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Please note: The following positions are listed with Region VI of the American Society of Safety Professionals as a courtesy to its members. The Region does not necessarily endorse the employers listed nor warrant the suitability of a specified position for a member.

EHS Manager – Chantilly, VA

Posted: Aug 09, 2019

Granules Pharmaceuticals:

Our objective is to focus on formulation R&D by leveraging a niche technology that enables us to make dosage forms with specific release capabilities like pulsatile drug release in tablet and capsule dosage form , orally disintegrating modified release tablets (XR, MR, ER), modified release suspension and controlled substances capabilities in an abuse deterrent technology platform , all supported by “New API business,” to stay in line with our focus on integration. Over the past 34 years, Granules has worked towards strengthening its core through its five products, and is, today, an integrated player with a strong market presence. With our focus on forward and backward integration, we are sowing seeds in new areas, segments and divisions to reach our targets.

The facility is located in Chantilly, VA.

Job Summary: To inspect and evaluate the environment, equipment and processes in working areas to ensure compliance with government safety regulations and industry standards. The principal goal is to protect the employees, customers and the environment.

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Deliver agreed upon results ahead of schedule by effectively overcoming barriers and potential challenges.
  • Identify and mitigate hazards.
  • Develop, assess, oversee and manage risk assessment program for new and existing processes.
  • Improve and enhance processes and customer service.
  • Perform ergonomic assessments.
  • Represent EHS in multiple technical programs or serve as a representative of EHS Management during regulatory (OSHA, DEQ, EPA, and other applicable agencies) visits
  • Prepare, revise and implement SOPs, Work Instructions, and compliance plans related to EHS activities.
  • Conduct EHS related incident investigations and tracking the completion of associated corrective actions.
  • Enhance auditing program and conduct site-wide building inspections, including escorting regulatory agency personnel, preparing findings memos and developing and implementing corrective and preventive actions.
  • Implement and manage all EHS programs and policies including but not limited to: Safety Programs, Occupational Health, Waste Management, First Responder Program, Crisis Management Program, Environmental Permitting and Industrial Hygiene.
  • Identify, execute, measure, monitor and report key EHS metrics, requirements and infrastructure for sustainable compliance and safety while ensuring site goals contribute to company goals.
  • Oversee and recommend continuous improvement for environment and sustainability programs including but not limited to air emissions, water supply, storm water, and wastewater discharges, liquid solid hazardous waste management, biohazardous waste disposal, pollution prevention, communication right to know reporting, hazardous material storage, energy/water conservation and emergency preparedness/response.
  • Serve as an Emergency Response Coordinator for the facility and lead efforts and coordination of emergency services, contractors, third parties, etc.
  • Conduct periodic EHS inspections to assess compliance with corporate and external regulatory requirements. Prepare and implement action plans if/as needed.
  • Conduct accident investigations, analyze and interpret results, present specific conclusions, and make recommendations to immediately initiate corrective actions needed.
  • Develop EHS training programs for site operations. Conduct annual refresher training to all employees in the area of EHS, ergonomics and other required aspects through material development, schedule coordination, training data tracking, etc. within regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain current Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) catalog for onsite chemicals, reagents and materials.
  • Maintain OSHA compliance and provide technical guidance to management, government agencies, and regarding health-related problems and correct use of personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Conduct sitewide Fire drills.
  • Train employees on LOTO, ladder safety, and other applicable EHS programs.
  • Issue hot work internal permit for high voltage works.
  • Perform Respirator fit tests, PAPR tests and other tests, as applicable in a Pharmaceutical operating environment.
  • Periodically, inspect all Fire systems (Fire Extinguishers, Fire Sprinkler risers, Chemical Fire suppression systems, etc.) for readiness.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

 

OTHER or ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Management Responsibility

  • Train Chemists, Operators, Facility mechanics, etc. on safe work practices.
  • Using Key Performance Indicators (KPI), manage departmental budget and work toward the success of the company.

 

Qualifications:

  • Position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in EHS, Chemistry, or Chemical Engineering, Three to five years of industry experience is preferred. Associates degree with seven years of experience will also be considered.

 

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

Working Condition:

  • Hours are flexible depending on business needs based on production/R&D work flow and may require working earlier in the morning, evening hours, or during the weekend. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. The job requires frequent bending, climbing ladder, walking, squatting and working on a computer.

 

Travel

  • Minimum travel required.

 

Disclaimer

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Safety, Health and Risk Coordinator – Concord, NC

Posted: Jul 23, 2019

Job Purpose:

The purpose of this position is to assist with the following City programs: workers’ compensation, property and liability insurance, drug & alcohol testing, risk management, and occupational health and safety, contract reviews and approvals, Americans with Disabilities (ADA), Commercial Driver License (CDL), fitness for duty, and provide assistance to departments, co-workers, vendors, citizens and various outside agencies that contribute to safety and health, as well as protecting the City’s physical and financial resources.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

➢ Administers workers’ compensation program by managing claims, monitoring medical facilities and treatment, and assists with the return-to-work program for work-related injuries.

➢ Coordinates claims reporting and monitoring for property, liability, auto, equipment, EEOC, and citizen claims.

➢ Provides safety and risk management assistance to departments, managers, contractors, citizens, and outside agencies.

➢ Assists with the Occupational Health and Safety Programs including accident investigation, training, fitness for duty, facility inspections, and audiometric testing to ensure compliance.

➢ Assists with the departmental budget, prepares OSHA mandated annual reports, surveys and statistics.➢ Assists with the Drug and Alcohol Testing Program by monitoring the Medical Review Officer (MRO) and testing facilities.

➢ Assists with the City’s Insurance Programs including General Liability, Auto, Property, Aviation, and Boiler &Machinery.

➢ Assists with the City’s Americans with Disabilities (ADA) program to ensure compliance with the Act.

➢ Ensures City Drivers are compliant with State/Federal laws by assisting with the Commercial Driver License(CDL) Program.

➢ Assists with contract reviews and approvals.

➢ Coordinates and assists with Safety, Health & Risk Activities & processes internal forms and reports.

➢ Assists with the OSHA Safety & Health Training Program.

➢ Serves as a resource and advocate for co-workers concerning claim issues, questions and follow up.

➢ Position requires after hours telephone availability as needed.

Supplemental Functions:

➢ Performs other similar duties as required.

Knowledge:

▪ Claims management practices and procedures

▪ Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules and regulations

▪ Modern office equipment, practices, and procedures

▪ Basic accounting principles

▪ Mathematical concepts

▪ Safety and risk management principles

▪ NC Workers’ Compensation Act, Chapter 97

▪ Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Regulations and Standards

▪ Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

▪ U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) rule, 49 CFR Part 40, Drug & Alcohol Regulations

▪ Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986

▪ U.S Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Admin. Regulations

▪ Federal Aviation Administration Regulations

▪ American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

▪ National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Codes and Standards

▪ Knowledgeable in all areas claims management and reporting guidelines

Skills:

▪ Requires a high level of professional expertise in insurance claims management, report and monitoring

▪ Requires a highly level multi-tasking and prioritizing work on a daily basis

▪ Job duties are extremely confidential, time-sensitive and highly regulated

▪ Requires a high level of professional expertise in insurance claims management, report and monitoring

▪ Assists with various insurance coverage related questions and situations to ensure proper coverage for events

▪ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interaction with coworkers and convey information

▪ Represents the City in claims negotiations, interprets and applying policies, procedures, laws, and regulations

▪ Analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, and projecting consequences of proposed actions.

▪ Operating a computer and applicable software applications

▪ Applying local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations

▪ Operating modern office equipment

▪ Performing mathematical calculations

▪ Preparing reports

▪ Accident investigation and obtaining facts to ensure claim information is complete and accurate

Education/Experience:

▪ Bachelor’s degree in Risk Management, Occupational Safety & Health, Insurance, Business or related field from an accredited college or university, with at least three (3) years experience in risk management, safety,loss control, safety training, insurance, workers’ compensation, drug & alcohol testing, claims management or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.Preferred Licensing and Certifications:

▪ Certified Risk Management (CRM) Certification

▪ Drug & Alcohol Industry Training Course Certification

▪ OSHA General Industry/Construction Outreach Trainer Certification

▪ Environmental Safety and Health Programs (MESH) Certification

▪ Associate Safety Professional (ASP) Certification

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

▪ Positions in this class require: standing, walking, hearing, talking, fine dexterity, handling, stooping, kneeling,crawling, crouching, reaching, pushing/pulling, lifting, vision.

▪ Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds occasionally or negligible weights frequently; sitting most of the time.

▪ Incumbents may be subject to physical hazards, extreme temperature, noise and vibration.

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