EHS Specialist in Devens, MA

  • Title: EHS Specialist
  • Code: RCI-58694-1
  • RequirementID: 118750
  • Location: Devens, MA 01434
  • Posted Date: 06/13/2024
  • Duration: 12 Months
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  Job Description

Environmental, Health, and Safety Senior Specialist (EHS Senior Specialist)

Onsite role--Local candidates only please

Top Must Have's that must be on every resume for candidate to be considered:

  • Detailed experience with Contractor Safety, Safe Work Permit Program Support
  • EHS training and Risk/Hazard Assessment
  • Initiative/autonomy
  • EHS audits
  • EHS program implementation


Position Summary

This position is responsible for supporting the administration of various EHS programs and initiatives. This includes overseeing Contractor Safety programs, managing Safe Work Permits, and supporting the training of programs such as confined space entry, lockout tagout, and work at height. This supplemental role ensures compliance with environmental, safety, medical surveillance, and sustainability laws and regulations at the federal, state, and local levels. The position will also involve participation in self-assessments, inspections, GEMBAs, hazard assessments, and audits. Overall, this position plays a crucial role in supporting the site EHS team and promoting a safe and compliant work environment.


Key Responsibilities

  • Ensures compliance with Federal, State, and Local environmental, safety, medical surveillance and sustainability laws, regulations, codes, rules, and consensus guides.
  • Develop and implement new EHS programs, policies, and procedures and update and improve existing ones.
  • Develop, create, maintain, and distribute EHS reports, and records as assigned.
  • Create and maintain a systemic process to ensure workflow timelines for EHS events and action plans are adhered to including mechanisms for EHS performance and trend reports.
  • Using a client representation model, support day-to-day activities in one or more operational functions across the Devens campus. This may include Commercial and/or Clinical drug substance manufacturing, support of Site
  • Engineering (Maintenance and Metrology activities), Supply Chain/Warehouse, Laboratories (Quality Control and Process Development), or Cell Therapy Manufacturing.
  • Key contact for internal customers, researchers, facilities, management, and other cross functional groups, building strong relationships by handling EHS inquiries.
  • Participate in and show leadership in an EHS culture at the site that partners with operational teams to ensure all are accountable for EHS culture and performance, modeling what good looks like.
  • Proactively collaborates at site and above-site levels.
  • Support the training program by assisting in the development and delivery of EHS committees and teams; and EHS self-assessments, inspections, GEMBAs, and audits.
  • Perform risk and hazard assessments throughout the campus. This includes involvement in PHAs for Process Safety.
  • Challenges the status quo and brings new approaches to continually improve the effectiveness of workflows and processes (Learn and apply new concepts).
  • Review and ensure accurate and complete resolution of issues as they arise and escalate concerns, resource constraints, needs, with urgency to appropriate leaders in the organization.


Qualifications & Experience 

  • Required B.S. Degree in environmental studies, health & safety, science or engineering
  • Minimum 4 - 6 years of prior EHS Experience
  • Proficient with MS Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Minimum 4 years experience with incidents and/or learning systems databases (e.g., Enablon, Success Factors, etc.)
  • Minimum 4 years experience related to the EHS federal and state regulations (EPA, MassDEP, OSHA, etc.)
  • Ability to take initiative and adapt to frequently changing priorities simultaneously and think creatively, critically, and strategically to solve problems in a complex environment with urgency, agility, and calm.
  • Prioritizes work and thinks independently, analyzes, and solves complex problems with excellent judgement, quality, and detail in an urgent manner.
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement mindset that take a proactive, solution oriented approach to identifying issues and developing innovative and effective solutions to improve operations.
  • Strong decision-making capability to guide assigned projects to successful conclusions
  • Experience handling confidential information and sensitive issues in a diplomatic manner to ensure integrity and confidentiality.
  • Excellent transparent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a proclivity for partnership and collaboration with peers, all levels of management, cross-functional teams at site and EHS above site teams.

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