Specialist, Environmental Health and Safety

United States, Bend (Oregon)

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

Lonza Pharma & Biotech has an opportunity for an experienced Specialist, EH&S (Environmental Health and Safety) at their Bend, OR site. The Specialist EH&S assists the EH&S Manager in providing leadership and direction for maintaining the site Safety, Health and Environmental programs. You'll bring your comprehensive in-depth knowledge of Safety, Health and Environmental regulations, working on complex issues to deliver solutions that support the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Program Implementation/Enforcement – Work with site employees and contractors to understand and achieve the objectives of the site EHS program

  • EHS Project Management – Develop projects and lead teams to achieve improvements in site EHS performance

  • Risk Assessments/Resolution – Participate and lead EHS risk assessments for new operations, equipment and process changes. Work to resolve all EHS concerns

  • Process Safety Management – Works with stakeholders in development of fully compliant PSM program

  • Program Development – Develop site EHS programs to meet regulatory compliance, prevent injuries and protect the environment

  • Recordkeeping/Reporting – Collect and maintain data and records for EHS compliance and reporting

  • Inspections and Audits – Conduct and coordinate EHS inspections and audits including internal inspections, corporate, regulatory and customer audits

  • Training – Prepare and Deliver EHS training and education to employees and contractors working at the site

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety or Engineering Environment or related field and experience in-the-trenches EHS experience is required. Will evaluate acceptable combination of education and experience

  • Seasoned professional with a track record of managing strong safety, risk reduction related programs as measured by industry reporting standards as well as Safety/Environmental compliance responsibilities

  • Prior development and implementation of process risk assessment programs is required

  • Experience within a cGMP (Current Good Manufacturing Practices) environment is desired

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Reference: R38970