BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) EHS SR. Engineer in El Paso, Texas

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Reporting to the Site Manager, this position requires the planning, implementing, and coordination of the Site safety and environmental programs. Due to the nature of the manufacturing environment, these tasks will often require the application of engineering principles and technology to prevent or correct unsafe working conditions and enhance:

Environmental protection capabilities.

The position promotes a safe working and environmental stewardship culture.

This includes development of compliance plans, preparation of training materials, performing work-force training, performing risk assessments and audits, and championing the Environmental, Health and Safety strategic programs.

The position is accountable for the achievement of site and business metrics related to established EHS goals in conjunction with the site Leadership Team and associates.

This individual will need to be able to partner with the Engineering (Operations and Design), RME, Robotics, Occupational Health and safety, Operations, and other key stakeholders in safe equipment design and review equipment to ensure safety and ergonomic standards are included in the design.

Will assist in the safe deployment of new equipment in partnership with engineering, facilities and operations team. They must be an effective communicator and send clear, concise and consistent messages, both verbally and in writing and possess excellent safety program management skills.

Needs to be an expert in safety, environmental and ergonomic standards and regulatory compliance.

Expected to: Develop policies, interpret regulatory codes, safety standards, training and procedures. Advises safety, engineering and operations teams on safety regulations and regulatory compliance concerns relating to process and equipment design. Perform safety risk assessments, regulatory compliance reviews and ergonomic reviews on equipment and operations processes. Participate in new standard developments with Engineering, Automation, Robotics, Injury Prevention Specialists, RME, Operations, and other key stakeholders.

Work with various teams to review and approval of new and modified equipment. Must be independently driven to seek improvement opportunities in the safety review process.

Maintain all regulatory compliance documentation from a global perspective to ensure accurate and up to date adherence to set standards. Participate in new standards development. Have a knowledge and understanding of certification bodies for approvals, marking and manage projects related to certifications that comply with local, national and international regulations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Develop plans, manage programs and processes, and document environmental compliance

  • Analyze data and inspections to assess potential EHS risks with the ability to determine applicable root causes and develop corrective actions

  • Assist in developing and administering safety programs- Coordinate the hazard and risk assessment processes

  • Participate in the investigation of injuries and near misses, assist in identifying root causes, and coordinate the development and implementation of corrective actions

  • Audit equipment and areas to identify and resolve safety and environmental hazards and risks

  • Perform ergonomic assessments and assist in developing injury reduction action plans

  • Participate in continuous improvement team activities and support departmental initiatives designed to improve both EHS and the business processes

  • Benchmark and utilize best-in-class/world-class measures and systems so as to continually improve the Site strategies

  • Develop and implement teammate engagement actions that support the EHS strategies

  • Manage environmental permits and ensure compliance with all applicable requirements- Evaluate existing and future chemical products for EHS related hazards and risks

  • Coordinate the waste management collection and disposal process within the facility and keep essential recordkeeping organized and in compliance with regulatory requirements.

  • SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

  • Review on-the-job safety with associates, including Jobs Safety Analyses (JSA’s).- Assist in updating Job Safety Analysis when a job process changes.

  • Work with the Safety Committee

Qualifications

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental, Health, and/or Bachelor s degree in safety, engineering; Occupational Health and Safety; Industrial Engineering; Safety Management; Industrial Hygiene, or a related technical field is required.

  • Current certification from recognized EHS entities (CIH, CSP, CHMM, etc.)

EXPERIENCE

  • EHS leadership experience in a manufacturing environment. Advanced knowledge and training related to EPA, OSHA, safety, legal, and regulatory compliance. Ability to balance multiple priorities.

  • Previous involvement in a team-based environment.

  • Specific experience preferred in one, or more, of the following:- 3 or more years of experience in environmental, industrial hygiene and safety in a manufacturing environment with working knowledge of OSHA, FDA, DOT, and EPA regulations in a manufacturing environment

  • 3 or more years of industry based EHS auditing and corrective action coordination

  • 3 or more years of experience in managing projects; including the directing of vendors and/or contractors

  • Successful experience with actively participating in interdisciplinary teams

  • Pharmaceutical or Chemical related EH&S experience

  • Management system experience, i.e., ISO9001, ISO14001, OHSAS18001, etc.

  • Documented experience with continuous improvement programs, i.e., Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, PDCA, TMS, etc.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status.

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Primary Work LocationUSA TX - El Paso

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status