Hologic EH&S Manager, East Region in Marlborough, Massachusetts

EH&S Manager, East Region

Post Date Jun 20, 2018

At Hologic, we’re an innovative medical technology company that enables healthier lives everywhere, every day. We are also a company that prospers and grows, which is why we’ve been able to expand our offerings to empower even more people and champion women’s health

What powers our growth across Breast & Skeletal Health, Diagnostics, GYN Surgical and Medical Aesthetics Solutions is also what differentiates us: the exceptional and clinically proven capacity of our products to detect, diagnose and treat illnesses and other health conditions earlier and better. This clinical superiority creates high expectations, which we fulfill by continually challenging ourselves to improve health through better technology, education and market access.

None of this would be possible without the talent and passion of our employees. Together, our expertise and dedication to developing and sharing more robust, science-based certainty drives our global presence and a promising pipeline that responds to the unmet health and wellness needs of women, families and communities.

While we focus on women’s health and well-being, we are committed to having an even broader benefit on the world. Together, we advocate for better health and wellness through solutions that provide ever greater certainty and peace of mind.

Job Summary

  • Responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring EH&S programs at six (6) facilities (Newark, DE, Danbury, CT, Londonderry, NH, Westford & Marlborough (2), MA), in collaboration with the Global EH&S Director in San Diego.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The position may be asked to perform other function-related activities in addition to the below mentioned responsibilities as reasonably required by business needs.

  • Responsible for managing all activities performed by EH&S Staff at assigned facilities.

  • Assists in the development and management of EH&S department goals and budgets.

  • Assists in the development and implementation of corporate EH&S policies and programs, ensuring compliance with local, state, federal, and international rules and regulations.

  • Champions, manages and implements corporate EH&S and sustainability initiatives at a Regional level, ensuring understanding and partnership with direct stakeholders.

  • Maintain communication with key stakeholders, liaise with regulatory authorities, monitor EH&S metrics and performance, while providing support and advice to operational teams at all business levels.

  • Support Emergency Response, Business Continuity and Sustainability initiatives and processes. Plans, coordinates and oversees safety & evacuation drills. Provides and coordinates emergency response both during and after business hours. Follows up to ensure deficiencies are corrected timely.

  • Oversees the maintenance of environmental health and safety files, manifests, and records. Compiles case studies and analyses of industrial accident causes and hazards to health for use as reference material by company personnel.

  • Administration and management of the company’s workers’ compensation program for US operations.

  • Advises HR on employee relation's issues concerning accommodation for disabilities and fitness for duty, including follow up and return to work activities for work related injuries.

  • Plans and executes EH&S compliance audits to identify and correct potential hazards and ensure ongoing compliance with governing regulations; recommends, coordinates, and tracks implementation of corrective actions and preventive measures.

  • Manages the investigations of unsafe conditions, industrial incidents and accidents, gathering and analysis of accident data, development and distribution of accident investigation reports, and preparation and submission of reports and associated data required by regulatory agencies; develops proactive solutions including Hazard Spotting, and tracks implementation of corrective actions.

  • Manages the Region’s ergonomic program, conducting and overseeing ergonomic evaluations and follow-up actions.

  • Provides support and guidance to departments and regional sites on complex EH&S related issues.

  • Maintains liaison with various government agencies and keeps abreast of new developments and regulations

Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in an Environmental Health and Safety related field or equivalent experience

Experience

  • Typically requires BA or BS and 8-10 years related experience, preferably in a corporate environment

  • Current professional certification from recognized EH&S entities preferred.

Skills

  • Advanced knowledge of: Accident investigation techniques & prevention, Biological safety, Chemical safety, Radiation safety, Laser safety, Federal, state and local EH&S regulations (including OSHA & CAL/OSHA), safety procedures, personal protective equipment, hazardous materials, and loss control & prevention theories, principles, practices & techniques.

  • Skilled in developing and conducting EH&S related training and audit programs, including understanding EH&S Management systems and auditing practices.

  • Experience with and practical knowledge of sustainability principles and application

  • Applied knowledge and experience integrating environmental principles, practices, regulatory standards and requirements into business activities.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, business partner and advisor attitude

  • Strong business and technical writing skills

  • Project management skills, including senior level presentations and interactions

Physical Demands

  • The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.

  • Stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

  • Lifting/pushing/pulling and carrying products weighing up to 45 pounds.

  • Potential exposure to moving mechanical parts, vibration and/or moderate noise levels.

  • Potential exposure to hazardous chemicals or other materials.

  • Safety Shoes with Impact and Compression Protection may be required to be worn occasionally.

  • Potential exposure to blood.

Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that submit a resume to Hologic must have a current executed Hologic Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource Department. In addition Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Hologic Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to the Hologic Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.

Hologic, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer inclusive of disability and veterans.