EHS Specialist

Rensselaer, NY, United States
Jul 12, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

*This is a 2nd Shift, Wednesday-Saturday, 12:00-10:30 p.m. position

Summary: Performs various tasks to ensure Regeneron's compliance with environmental health and safety policies and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Assist in implementation of various EHS programs and initiatives

• Assist in implementing environmental and safety management systems

• Interact with regulatory agencies including OSHA, DEC, County and Town

• Implement emergency response programs. Maintain and organize spill response equipment

• Responsible for Spill Response Team, coordinating drills, training sessions and ensuring response equipment is available and operational

• Conduct and documents inspections of bio hazardous and hazardous chemical waste collection process

• Oversees weekly activities of hazardous chemical waste contractor

• Develops EHS training content for online, on the job training and class room training sessions and performs training as necessary

• Assists with writing safety related policies and procedures as required

• Performs ergonomic assessments, makes recommendations and determines trends and action plans

• Performs Industrial Hygiene monitoring of laboratory and support personnel to interpret data and determine potential exposure to hazardous chemicals

• Performs EHS audits of labs, support areas and offices, works with other parts of the organization to address any problems found

• Works as liaison with contractors performing construction activities onsite

• Writes clear and concise safety related communications, including e-mails, letters, policies and procedures as required

• Responsible for the EHS RON Page as well as EHS communications

• Assist in training of new hires regarding specific techniques in handling chemical, biological, and radioactive hazards

• Completes accident reports, conducts accident investigations and investigates trends

• Participates in professional development training and activities

• Available 24/7 for emergencies that may arise at Regeneron

Education and Experience:

• Requires a Bachelor's degree and some EHS related experience, preferably in the Pharmaceutical or Biopharmaceutical industry, significant relevant experience may be substituted for educational requirement. For level II, a Bachelor's degree and 3-5 years EHS experience, preferably in the Pharmaceutical or Biopharmaceutical industry; significant relevant experience may be substituted for educational requirement.

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.