EHS Industrial Hygiene Advisor

Basic qualifications:

Minimum Bachelors Degree in a Science, Engineering, or EHS discipline with a minimum of 4 years experience in EHS program development and implementation, preferably in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry

Thorough understanding of key regulatory requirements (eg OSHA, NIOSH, ANSI, NFPA, and EPA rules and regulations) and their application to a manufacturing and laboratory environment, particularly in the following key areas:

Industrial hygiene, eg ergonomics, noise, chemical agents EHS management systems.

Demonstrated leadership skills

Excellent computer skills primarily with Microsoft Office Suite and Project

Preferred qualifications:

Masters Degree

Professional certification (e.g., PE, CHMM, CIH, CSP) is preferred.

8 years experience in EHS program development and implementation, preferably in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry

Highly effective written, oral and presentation skills

Ability to prioritize multiple demands, think strategically and successfully lead multiple simultaneous projects


Job Description Summary-

The role is responsible for advising the site leadership team on processes to improve EHS management and performance. The role is responsible for driving continuous improvement in site EHS performance and will serve as a site contact with regulatory agencies (e.g., OSHA, EPA, DOT etc.) and with GSK Corporate EHS Department.

The role will also:

Job Description-

Perform industrial hygiene field measurements and safety evaluations.

Develop quantitative workplace assessment strategy in terms of frequency, duration, location and sampling technology to accurately evaluate worker exposure to gases, vapors, fumes, dusts/mists, noise, radiation, heat stress, and biological agents.

Develop ergonomic risk assessment strategies including task assessment prioritization, industrial and office ergonomic evaluations, and selection and prioritization of control measures.

Review and track investigations of injuries, illnesses, environmental releases, non-injury accidents and near-misses to ensure that they are effective, and that they identify and resolve root causes. Lead investigations into serious adverse events.

Provide timely, high quality EHS technical support

Design, conduct and oversee EHS training

Carry out regular workplace inspections to monitor compliance with site rules, procedures, etc

Develop and manage an internal audit program to assess compliance with legal and company requirements and identify opportunities for improvement

Establish site EHS policies, objectives, key performance indicators and targets that reflect local needs and alignment with GSK's long term EHS strategy.

Monitor and analyze EHS performance and initiate action to support or correct trends

Establish programs to manage the site's different EHS risks and impacts, coordinated within an overall EHS management system

Review change proposals (including capital projects and new product introductions) to identify potential EHS issues and participate in their resolution

Work collaboratively with colleagues at other GSK sites in North America and around the world to ensure that EHS best practices and lessons from adverse events are shared effectively.

Maintain local EHS policies and procedures that effectively describe the site's EHS management system.

Ensure that necessary EHS information is reported to local regulators and to stakeholders within GSK

Contact information:

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