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Senior Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

Morrisville, North Carolina, US
Closing date
Feb 7, 2023

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Position Summary:

Catalent Pharma Solutions is Morrisville, NC is hiring a Senior Environmental Health and Safety Specialist for our Morrisville site. This person will be responsible for ensuring regulatory compliance, as well as all Corporate requirements. Additionally, the Senior EHS Specialist acts as an emergency coordinator with authority to activate contingency plans and emergency procedures should an emergency occur.

This is a full-time position: Monday - Friday, days.

Catalent is a global, high-growth, public company and a leading partner for the pharmaceutical industry in the development and manufacturing of new treatments for patients worldwide. Your talents, ideas, and passion are essential to our mission: to help people live better, healthier lives.

The Research Triangle Park (RTP) facility is Catalent's Center of Excellence for Analytical Services and is also home to Catalent's Inhalation franchise including product development, clinical and commercial manufacturing for pMDI, DPI and Nasal Sprays.

Catalent is committed to a Patient First culture through excellence in quality andcompliance, and to the safety of every patient, consumer, and Catalent employee.

The Role
  • Develop and manage EHS programs, as part of the EHS management system, including, but not limited to, risk assessments, job safety assessments, industrial hygiene, hazard communication, waste management, potent compound processes, and product specific handling requirements to ensure employee health and safety, as well as regulatory compliance
  • Conduct ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 internal audits to ensure fulfillment of ISO standards and identify deviations from ISO standards
  • Coordinate and conduct industrial hygiene assessment processes, including screening and monitoring, to determine employee personal exposure prior to, and following, control measures aimed at eliminating or minimizing employee exposure to hazardous substances
  • Play an integral role in EHS employee consultation and participation programs, including, but not limited to, the Safety, Sustainability, and Wellness Ambassador Teams, and EHS Steering Committee
  • Conduct EHS audits, inspections, hazard assessments, and investigations of violations as required and make recommendations as necessar
  • Responsible for waste management programs across all waste streams (hazardous, non-hazardous, biohazardous, pharmaceutical, radioactive) including, but not limited to, waste minimization, reporting, inspections, shipping, training, and regulatory inspections
  • Develop and conduct training of employees at all levels within the organization, including new hires, on the EHS management system
  • Manage regulatory compliance reporting including, but not limited to, EPCRA - Tier I / II, TRI, SPCC, emergency and hazardous chemical inventory reporting, and OSHA 300, 300A and 301 form
  • Will manage the Radiation Safety Program and serve as the site Radiation Safety Officer (RSO)
  • Provide EHS expertise for new projects, processes, and construction activities at the site
  • Manage EHS equipment and supplies including, but not limited to, spill containment kits, portable fire extinguishers, first-aid kits, AEDs, emergency shower / eyewash, and equipment calibratio
  • Coordinate employee health and safety benefit programs including but not limited to, safety shoes, prescription safety glasses, lab coats, and other personal protective equipment
  • Conduct incident and accident investigations ensuring corrective actions are appropriate, and efforts are taken to prevent reoccurrence
  • All other duties as assigned;

The Candidate
  • Bachelors degree in Safety, Environmental Health, Engineering, or something related
  • 3-5 years of experience in EHS or related field
  • Experience in FDA and/or DEA regulated manufacturing, R&D, and analytical environments
  • Experience in controlled substances and radiation is preferred
  • Working knowledge of lab safety
  • Must be a self-motivated leader capable of proactively assessing situations and implementing continuous improvement projects
  • Ability to manage multiple shifting priorities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Individual may be required to sit, stand, walk regularly and occasionally lift 0-15 pounds;

Why you should join Catalent:
  • Defined career path and annual performance review and feedback process
  • Diverse, inclusive culture
  • 19 days of PTO + 8 paid holidays
  • Several Employee Resource Groups focusing on D&I
  • Dynamic, fast-paced work environment
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Positive working environment focusing on continually improving processes to remain innovative
  • Potential for career growth on an expanding team within an organization dedicated to preserving and bettering lives
  • Competitive salary with bonus potential
  • Community engagement and green initiatives
  • Generous 401K matchand Paid Time Off accrual
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits effective day one of employment
  • Tuition Reimbursement- Let us help you finish your degree or earn a new one!
  • GymPass program to promote overall physical wellness
  • Perkspot - offers exclusive or private discounts from approximately 900+ merchants in a wide array of categories

Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.

Catalent is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customers and patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyone's safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage.

personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.

Visit Catalent Careers to explore career opportunities.

Catalent is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veterans.

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to . This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.

Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Catalent Pharma Solutions (Catalent) is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Catalent employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Catalent. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.

Important Security Notice to U.S. Job Seekers:

Catalent NEVER asks candidates to provide any type of payment, bank details, photocopies of identification, social security number or other highly sensitive personal information during the offer process, and we NEVER do so via email or social media. If you receive any such request, DO NOT respond- it is a fraudulent request. Please forward such requests to for us to investigate with local authorities.

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