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Environmental Health and Safety Professional/Advisor

Company: GlaxoSmithKline
Location: Rockville
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Site Name: USA - Maryland - Rockville Posted Date: Jul 13 2022 We are looking for an experienced EHS practitioner to join a high performing EHS Team on one of GSKs flagship biopharmaceutical sites. The ideal candidate will bring EHS technical competency to the role and ability to drive continuous EHS Improvement and risk reduction. A key attribute of the successful candidate will be the ability to further develop a truly engaging EHS Culture where everyone works together to reduce health and safety risks as well as create an environment which allows people to both be at their best and to do their best. An experienced EHS practitioner, ideally with pharmaceutical experience, will be responsible for implementing EHS programs and services with expertise in designing and implementing EHS training programs to improve the Sites overall EHS Performance working with the EHS team members. Key Responsibilities: To ensure EHS is consistently at the top of the site agenda, driving improvement every day To ensure sustainable, competitive business advantage through leadership and excellence in Environment, Health and Safety. To provide professional and specialist advice and support to the site to ensure the business remains legally compliant as a minimum. In so doing to identify relevant legislation, Corporate EHS expectations and other stakeholder requirements and to understand forthcoming legislation and ensure implications for the business are understood and acted upon. To maintain and develop the EHS Management Systems and associated activities. To advise and assist with the assessment of risk and its control to avoid or minimize loss in existing and proposed processes. Support projects to ensure EHS considerations are identified and addressed. Ensure robust risk management is in place and in use. To lead, contribute and support incident investigations to ensure appropriate actions and learnings are in place. To facilitate and manage EHS projects, EHS incident investigations and RCAs To identify best practice and opportunities for improvement in meeting corporate EHS policy, standards, targets and objectives. To develop and ensure procedures to meet EHS responsibilities. To monitor EHS performance and trends and develop solutions to continuously improve performance. To maintain, influence and coordinate effective relationships with external regulatory authorities (including EPA, DEP and Local Authorities) and negotiate and maintain site authorizations and licenses. Support the EHS Director as prime EHS duty holder and identify & support other duty holders for key risk areas, including the Site Director as Principal Duty Holder Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent from an accredited or pre-accredited college or university in industrial safety, industrial hygiene, or a branch of engineering, physical science, occupational health and safety. 4 years of experience in Environment, Health, and Safety Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: Successful experience in EHS training development and instruction Successful experience in influencing a matrix organization Experience in making decisions in a pressurized and fast-moving environment Successful leadership experience in safety acquired in the Pharmaceutical or Consumer Manufacturing industry Comprehensive knowledge of US Health, Safety & Environmental legislation and expectations. Proven record of delivery of EHS in a manufacturing environment Successful experience in leading multidisciplinary professionals to manage EHS projects To identify relevant legislation, corporate EHSS expectations and other stakeholder requirements to support site management in developing objectives, strategies, procedures and implementation. To understand forthcoming legislation and ensure implications for the business are understood and acted on To monitor site EHS performance and trends and develop solutions to improve performance To ensure trust and reputation through compliance of legislation, standards and ethical policies - ensuring compliant facilities, processes and staffing to meet regulatory challenges Certified Safety Professional Certified Industrial Hygienist Project Management skills/Experience Why GSK? At GSK, we have already delivered unprecedented change over the past four years, improving R&D, becoming a leader in Consumer Healthcare, strengthening our leadership, and transforming our commercial execution. Now, we're making the most significant changes we've made to our business in over 20 years. We're on track to separate and create two new companies in 2022: New GSK with a leading portfolio of vaccines and specialty medicines as well as R&D based on immune system and genetics science; and a new world-leading consumer healthcare company of loved and trusted brands. With new ambition comes new purpose. For New GSK, this is to unite science, talent, and technology to get ahead of disease together - all with the clear ambition of delivering human health impact; stronger and more sustainable shareholder returns; and as a new GSK where outstanding people thrive. Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it. How we do all this is through our people and our culture. A culture that is ambitious for patients - so we deliver what matters better and faster; accountable for impact - with clear ownership of goals and support to succeed; and where we do the right thing. So, if you're ready to improve the lives of billions, join us at this exciting moment in our journey. Join our challenge to get Ahead Together. LI-GSK If you require an accommodation or other assistance to apply for a job at GSK, please contact the GSK Service Centre at 1-877-694-7547 (US Toll Free) or 1 801 567 5155 (outside US). GSK is an Equal Opportunity Employer and, in the US, we adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class. At GSK, the health and safety of our employees are of paramount importance. As a science-led healthcare company on a mission to get ahead of disease together, we believe that supporting vaccination against COVID-19 is the single best thing we can do in the US to ensure the health and safety of our employees, complementary workers, workplaces, customers, consumers, communities, and the patients we serve. GSK has made the decision to require all US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, where allowed by state or local law and where vaccine supply is readily available. The only exceptions to this requirement are employees who are approved for an accommodation for religious, medical or disability-related reasons. Important notice to Employment businesses/ Agencies GSK does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact GSK's commercial and general procurement/human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to GSK. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and GSK. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of GSK. GSK shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. Please note that if you are a US Licensed Healthcare Professional or Healthcare Professional as defined by the laws of the state issuing your license, GSK may be required to capture and report expenses GSK incurs, on your behalf, in the event you are afforded an interview for employment. This capture of applicable transfers of value is necessary to ensure GSK's compliance to all federal and state US Transparency requirements. For more information, please visit GSK's Transparency Reporting For the Record site.PDN-96c5d46c-7944-403b-8ea2-8ec0ee5e427e

Keywords: GlaxoSmithKline, Rockville , Environmental Health and Safety Professional/Advisor, Healthcare , Rockville, Maryland

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