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Location:
Grand Prairie, Texas
Country:
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Environmental Manager/Coordinator: Single site
IH Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Safety Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Industry Segments:
Manufacturing - Miscellaneous, Pharmaceuticals
Experience level:
6-10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Manager

Neos Therapeutics develops, manufactures, and commercializes branded products using our proprietary, extended-release drug delivery technology platform. We have used this technology to develop products for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), including an extended-release orally disintegrating tablet. 

The Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager provides environmental, health and safety programs support to Neos Therapeutics.  The primary responsibilities of this position are; compliance with all safety and environmental regulations, safety and environment reporting, maintaining safety metrics,  investigation with corrective actions, measurement and analysis of occupational risks, recommendations, and policy setting for environmental health and safety matters. This position will have the responsibility of making sure the facility is compliant with all EHS Federal, State and Local Regulations as they apply to the operation of the facility. Since safety is taken very seriously here at Neos Therapeutics, this position is highly visible and interactive with all departments. Good communication skills and responsiveness are essential. This position may also manage capital projects as they relate to EHS and facility operations.

Position Location: Grand Prairie, Texas

Key Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Oversees EHS programs, policies and procedures implementation and compliance with federal, state, regional and local environmental health and safety regulations
  • Oversees EHS safety committee activities and safety officer program. Provides guidance and training to the safety team
  • Chairs monthly safety committee meetings, publishes agendas and minutes as per the safety committee charter
  • Interfaces with EHS regulatory agencies and local authorities on matters of compliance and required reporting
  • Evaluates the potential impact of emerging regulatory issues as they apply to the organization
  • Keeps current on changes to EHS laws and regulations that impact the organization operations
  • Establishes and maintains industrial hygiene programs such as Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) that identify and control health, safety and environmental hazards associated with the workplace
  • Conducts Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) with Operations, Lab, Engineering and Facilities Departments in the design and development of facilities, work areas, equipment installations and work procedures. And makes recommendations accordingly to minimize risk to employees and the environment
  • Develops and analyzes metrics and key performance indicators in order to establish goals and objectives, and incident reduction and compliance strategies
  • Conducts, coordinates and manages facility internal safety audits 
  • Develops EHS yearly compliance calendars and ensures successful completion of federal, state and local regulatory reporting requirements
  • Develops and monitors waste reduction strategies providing metric reporting on results
  • Responsible for the Emergency Action Plan (EAP) and assure appropriate levels of competency for emergency response team members to protect manufacturing assets and employees in the event of an emergency
  • Coordinates the development of Neos product Safety Data Sheets (SDS) as required
  • Manages and tracks compliance to our operating solvent permits
  • Establishes EHS objectives, metrics, programs, compliance issues and projects to executive management
  • Ensures policies, legislation and procedures are properly observed including company SOPs, 21 CFR Part 11 and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance, as appropriate to position
  • Performs other duties as required

Education: Bachelors Degree in Occupational Safety, Environmental Science, Engineering or Industrial Hygiene

Experience:

  • CSP, CHMM, Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or other relevant professional certifications a plus
  • 5+ years of safety experience in environmental compliance, manufacturing and/or R&D environment, federal or state occupational, safety or health regulatory experience preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of management/supervisory experience

General Capabilities:

  • Detailed knowledge of OSHA, EPA and other applicable industry environmental, health and safety standards
  • Strong analytical skills to evaluate performance metrics and outcomes
  • Superior communication skills – verbal and written
  • Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Strong problem solving and decision making skills with the ability to develop multiple solutions to an issue and make valid recommendations for resolution
  • Able to understand and execute processes including: recognizing customer needs, communicating process changes, measuring and assessing success and identifying areas of improvement
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to develop and implement environmental and safety policies, programs, and training
  • Experience with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SAP computer applications
  • Knowledge of manufacturing practices and processes
  • Ability to adjust work hours as needed
  • Able to work well in a team environment or independently

Computer Operations: Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

Leadership:

  • Must possess strong communication skills, critical thinking skills, interpersonal skills, interpretation and analytical skills
  • Must possess organization skills, time management skills and supervisory skills

Supervision: Receives oversight and guidance with respect to objectives; operate as a self-starter and with some day-to-day oversight

Neos is a small but growing company where each individual can make a huge difference. The company operates under strict guidelines and as such requires all potential employees to undergo a drug test prior to their start date.  The company also conducts drug tests several times throughout the year.

Physical demands described in this job description are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential function.

Neos Therapeutics provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Neos Therapeutics complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

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