Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Technician (Biotech)
Ensure consistent adherence to, and execution of, Company safety and environmental standards.
Provide technical support in management of EHS related topics including: Lockout, Confined Space, Emergency Response, Hazard Communication, Overhead Cranes, Mobile Equipment, Cardinal Safety Rules, Waste Management, Spill Response, Storm Water etc.
Perform onsite safety audits of employees, processes, contractors, vendors, etc.
Recognize process safety conditions and coach operations staff accordingly.
Manage HSE incident investigations and reporting, including root cause analysis, development of corrective action strategies, maintaining statistical information, recommending program revisions as appropriate and issue required reports to Management.
Provide technical support and problem solving in troubleshooting safety and environmental issues
Coordinate and instruct safety-related training classes, and act as subject matter expert for Safety meetings.
Vendor interface for company policy communications & expectations
Know and follow all Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) policies always.
Always know and use appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Exercise stop work authority in the event of unsafe conditions or situations.
Assist in writing technical and management systems reports and documents
Establish and maintain EHS controls and documentation procedures
Assist with internal compliance audits and program evaluations
Oversee department sub-contractor support as needed
Support the EHS department as a valuable and knowledgeable resource
May conduct other tasks as required
EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, AND KNOWLEDGE:
HSE regulatory knowledge
Environmental regulatory knowledge
Outstanding communication skills
Highly organized and able to successfully manage multiple projects
Capable of working independently in a self-directed environment
EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND CERTIFICATIONS:
Associate of Science degree in Safety or any HSE-related discipline
First responder/CPR trained (desired)
Experience with OHSAS 18001, ISO 14001, Integrated Management Systems, and associated documentation and audits (desired)
Minimum of 2 years' experience in safety experience preferred
Experience working within manufacturing industry preferred