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Environmental Health Safety Engineer III

AbbVie

This is a Contract position in Branchburg, NJ posted July 19, 2020.

About AbbVie
AbbVies mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on peoples lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, womens health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Job Description

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Environmental Health and Safety Engineer III

WHAT YOUR NEW MANAGER WANTS YOU TO KNOW:

Im looking for a highly motivated and focused individual that enjoys working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. Our products change peoples lives every day and you should want to do the same. EHS Engineers interact with clients across all aspects of the business and handle unique problems. If you want to be a positive influence on the health and safety of a large group of dedicated employees, then I would enjoy meeting with you to discuss this opportunity.

*YOU ARE more than just a title, YOU ARE

A Quality ExpertThis position is responsible for monitoring site processes, identifying, evaluating and controlling hazards inherent in the manufacturing process, including their research and development as well as maintaining full compliance with all federal, state, local and Abbvie EHS rules and regulations.

YOU WILL:

  • Excel as the facilities safety expert. Ensures the facilities are in full compliance with federal, state, local and corporate Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) requirements, rules and regulations. Conducts formal and informal audits of management systems and operating units providing guidance to affected groups as necessary. Maintains EHS policies and procedures. Creates, promotes, administers and reviews EHS related programs. Updates documents and standard operating procedures while following strict change control process. Maintains a system for reporting and monitoring leading indicators of risk, establishing statistical trends which determine future objectives.
  • Be the lead investigator. Participates in team efforts to determine effective resolution of noncompliance events, environmental releases, work-related injuries and illnesses, including determination of systemic causes and corrective and preventive actions. Responsible for the training of employees on EHS topics as required by federal, state, local and Allergan rules and regulations. Manages the hazardous waste program, ensuring chemical waste and universal waste are stored, transported and disposed in accordance with EPA, NJDEP and DOT regulations. Promotes Allergans commitment to employee safety and environmental responsibility by celebrating sitewide successes and achievements

Qualifications

YOU BRING:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Environmental
    Science, Chemistry, Biology or related field preferred.
  • 4 years of related professional experience
  • 2 4 years of experience administering safety programs,
    preferably in a biotech, pharmaceutical or high-tech environment.
  • A strong knowledge of OSHA, EPA, NJDEP laws &
    regulations including: Biosafety & Bloodborne Pathogens, Laboratory Safety,
    Hazard Communication, Hearing Conservation, Hazardous Energy (LOTO), Machine
    Guarding, Contractor Safety Management, Ergonomics, Hot Work, Electrical
    Safety, Confined Spaces, Powered Industrial Trucks.
  • Certification in First Aid/CPR/AED and HAZWOPER is a plus
  • Must be able to
    gown and enter laboratories, shipping/warehousing, clean room/aseptic
    production and process development areas.
  • Excellent written
    and verbal communication skills, people skills, and an ability to work
    under pressure within deadlines are required. Ability to work in a
    team environment.
  • Strong
    organization, recordkeeping, and presentation skills a must.

LEADERSHIP SKILLS:

For this role, were looking for an EHS leader who is:

  • Attention to Detail Focused
  • Quality Focused
  • Acts as an Owner

Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.