Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Job ID 17-00224

Industry Pharma

Job Type Permanent

Location Buena, NJ


The Environmental Health and Safety Manager will be accountable for all health, safety, and environmental activities at the Buena plant, with a primary focus around safety. This position will be responsible for the development and implementation of site specific safety programs and will provide leadership for incident investigations and process safety audits.
Essential Responsibilities:
•Provide safety leadership to the Buena plant.
•Establish a safety team.
•Develop, update and implement safety programs, policies, and any required training programs.
•Lead safety processes (Hazard analysis, Standard Operating Procedures, Training, Contractor Safety Requirements, Change Management, Incident Investigation)
•Establish and monitor and safety audit process, ensuring audits are completed and properly documented.
•Provide routine inspections of safe work management systems to insure compliance.
•Track safety action items to ensure timely completion and that priority safety items remain on track for completion.
•Manage safety and environmental reporting.
•Provide guidance to plant personnel on occupational safety and health issues as appropriate.
•Develop and manage a site specific industrial hygiene monitoring program.
•Other duties as assigned.


•Experienced EHS Professional (CIH and/or CSP preferred) with 10 years of experience.
•BS degree required.
•Experience in a pharmaceutical required
•Certified Industrial Hygienist preferred (CIH), desired
•Certified Safety Professional (CSP), desired
•40-hour Hazardous Waste Training (HazWOPER), desired
•Experience in safety incident classification, investigation methodologies, and root cause analysis.
•Able to develop and conduct training for a variety of levels.
•Working experience with risk concepts, including classification from consequence and frequency estimates, risk based decision making and cost benefit analysis.
•Extensive experience with OSGA, DEP, EPA regulatory agencies.
•Proficiency at project management and internal customer management.
•Ability to read and understand written procedures and instructions.
•Success building effective working relationships with department managers such as engineering and manufacturing.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills