Head of Site Safety, Health and Environmental compliance

Posted 14 Apr 2022

Kankakee, Illinois - United States

Req Id 245435



A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role:

The Head of Site Safety, Health and Environmental Compliance is responsible for leading the maintenance of the ISO 14001 and 45001 programs, leading continuous improvements to the site PSM program, supervising the daily activity of janitorial staff and some limited facilities support, capital project leadership for safety and environmental improvements, contribute to the development of new EHS concepts, techniques, and standards, and ensuring alignment of EHS solutions with organization objectives.

Specific Responsibilities include:

  1. Assist in planning for changes in physical facilities to meet new or revised EHS requirements.
  2. Develop and implement workplace injury/illness prevention programs which will include health and safety procedures, incident investigation and training.
  3. Coordinate activities associated with risk assessment and incident databases, industrial hygiene monitoring, hazardous waste identification, collection and disposal, wastewater treatment, spill control and emergency planning, contractor safety, and safety engineering reviews.
  4. Generate and submit all required OSHA and environmental reports.
  5. Lead employee EHS committees and site management teams.
  6. Apply for all new EHS permits and renewals, and complete and submit all required EHS reports and records.
  7. Develop and implements EHS training for all employees.


Who You Are:


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in chemistry, engineering, environmental health and safety or occupational safety


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills




What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!


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