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EHS Process Safety Expert

Date: Oct 7, 2021

Location: Haarlem, NL, 2031 GA

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Our company


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!

Your role


As EHS Process Safety Expert, the main purpose of your job will be to execute compliance activities, procedures Teva and EHS standards and programs to meet safety regulations.


This role will be responsible for the manufacturing and lab processes that are both highly technical and include high hazard activities. The safety expert will innovate and evolve a sustainable approach to develop process safety. This in close collaboration with operation, engineering and the internal EHS-team of specialists. 

Your responsibilities


  • Observes and chronicles individuals’ typical behaviors and procedures to determine if these practices are safe for the individual for the company as a whole and identifies potential safety hazards in operations and reports the findings.
  • Develop strategies or a plan of action to safely deal with safety issues and examine the operations of the site as a whole and determine if the site is environmentally friendly and if certain standards are being met.
  • Perform coordinate of participate in hazard reviews, risk analysis, HAZOP and root cause analysis.
  • Develop and execute EHS Standards, Programs and Work Instructions. This will include participating in field EHS reviews, HAZOP’s audits, incident investigations and performing root cause analysis with the implementation of corrective actions to prevent / reduce deviations for the purpose of sustainable operations on site.
  • Drive and support initiatives for continuous improvement in EHS performance and culture through training initiatives, EHS awareness and communications and identifying opportunities to improve operating efficiency.
  • Resolve internal issues as member of EHS team and safety committees and by sharing expertise with management and employees.

Your profile


  • EHS experience within manufacturing / pharmaceutical industry preferred.
  • Knowledge of EHS Regulations, permits, enforcement and industry practice relevant to pharmaceutical (chemical) industry.
  • HBO + Level education with HVK Background is a must.
  • 3 years’ minimum experience in implementing a sustainable safety culture.
  • Knowledge of EHS Management systems
  • Knowledge of Process Safety Management / Machines
  • Process hazard evaluation techniques
  • Fluent language proficiency in Dutch & English
  • Proactive, ‘can-do’ attitude.

Reports To


EHS Site Head

Pre-employment screening


Teva will carry out appropriate verification and legally permitted vetting prior to the confirmation of any offer of employment. More information on this verification and vetting will be provided if you reach this stage of the application process.

Already Working @TEVA?


If you are a current Teva employee, please apply using the internal career site available on "Employee Central". By doing so, your application will be treated with priority. You will also be able to see opportunities that are open exclusively to Teva employees. Use the following link to search and apply: Internal Career Site

The internal career site is available from your home network as well. If you have trouble accessing your EC account, please contact your local HR/IT partner.

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, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.