• Avantor
  • $90,640.00 -129,160.00/year*
  • Sanborn , NY
  • Engineering
  • Full-Time
  • 3111 Saunders Settlement Rd

Job Summary

This position provides Environmental Health and Safety, Security, and Sustainability (EHS3) support. Responsible for insuring compliance with EHS3 related regulatory agency requirements which may include, but is not limited to OSHA, EPA, and DHS. Prepares Avantor locations for emergencies, works to reduce the occurrence of safety, health, medical, environmental, and regulatory issues, and ensures the completion of EHS3 training as needed.

MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (List in order of importance)

  • Implements the strategies necessary to minimize the number of occupational injuries and illnesses.
  • Manages hazardous waste programs and ensures that hazardous waste is stored and transported in accordance with applicable rules. Ensures that associates who handle hazardous waste are trained in accordance with applicable rules.
  • Conducts and coordinates regulatory compliance audits, ensures the appropriate actions are taken to resolve audit findings, and implements the programs prevent future recurrence.
  • Works with the various local business partners to establish contingency plans that address potential emergencies including hazardous materials spills, fires, evacuations, labor interruption and other potential business interruptions.
  • Works closely with the Human Resources and Legal organizations to drive down workers compensation claims costs and reduce Avantor s workers compensation exposure.
  • Completes incident investigation and analysis and performs site hazard assessments
  • Provides environmental, health and safety training.
  • Partners with the Facility Manager and site leadership to implement physical security measures and manage security programs.
  • Works with the Sustainability Manager to develop sustainability related initiatives including but not limited to the reduction of natural resource usage and the minimization of waste.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications)

  • Bachelor s Degree in a related technical discipline
  • 8+ years of relevant work experience (10+ years if degree is in non-technical field)
  • 3+ years leadership experience
  • KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)

  • Depending on site responsibility, may require fluency in Spanish or French; Portuguese desired
  • Strong leadership, decision-making and analytical skills
  • Organizational skills required to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Working knowledge of industrial hygiene analysis and best practices as well as medical monitoring programs
  • Strong computer application skills and proficiency (Microsoft Office)
  • Excellent interpersonal skill, including strong oral and written communication skills
  • Must have a strong working knowledge of operational and technical issues and concepts, and an understanding of the associate EHS requirements
  • ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL EFFORT (Under Typical Positions)

    Typically works in an office environment with adequate lighting and ventilation and a normal range of temperature and noise level.

    Depending on site responsibility, may require travel approximately 30-40% of the time.

    Work assignments are diversified. Examples of past precedent are used to resolve work problems. New alternatives may be developed to resolve problems.

    A frequent volume of work and deadlines impose strain on routine basis.

    Minimal physical effort is required. Work is mostly sedentary but does require walking, standing, bending, reaching, lifting or carrying objects that typically weigh less than 10 lbs.

    DISCLAIMER:
    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.
    Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

    If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at ...@avantorinc.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

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    Associated topics: account, account manager, admin, administrative assistant, administrative support, clerical, general manager, office, operation, project manager

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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