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EHS Specialist Netherlands,  

Posted on : 22 April 2017

Project Description

EHS Specialist-ENV000463DescriptionThe departmentThe MSD Oss Global Safety and Environment (GSE) department provides safety and environmental support for all the MSD Oss operations in order to drive towards world class EHS (Environment, Health & Safety) performance. The department covers all the essential EHS expertise.The PositionReporting to the Associate Director EHS, Pharmaceutical Operations the EHS Specialist ensures compliance to external and internal EHS regulations / EHS standards and guidelines. You will be responsible for identifying, preventing and mitigating safety and environmental risks to protect our workforce, our assets and the environment. In addition you will be responsible as part of the site EHS team for maintaining & improving the EHS Management System, and where applicable will support sharing of systems and tools across departmental boundaries and sites. You will be responsible for guiding internal and external inspections/ audits and will continuously analyse current performance to find and lead improvements.The role will provide a strong focus on Process Safety in our Pharmaceutical Operation and High Risk Work activities across the site. You will have no direct reports.Responsibilities may include:- Implementing MSD corporate EHS strategy at the site operations level;- Provide knowledge and expertise on Process Safety Management as Subject Matter Expert to the operational departments in various teams and projects;- Acting as SME for Process Safety Management in the Dutch language region;- Provide general EHS expertise and best practices as required;- Translate EHS legislation and corporate requirements into practical programs and implementation plans;- Execute projects and assigned tasks, like risk assessments, permit notifications, inspections, auditing and reporting and develop and share best practices;- Support annual EHS training plans and deliver EHS training by providing training content, train trainers and employees;- Monitoring and improving EHS compliance within operational departments in cooperation with Compliance Engineers and taking action if required (go to Gemba);- Advising site management on the safe and environmentally sound operation of all processes, plant and equipment;- Communicating clearly and consistently complex technical and regulatory information to both senior level site leaders and shop floor colleagues;- Ensuring operation according to standard operating procedures, guidelines; undertaking immediate actions to resolve issues (Act Now);- Participating in incident and near miss investigations (root cause investigation), reporting in the Global EHS administrative systems, developing CAPAs where required and tracking actions until completion. Evaluating effectiveness of established CAPAs;- Developing and reporting compliance related KPI's (incl. deviations, incidents / CAPA s etc.);- Participating in EHS local, regional and global improvement / implementation projects;- Connect with EHS program leads and other experts in the global network;- Maintain and develop professionals technological, administrative and legal expertise by participating in professional networks and attending required training courses.Qualifications- Bachelor or master degree in Chemical Engineering or comparable technical discipline relevant for the function;- Additional education in HVK (Hogere Veiligheidskunde);- At least 3 years of relevant experience in the chemical or pharmaceutical industry;- Willing to certify as an EHS professional;- Process Safety Management expertise and skills, e.g. leading/participating in HAZOPs/PHAs, LOPAs, executing / reviewing pressure relief device calculations, interpreting dust explosion data, executing and reviewing ATEX assessments, writing Explosion Safety Documents, executing instrumental criticality analysis;- Knowledge of GMP, ISPE, ISO, and FDA (Lean 6-sigma experience/ belt certificate is preferred);- Change agent; open for change and passion for Lean and Continuous Improvement;- Ability to influence and communicate with all levels of the organization (from shop floor to senior management);- Strong project management skills, managing complex issues;- Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills, ability to work transparently and with a sense of urgency across various businesses and functions;- Result oriented, timely deliver on objectives within budgetary limits;- Compliance driven;- Team player and customer focused; Strong written and verbal communication skills in Dutch and English;- Willing to travel as needed;- Percentage: 100%;- Assessment could be part of the application procedure.AboutMSDMSD isworking to help the world be well. Through our medicines, vaccines, biologictherapies and animal health products, we work in more than 140 countries todeliver innovative health solutions to patients and animals. We alsodemonstrate our commitment to increasing access to health care throughfar-reaching programs that donate and deliver our products to the people whoneed them. MSD has a workforce of almost 4500 in the Netherlands at three mainsites.MSD. Be well. For more information, visit ourwebsite: employees are the key to our company ssuccess. We demonstrate our commitmentto our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company s benefits are designed tosupport the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, andmany of the people that matter the most in their lives.A good place to workMSD is anattractive employer offering interesting opportunities in Research &Development, production and staff departments for an enormous range ofdisciplines such as biologists, chemists, process engineers, technicians,mechatronic engineers, pharmacists and operators. MSD always seeks best-in-class  employees at all levels. We expect a lot from our people andMSD has a lot to offer them as well. Team spirit, entrepreneurship, integrity,leadership and cross-border communication skills are what MSD values andrewards most. If you enjoy being challenged, over and over again, MSD will be agood place for you to work. We have an excellent fringe benefit program, and weinvest heavily in the development of our people. MSD gives you plenty ofopportunities for individual initiative and responsibility.Information:For furtherinformation regarding this position, please contact please contact JohanVreugdenhil, Associate Director, Safety & Environment: +31 (0)412 666 408.ApplicationIf you are interested in this challenging role, youare requested to apply online by uploading your resume and application letterin English.Job: Env, Health & Safety Generic Job Title:Spclst, Safety & EnvironmentPrimary Location: EMEA-Netherlands-NB-OssEmployee Status: RegularNumber of Openings: 1Company Trade Name:MSD Job Segment: Engineer, Environmental Health & Safety, Law, CAPA, Pharmaceutical, Engineering, Healthcare, Legal, Management, Science


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