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Senior Specialist, Environmental, Occupational Health, Safety and Sustainability (EOHSS)

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Working with UsChallenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren't words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You'll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives. Read more: careers.bms.com/working-with-us .Title: Senior Specialist, EOHSSLocation: New Brunswick, NJPosition Summary:The primary focus of this role is to support Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) as the Senior Specialist of EOHSS for the New Brunswick Facility within the Department of Environmental, Occupational Health, Safety and Sustainability (EOHSS). As the Senior Specialist you will play an active role in supporting the company's environmental, occupational health, safety, and sustainability (EOHSS) efforts to drive long-term company and stakeholder value. The individual in this role will be responsible for providing administrative support and developing, planning, organization, and executing EOHSS programs, policies, procedures, and training to ensure that the site maintains a safe, healthy, and environmentally compliant facility in accordance with company and regulatory requirements. This position plays a key role in aligning corporate and local policies and procedures and will enable and foster a proactive and integrated EOHSS culture that promotes a positive, proactive approach throughout all operations. In this role, The Senior Specialist will report to the site Director within the department of Environment, Occupational Health, Safety, and Sustainability (EOHS) at the New Brunswick facility. The Senior Specialist will coordinate, implement, assess, and improve environmental, safety, occupational health, sustainability outcomes at the direction of the Associate Director using global and local regulations and consensus guides, BMS management systems, policies, and procedures. The Senior Specialist will promote compliant, forward-leaning culture and preserve BMS' reputation while driving shared Company objectives at the direction of the site Associate Director. The specialist will be expected to approach the execution of these tasks in alignment with the BMS values of integrity, inclusion, passion, innovation, urgency, and accountability. Role & Responsibilities:

  • Ensures compliance with federal, and local environmental, safety, medical surveillance and sustainability laws, regulations, codes, rules, and consensus guides.
  • Develop and implement new EOHSS programs, policies, and procedures and update and improve existing ones.
  • Manage a wide range of communications and preparation / distribution of EOHSS communications.
  • Develop, create, and manage site platforms, databases, and SharePoint for documentation of procedures, forms, SOPs, investigations, reporting, inspections, action items, communications, and other management system platforms and their outcomes in line with quality and EOHSS requirements.
  • Act as the backup incident commander for on site emergencies, when required
  • Provide rescue services for confined space entries
  • Manage the hazardous work permit program, safe work permits, and fire penetration/core drill permits
  • Provide guidance and subject matter expertise to assist Operations in managing various fire and life safety programs, initiatives, and requirements, including fire permits, fire suppression, fire alarm systems with fire department and approved vendors
  • Support capital projects and/or facilities and engineering with project reviews to ensure compliance and with the filing of variances and modifications to the fire and building code
  • Conduct regular risk assessments and inspections to identify potential hazards and ensure compliance with applicable regulations and standards
  • Develop, create, maintain, and distribute EOHSS reports, and records as assigned.
  • Create and maintain a systemic process to ensure workflow timelines for EOHSS events and action plans are adhered to including mechanisms for EOHSS performance and trend reports.
  • Manage the EOHSS training process for the site. Including collaboratively working with trainers to develop new and revised training, accurately assigning training based on guidelines, and supporting training records requests.
  • Executes, tracks, and manages POs, check requests, financial reports, expenses, correspondences, meetings
  • Key contact for internal customers, researchers, facilities, management, and other cross functional groups, building strong relationships by handling EHS inquiries.
  • Participate in and show leadership in an EOHSS culture at the site that partners with operational teams to ensure all are accountable for EOHSS culture and performance, modeling what good looks like.
  • Proactively collaborates at site and above-site levels
  • Participates in EOHSS operational and tier discussions, EOHSS committees and teams; and EOHSS self-assessments, inspections, GEMBAs, and audits.
  • Challenges the status quo and brings new approaches to continually improve the effectiveness of workflows and processes and learn and apply new concepts.
  • Review and ensure accurate and complete resolution of issues as they arise and escalates concerns, resource constraints, and needs accordinglyRequired Skills/Abilities:
    • B.S. degree environmental, science preferred
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience
    • Prior EHS Incident and/or Project Coordinator experience required
    • Proficient with Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point)
    • Experience with incidents and/or learning systems database (e.g., Enablon, Success Factors, Compliance Wire, etc.) preferred
    • Previous experience related to the EOHSS federal regulations preferred
    • Ability to take initiative and adapt to frequently changing priorities simultaneously and think creatively, critically, and strategically to solve problems in a complex environment with urgency, agility, and calm.
    • Prioritizes work and thinks independently, analyzes, and solves complex problems with excellent judgment, quality, and detail in an urgent manner.
    • Demonstrated continuous improvement mindset that takes a proactive, solution-oriented approach to identifying issues and developing innovative and effective solutions to improve operations.
    • Strong decision-making capability to guide assigned projects to successful conclusions
    • Experience handling confidential information and sensitive issues in a diplomatic manner to ensure integrity and confidentiality
    • Excellent transparent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong interpersonal skills with a proclivity for partnership and collaboration with peers, all levels of management, cross-functional teams at site and EOHSS above site teams. Why You Should Apply Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, or any part of the recruitment process direct your inquiries to adastaffingsupport@bms.com . Visit careers.bms.com/eeo-accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn't perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career. Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing CareersWith a single vision as inspiring as Transforming patients' lives through science--- , every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.On-site Protocol BMS has a diverse occupancy structure that determines where an employee is required to conduct their work. This structure includes site-essential, site-by-design, field-based and remote-by-design jobs. The occupancy type that you are assigned is determined by the nature and responsibilities of your role: Site-essential roles require 100% of shifts onsite at your assigned facility. Site-by-design roles may be eligible for a hybrid work model with at least 50% onsite at your assigned facility. For these roles, onsite presence is considered an essential job function and is critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, and a positive Company culture. For field-based and remote-by-design roles the ability to physically travel to visit customers, patients or business partners and to attend meetings on behalf of BMS as directed is an essential job function. BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace accommodations/adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request a reasonable workplace accommodation/adjustment prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodations/adjustments in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to adastaffingsupport@bms.com . Visit careers.bms.com/ eeo -accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement. BMS cares about your well-being and the well-being of our staff, customers, patients, and communities. As a result, the Company strongly recommends that all employees be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and keep up to date with Covid-19 boosters. BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, New Brunswick , Senior Specialist, Environmental, Occupational Health, Safety and Sustainability (EOHSS), Healthcare , New Brunswick, New Jersey

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