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Wilson, North Carolina
United States
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EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Single site
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Experience level:
6-10 years
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Bachelor's Degree
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Senior Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Generalist

Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products.

The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Responsible for providing compliant environmental, health, and safety (EHS) programs to operating departments at the Wilson, North Carolina site.  Integrates EHS programs into daily operations to assure regulatory compliance, achieves continuous performance improvement, meeting EHS performance objectives.  Partners with operations to develop objectives to achieve these goals in alignment with site business goals and values.  Performs responsibilities and addresses problems with limited supervision. 

  • Completes hazard assessments, industrial hygiene monitoring, process hazard analysis, life safety reviews, incident investigations, environmental regulatory field analysis, environmental reports and permit applications.
  • Reviews processes, facilities, procedures and management of change documents to assure conformance to recognized EHS regulations, standards and guidelines. 
  •  Provides support to client groups in completing injury/illness analysis, training, self-assessments and addressing specific EHS concerns as they are raised.
  •  With a deep knowledge of EHS regulations and their applicability, develops EHS procedures, guidelines and training programs as assigned. 
  •  Provides leadership to formation and sustained performance of action oriented EHS committees.
  •  Assure completion of all regulatory submissions, notifications, etc. required to maintain compliance with federal, state, and local EHS requirements.
  •  Experience with EHS agency inspections and regulatory advocacy.


Education Minimum Requirement:  Bachelor’s Degree required, concentration in Safety or Environmental related technical discipline preferred.  
Required Experience and Skills: 
Minimum of 5 years applied professional EHS work experience.  
Advanced level of proficiency in the areas of environmental compliance, occupational and process safety, critical thinking, and communication skills.  
Basic level of skill with project management and problem solving.

Preferred Experience and Skills:  
Relevant professional certification(s) preferred including P.E., CSP and/or CIH.
Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re inventing for life. 




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