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Posted on : 10 April 2017

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Senior Specialist, Environmental, Health, & Safety-ENV000468


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. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

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. Performs responsibilities and addresses problems with limited supervision.

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

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

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

4.With a deep knowledge of EHS regulations and their applicability, develops EHS procedures, guidelines, and training programs as assigned.

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

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

7.Experience with EHS agency inspections and regulatory advocacy.



- Bachelor’s Degree required (concentration in Safety or Environmental related technical discipline preferred).


- A minimum of 5 years applied professional EHS work experience.

- Advanced level of proficiency in the areas of safety, industrial hygiene, environmental compliance, occupational safety, critical and analytical thinking, and communication skills.

- Successful candidate will have at least an intermediate level of skill with project management and problem solving.


- Significant experience with EHS management systems, audit and inspection programs, and root cause analysis.

- Laboratory Safety and/or Biosafety experience.

- Leadership experience.

- Relevant professional certification(s) preferred including- CIH, CSP, CHMM, CBSP, CHO.

Our employees are the key to our company’s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives. If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at

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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-PA-West Point

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 1

Hazardous Materials: Depending on program

the responsibilities of this position require the employee to enter core sterile manufacturing areas

Company Trade Name:Merck

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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