USDM Life Sciences is a premier consulting company with 20+ years of experience assisting heavily regulated biotech, medical device, and pharmaceutical companies with their GxP technologies to accelerate growth. Our deep domain knowledge and technology expertise in life sciences business processes are what sets us apart. From strategy to implementation and adoption, we have delivered thousands of GxP projects globally.
As part of the USDM team, you have the opportunity to work with cutting edge technologies through our many partnerships with companies like Microsoft, Google, Oracle, DocuSign, Box, and many more. From molecule to market, you will help connect technology, people, and data in new ways to generate real-time insights to improve business outcomes for USDM's clients. Are you ready to make an impact and drive real digital transformation in life sciences?
Founded in Santa Barbara in 1999, USDM has grown to a progressive, global company with 300+ remote employees and offices throughout the US, Canada, and Germany.
Nature and Scope of Job
USDM is looking for a strong Environment, Health & Safety Manager for one of our clients.
Manage and lead all aspects of Environmental, Health & Safety.
Directs and coordinates planning, development and implementation of EH&S policies, programs and practices in conjunction with all other company functional groups.
Plans, directs and controls activities of the EH&S function to accomplish corporate objectives.
Ensures that the health, safety, and environmental impact policies and practices are established and effectively implemented.
Analyzes potential worker safety risks; implements measures to mitigate them.
Regularly tours facilities to personally inspect operations and communicate with different departments and associates to assure EH&S risks are understood, and responsibly managed to minimize potential for incidents and injuries.
Manages and coordinates all internal, customer and regulatory agency audits assuring: Appropriate levels of information access, Accuracy of information communicated and shared, Clear, concise and appropriate audit response.
Responsible follow-up to all necessary follow-up actions.
Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations as pertains to the health, safety, and environmental impact of the organization's operations internally and externally (including shipping & DOT regulations).
Leads the Executive Safety & Regulatory Committee (ESRC)
Coordinates with functional leaders the formation, staffing and objectives of the Corporate Safety Committee and related subcommittees.
Ensures the development and effective implementation of worker safety training programs in collaboration with functional organizations.
Assures all government-mandated training requirements are fully satisfiedInvestigates and recommends courses of corrective and preventative actions for incidents and injuries.
Ensures that all new chemicals and/or processes are effectively assessed for hazard potential and adequate safeguards are implemented prior to use.
Participates in annual and long-range business planning.
Develop EH&S strategy elements & functional plansRegularly monitors key metrics and communicates status versus goals.
Identifies and implements continuous improvement actions as warranted.
Makes identifiable and substantial contributions to improvement of systems, processes and practices.
Recommends departmental plans/budgets and manages approved budgets accordingly.
Effectively communicates functional status across Company.
Assures functional information and records are well-organized affording efficient access and maintained consistent with established record retention policies.
Effectively manages EH&S associates including assuring up-to-date position descriptions, establishment and auditing of performance expectations, annual reviews, individual development plans, and training.
Conducts all aspects of position in a professional, respectful manner consistent with AR Guiding Principles.
Embraces 6S LEAN culture.
Organizes personal work areas and appearance consistent with corporate and divisional professional image.
Other duties as assigned.
5 years of on-the-job experience in implementing health and safety programs in related industry.
Demonstrated strong compliance and safe work history.
Education & Certifications
Bachelor's degree in technical discipline
OSHA certification preferred.
The working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job and are not meant to be all inclusive. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job.
Unless reasonable accommodations can be made, while performing this job the staff member shall:
Prolonged periods of sitting or standing at a desk and working on a computer in an environmentally controlled office environment.
Operate other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, scanner, or printer.
Frequently communicate with stakeholders via telephone, email, or instant message. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
Equal Opportunuty Statement
USDM Life Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and the level of the work being performed by the people assigned to this position. It is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. USDM Life Sciences reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.