Covance

  • Environmental Health & Safety Manager

    Job Location(s) US-TX-Alice
    Job Number
    2018-23475
    Job Category
    Facilities/Maintenance
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Job Overview

    The role of the Environmental Health & Safety Manager is to provide EHS leadership and direction and minimize EHS related risk for up to several sites within a business unit within a given region.  

     

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Oversees EHS operations for 1 or more Covance locations within a business unit.
    • Manages up to (5) direct reports and up to (5) indirect reports.
    • Manage and administer environmental, health, and safety programs to meet regulatory requirements, corporate initiatives and company objectives.
    • Promote a positive safety culture throughout the site organization.
    • Partner with site management to ensure applicable EHS related goals (accident rates, training participation, etc.) and regulatory requirements (assessments, plans, training, etc.) are satisfied.
    • Administer accident prevention and reduction programs, ensuring that accidents are reported and assessed to in a punctual manner.
    • Ensure medical care is provided to work related injuries and illnesses and manage worker’s compensation cases, where applicable.
    • Manage the EHS department within the site’s designated fiscal EHS budget.
    • Perform applicable supervisory duties for the EHS Department, including a full range of recruitment and performance evaluation activities, schedules work, prepares training plans, and guide career development.
    • Development and implementation of training solutions to ensure that employees and Covance partners are aware of potential risks and understand how to perform their tasks in a safe and environmentally responsible manner,
    • Monitor EHS related regulatory developments and determine applicability to the site.
    • Acts as or appoint Chemical Hygiene Officers, EHS Program Administrators, Technical Lead, and any other relevant positions as applicable.
    • Implement strategies to effectively assess and prevent applicable EHS related risks (waste management, fire protection, infectious disease, etc.).
    • Respond to site EHS related emergency situations, including fires, explosions, chemical release, medical, etc.
    • Act as the liaison between Covance and regulatory authorities during site inspections
    • Partner with Facilities, architects, and other groups to ensure site construction/renovation activities incorporate EHS related considerations.
    • Work with contracted insurance agencies (broker, worker’s compensation, property loss, etc.) to continually improve EHS programs via hosting inspections and implementing recommendations.
    • Assist the corporate EHS leadership team as requested.
    • May function as a member or leader of EHS audit team.
    • Support Human Resources Programs as requested.
    • Assist in Client, and regulatory inspections as requested.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Salary range: $80,000-90,000/year

    Education/Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Science or Technical Field, plus 8-10 years related experience, or advanced degree plus 5-7 years related experience, preferably in a laboratory or research and development setting.
    • Professional certification in Safety, Industrial Hygiene or Environmental area a plus.
    • Strong communication, people and presentation skills.

    Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Science or Technical Field, plus 8-10 years related experience, or advanced degree plus 5-7 years related experience, preferably in a laboratory or research and development setting.
    • Professional certification in Safety, Industrial Hygiene or Environmental area a plus.
    • Strong communication, people and presentation skills.

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