Environment, Health And Safety (Ehs) Compliance Leader

General Electric Westborough , MA 01580

Posted 2 weeks ago

Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Compliance Leader

  • GE Healthcare

  • Experienced

  • Posted 3/5/2019 7:53:28 PM

  • 3213336

  • Job Function: Environmental Health & Safety

  • Business Segment: Healthcare Global Supply Chain

Location(s): United States; Massachusetts; Westborough

Role Summary:

Safety culture starts with you. As our EHS Leader, you set the tone for our growing and dynamic site. Your role is a combination of reducing risk, preventing injuries, and developing safety culture. You'll be part of a team environmentworking directly with site leadership, production associates, and support engineers. You are accountable for developing EHS strategy and operating rhythms. You are encouraged to be innovative and collaborative.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Set the site safety culture for proactive leadership of all EHS compliance issues

  • Ensure compliance of plant operations with regulatory requirements relating to air, solid waste, chemical, water, health and safety

  • Develop and maintain excellent local and state agency relationships

  • Prioritize EHS projects and investment based on risk

  • Implement and lead safety teams (chemical management, wastewater, environmental)

  • Participate and maintain OSHA VPP certification

  • Drive accountability with all functions and production associates to aggressively reduce operational upsets


  • BS or BA in Occupational Safety and Health, Environmental Engineering or related field

  • 5 year experience leading environmental and safety compliance programs in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience with environmental reporting and permitting (Tier II, RCRA Biennial, TURA, wastewater)

  • Demonstrated ability to lead in a cross-functional team environment.

  • Ability to prioritize and drive multiple programs.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of EHS and government regulations for Hazardous Waste, Wastewater, Air Permitting, Emergency Response, Chemical Management

Desired Characteristics:


  • Advanced degree (MS) and/or professional EHS certifications.

  • Experience with life sciences/pharmaceutical manufacturing environment (clean rooms)

  • Able to simultaneously manage multiple projects and other responsibilities, adjust to changing priorities and to make decisions with speed and accuracy based on available information

  • Ability to analyze environmental data and comply into regulatory reports

  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills, capable of working within a globally diverse, cross-functional, internal and external team across different time zones.

  • Excellent oral and written communication, presentation, and influencing skills

Desired certifications:

  • RCRA Hazardous Waste Management

  • DOT Hazardous Materials

  • Waste water treatment operator

  • Biosafety Officer

  • VPP Special Government Employee

  • MA Hoist Licensed Operator

  • Advanced ergonomics training

About Us:

GE Healthcare Life Sciences is a division of GE Healthcare, a part of the General Electric Company (NYSE:GE). The Life Sciences division of GE Healthcare is a $4 billion business, providing expertise and tools for a wide range of biotechnology and life sciences applications, including basic research of cells and proteins, drug discovery research, as well as tools to support large-scale manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals. It also supplies leading contrast agents, PET & nuclear medicine pharmaceuticals for diagnostic imaging in disease such as cancer, heart disease and neurological disorders.

GE Healthcare Life Sciences provides expertise and tools for a wide range of applications, including basic research of cells and proteins, drug discovery research, as well as tools to support large-scale manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Locations: United States; Massachusetts; Westborough

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

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