas, and ensuring each area maintains its 5S status
- Assist with other PPI activities as assigned by the Site PPI Lead/Operational Excellence Site Specialist
How will you get here?
- Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Environmental Science, Occupational Safety, Industrial Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or a Science
Experience:
- 5 - 7 years related EHS experience and working knowledge of PPI Processes
- Experience working in a pharmaceutical, chemical manufacturing, or lab environment preferred
- Strong working knowledge of OSHA and EPA requirements
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
- Possess a strong team-oriented mind-set with a pro-active approach to problem solving.
- Solid computer skills including Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Power Point etc.)
- Strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills
- Self directed and goal oriented
- Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills with the ability to respond to questions from Sr. Management, peers and clients.
- Capability of writing reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
- Must possess the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions, and facilitate / implement policies and procedures.
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.
Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.

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