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EHS Specialist (Junior), Norfolk, UK



Norfolk, UK, United Kingdom 

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Biotech/Pharma, Science

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Job Description:

We are seeking applications for an experienced EHS Specialist (Junior) to join our client, who are a Fortune 500 International company at their manufacturing facility based within easy commute of Cambridge & Norfolk.

Why you should apply:

  • This is a fantastic opportunity to join a diverse, high-performing team that are engaged and innovative, and whose mission it is to save and sustain lives. Their innovative products and therapies can be found throughout hospitals and clinics as well as patients’ homes internationally.

What you will be doing:

  • Administer and coordinate compliance with all safety, hazardous material, hazardous and non-hazardous waste programs.
  • Perform and/or assist in industrial hygiene monitoring for the site to determine employee and environmental safety.
  • Provide technical information on safety and environmental issues on new equipment, method of performing work, with equipment, and risk to employee health.
  • Conduct or participate in audits for compliance with site programs and policy, reporting the results to the site environmental and safety manager.
  • Provide non-routine problem solving to engineering and research and development groups through participation in committees.
  • Prepare and/or assist with composing Regulatory & Agency, Corporate, and Divisional reports.
  • Review and update all safety and environmental programs and procedures as needed.
  • Provide specialized training required by local/regional regulations to employees.
  • Knowledge of cGMP manufacturing. Knowledge of basic laboratory and pharmaceutical production equipment including but not limited to: autoclaves, process tanks, incubators, analytical equipment, and CIP/SIP systems.
  • Knowledge of basic chemical and biological safety procedures.
  • Must have the ability to correctly complete high school-level mathematics.
  • Incumbent must be proficient in a variety of mathematical disciplines
  • Must be able to read and follow detailed written instructions and have good verbal/written communication skills.
  • Must be able to navigate, conduct searches, and fill on line forms on Personal Computer for the purposes of training, performance management, and self-service applications.
  • Must have the ability to navigate electronic mail systems and intranet for communication purposes.
  • Basic or Advanced word processing skills.
  • Basic or Advanced spreadsheet skills.
  • Basic or Advanced typing skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment.
  • Must have the following personal attributes: integrity and trust, work ethic, sound judgment, intellectual honesty, pragmatism, courage and conviction.
  • Must have passion to innovate and drive for solutions.
  • Must display personal accountability for results and integrity.
  • Must display eagerness to learn and continuously improve.
  • Must have uncompromising dedication to quality.
  • Must have relentless focus on rapid and disciplined action.
  • Must have respect for individuals and the diverse contributions of all.

What you need to apply:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental, Safety or related field.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in the EHS field with specific concentration in OSHA and EPA regulations.
  • 2-4 years’ experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.
  • Preferred: A professional certification in the practice of Safety Management of Industrial Hygiene. Must become certified within 1 year of employment. Working Environment
  • May be required to occasionally work off shifts such as swing or nights for a short period to support production
  • May be required to travel for business reasons, e.g. training and meetings.
  • Must be able to work in controlled or clean room environments requiring special gowning. Will be required to follow gowning requirements and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body. No make-up, jewellery, contact lenses, nail polish or artificial fingernails may be worn in these work environments.
  • The incumbent must work in a clean room environment wearing special garments. Additionally, personal protective equipment must be worn due to safety requirements.
  • May be exposed to dust, gases, and fumes.
  • May be around moving equipment and machinery.
  • May be working in a loud area that requires hearing protection and other protective equipment to be worn.
  • May work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids, buffers and celite that may require respiratory protection.
  • May be required to work in a confined area as defined by the Environmental, Health, & Safety office.
  • May be required to work or be assigned to a different shift as needed.
  • Must be able to work more than 8 hours a day or 40 hours a workweek as required.
  • Will have interaction with other people.
  • Pace may be fast and job completion demands may be high. Physical Demand: may be required to lift, carry, push or pull up to 50 pounds.
Company Info
Team Horizon
1 Cedar Crescent, Cedar Park, Westport, Co. Mayo
Westport, Ireland
Phone: +353 98 50600
Web Site: http://www.teamhorizon.ie
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