Senior Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Engineer/Specialist Job

Elkhorn, NE, US
October 10 2017
Organization Type
Senior Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Engineer/Specialist-ENV000518


Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

The Senior Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Engineer/Specialist will provide technical environment, safety, and industrial hygiene support to site management and employees with the Nebraska Operations, including biotech Manufacturing, R&D, Distribution, Engineering, Quality, Maintenance and Administration. The successful candidate will be a proactive leader to implement best practices and ensure compliance with applicable EHS local, state, federal and company regulations, policies, permits, and work practices.

NOTE: This position may require work in areas with Formaldehyde and Thimerasol


Education Minimum Requirement:

- BS Degree or higher in a Science or Engineering discipline

Required Experience and Skills:

- Minimum of 5 years of experience in safety, industrial hygiene and/or environmental areas.

- Knowledge of computers as a tool to perform the job.

- Ability to work independently.

- Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

- Must be knowledgeable of Federal and State OSHA, EPA, and EHS laws and regulations.

- Possess analytical and logical problem solving abilities.

- Ability to prioritize, focus on and obtain business results.

- Flexibility to perform various tasks to support the business

- Ability to lift and move up to 40 lbs.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

- CSP or CIH or CHMM Certification

- Masters Degree

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re inventing for life.

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Job: Env, Health & Safety Generic

Job Title:Sr. Spclst, Safety & Environment

Primary Location: NA-US-NE-Elkhorn

Other Locations: NA-US-NE-Omaha

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 1

Shift (if applicable): 1st

Hazardous Materials: Yes - Formaldehyde and Thimerasol

Company Trade Name:Merck

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