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Senior Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Engineer

Date: Mar 7, 2019

Location: Davie, Florida, US, 33314

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world’s largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide.  Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world’s largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we’ve built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation.  This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives.  Join us on our journey of growth!

We offer a competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription coverage starting on the first day. We also offer Disability and Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, 6% match on  the 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan and Tuition Assistance.

For more on Teva, check us out at www.tevapharm.com or www.tevausa.com.

Job Description

Position Summary:

You will insure proactive compliance with federal, state and local occupational safety regulatory requirements through creation, implementation and auditing for compliance-related Policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintains Occupational Health program, including industrial hygiene sampling
  • Plans and implements all reviews for all new drug compounds 
  • Manage the plant Hazard Communications Program
  • Manages incident investigations and Workers’ Compensation programs
  • Assists in emergency response drills and activities as required. Maintains and manages associated emergency response plans.
  • Performs incident investigations and enters findings and coordinates with Workers Compensation program
  • Conduct regular site inspections to determine environmental impacts
  • Perform EHS audits and implement audit recommendations
  • Analyze EHS problems, identify alternative solutions, and implement cost effective recommendations in support of Company safety goals and objectives
  • Ensuring compliance with all Company policies and procedures, including safety rules and regulations
  • Supervise safety activities and help insure employees maintain a safe work environment

Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in a related scientific or technical discipline from an accredited college or university
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and/or Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certifications desirable

Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years of safety and regulatory compliance experience, preferably in a food, drug or cosmetics manufacturing environment
  • Industrial hygiene experience is a must
  • Experience developing and delivering safety and regulatory compliance training to employees at all levels of the organization
  • Strong working knowledge of Federal, state, and local EHS regulations, e.g., OSHA and NIOSH
  • Strong working knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and other regulatory requirements
  • Experience writing clear and concise reports and/or proposals related to safety and regulatory compliance programs
  • Experience with Lean or OPEX principles desirable
  • Must be able to travel 20% to different Florida locations with scheduling flexibility to cover different work shifts as necessary
  • Must be able to work flexible hours on occassion

 

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Requires the ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, stoop, lift, physically access all internal and external areas of the facility, use office equipment such as a personal computer, copier and fax machines, and communicate via telephone, frequently conduct safety tours in all areas of the facilities. Noise levels in this environment may vary depending upon machinery being used. Requires the ability to wear variety of PPE up to and including full protective suits and respiratory protection. Requires ability to lift objects from 50 to 70 lbs. Requires ability to push, pull, maneuver, shift items of a hazardous nature weighing between 100-400lbs using mechanical means. Exposure to hazardous situations as would encounter in an emergency response for environmental or medical emergencies. Will be required to utilize their own vehicle to deliver or pick up materials locally.  Exposed to noisy equipment and hazardous environments. Required to be on call 24 hours for emergency response needs.

 

Function

Environmental Health and Safety

Sub Function

Environmental Health and Safety

Reports To

Senior Director, Site Evironmental Health and Safety (EHS) Lead

Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.


Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami