Environment Health & Safety Specialist II

Tarrytown, NY, United States
Aug 05, 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.


Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate actions or to recommend alternative resolutions. Works on assignments of moderate scope that require knowledge of EH&S processes and practices. Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining safety-based results.


• Executes EH&S projects/tasks and makes decisions within limited parameters under regular supervision.

• Performs EH&S audits of labs, support areas and offices.

• Champions an aspect of EHS, including the training program as it relates to e-learning modules, industrial hygiene, biological safety, etc.

• Provides training to responsible parties as necessary and assists with EH&S on the job training and class room training.

• Provides emergency response support to include but not limited to medical emergencies, evacuations, hazmat spills and fire related events.

• Writes clear and concise safety related communications, including e-mails, letters, policies and procedures as required and assists with revising safety related policies and procedures are required.

• May provide support to a specific aspect of the business such as new target characterizations, Vivarium and IACUC support.

• May assume responsibility for full or partial program compliance, such as Department of Transportation (DOT), biosafety program, radiation, chemical inventory, ergonomics, department metrics, Lab Safety Contacts, medical response, or machine guarding compliance or an aspect such as needlestick prevention for biosafety compliance or robot assessments for machine guarding.

• Collaborates with key stakeholders and with other members of the EH&S team to support ongoing programs, initiatives, and activities.

• Receives regular and general instruction, guidance, and direction from others on EH&S projects in the form of specific objectives.

• Leads maintenance and organization of EH&S stock rooms, inspects and manages calibration of various EH&S response/monitoring equipment.

• May provide secondary construction project support as a subject matter expert during each phase of the project - design, construction, and post-construction.


Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Computer literate.
Ability to learn specialized software applications.
Ability to develop and conduct EHS training sessions.
EMT certification is a plus.
Ability to use a PC, specialized safety and industrial hygiene equipment, various specialized applications such as Facilities Help Desk.

Minimal Educational Requirements:
Bachelors degree preferred and/or equivalent training or related experience in EHS programs

Minimum Years of Experience:
3 + years of experience

Required Licenses & Certificates:
Certified Safety Professional, Associate Safety Professional, Certified Hazardous Materials Manager and/or Medical Emergency Technician are a plus.

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.

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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.