Senior EHS Specialist

Tarrytown, NY, United States
Dec 17, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Senior EH&S Specialist understands key business drivers and uses this to accomplish work within EH&S and at Regeneron. We need someone who can gain a proven understanding of the company, pipeline, and how EH&S contributes to the overall company. The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of the biopharmaceutical industry and health and safety requirements within the industry and company. This person should have the ability to adopt and implement business and processes and improvements within EH&S. The ability to work on moderately sophisticated EH&S problems and considers relative value of several alternative solutions to potential issues before confirming a final decision as to the path forward. You will possess a dedicated expertise within a EH&S field to complete tasks and contribute to department initiatives.
A typical day might include the following:
  • Executes EH&S-based tasks employing niche validated experience and developed, focused business expertise
  • Provides strategic insight and planning related to regulatory compliance and program implementation
  • Supervises and performs industrial hygiene monitoring of laboratory and support personnel to interpret data and resolve potential exposure to hazardous chemicals; ensures completeness of data
  • Responsible for accident rate remediation; completes accident reports, conducts accident investigations and investigates trends and adjusts department responses accordingly
  • Develops and leads programs, initiatives, and activities for the EH&S department
  • Collaborates with and assists in driving communication between key partners and with other team members
  • May begin to supervise a team of employees performing EH&S tasks concerning various programs
  • Provides EH&S-related requirements and recommendations during planning, design and construction during construction and renovation projects
  • May be responsible for an aspect of the EH&S field such as safety, industrial hygiene, biosafety, radiation, chemical hygiene, emergency response, ergonomics, environmental compliance, sustainability, training, or construction, etc.
This role might be for you if:
  • You like to analyze multiple sources of information and evaluates several alternative solutions before confirming path forward
  • You have outstanding written and verbal skills; exceptional analytical skills; technical knowledge of workings of equipment and laboratory operations
  • You can explain complicated information and effectively lays out pros and cons of alternatives to consider
  • You can run multiple projects within a collaborative team
  • You have a strong and developing project management skills; ability to handle projects with minimal direction; liaises with contractors and external counterparts; integrity; flexibility; organization; attention to detail
To be considered for this role you must hold a bachelor's degree and 6+ years of EHS or a master's degree with 4+ years of proven experience working within EH&S arena. We highly prefer background and experience in the Pharmaceutical or Biopharmaceutical industry. For our EHS team, no task is too big or too small if it contributes to the health and safety of our employees!

Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first steps toward living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides amazing benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and stock for employees at all levels!

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process. Please contact us to discuss any accommodations you think you may need.