Senior EHS Specialist – 0QK3994844

Polysciences, Inc.

Senior EHS Specialist – 0QK3994844

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Senior EHS Specialist plays a critical role in ensuring the safety of employees, environmental compliance, and the overall well-being of the facility. This position involves developing, implementing, and maintaining safety and environmental programs to minimize risks associated with chemical manufacturing and handling. Alongside site leadership, the Sr. EHS Specialist is responsible for ensuring a culture of safety and environmental stewardship within the organization. This role involves a combination of technical expertise, regulatory knowledge, and leadership to ensure the well-being of employees, protection of the environment, and the overall success of the facility.  This role will work with established professionals and experts in the field to support our EHS programs such as respiratory management, SDS creation, RCRA compliance, and other applicable programs  This position will be onsite and located in our Warrington, PA facility.

Essential Functions:
  Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local environmental and safety regulations related to chemical manufacturing. Stay up-to-date with evolving regulations and ensure the plants operations are in alignment with current requirements.
  Develop and manage safety programs, policies, and procedures to minimize workplace accidents and incidents. Promote a safety-first culture among employees, contractors, and visitors.
  Implement and oversee environmental management systems to minimize the environmental impact of the plants activities. This includes waste management, emissions control, and spill response.
  Conduct risk assessments to identify potential hazards within the facility and implement measures to mitigate these risks.
  Develop and deliver safety and environmental training programs for employees, ensuring that all personnel are well-informed and capable of adhering to safe work practices and environmental protocols.
  Establish procedures for the timely and effective response to accidents, incidents, and emergencies. Lead investigations to determine root causes and implement corrective actions.
  Maintain accurate records and documentation related to safety and environmental activities, including regulatory reports, permits, and incident reports.
  Ensure the availability and proper maintenance of safety equipment, personal protective gear, and emergency response resources.
  Conduct regular safety and environmental audits and inspections to identify areas of improvement and to track compliance with established standards.
  Work closely with other departments to integrate safety and environmental considerations into the planning and execution of projects and day-to-day operations.
  Stay current with best practices in EHS management and seek opportunities for continuous improvement in processes, procedures, and systems.
  Work with established professionals and experts in the field to support our EHS programs such as respiratory management, SDS creation, RCRA compliance, etc. 
  Collaborate with site leadership, including supervisors and managers, to enhance safety performance and ensure accountability through regular reviews and continuous improvement initiatives
  Monitor and report key performance indicators (KPIs) related to environmental, health, and safety (EHS) metrics, identifying trends and areas for improvement to drive continuous enhancement of EHS performance.

Qualifications
Education Required: Bachelors Degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering or Occupational Environmental Health and Safety or other applicable area                         
Preferred: Graduate Degree (Masters or PhD)           

Certification(s):
Relevant professional certifications, such as Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) are preferred.

Computer Skills Required:
Microsoft office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), EHS I sight-preferred(or similar EHS software), Paycom, SAP.

Other qualifications:
  Extensive experience in EHS management, particularly in chemical manufacturing or related industries, 2 years required.
  Strong knowledge of federal, state, and local environmental and safety regulations.
  Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  Ability to manage and motivate a team.

What We Offer
Culture
Great people
Peer to Peer Recognition
Broader, hands-on work experience
Clean and Modern Equipment & Labs
Fun company events
Competitive Wages & Generous Year-end Bonus
Comprehensive Benefits
4 Medical PPO Medical Plans with Telemedicine, Rx, & Vision
2 Dental Plans
Healthcare, Dependent care, & Commuter Flexible Spending Accounts
401(k) with company match
Financial Health & Wellness w/1:1 Coaching
Basic & Supplemental Life Insurance
Accident, Hospital Indemnity, & Critical Illness
Paid Time Off
Short & Long-term Disability
9 Paid Holidays
Must have legal authorization to work in the US and will not require sponsorship.

Polysciences is an equal opportunity employer. Drug-free workplace. Tobacco-free work site.

Polysciences does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.  All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Equal access to programs, services, and employment is available to all persons.  Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application process and/or interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Department.

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