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Environmental Health and Safety Specialist - Branchburg, NJ
Ref No.: 20-00349
Location: East Brunswick, New Jersey
Position Type:Direct Placement
 Responsibilities:
  1. Implement and manage required standards for air emissions, effluent & releases to water, and solid waste management.
  2. Develop and maintain environmental compliance systems and programs
  3. Drive continuous improvement in site environmental performance
  4. Design, conduct, and oversee EHS training, education, and outreach relevant to environmental and sustainability programs.
  5. Conduct environmental impact assessments to identify the site's future environmental priorities.
  6. Monitor and analyze site environmental performance and initiate action to support or correct trends.
  7. Maintain effective relationships with and provide required environmental reporting to federal and state regulators.
  8. Participate in risk assessments of workspace, manufacturing and laboratory equipment, and specific tasks on site to identify potential hazards and control measures.
  9. Maintain the wastewater permit through quarterly monitoring and sampling and communication with regulatory inspectors and officials.
  10. Maintain the air emissions permit through quarterly tracking, semi-annual reporting, and annual inspections plus regular communication with state regulators as applicable.
  11. Provide managers with timely, competent EHS advice, technical guidance, support, training, and coaching to enable them to effectively manage EHS performance within their functional area.
  12. Review and track investigations of environmental releases and near-misses to ensure that corrective and preventive actions are effective, and that root causes are identified and resolved.
 
Qualifications:
  1. Bachelor's Degree in a Science, Engineering, or EHS discipline
  2. 2+ years of experience in environmental management or consulting, or EHS program implementation, preferably in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry, required
  3. Thorough understanding of key regulatory requirements (e.g. OSHA, NFPA, and EPA rules and regulations) and their application to the site, including waste management, air emissions, wastewater treatment, and sustainability.
  4. Professional certification (e.g., Institute of Safety and Health Management) is preferred.