EHS Engineer
Zebulon , North Carolina
February 23, 2017
Basic qualifications:
• B.S in occupational health and safety, a health-related science, EHS discipline or engineering is required.
• Minimum 6 years experience in EHS program development and Implementation required including some EHS experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.
• An in-depth knowledge of current government regulations regarding safety and environmental compliance, safe work practices, hazardous and non-hazardous materials identification, control, handling and disposal methods, occupational health issues and fire prevention methods.

Preferred qualifications:
• A MS degree in occupational health and safety, a health-related science, EHS discipline or engineering.
• Professional certification in at least one of the following areas: CHMM, CSP, CIH, or PE.
• Excellent in Microsoft Office suite of products.
• Excellent communication skills and ability to influence effectively at all levels within the organization.
• Proven capability to lead and motivate teams (line & matrix; and multi-disciplinary & cross-functional) to deliver business solutions and benefits.
• Demonstrate initiative and analytical problem solving skills - ability to use and interpret data to drive decision making.

Position Overview:
Under the general direction of the EHS Director, the EHS Engineer is responsible for supporting environmental, health and safety activities at GSK Zebulon to ensure compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations. The EHS Engineer administers programs that protect the health and safety of employees, agents and visitors, and the facility environment.

Principal Accountabilities:

1. With the guidance and oversight of the EHS Director, review, update and implement EHS programs as needed based on regulatory requirements and site changes. Critical site programs include but are not limited to industrial hygiene, respiratory protection, chemical hygiene plan, blood borne pathogens, potent compound handling, noise abatement/hearing conservation, laboratory safety, emergency response, accident investigation, contractor safety management, construction safety, hot work, machine guarding, lockout/tagout, electrical safety, process safety, confined space entry, risk assessments, and hazardous waste disposal.
2. Provide EHS training to site personnel to achieve and maintain compliance.

3. Conduct routine facility tours to verify workplace safety and EHS compliance, and track inspection observations to completion.

4. Work with pharmaceutical technology and other site personnel to ensure new products are introduced to the facility safely and with minimal employee industrial hygiene exposures and process safety hazards. Experience designing and implementing containment technologies in pharmaceutical applications is desired.

5. Responsible for chemical safety programs, including chemical hazard evaluations, handling, storage and disposal.

6. Maintain the site Personnel Protective Equipment Program and perform PPE Hazard Assessments as needed.

7. Maintain the site Hazard Communication Program including Safety Data Sheets.

8. Support the site environmental programs including but not limited to the following:
a. Air Permitting
b. Waste Water Permitting
c. Hazardous Waste Compliance
d. Right-to-Know Reporting
e. SPCC Compliance
f. Storm water Permitting
g. Greenhouse Gas Reporting

9. Utilize Gemba to identify "abnormalities" from the standard using root cause analysis and problem solve to put in place corrective actions and escalate as appropriate through the tiered accountability process.

10. Conduct EHS inspections, risk assessments, and audits, tracking and escalating corrective and preventive actions as necessary.

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