Aurobindo Pharma USA, Inc.

EHS SUPERVISOR

Job Locations US-NJ-East Windsor
ID
2023-3304
Category
Maintenance Engineering
Type
Eugia Manufacturing

Division Overview

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Eugia is US-based independent specialty pharmaceutical company focused on generic sterile injectables, oncology, hormones, and ophthalmic medicines. Eugia has best-in-class, dedicated manufacturing and R&D capabilities to meet customer needs as they emerge. We are committed to consistently providing our customers with high quality specialty medicines.

 

Eugia’s mission is to make the process of buying specialty pharmaceutical products an experience customers look forward to, and our vision is to become synonymous with excellent customer service and continuously improve upon this excellence by being transparent, responsive, and consistent. We are expanding Eugia’s capabilities to include the manufacture of highly complex injectables to answer that need.

 

Eugia is the partner of choice to deliver on the promise of generic specialty pharmaceuticals.

Job Overview

The Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Specialist is responsible for monitoring the working conditions at a mid to large sized pharmaceutical company to ensure that all activity is compliant with state and federal safety regulations. Duties of the EHS Specialist include developing, implementing, and enforcing company health and safety policies and programs, inspecting workspaces and processes to ensure they are up to safety standards, and developing and providing workplace safety training. Strong knowledge and exposure to OSHA guidelines within a manufacturing setting is required.

Responsibilities

  • Trains employees in EHS programs and procedures.
  • Designs and implements methods for appraising safety conditions in warehouses, manufacturing, packaging, laboratories, and office environments.
  • Inspects working conditions to ensure all products and activities are compliant with EHS regulations, guidelines, and best practices. 
  • Oversees storage, use, and disposal of hazardous materials and equipment.
  • Writes and delivers reports detailing EHS activities and processes.
  • Suggests revisions to production Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and employee activities that do not meet EHS regulatory requirements or expose employees or the company to an unacceptable risk.
  • Apprises management of defective and unsafe conditions and work practices.
  • Evaluates safety equipment and supplies for workplace.
  • Stays up to date on new state and federal EHS regulations.
  • Runs emergency drills to measure employee readiness.
  • Consults with department managers regarding the implementation of new safety procedures.
  • Oversees and documents hazardous work that may occur on site (hot work, confined space entry, overhead crane lifts, etc.)
  • Addresses any workplace related EHS issues and coordinates incident and corrective and preventative action investigation.
  • Works with management in support of company return to work policy.
  • Works with management to address any EHS-relate compliance issues and lawsuits.
  • Contributes in development and review of company EHS policies, programs, and procedures.
  • Ensures compliance with all State and Local laws
  • Organizes and executes all required State and Local inspections

Qualifications - Skills & Requirements

  • Experience developing or maintaining OSHA standards in a manufacturing environment (29 CFR 1910) is required.
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating and conducting employee safety and emergency response training as well as developing cross-functional safety teams/committees for the implementation of robust proactive safety programs and employees.
  • Demonstrates broad knowledge of state and federal safety guidelines for the workplace.
  • Exhibits knowledge of appropriate emergency protocols.
  • Demonstrates familiarity with job site equipment and products.
  • Facility expansion is in progress, some construction site experience is preferred.
  • Is proficient in the use of Work, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Possesses strong writing and verbal communication skills.

Education & Experience

  • Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Health & Safety, Safety Management, or related field is preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of OSHA 29 CFR 1910 is required.
  • Up to 5 years of work experience in a recent role that involved implementing EHS policies, procedures and programs to meet the compliance demands of OSHA and NJDEP in a manufacturing setting.

Physical Requirements

OFFICE POSITION - While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to: • Stand, sit; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard reach, stoop kneel to install computer equipment • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision requirements due to computer work • Light to moderate lifting is required • Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic). • Ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time Sedentary work Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Additional Physical Requirements

Blood/Fluid Exposure Risk

Category III: Tasks involve no exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues. Category I tasks are not a condition of employment.

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