Industrial Hygienist Manager

Employer
Bachem
Location
Torrance, CA
Posted
Jan 11, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
  • Bachelor’s degree required (preferably in environmental health and safety)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in performing and leading projects in the IH field
  • Knowledge of California OSHA, EPA and AQMD standards
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical industrial standards
  • Strong project management skills
  • Capable of creating standard operating procedures in an efficient and flexible way
  • Ability to train, influence and motivate team members
  • Some travel required inclusive international for trainings in our headquarters in Switzerland
  • Excels in written and verbal communication English
  • Excels in organizational skills
  • Independent working, self-organizing and proactive person, but at the same time a strong team player that can get along with everybody
  • Proficient with computer programs like Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook, etc.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems accurately
  • Ability to organize, multitask, and work in a fast-paced, deadline driven work environment
  • Ability to communicate in a proactive and solution-focused manner, including keeping management aware of potential issues
  • Preferred:

  • Continuous education in the field of occupational hygiene
  • Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma 5S
  • Schedule and lead project meetings, controlling the assigned tasks and project time lines, preparing and dispersing information
  • Ensure compliance with all California regulatory bodies and standards (including OSHA, EPA, AQMD, etc.)
  • Identify project risks and create measurements to mitigate/eliminate those risks
  • Responsible for creating, controlling and approving documents (SOP’s, FMEA’s, MBPR’s, Risk analysis, operating procedures, etc.)
  • Continuously organizing and conducting health, safety, occupational hygiene and environmental trainings to all employees at Bachem Americas (BAM)
  • After completion of a project, ensuring the compliance of all implemented changes and actions in all upcoming CAPEX projects, equipment changes, process changes and operating procedures.
  • Research environmental regulations and policies and institute changes to ensure compliance
  • Periodically review concepts, processes and standard operating procedures in order to guarantee good quality and effectiveness of the respective process.
  • Provides oversight of accident investigations and corrective actions to ensure incident data is being reported timely to Corporate, Site Leadership, and legal entities.
  • Assures that proper environmental and operating permits are acquired for new facilities/operations and maintained per local regulations
  • Participates in the due diligence process for new business acquisitions and helps with the design of new facilities or major revisions of existing facilities to ensure proper HSE considerations are in place
  • Conducts Corporate directed environmental self-assessments for each location annually
  • Acts as the primary liaison on IH matters between the Site, Corporate, Regulatory Agencies, the Legal Department, and other legal entities.
  • Provides emergency preparedness standards with departments and participates in any emergency response and recovery efforts as needed
  • Train, mentor and help the development of effective technical and project management skills of staff and Management Team
  • Maintain a personal and professional code of conduct
  • Demonstrate commitment to adherence to safety program and procedures.
  • Assist staff in professional development, involve staff in decision-making, provide on-the-job training and outside education
  • Acts as deputy for the Torrance HSE manager occasionally
  • Schedule and lead project meetings, controlling the assigned tasks and project time lines, preparing and dispersing information
  • Ensure compliance with all California regulatory bodies and standards (including OSHA, EPA, AQMD, etc.)
  • Identify project risks and create measurements to mitigate/eliminate those risks
  • Responsible for creating, controlling and approving documents (SOP’s, FMEA’s, MBPR’s, Risk analysis, operating procedures, etc.)
  • Continuously organizing and conducting health, safety, occupational hygiene and environmental trainings to all employees at Bachem Americas (BAM)
  • After completion of a project, ensuring the compliance of all implemented changes and actions in all upcoming CAPEX projects, equipment changes, process changes and operating procedures.
  • Research environmental regulations and policies and institute changes to ensure compliance
  • Periodically review concepts, processes and standard operating procedures in order to guarantee good quality and effectiveness of the respective process.
  • Provides oversight of accident investigations and corrective actions to ensure incident data is being reported timely to Corporate, Site Leadership, and legal entities.
  • Assures that proper environmental and operating permits are acquired for new facilities/operations and maintained per local regulations
  • Participates in the due diligence process for new business acquisitions and helps with the design of new facilities or major revisions of existing facilities to ensure proper HSE considerations are in place
  • Conducts Corporate directed environmental self-assessments for each location annually
  • Acts as the primary liaison on IH matters between the Site, Corporate, Regulatory Agencies, the Legal Department, and other legal entities.
  • Provides emergency preparedness standards with departments and participates in any emergency response and recovery efforts as needed
  • Train, mentor and help the development of effective technical and project management skills of staff and Management Team
  • Maintain a personal and professional code of conduct
  • Demonstrate commitment to adherence to safety program and procedures.
  • Assist staff in professional development, involve staff in decision-making, provide on-the-job training and outside education
  • Acts as deputy for the Torrance HSE manager occasionally