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Environmental Health and Safety Manager (Relocation available)

LGC Biosearch Technologies
Petaluma, California, US
Closing date
Jan 31, 2022

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Project Management
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Full time
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LGC Biosearch Technologies is a leading, global life science tools company, providing mission-critical components and solutions into high-growth application areas across the human healthcare and applied market segments. We are passionate about science - our colleagues work to make research move faster, and diagnosis to be more accurate with quality and consistency. We provide our teams with an environment where they can progress their scientific knowledge and interest, nurture their passion for scientific discoveries and develop in their role.

We are currently looking for an experienced EH&S Manager, to join our Petaluma and Novato, CA. based team - come work with us and help create science for a safer world!
The EH&S Manager manages the implementation of the Safety, Environmental and Emergency Management plans at the facility level; establishes safety and health goals in collaboration with the site leadership team; develops & implements controls to minimize safety and occupational health hazards; carries out leadership strategies and support for system-wide Environmental, Health and Safety initiatives; monitors program sustainment and provides oversight for operational improvement. Relocation available.
A typical day may include:
  • Project management
  • Interpreting legal EHS requirements into actionable policies and programs
  • Collaboration and teamwork with all departments
  • Leading response to emergency situations
  • Interface directly with operations personnel to resolve issues and improve hazard recognition
  • Policy development
  • Directing and mentoring EHS staff

The essential functions of this role include:
  • Provide leadership in developing, implementing and managing EH&S policies, programs and practices
  • Lead development and implementation of Process Safety program (OSHA PSM) in collaboration with site leadership team
  • Work in partnership with local site leaders and outside agencies to implement strategies, policies, and services to increase employee safety & reduce organization risks
  • Be a safety leader out on the production floor as well as in the front office to ensure all employees know, understand and execute safe work practices
  • Develop, implement and maintain effective systems, procedures and training to achieve and maintain an accident free, injury free, and healthy work environment
  • Plan and implement procedures, programs, and file regulatory reports in compliance with the local, state, and federal agencies
  • Be familiar with or be willing to quickly learn; California regulatory requirements in the areas of Storm Water, Waste Water, Air Quality, Hazardous Waste, etc.
  • Supervise and manage EHS staff, assigning, and directing work; evaluating employee performance; assigning employee recognition and/or corrective action; promoting safety and teamwork; resolving conflict
  • Plan and implement programs to train supervisors and employees to meet standards and to enhance the company safety culture and employee engagement
  • Inspect organization facilities (safety audits) to detect existing or potential incident and health hazards, determine corrective or preventative measures where indicated, and follow up to ensure measures have been implemented
  • Ensure the thorough investigation of all incidents and injuries from initial report to closure
  • Work with the site leadership team to develop site-specific annual objectives for safety, environmental, industrial hygiene improvements that support these goals, policies and statements
  • Manage regulatory agency, third party audits, inspections, inquiries, contacts and reporting, ensure/oversees annual compliance audits
  • Compile all necessary reports (i.e. incident reports, annual OSHA reporting, etc.) in relation to accidents and injuries; submit these reports to the appropriate groups/agencies
  • Participate in the design of new laboratories or major revisions of existing facilities to assure proper EHS considerations are put in place
  • Conduct investigations of existing and potential safety and health hazards, make recommendations for remedial and corrective measures
  • Lead key site EHS programs: emergency response, ergonomics and industrial hygiene programs and execute through the local team and external service providers
  • Work at a strategic level with strong listening and influencing skills while having the EHS technical expertise to advise and consult at all levels in the organization
  • Serve as an industrial hygiene SME

  • BA/BS in Environmental Science/Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, Safety, or other related fields
  • Minimum 5-8 years of industry experience in a chemical manufacturing setting.
  • Five years of experience in occupational health / safety / environmental position in an industrial environment
  • Self-driven and reliable
  • Ability to effectively manage your time and projects, to reliably meet deadlines
  • Must have a proven record of demonstrating problem solving skills and developing solutions to produce deliverables and meet timelines
  • Ability to work with people at all levels of organization, as well as with outside agencies
  • Excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills
  • Strong computer proficiency with MS Office applications
  • Process oriented, via a detailed, logical, analytical approach
  • Highly organized, with the ability to analyze data and implement solutions
  • Adaptable to change and evolving tasks, while managing and prioritizing multiple tasks within a dynamic work environment

  • Licenses/Certifications: Licensed Safety Professional (LSP), Certified Environmental Professional (CEP), Certified Safety Director (CSD), Certified Safety Manager (CSM), Certified Environmental Director (CED), Certified Environmental Manager (CEM), and any other certificates or professional statuses in the field

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $126,000.00 per year

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: Multiple Locations
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