Senior Specialist, Environmental, Occupational Health, Safety & Sustainability
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The primary focus of this role is to support Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) as the Senior Specialist of EOHSS for the Devens Facility within the Department of Environmental, Occupational Health, Safety and Sustainability (EOHSS). As the Senior Specialist you will play an active role in supporting the company’s environmental, occupational health, safety, and sustainability (EOHSS) efforts within the Devens Facility to drive long-term company and stakeholder value.
The person in this role will be responsible for developing, planning, organization, and executing EOHSS programs, policies, procedures, and training to ensure that the site maintains a safe, healthy, and environmentally compliant facility in accordance with company and regulatory requirements. This position plays a key role in aligning corporate and local policies and procedures and will enable and foster a proactive and integrated EOHSS culture that promotes a positive, proactive approach throughout all operations.
Major Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local environmental, safety, medical surveillance and sustainability laws, regulations, codes, rules, and consensus guides.
Develop and implement new EOHSS programs, policies, and procedures and update and improve existing ones.
Develop, create, and maintain, and distribute EOHSS reports, and records as assigned.
Create and maintain a systemic process to ensure workflow timelines for EOHSS events and action plans are adhered to including mechanisms for EOHSS 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 EOHSS inquiries.
Support the training program by assisting in the development and delivery of EOHSS specific training topics.
Perform risk and hazard assessments throughout the campus. This includes involvement in PHAs for Process Safety.
Review and ensure accurate and complete resolution of issues as they arise and escalates concerns, resource constraints, needs, with urgency to appropriate leaders in the organization.
Minimum of B.S. degree in environmental science, health and safety, engineering, or equivalent required.
Minimum Two (2) to four (4) plus years of experience supporting environmental, health and safety organizations required.
Previous experience related to the EOHSS federal and state regulations (EPA, MassDEP, OSHA, etc.) preferred.
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.
Demonstrated continuous improvement mindset that takes a proactive, solution-oriented approach to identifying issues and developing innovative and effective solutions to improve operations.
Experience handling confidential information and sensitive issues in a diplomatic manner to ensure integrity and confidentiality.
Experience with incidents and/or learning systems database (e.g., Enablon, Success Factors, etc.) preferred
The starting compensation for this job in MA is a range from $75,000 - $95,000, plus incentive cash and stock opportunities (based on eligibility). The starting pay rate takes into account characteristics of the job, such as required skills and the where the job is performed. Final individual compensation will be decided based on demonstrated experience. For more on benefits, please visit our BMS careers site. Eligibility for specific benefits listed on our BMS Careers site may vary based on the job and location.
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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.
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