Director, Environmental Health & Safety (EHS)

Catalent Pharma Solutions
Harmans, Maryland, US
Jul 30, 2021
Aug 06, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Job Description
Position Overview:
Catalent hires people with a passion to make a difference to the health of millions of people globally. Your expertise, coupled with Catalent's advanced technologies and collaboration with thousands of innovative pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare companies, will help bring life-enhancing products to the people you know and love. Your talents, ideas and passion are essential to our mission; to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Interested in learning more about life at Catalent? Start here (
This position has overall responsibility for all EHS&S activities for the Paragon Gene Therapy business unit, based in Harmans, MD. This involves developing and implementing site wide health, safety, environmental, and security programs designed to respond to potential situation and to enhance site overall business continuity and site safety. The position will ensure compliance with Federal and State regulations following Catalent guidelines to guarantee the safety of all employees, visitors and contractors in the facility. Specific programs include but are not limited to: incident prevention, minimization and/or eliminating health and safety hazards, fire system management, EHS program and policy management and proactive loss prevention activities.
The EHS Director will oversee the Environmental, Health and Safety compliance programs in accordance with all applicable Federal, State and Local regulations, and other legal requirements in order to help protect the health and safety of BWI employees, to protect the environment, and to minimize risks to the company. The role will also assist internal customers with their EHS needs and actively cultivate a safety and sustainability culture.
The Role:
- Manage and continuously improve PBI BWI Environmental, Health and Safety Programs in adherence to all Federal, State and Local requirements and PBI BWI company policies, strategies, initiatives and goals. Health and Safety Programs managed by this position may include, but are not limited to: Industrial Hygiene, NFPA 101: Occupational Health, Life Safety Code, Fire Prevention, Emergency EvacuationResponse, Property Conservation, Ergonomics (Lifting Safety, Warehouse Safety), Hazard Communication, and other General Safety Programs including but not limited to Hot Work, Control of Hazardous Energy, Compressed Gas Safety, Electrical Hazard Safety, Lock-Out Tag-Out, Ladder Safety, Confined Space, Facilities PPE and Respiratory Protection.
- Manage and continuously improve PBI BWI Environmental and Sustainability Programs in adherence to all Federal, State and Local requirements and PBI BWI company policies, strategies, initiatives and goals. Environmental and sustainability programs managed by this position may include but are not limited to: Energy Conservation and Wastewater Management / Water Conservation.
- Manage and implement programs to foster a culture of safety and environmental stewardship within PBI BWI business units. Duties may include performing safety Gemba walks; partnering with managers, supervisors, and employees to minimize occupational health and safety risks; teaching specific safe work habits and driving a behavior-based safety program.
- Assist with the development, improvement, and management of EHS Management Systems for the PBI BWI site. Develop and implement continuous improvement concepts to better the site's safety and environmental performance.
- Miscellaneous EHS duties as required, including but not limited to:
- EHS training
- Perform job safety analyses/risk assessments
- Participating on emergency response teams such as Emergency Evacuation Team.
- Responding to incidents
- Lead and participate in inspections and audits
The Candidate:
- Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene, Industrial Safety or related field of study and minimum 10 years of EHS experience supporting facility operations preferred. Applicants with a Bachelor's Degree in Biology or Chemistry with appropriate relevant experience will be considered.
- Master's Degree from an accredited university in Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene, Industrial Safety or related field of study and minimum 7 years of EHS experience supporting facility operations preferred.
- Knowledge of OSHA/NIOSH regulations, and other applicable Federal, State, and Local EHS regulations.
- Facilities EHS program development, implementation and management experience required.
- EHS leadership/management role a required
- Site leadership team experience a plus
- Continuous Improvement experience a plus
- Experience in biopharmaceutical industry a plus
- Professional certification (CIH, CSP) a plus
- Sustainability experience a plus
Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.
Catalent is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customers and patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyone's safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage.
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