Associate Specialist Safety & Environment (West Point, PA)

West Point, PA, US
March 09 2018
Organization Type
Requisition ID: ENV000572

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. With management direction, responsible for providing compliant environmental, health, and safety (EHS) programs to operating departments at the West Point site. 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 EHS sampling activities. 
  • Performs area inspections for compliance including periodic documentation review. 
  • Supports implementation of compliance initiatives for operating areas. 
  • Assist with EHS data collection, modeling, regulatory report submissions, and training development/delivery. 
  • Develops EHS procedures, guidelines and training programs as assigned. 
  • Provides leadership to formation and sustained performance of action oriented EHS committees. 
  • Manages EHS self-assessment program and standards implementation tracking. 
  • Tracks and communicates EHS score card metrics. 
  • Participates in regulatory inspections and assists in addressing noted concerns and citations. 
  • Provides support for applicable permits to support manufacturing.
  • Assists in completion of all regulatory submissions, notifications, etc. required to maintain compliance with federal, state, and local EHS requirements.

Minimum Education Required:
  • Must have completed a BS in Environmental Science or a related technical area on or before May 31, 2018
Required Experience and Skills: 
  • Awareness level of proficiency in the areas of environmental compliance, occupational and process safety
  • Critical thinking, communication skills, problem solving and project management techniques.
  • Position requires a valid drivers' license
Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • EHS internship or professional EHS experience
  • Professional certification(s) CSP and/or CIH.  
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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Job: Env, Health & Safety Generic
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Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
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Company Trade Name: Merck

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