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Environmental Specialist I

Terumo Medical Corporation
Elkton, Maryland, US
Closing date
Jun 28, 2022

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Academic / Research, Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Job Summary:

This position will be responsible for significant contributions to the company environmental program. Primary responsibilities of this position include environmental permitting and regulatory compliance, as well as planning, developing, implementing, and supporting environmental programs across all TMC locations. Interfacing with associates and management regarding Environmental and Sustainability initiatives is also imperative in this position improve environmental, health, and safety within the organization.

Job Details:
  • Maintain compliance for environmental programs and work with project teams to identify and apply for air, waste or water permit modifications as needed.
  • Contribute towards and drive a Sustainable working environment that focuses on the 3 pillars of economy, society, and the environment.
  • Conduct EHS related initiatives for numerous sites that include lab safety, distribution, warehousing, manufacturing, and administrative function oversight.
  • Conduct environmental audits of facilities to comply with regulations, identify best practices and pinpoint unsafe working conditions, behaviors and practices.
  • Continuously improve the framework of Terumo's environmental footprint to address resource conservation and establish a strong Corporate Social Responsibility.
  • Compile information for state and federal environmental review, regulatory interpretation, and permitting processes
  • Identify and interpret EHS regulatory standards that impact operational exposures and business activities and coordinate needed plans to ensure compliance.
  • Train and coach managers and supervisors on EHS requirements including incident investigation, training, engineering control improvements and policy updates.
  • Research and Gather information for EPA and MDE reporting for Title V/ CAA and SARA, RCRA Waste and Storm and Waste Water compliance.
  • Monitor and drive improvement with[MJ1] ISO 14001 metrics surrounding environmental indicators and impacts, particularly with respect to carbon, water, energy, and other resources.
  • Scientific computing skills, including data analysis, visualization, and working with large datasets. Programming experience is preferred.
  • Responsible for analyzing new chemical purchase requests, hazardous, universal and biological waste, air emissions and water compliance programs
  • Ensure regulatory compliance for all Environmental, Occupational Health, Safety and Industrial Hygiene Programs.
  • Serve as a member of the Emergency Response Team and be available for on-call response.
  • As part of EHS team be responsible for incident/root cause investigation for all injuries and spills within the organization.
  • Coordinate investigations and activities associated with Sustainability improvements.
  • Manage or when managed by another department support recordkeeping requirements associated with EHS programs.
  • Maintain an effective relationship with EHS related agencies (e.g. State of Maryland, emergency management services).
  • Understand and work within the quality systems, following FDA and applicable international regulations as required.
  • Performs other job-related duties assigned.

  • Position Requirements:

    • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Passion, and knowledge of local environmental regulations, as well as state and federal laws regarding environmental permitting.
    • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
    • Proficient user of Microsoft Office software and experience with online reporting and analytical and statistical tools.
    • Ability to set up and work within an organized, document-controlled environment.

    o Knowledge of EPA, MDE or other related compliance requirements.

    o To gain access to Sterilization (GAMMA) area, associate must go through a background check by fingerprinting through the NRC.

    Background Experiences

    o Requires a four-year college degree in environmental science, environmental engineering, biology, chemistry, or related field and 1-3 years related EHS experience in a manufacturing environment or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    o Active 40-hour Hazwoper certification a plus

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