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Bristol Myers Squibb

Associate Director, EHS, North America Commercial


Medical Director


Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Working with Us
Challenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren’t words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You’ll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives. Read more:

This role will provide strong leadership of the EHS/Occupational Health program for the US Commercial operations. The focus will be on non-manufacturing environments through the planning, implementation and maintenance of a robust EHS management system that covers all North American Offices Facilities and Field Activities. This role provides leadership to ensure compliance with US EHS/Occupational Health laws, regulations, and ensures alignment with BMS global directives and policies.

Major Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Ensure the Commercial EHS operation complies fully with all National/Local Environment, Occupational Health and Safety regulations and current BMS EOHSS Global Policies, Directives and Procedures.

  • Represent Global EOHSS as the Subject Matter Expert for Crisis Management and Emergency Response within North America.

  • Lead cross-functional teams to ensure that critical controls measures from the North American Crisis Management and Emergency Response Plans are developed, enhanced and implemented across the organization.

  • Lead the design, development and implementation of EHS programs designed to minimize employee exposure to workplace stressors for the North American Offices and for Sales Force Operations.

  • These programs include but are not limited to the following activities: Occupational Health and Safety programs and initiatives, Driver Safety, Environmental Permits, reporting and compliance, Ergonomics, Office Safety and Sustainability, Fire Protection and Site Emergency, Contractors Safety.

  • Provide Leadership across the organization, in particular during partnerships with the Facilities Team, Corporate Security and Global Real Estate to ensure adherence to EHS requirements during office selection, renovations and during day-to-day operations.

  • Plan and coordinate environmental permit applications environmental reports and sustainability.

  • Lead the routine deployment of site emergency response team.

  • Provide 24/7 emergency response capability for the Princeton Pike/Nassau Park Offices and ensure effective plans at Regional Offices.

  • Interface with local regulatory agency officials.

  • Represent company during inspections, audits and environmental compliance.

  • Assist and advise in the selection of Field Sales vehicles.

  • Manage and maintain EHS recordkeeping systems to track incidents, training and corrective actions.

  • Coordinates the waste management program including identification and evaluation of properly licensed hazardous and medical waste disposal firms.


Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Health, Safety, Environmental Sciences or related scientific technical field.

  • Minimum of seven (7) plus years of experience in Environment, Health and Safety required with a track record to implement EHS programs successfully in a dynamic corporate environment.

  • Knowledge of environmental and safety principles/regulations and Health Standards.

  • Strong leadership skills in order to perform at a high level across a matrix organization as well as during the preparation and implementation of Emergency Response/Crisis Management plans.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate authoritatively, both orally and in written format, to all levels of supervision.

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of applicable regulations with an ongoing update of information as regulations change.

  • Knowledge of EHS Management systems such as ISO 45001 and ISO 14001:2004.

If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn’t perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career.

Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing Careers
With a single vision as inspiring as “Transforming patients’ lives through science™ ”, every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

On-site Protocol
Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is a necessary job function of this role, which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and it enhances the Company culture.

COVID-19 Information
To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can perform complex functions through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.

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