Safety Coordinator

Job ID 18-00044

Industry Pharma

Job Type Permanent

Location Somerset, NJ

Description SUMMARY:
Provide support for environmental, health and safety matters for the Somerset site including maintaining compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.


Responsible for coordinating regulatory programs, audits, permits and ensure compliance.
Support the development and coordination of all EHS related programs and SOPs.
Maintain compliance with OSHA, DOT, EPA, NJDEP, IATA, MCUA and local Fire Marshall.
Maintain logs, documentation, manage records and assist in regulatory audits and inspections.
Active participation in the safety committee and provide daily guidance and direction with EHS programs to re-enforce safety policies, guidelines and procedures established by the Company.
Assist in the preparation of Job Hazard Analyses, accident, near miss, investigations and corrective actions.
Participate and assist in the development, management and training of all EHS required programs.
Ensure all hazardous materials, universal, non-hazardous and medical waste are handled, labeled and/or shipped in accordance with regulatory guidelines.
Arrange for the purchase and distribution of personal protective equipment, including safety shoes and prescriptive eyewear.
Manage the fire and sprinkler inspection, fire extinguisher, safety shower and eyewash inspections and records.
Manage Safety Data Sheet record keeping and updating the log.
Manage and ensure the cleanup and response to all emergencies are handled in accordance with the state and federal regulations.
Manage sampling and reporting as required by the site's water discharge permits.
Stay current on all new safety and environmental regulations as they apply to the site.
Draft and review SOP's on an ongoing basis.

Five (5) years' experience in a production or manufacturing environment, pharmaceutical industry is a plus.
Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Sciences preferred.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs. DOT certified and OSHA 40 hours certified.
CIH and IATA certified is preferred
Ability to meet attendance standards.
All full-time employees are required to work a 40-hr week.
At times it may be necessary to work additional hours in order to get the required tasks accomplished to meet deadlines.
Able to use personal computer and standard office equipment such as fax and copy machines, calculator, and printers.
Aptitude to learn computer programs as needed. Strong verbal and written communication skills.

2+ to 5 years' experience
Seniority Level - Associate
Management Experience Required - No
Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
Willingness to Travel – Never