Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, which provides a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries. The Group believes it is the world leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services.
It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies. In addition, Eurofins is one of the leading global emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic testing.
In 2019, Eurofins generated 4.56 billion Euro proforma turnover in 800 laboratories across 47 countries, employing about 45.000 staff.
The Employee Health and Safety Coordinator is responsible for administering the EH&S program that provides a safe, healthy working environment for all employees and the environment. Monitors all areas for unsafe conditions, acts, and potential hazards.
Enforces environmental, health, and safety policies and procedures. Maintains regulatory compliance with local, state, and federal laws. Makes safety and health recommendations to laboratory management in conjunction with the facility safety committee. Develops the facility Integrated Contingency Plan and coordinates the facility's Emergency Response Team.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Monitors laboratory for unsafe conditions or acts to keep lab in compliance with the Chemical Hygiene Plan, EH&S Procedures, and company policies.
Ensures the proper personal protective equipment is available and personnel are properly trained in its use.
Investigates accidents, incidents, and near misses and identifies and eliminates root cause. Completes and forwards accident report to laboratory management and Director, EH&S.
Conducts monthly facility inspections for compliance with health, safety and environmental regulations and procedures. Completes and forwards monthly inspection report to safety committee and laboratory management for corrective actions.
Conducts safety equipment checks to ensure proper working order and sufficient inventory.
Plans and tracks completion of monthly general awareness training sessions and compliance training, including new employee EH&S orientation
Coordinates emergency response team to provide prompt medical attention and stabilize emergency situation. After emergency is over, assists in determining appropriate clean up procedures.
Conducts the monthly EH&S committee meeting.
Participates in monthly EH&S conference call.
Reviews and maintains material safety data sheets for laboratory materials.
Coordinates the management and disposal of laboratory wastes.
Reviews and approves safety practices in standard operating procedures.
Prepares and maintains laboratory Integrated Contingency Plan.
Monitors air quality in facility, including monitoring fumehoods for proper operation and ventilation.
Monitors and maintains chemical inventory. Approves new chemical purchases.
May be assigned waste disposal responsibilities.
Packages waste for disposal or return to client.
Basic Minimum Qualifications (BMQ):
To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill or ability required. (List three to five key quantifiable skills or position requirements that the candidate must have to be considered for this position.)
Associates degree in Industrial hygiene, safety, chemistry, or related field or a minimum of 2 years bench level laboratory experience.
Minimum 1 year hazardous waste and/or warehouse/shipping helpful.
Ability and/or Skills (BMQ):
Local, state, and federal safety regulations
Knowledge of general chemistry
Material Safety Data Sheet terminology
Strong communication skills
Position is full-time. Shifts may vary.
Training will be the same as your normal shift. Candidates currently living in a commutable distance to Lancaster, PA are encouraged to apply.
What we Offer:
Excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
Life and disability insurance
401(k) with company match
Paid vacation and holidays
To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website www.eurofinsus.com.
Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.