Associate Specialist, Safety & Environment

Rahway, NJ, US
April 10 2018
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Requisition ID: ENV000582

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 through a role in Global Safety and the Environment at the Rahway site. Integrates EHS programs into daily operations to assure regulatory compliance, achieves continuous performance improvement, meeting EHS performance objectives. This role partners with operations to develop objectives to achieve these goals in alignment with site business goals and values. 
•Ensures that the company case management process is followed for injuries and illnesses.•Reviews injury and illness data to ensure information is compliant with OSHA and Merck requirements.•Maintains the site’s OSHA records and supports completion of regulatory submissions, notifications, etc. required to maintain compliance with federal, state, and local EHS requirements.  •Provides support to client groups in completing injury/illness analysis, training, self-assessments and addressing specific EHS concerns as they are raised. •Completes hazard assessments, industrial hygiene monitoring, process hazard analysis support, 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. •Develops EHS procedures, guidelines and training programs as assigned.

Education Minimum Requirement:  
•Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required (concentration in a Science, Engineering or Safety or Environmental related technical discipline preferred). 
Required Experience and Skills:   •Professional experience in an industrial EHS role -or- completion of EHS Internship is desired. •Awareness level of environmental compliance, occupational and process safety awareness, critical thinking, communication skills, problem solving and project management techniques. 
Preferred Experience and Skills:
•Interest in pursuing relevant professional certification(s) including 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, 10 % of the Time
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Company Trade Name: Merck

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