Manager, Environment Health and Safety (EHS) & Operations

Location: DC Metro Area

Type: Full-Time

Industry: For-Profit

Job Summary

Our growing client is seeking a Manager, Environment Health and Safety (EHS) & Operations who will report to the Director, Facilities & Engineering.  The Manager, EHS & Operations ensures that all units are properly equipped and that personnel within each unit are trained and supervised to perform their duties safely.  In addition, the Manager, EHS & Operations will direct usage, services, and maintenance of office space and laboratory facilities.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to oversight of the following areas:

  • Direct all environmental, health, and safety (EHS) efforts and communications
  • Manage the development, implementation, and update of safety policy, procedures, and manuals
  • Ensure that EHS reports are submitted to federal and state agencies; maintain records of all filings
  • Coordinate required safety training, and maintain safety training records
  • Oversee safety new hire orientation; coordinate new hire training presentation and documentation
  • Manage emergency evacuation procedure, chemical inventory, equipment system, building access cards, and work orders
  • Direct effort to provide the necessary office/desk area as per staff planning efforts
  • Assure that all units are properly equipped and that personnel within each unit are trained and supervised to perform duties safely
  • Coordinate service maintenance agreements and custodial contract to ensure facilities are equipped, kept up to standard, and functional
  • Organize equipment relocation or disposal
  • Supervise EHS personnel
  • Other responsibilities as needed

Knowledge & Other Qualifications

  • B.S. with 3-5 years related experience
  • Experience in a biotechnological environment preferred
  • OSHA 10/30 – General Industry required
  • Experience with Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), current Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) required

Other Characteristics

  • Good computer and project management skills
  • Microsoft Office experience preferred, including SharePoint

Physical Requirements/Work Environment/Travel Requirements

  • Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Must be able to walk the facility
  • Subject to hot/cold climate-temperatures
  • Travel between sites in the DC Metro area

This role will provide a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a full benefits package.

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