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EHS Specialist

FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies
Holly Springs, NC
Start date
Mar 16, 2023

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Clinical, Clinical Medicine
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Bio NC

Job Details

The work we do at FDB has never been more important—and we are looking for talented candidates to join us. We are growing our locations, our capabilities, and our teams, and looking for passionate, mission-driven people like you who want to make a real difference in people's lives. Join FDB and help manufacture the next vaccine, cure, or gene therapy in partnership with some of the most innovative biopharma companies across the globe. We are proud to cultivate a culture that will fuel your passion, energy, and drive - what we call Genki.

We are growing our locations and are investing more than $2 billion into establishing a new large-scale manufacturing site for biopharmaceuticals in the United States to accelerate the growth of our Bio CDMO (Contract and Development Manufacturing Organization) business. This will be the largest end-to-end cell culture CDMO provider in North America. The new site will offer end-to-end solutions to our customers looking to manufacture biopharmaceuticals in the US. In addition to drug substance manufacture, it will also provide automated fill-finish and assembly, packaging, and labeling services. The new site is in Holly Springs, North Carolina, United States.

We are looking for an EHS Specialist, who will join our journey to establish the largest end-to-end cell culture CDMO facility in North America. As the EHS Specialist, you will be working collaboratively with a team of EHS professionals to establish a world class culture of EHS and create engaging EHS processes for both the temporary and permanent facilities. You will be delivering the look and feel of the EHS programs, fostering relationships and providing support to all functional areas and instilling compliance into all facets of the workplace. We are looking for a person with positive energy, entrepreneurship, and courage to empower and inspire others while utilizing your extensive knowledge and knowhow. You will join an organization focusing on growth, in a diverse workplace with people driven to make a difference.

Responsibilities will transition throughout the project phase to include EHS by Design, use of 3D modeling for risk identification and improvement, execution of process hazard assessments, support of FAT\SAT\Validation\Start-up and transition into a long term, permanent operation role. This position reports to the Head of  EHS & Sustainability.

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  • Develop Health and Safety programs to support start-up and transition into operations.

  • In collaboration with broader EHS team, serve as subject matter expert in areas of responsibility to support design, construction and start-up of operations.

  • Support EHS by design standards and facilitate design development in collaboration with cross-functional teams.

  • Provide oversight of EHS corrective actions to ensure identified risks are mitigated prior to site start-up.

  • Establish, implement, promote, and maintain the Biosafety program for the site.

  • Assist in incident investigations and facilitate collaborative discussion with stakeholders to drive effective CAPA

  • Provides EHS orientation and training



  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational\Industrial Health and Wellness, Industrial Hygiene, Public Health, Engineering, or related field; +2 years of related experience working in an industrial environment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Knowledge of OSHA General Industry Health and Safety programs including biosafety, industrial hygiene, permit to work, recordkeeping and incident investigation including use of root cause analysis methodologies.

  • Experience in establishing processes and procedures from similar role in manufacturing environment; preferably in Pharmaceutical, Biotech or Chemical industry (Previous experience in a GMP facility is preferred)

  • Flexibility and competency in driving several tasks simultaneously required Collaborative attitude with the willingness to work with global peers toward company and department goals.

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills in English.


FDBN works with technical data, technology and materials that are subject to U.S. export laws and regulations. This position will require access to technical data, technology and source code that is controlled under U.S. export laws and regulations, including but not limited to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations at 22 C.F.R. Parts 120 – 130 and Export Administration Regulations in 15 C.F.R. Part 730 – 774, as may be amended. To conform to these laws and regulations, applicants must be U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., protected individuals as defined by 8 USC 1324(b)(a)(3) (i.e., asylees and refugees) or otherwise eligible for an export authorization from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce. Offers of employment will be contingent on the Company's ability to secure an export authorization.

FDBN is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify or any other protected class.

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



FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies is an industry leading cGMP Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) supporting our partners in the biopharmaceutical industry with the development and production of their biologic, vaccines and gene therapies.

With over 30 years of experience in process development and cGMP manufacturing, a dedicated staff of over 2,000 and a reputation for excellent customer service, flexibility and responsiveness, we’ve become a trusted partner to some of the most prominent biotech developers and pharmaceutical companies in the industry.

Our Process Development experience includes the development of processes for molecules expressed via fermentation (e.g., E. coli, P. pastoris), cell culture systems including CHO, HEK, Vero, MDCK, EB66 and insect cells, and from transgenic sources.

Our network expands within five development and manufacturing facilities located in Teesside, United Kingdom; Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA; College Station, Texas, Thousand Oaks CA USA and Hillerød, Denmark.


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Research Triangle Park, NC
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Holly Springs, NC
Watertown, MA
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