Role and Responsibilities
This Senior Manager is the Environmental Health and Safety department lead for the Somerset site, reporting directly to the Division President. The primary focus for this position is to create a culture of safety and environmental consciousness, as well as initiate and maintain a Center of Excellence for EHS at the Somerset Site. This Manager will be responsible for ensuring compliance with Federal and State regulations following Lupin policies and guidelines to ensure the safety of all employees, visitors and contractors and to protect the quality of the environment. Pharmaceutical + Manufacturing industry experience is a must.
- Establishes Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) strategies and goals necessary to achieve excellence in performance across all site locations
Works cross-functionally with other Managers and Department Heads at the Somerset site to create a culture of safety
Develops and implements EH&S policies, standards, guidelines and programs to meet the overall strategy for the prevention and control of environmental, health and safety risks to include, prevention of injuries, hygiene, clean air and clean water act compliance, records and permits, hazardous waste and EPA compliance, wastewater operations
Assures compliance of company operations to all applicable laws, regulations and standards, good business practices and company documented procedures to include knowledge of all standards, government occupational health and environmental regulations
Establishes and monitors key performance metrics to measure performance progress and to evaluate EH&S program effectiveness; advises organization leaders on performance improvements and leads improvement initiatives
Develops and analyzes safety information reporting, consolidates and reports key EHS statistics monthly, quarterly and annually as required
Interprets legislation on relevant issues and provides practical guidance, support and training aimed at maintaining and developing best practices; coordinates specific regulatory safety and environmental education and training programs and requirements
Hire, coach, develop, and manage direct and indirect reports - setting goals and priorities accordingly. Lead EH&S Leadership Safety Council. Assess performance and provide ongoing feedback and coaching.
Accountable for overall budget and financial performance of the EH&S organization
Create an environment of strong team spirit, timely and effective communications, and high motivation and inspire teams to achieve goals in the immediate and longer term. Be an active and visible change agent, promoting flexible and open mindsets to new opportunities
As a site leadership team member drive collaboration within site and across network activities, cross-functional planning, and decision making
Proactively promote positive Safety Culture and cGMP operating principles
Participate and lead EHS risk assessments for new operations, equipment and process changes. Work to resolve all EHS concerns.
Qualifications and Education Requirements
- Bachelors or Master’s Degree in an Occupational Safety, Scientific, or Engineering field
requirements of the position generally include: standing, walking, sitting,
using hands and fingers, reaching with hands and arms, talking and hearing. In
some circumstances, bending, kneeling, crouching, stooping, and crawling may
apply. This position may require lifting up to 25 pounds occasionally.
Generally work is performed in office, warehouse, or manufacturing environments.