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Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist – Emergency Response

Job ID R0053201 Date posted Nov. 24, 2021 Location Social Circle, Georgia

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Job Description

About the role:

You will be a member of the site's Environmental, Health, & Safety Team, reporting to the EH&S Manager. You will oversee the completion and will manage all Emergency Response Team Daily activities and assigned ISO 14001 and 45001 Program. You will will ensure regulatory and internal requirements are meet by the team, along with managing several EHS programs as assigned such as: the site's Building Captain program, departmental safety committee establishment and operations, emergency response systems and Life Safety.

How you will contribute:

  • Oversee essential ISO EHS Programs for Safety Committees, Event Investigation, Hot Work Process and lead site Emergency Response Teams, Safety Committees, and Risk Assessment programs.
  • Manage monthly training requirements (Hazard Material Cleanup, CPR/First Aid, Medical Response), equipment checks and inventories, Fire-Brigade, Confined Space Rescue, Record Keeping, conduct instructor led training and coordinate vendors to provide training, equipment or consulting services.
  • Assist the Environmental Health and Safety Manager in the annual development of the ERT Budget and be the back up contact with local Emergency Responders and the LEPC
  • Environmental, Health and Safety program ownership of the sites Emergency Building Captain Program
  • Work with each building on scheduling conduction and after action for annual evacuation drills
  • Develop CAPAs for program improvement or Gap closure
  • Provide guidance and develop Department Safety Committees on best practices and commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Develop comprehensive Core Safety Programs, in partnership and consultation with affected partners
  • Support construction and maintenance activities from an EHS perspective
  • Maintain site metrics, support Occupational Health and Environmental compliance and sustainability projects
  • Recognize hazards, improvements, and promote practical alternatives for risk reduction and risk control measures
  • Experience and willingness to respond to emergency situations, including working with site leadership to provide advice and direction on behalf of EHS.

What you bring to Takeda:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledgeable in National Institute Management System (NIMS) 100, 200 and 700 command structure for Emergency Response and Crisis Management
  • Experience in Industrial Fire Brigade Operations, Confined Space Rescue Operations and Hazardous Materials Response Training
  • Operational knowledge of ISO 14001 and 45001
  • Prior leadership and demonstration for leading and developing EHS Committees at the floor level.
  • Knowledge of EH&S matters, including related laws and regulations.

What Takeda can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
  • Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions
  • Family Planning Support
  • Professional training and development opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement

Important Considerations

At Takeda, our patients rely on us to deliver quality products. As a result, we must follow strict rules in our manufacturing facilities to ensure we are not endangering the quality of the product. In this role, you may:

  • Work in a controlled environment requiring special gowning and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body. This may include additional hearing protection for loud areas.
  • Need to remove all make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish and/or artificial fingernails while in the manufacturing environment.
  • Work in a cold, wet environment.
  • Work multiple shifts, including weekends, or be asked to work supplemental hours, as necessary.
  • Work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids, buffers and Celite that may require respiratory protection.

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

This posting excludes Colorado applicants.



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USA - GA - Social Circle - Hwy 278

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