Senior Specialist, Safety & the Environm

Senior Specialist, EHS Responsible for providing compliant environmental, health, and safety (EHS) programs to operating departments at the Rahway site. Integrates EHS programs into daily operations to assure regulatory compliance, achieves continuous performance improvement, meeting EHS performance objectives. Partners with operations to develop objectives to achieve goals in alignment with site business goals and values. Performs responsibilities and addresses problems with limited supervision. Completes hazard assessments, industrial hygiene monitoring, process hazard analysis, life safety reviews, incident investigations, environmental regulatory field analysis, environmental reports and permit applications. Reviews processes, facilities, procedures and management of change documents to assure conformance to recognized EHS regulations, standards and guidelines.  Provides support to client groups in completing injury/illness analysis, training, self-assessments and addressing specific EHS concerns as they are raised. With a deep knowledge of EHS regulations and their applicability, develops EHS procedures, guidelines and training programs as assigned.  Provides leadership to formation and sustained performance of action oriented EHS committees. Assure completion of all regulatory submissions, notifications, etc. required to maintain compliance with federal, state, and local EHS requirements. Experience with EHS agency inspections, internal Merck audits (EHS or Quality) and regulatory advocacy.  Qualifications Required: Bachelor's Degree required, concentration in Safety or Environmental related technical discipline preferred. MS in a related field desired. 5 or more years applied professional EHS work experience. Advanced level of proficiency in the areas of industrial hygiene, or environmental compliance, or occupational and process safety, and critical thinking, and communication skills. Basic level of skill with project management and problem solving. Preferred: Relevant professional certification(s) preferred including P.E., CSP and/or CIH. Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we're counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we're inventing for life. Requisition ID: ENV000645
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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