EHSS&S Manager

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Radnor, PA, United States

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EHSS&S Manager


Bakersfield, CA 

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Job Description:

Avantor is seeking an EHSS&S Manager to manage the development and administration of programs to ensure compliance with environmental, occupational health and safety regulations.

This role will be a full-time position based out of our Bakersfield, CA office. You will have the opportunity to lead a team of entry/intermediate professionals or Supervisors with a focus on setting objectives, plans and tactics with direct impact on the immediate or short-term operational results of the department!

What we’re looking for: 

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or related scientific degree.
  • Experience:
  • 10+ years of relevant work experience. 5+ years leadership experience.
  • Additional Qualifications: 
  • Ability to travel up to 25% (as needed).
  • Strong leadership, organizational, decision-making and analytical skills.
  • Working knowledge of industrial hygiene analysis and best practices as well as medical monitoring programs.
  • Strong computer application skills and proficiency (Microsoft Office).
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of operational and technical issues and concepts, and an understanding of the associate EHS requirements.
  • Knowledge of Process Safety Management programs and their implementation.

How you will thrive and create an impact: 

  • Identify and appraise risk conditions which could produce occupational injuries or illnesses.
  • Evaluate potential extent of injuries resulting from accidents and classify particular workstations.  
  • Cooperate with employees’ council or labor union in the field of occupational health and safety.
  • Ensure training for employees entering work areas of the organization.
  • Implement the strategies necessary to minimize the number of occupational injuries and illnesses.
  • Manage hazardous waste programs and ensure that hazardous waste is stored and transported in accordance with applicable rules.  Ensure that associates who handle hazardous waste are trained in accordance with applicable rules.
  • Conduct and coordinate regulatory compliance audits, ensure the appropriate actions are taken to resolve audit findings, and implement programs to prevent future recurrence.
  • Work with local business partners to establish contingency plans that address potential emergencies including hazardous materials spills, fires, evacuations, labor interruption and other potential business interruptions.
  • Work closely with the Human Resources and Legal organizations to drive down workers’ compensation claims costs and reduce Avantor’s workers’ compensation exposure.
  • Complete incident investigation and analysis and perform site hazard assessments.
  • Provide environmental, health and safety training.
  • Partner with the Facility Manager and site leadership to implement physical security measures and manage security programs.
  • Work with the Sustainability Manager to develop sustainability related initiatives including but not limited to the reduction of natural resource usage and the minimization of waste.
  • Lead Process Safety Management Program.

Why Avantor?

Dare to go further in your career. Join our global team of 14,000+ associates whose passion for discovery and determination to overcome challenges relentlessly advances life-changing science.  

The work we do changes people’s lives for the better. It brings new patient treatments and therapies to market, giving a cancer survivor the chance to walk his daughter down the aisle. It enables medical devices that help a little boy hear his mom’s voice for the first time. Outcomes such as these create unlimited opportunities for you to contribute your talents, learn new skills and grow your career at Avantor.  

We are committed to helping you on this journey through our diverse, equitable and inclusive culture which includes learning experiences to support your career growth and success. At Avantor, dare to go further and see how the impact of your contributions set science in motion to create a better world. Apply today! 

Pay Transparency:

The expected pre-tax pay for this position is

$97,400.00 - $162,300.00

Actual pay may differ depending on relevant factors such as prior experience and geographic location.