GlaxoSmithKline EHS Advisor in Albany, New York

Position Title: EHS Advisor

Working Location: New York

Employment Status: Full time

Required Experience: 4 years

Required Education: Bachelors

Travel Required: 0

Job Description:
Job Purpose

The EHS advisor will be responsible for establishing, implementing, managing and continuously improving the environment, health and safety programs for the Oak Hill facility. The EHS Advisor will have broad knowledge of EHS compliance programs and EHS specialty areas including Environmental Engineering, Safety Engineering and Risk Management. The EHS advisor will provide guidance in managing budgets to support outside services and operating expenses. The role includes strategic EHS planning as well as a tactical role for site-wide EHS management systems, EHS regulations, and industry best practices.

Key Responsibilities:

Prepare and submit local, State and other as required Environmental Reports, ensuring site Environmental Regulatory compliance
Review and track investigations of injuries, illnesses, environmental releases, non-injury accidents and near-misses to ensure that they are effective, and that they identify and resolve root causes.
Lead investigations into serious adverse events.
Provide timely, high quality EH& S technical support
Design, conduct and oversee EH& S training
Carry out regular workplace inspections to monitor compliance with site rules, procedures, etc.
Develop and manage an internal audit program to assess compliance with legal and company requirements and identify opportunities for improvement
Coordinate the completion of job safety analyses and risk assessments
Conduct environmental impact assessments to identify the sites key environmental priorities
Establish site EHS policies, objectives, key performance indicators and targets that reflect local needs and alignment with GSKs long term EHS strategy.
Monitor and analyze EHS performance and initiate action to support or correct trends
Establish program to manage the sites different EHS risks and impacts, coordinated within an overall EHS management system
Review change proposals (including capital projects and new product introductions) to identify potential EHS issues and participate in their resolution
Work collaboratively with colleagues at other GSK sites in North America and around the world to ensure that EHS best practices and lessons from adverse events are shared effectively.
Maintain local EHS SOPs that effectively describe the sites EHS management system.
Ensure that necessary EHS information is reported to local regulators and to stakeholders within GSK
Champion a strong safety culture across the site and maximize personnel involvement in EHS-related activities.
Ensure proportionate focus is maintained on EHS priorities through proactive communication and support.
Coordinate local business continuity, emergency response, and crisis management plans.
Test the plans with realistic scenarios.

Essential Skills:
Minimum B.S. Degree in a Science, Engineering, or EHS discipline with a minimum of 4 years experience in Manufacturing Site Environmental Compliance as well as EHS program development and implementation, preferably in the pharmaceutical or consumer healthcare industry
Minimum of 4 years of experience in EHS Environmental program development and implementation, preferably in the pharmaceutical/ consumer healthcare / manufacturing industry.
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