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Location:
Rockville, Maryland
Country:
United States
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EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Single site
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Industry Segments:
Biotechnology
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) & Operations Manager

Company Overview

Vigene Biosciences, Inc. provides viral vector-based gene delivery services and products for research and clinical applications. We are proud to support scientists at any stage of research: from basic research, to animal studies, to clinical trials and commercialization. Our diverse customer base includes thousands of scientists all across the world from academia, government organizations, research institutes, biotechnology companies, and pharmaceutical companies.

Job Summary

Assures that all units are properly equipped and that personnel within each unit are trained and supervised to perform their duties safely. In addition, the incumbent will direct usage, services, and maintenance of office space and laboratory facilities.

Department

Facilities & Engineering

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Direct all environmental, health, and safety (EHS) efforts and communications
  • Manage benchmark assessment ensuring proper controls (engineering, administrative, and personal protective equipment (PPE)) are developed, implemented, and maintained to protect the staff and the environment from workplace hazards
  • Manage the development, implementation, and update of safety policy, procedures, and manuals
  • Ensure compliance and reporting to federal, state, and local municipalities; maintain records of all agency filings
  • Directs safety training, and maintain safety training records
  • Manage emergency evacuation procedure, chemical inventory, equipment system, building access cards, Work Orders, incident reporting/investigation procedure, emergency response, medical surveillance, exposure control plan, chemical hygiene plan, hazards communications, waste management, personal protective equipment (PPE), safety inspections, regulatory audits, etc.
  • Direct effort to provide the necessary office/desk area as per staff planning efforts
  • Assure that all units are properly equipped and that personnel within each unit are trained and supervised to perform duties safely
  • Coordinate service maintenance agreements and custodial contract to ensure facilities are equipped, kept up to standard, and functional
  • Organize equipment relocation or disposal
  • Other responsibilities as needed

 

Non-Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • n/a

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • EHS personnel

Knowledge and Other Qualifications

  • B.S. with 3-5 years related experience
  • Experience in a biotechnological environment required
  • OSHA 10/30 – General Industry required
  • Experience with Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), current Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) required

Other Characteristics

  • Good computer and project management skills
  • Microsoft Office experience preferred, including SharePoint

Physical Requirements/Work Environment/Travel Requirements

  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs
  • Must be able to walk the facility
  • Travel between sites in the Rockville area

Vigene Biosciences, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, national origin, ancestry, age, mental and physical disability, genetic information, any veteran status, military status or application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under applicable law.

 

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