Environmental, Health & Safety Specialist (New Providence, New Jersey)
Job Tasks and Responsibilities
Leveraging your practical work background in EHS, you will provide technical and regulatory expertise to ensure occupational safety compliance at the site as part of a zero-incident mindset.
Assist with writing, training and implementing EHS policies and procedures, which may include: Safe Work Permits, Job Hazard Analysis, Management of Change, Incident/Accident Investigation, Lock Out/ Tag Out and Hot Work Permits.
Understanding of chemical laboratory environments and the wide range of associated risks so you can identify and work with management on EHS issues / recommendations / opportunities to foster continuous improvement of EHS programs and culture.
Working knowledge of the American Chemistry Council's Responsible Care Management System® and the ability to implement and utilize it in daily work activities is a bonus.
Familiarity with environmental regulatory requirements, to be able to provide operational support for environmental programs including hazardous waste.
Provide support by interfacing with regulatory agencies and third parties, as needed, on regulatory and enforcement issues.
Support emergency response activities through the development of required drills and coordination of annual training.
Able to effectively manage time and organize multiple assignments involving competing priorities.
Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
Strong technical writing skills.
Ability to read and interpret regulatory publications and standards.
Ability to use a variety of computer applications such as the Microsoft Suite of Products including: Office, Project, and Teams, to produce accurate work products, access information, maintain EHS databases.
The candidate should be organized and detail-oriented with an ability to juggle multiple tasks and priorities.
Bachelor's degree in occupational safety, environmental management, engineering, physical sciences or related discipline.
Must have a minimum of 3-5 years of demonstrated experience in EHS.