Manufacturing Safety Sr EHS Associate

Andover, Massachusetts
Jul 30, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Role Summary

This role is responsible for providing technical subject matter expertise for multiple occupational health and safety programs.  The incumbent will ensure that the site’s safety programs are fully compliant with OSHA rules and regulations and internal Pfizer standards and will partner with operations to ensure colleague safety.  

Role Responsibilities

  • Evaluates existing and new processes/practices.  Updates compliance programs, associated procedures and creates plans for implementation of improvements.

  • Ensure compliance with governmental regulations, Pfizer and industry standards.

  • Participates in self-audit of internal EHS programs.

  • Participates in safety reviews of capital projects to ensure appropriate safety elements are incorporated. 

  • Use established risk assessment program to evaluate process change as part of stakeholder team in multiproduct facility. 

  • Drives continuous improvement, innovation, and sustainable results across EHS projects/programs, assessments and resulting action plans.

  • Support effective integration of EHS into day to day activities, management and meeting structures within line function including metrics, and emergency response.

  • Support management in carrying out incident investigations and monitor closing of actions.

  • Become familiar with operational activities within manufacturing suite and lab environment, identify opportunities for EHS improvement.


  • BS in Engineering, Science or EHS related field.

  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in a similar position within EHS with preference toward chemical/biologics manufacturing.

  • Extensive experience in multiple safety programs.

  • Detailed expertise in risk management (assessment and implementation of risk mitigation strategies).

  • Safety practitioner with broad technical and regulatory experience who can effectively work with senior management, across multiple disciplines, in a matrixed organization.

  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Excellent project management and problem-solving skills

  • Proficient in MS Office applications


  • Experience in the Pharmaceutical industry.

  • Knowledge of OSHA rules and regulations.

  • CSP, CIH or other EHS related professional certification

  • Experience with Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing



  • Must be able to perform field observations which could involve walking or standing on uneven terrain, squatting, bending, twisting, turning, and reaching above shoulder height and work in various climates from extreme cold to heat.

  • Must be able to work in GMP manufacturing suite clean room environment.

  • May require walking, standing, and or sitting for prolonged periods.

  • Must be able to walk and drive between site facilities.


  • Incumbent will be required to respond to emergencies, both by phone and in person as necessary, at any time.

  • Requires being on call 24/7.

  • Must be willing and able to work multiple shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays, and other times, with minimal notice

  • Occasional travel to local and national conferences and Pfizer sites


  • Eligible for Relocation Package

Sunshine Act

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EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.  Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA.  Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

Environmental, Health & Safety