Manager, Environmental Health & Safety

Jubilant Cadista Pharma Inc - Salisbury, MD (30+ days ago)3.7

Jubilant Cadista Pharmaceuticals

is seeking an experienced

Environmental Health & Safety Manager!

Headquartered in Salisbury, Maryland, Jubilant Cadista Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a noted, top 10 fastest growing generic pharmaceutical company in the United States. Vertically integrated with the parent company (Jubilant Life Sciences) in India, Cadista applies its local market expertise and technical capabilities to all forms of solid dose products to enhance patient outcomes. Cadista employs approximately 300 employees and generates approximately 100MM in annual revenue. The site is uniquely located on the Eastern Shore within 30 minutes east of beautiful Ocean City, Maryland and the same to the Chesapeake Bay to the west. For more information, visit

Position Summary

This position is responsible for building a safety process and culture by developing, implementing and continually improving Cadista Pharmaceuticals facilities environmental, health, safety and sustainability programs in a manner that effectively controls environmental, safety and health exposures in the workplace and comply with all regulatory legislation to provide an environment that is safe and secure for employees, visitors, and contractors. The Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S), Sustainability Manager serve as site specific compliance owner to interpret regulations and develop standards, procedures and programs include ergonomic and industrial hygiene. This position must insure the companies 100% adherence to and compliance with local, state and federal regulatory agency regulations.

Essential Functions

(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks is illustrative ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class. It does not imply that all positions within the class perform all of the duties listed, nor does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned.)

Guide and promote employee health and safety performance by developing health and safety systems, policies and procedures, campaigns and programs to prevent occupational injuries and illnesses, and enhance the overall site safety culture resulting in management engagement, employee involvement and the reduction in unsafe conditions and behaviors.
Develop and implement training for all personnel to assure understanding and compliance of EH&S programs and environmental permit conditions.
Provide technical consultation that includes assessment and management of EH&S issues and risks arising from operations, to prevent incidents, protect company assets and business affairs. Inspect, assess, monitor, investigate and/or recommend corrective and preventative actions, conduct trend analysis, document compliance with standards, design programs and implement; accountable for incident handling and reporting of EH&S issues.
Advances the EH&S objectives and achievement of results through the engagement of appropriate stakeholders throughout the organization including the management and direction of the site safety committees.
Conduct assessments, inventories and inspections for various environmental and safety regulations. Including, Job Hazard Assessments, Accident Investigations, Hazard control and Prevention Reports, Tracking and verification of corrective actions and audits to the EH&S programs. Oversee all chemical and hazardous waste management, including transportation.
Establish, maintain, and continually improve a process where employees can communicate EH&S related questions and concerns.
Manages the administration of Workers’ Compensation programs, including lost time injuries resulting in a reduction of medical treatment, litigation and settlement cost.
Perform facility audits, surveys and inspections to identify environmental, security and occupational hazards and weaknesses, to promote effective practices and ensure compliance with applicable regulations and develop recommendations that provide solutions, remedies or process improvement.
Conduct Industrial Hygiene Assessments to determine that employees training and appropriate engineering controls are placed to ensure employee health and safety. In addition, manage medical surveillance for potent compounds, respiratory protection, hearing conservation programs and employee exposure monitoring, amongst others.
Assist and guide internal and external customer meetings, audits and consultation with regard to EH&S issues including special projects, new production and compliance or concerns when materials present safety, health & environmental issues.
Manages insurance carrier loss control visitation to the facilities, monitor and implements corrective action and provides follow up and documentation as required.
Interact, report and provide company representation to regulatory bodies relating to particular aspects of EH&S affairs, compliance matters, enforcement actions, remedial activities and regulatory affairs. Interfacing with external professional services, customers, regulators, and industry.
Prepare, maintains and submit (as appropriate, by law) and document all requirements up to but not limited to Workman’s Compensation Incidents / Accident, Monthly Reporting, Quarterly/Annual Assessments, for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE), Maryland Occupational Health Administration (MOSH) and/or Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) 300 log, Clean Air Act (CAA), Clean Water ACT (CWA), Resources Conservation and Recovery Association (RCRA), storm water / waste water, and Emergency Planning, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and Community Right – to – Know ACT (EPCRA) and any other EHS related regulatory permits or licenses applicable to the facility.
Manages Sustainability tracking and submits quarterly progress toward achieving facilities goals to corporate; partners with the engineering department on environmental related capital projects including establishing budgets; hiring consultants and contractors; managing all related planning, and interfacing with town and state agencies.
Promotes Sustainability awareness and projects to fulfill Jubilant requirements.
Experience and qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the experience and qualifications required:

BA degree in Occupational Safety, Environmental Engineering or related science discipline.
Industry experience required
Five (5) to Seven (7) years progressive experience administrating a safety/environmental/risk management program in a manufacturing environment: pharmaceutical manufacturing environment preferred.
Demonstrated experience working with OSHA /MOSH, EPA, MDE, CAA, CWA, RCRA, EPCRA, and NFPA, and other regulatory government and state agencies.
Demonstrated through understanding of safety and environmental regulatory requirements.
Five (5) years of experience designing and implementing EH&S programs involving risk assessments, risk management, ergonomics, personnel protection equipment, industrial safety, injury and incident investigation, reporting, industrial hygiene, auditing, and training.
Knowledge, skills and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required:

Computer skills:
Advance knowledge of computers with proficiency in using MS Office, MS Outlook and business software systems commonly used.
Must be able to navigate through spreadsheets (excel or access), charts and PowerPoint.

Analytical / Problem solving skills:
Ability to apply various concepts, principles and methods to solve difficult or unusual systemic problems characterized by their level of importance and impact to the company.
Formulates logical and objective conclusions recognizing alternatives and their impactions.
Provide cost-benefit analyses to substitute decisions in product selection.

Communication skills:
Ability to speak on a one-to-one basis using appropriate vocabulary and grammar to obtain information, explain policies, procedures, and persuade others to accept or adopt a specific opinion or action.
Ability to communicate with regulatory agencies with confidence.
Ability to make presentations to various groups and customers.
Skills in writing concise, logical, grammatically correct analytical reports, policies and procedures, and general office communications.
Must demonstrate a collaborative work style, with a strong ability to build relationships, gain credibility and partner with internal customer and co-workers. Strong organizational, communication and project management skills.
Ability establishing and maintaining positive and professional relationships with employees at all levels of an organization.

Human Relations skills:
Demonstrated skills and abilities in establishing rapport and gaining the trust of others.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
Ability to organize objectives, delegate responsibilities, train, evaluates subordinates effectiveness and administers necessary discipline.
Working Environment

(The working environment demands of this job are physically and environmentally center around characteristics and abilities involved in this work. The work environment considers the risks and discomforts in the physical surroundings and the nature of the work assigned to ensure that all safety regulations and techniques required to perform the job are precautions practical to eliminate all risks.)

Work is regularly performed inside an office and manufacturing environment.
Occasional climbing ladders/steps, walking up inclines and uneven terrain, reaching with hands and arms, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, twisting, bending, handling, turning, balancing, carrying, grasping.
Occasional lifting and/or moving up to 30 pounds.

The work area involves everyday risks or discomforts requiring normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and training rooms, etc. Use of safe work practices with office equipment required.
Work area is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated.
Must exercise extreme safety and precaution at all times in all designated cGMP areas in the facility. Use of Personal Protective Equipment when required.

~Competative compensation~

~ Health, Vision, Dental, company paid life insurance, 401k, Flex Spending, Health Club Reimbursement, Paid Time Off and more ~

~ Only candidates of interest will be contacted ~

It is the policy of Jubilant Cadista Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (herein “Cadista”) to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, status as a disabled veteran and/or veteran of the Vietnam Era or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Cadista will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified disabled individuals.