Environmental Health and Safety Specialist II

Thermo Fisher Scientific
Saint Louis County, Missouri, US
Jul 30, 2021
Sep 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
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.
St. Louis, Missouri/ Drug Substance Division (DSD) - Biologics
How will you make an impact?
This position will assist in leading the site Environmental, Health, and Safety initiatives. They will provide support to the Site's goal of an all-encompassing safety culture. The position will guide personnel in EHS matters with a continual improvement mindset towards practical solutions and system development.
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 governing hazardous materials as they impact the company.
- Provide guidance to a wide range of departmental teams (Labs and Manufacturing) on the execution of site procedures in relation to EHS procedures and policies.
- Lead the site's Hazardous Waste program and activities, and the introduction of new chemicals to the facility
- Coordinate EHS audits across the organization, and drive results around needed corrective actions.
- Key member of the sites Emergency Response Team
- Administer, document, and maintain Thermo Fisher Quality Systems conformance to regulatory requirements and company policies as well as develop and maintain training and exercises onsite.
How will you get here?
- BS or BA degree in Environmental Science, Occupational Safety, Chemical Engineering, or Life Sciences is recommended/preferred
- 3 + years related experience in the field
- Experience working in a pharmaceutical, chemical manufacturing, or lab environment preferred
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
- Candidate must possess a self-starting mindset and be able to work independently.
- Critical decision-making ability is a must. Candidate should be able to form consensus and drive results with Stakeholders.
- Possess a strong team-oriented mind-set with a pro-active approach to problem solving.
- Experience with OSHA, NFPA, MDNR, & EPA regulatory requirements preferred.
- Computer experience including Word, Excel, and Power Point.
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 80,000 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.
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.