Environmental Health & Safety Specialist - (Boston/Cambridge, MA) Job

Boston, MA, US
October 12 2017
Organization Type
Requisition ID: ENV000500

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.
Responsible for providing compliant environmental, health, and safety (EHS) programs to operating departments at the Boston & Cambridge sites. Integrates EHS programs into daily operations to assure regulatory compliance, achieves continuous performance improvement, meeting EHS performance objectives. Partners with operations to develop objectives to achieve these goals in alignment with site business goals and values. 

  • Completes hazard assessments, industrial hygiene monitoring, life safety reviews, incident investigations, environmental regulatory field analysis, environmental reports and permit applications. 

  • Reviews processes, facilities, procedures and management of change documents to assure conformance to recognized EHS regulations, standards and guidelines. 

  • Provides support to client groups in completing injury/illness analysis, training, self-assessments and addressing specific EHS concerns as they are raised. 

  • Develops EHS procedures, guidelines and training programs as assigned.

  • Provides leadership to formation and sustained performance of action oriented EHS committees. 

  • Assures completion of all regulatory submissions, notifications, etc. required to maintain compliance with federal, state, and local EHS requirements. 

Education Minimum Requirement: 

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree required (concentration in Safety or Environmental related technical discipline preferred)

Required Experience and Skills: 

  • Minimum of 5 years applied professional EHS work experience. 

  • Applied knowledge and experience with environmental compliance, radiation safety, biosafety, occupational and process safety

Preferred Experience and Skills: 

  • Relevant professional certification(s) preferred including CSP and/or CIH 

  • Critical thinking, communication and problem solving skills.

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. 

If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at staffingaadar@merck.com.  
Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully: 
Merck & Co., Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity.  Please, no phone calls or emails.  All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merck via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Merck.  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit:
            EEOC Poster
            EEOC GINA Supplement

Job: Env, Health & Safety Generic
Other Locations:
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Number of Openings:
Shift (if applicable):
Hazardous Materials:
Company Trade Name: Merck

Similar jobs

More searches like this

Similar jobs