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EHS Senior Associate

Company: Zoetis, Inc
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Location - Richland, MIRole DescriptionThe Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) Senior Associate will develop, implement, and oversee comprehensive EHS programs to ensure compliance with regulations, minimize environmental impact, and promote a safe and healthy environment for all employees, contingent workers, and guests.We are seeking a skilled and experienced Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) Senior Associate to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in EHS management, with specific experience in farm operations and process engineering.ResponsibilitiesEHS Program Development:

  • Develop and implement EHS policies, procedures, and programs tailored to the specific needs of research and development activities, with a focus on farm operations.
  • Conduct regular assessments and audits to identify potential hazards and areas for improvement.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate EHS considerations into research and development projects.Regulatory Compliance:
    • Stay abreast of relevant environmental, health, and safety regulations and ensure compliance with all applicable laws and standards.
    • Manage permits, licenses, and reporting requirements related to environmental protection and workplace safety.Risk Management:
      • Identify, assess, and mitigate environmental and occupational health risks.
      • Develop emergency response plans and protocols to address potential incidents and ensure the safety of employees, visitors, and the surrounding community.Engineering Support
        • Working with other facilities engineers and 3rd-party solution providers, specify, evaluate, and/or recommend technical solution options for various process control, measurement, and sustainability improvements.
        • Manage approved projects to implement desired outcomes, including management of the project budget, schedule, risks, acceptance criteria, and stake-holder communications.
        • Design and implement engineering controls to enhance safety within a dynamic research and development environment.Training and Education:
          • Develop and deliver training programs to educate employees on EHS policies, procedures, and best practices.Continuous Improvement:
            • Monitor EHS performance metrics and trends to identify opportunities for improvement.
            • Lead or participate in incident investigations and root cause analyses, implementing corrective and preventive actions as necessary.Required Qualifications
              • Bachelor's degree in chemical, civil, mechanical, or environmental engineering, occupational health and safety, or a related engineering/science discipline is required.
              • Minimum of 3 years of experience in EHS program management, ideally with direct experience in multiple of the following disciplines:
                • Farm operations
                • Biological safety
                • Chemical safety
                • Laboratory safety
                  • Strong understanding of environmental regulations (e.g., EPA, OSHA) and industry best practices.
                  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage and influence stakeholders in a matrix environment.
                  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
                  • Proven track record of developing and implementing successful EHS programs and initiatives.
                  • The ability to use personal protection equipment including hearing protection, respiratory protection, and safety glasses.Full timeRegularColleagueAny unsolicited resumes sent to Zoetis from a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Zoetis mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Zoetis employees, or to Zoetis resume database will be considered Zoetis property. Zoetis will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.Zoetis will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at zoetiscolleagueservices@zoetis.com to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at www.Zoetis.com/careers site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of "@zoetis.com". In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.

Keywords: Zoetis, Inc, Kalamazoo , EHS Senior Associate, Other , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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