1+ months

Sr. EHS Specialist Industrial Hygiene

Pfizer
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
**ROLE SUMMARY**



Primary functions include the management and improvement of the Kalamazoo Site Industrial Hygiene program, to meet regulatory compliance obligations and conformance with Pfizer Global EHS Standards. Due to the size and complexity of the site the Industrial Hygienist will have the opportunity to develop systems to control a variety of workplace hazards, for example potent compounds (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API)) chemicals, and ionizing and non-ionizing radiation sources using traditional hierarchy of control approaches such as ventilation systems, noise control, work practices and personal protective equipment. You will also be expected to be knowledgeable and have experience of implementing pharmaceutical control technologies within API manufacturing, sterile injectable and solid oral dose and laboratory operations.



**ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES**



+ Leads the site's industrial hygiene program by developing and implementing with the area/department owners' participation in assuring they comply with OSHA/MIOSHA regulations and Pfizer standards.

+ Conducts industrial hygiene assessments of new products, processes, capital investments and leads to identify and implement controls to assure colleagues' protection.

+ Provides information, instruction and training to increase the knowledge of industrial hygiene at all levels of the site.

+ Develops processes and tools assess occupational exposures using strategies that align with the AIHA Exposure Assessment Strategy (or equivalent).

+ Provides industrial hygiene expertise to the site emergency response team.

+ Develops and leads the implementation of industrial hygiene control and system improvements across the site.

+ Conducts investigations of working conditions for the prevention of occupational disease and industrial health hazards, with specific reference to toxic substances, noise, and harmful physical agents.

+ Develop and implement sampling strategies measuring airborne concentrations of dust, gases, and mists; uses air sampling instruments and collection devices collecting samples of materials to detect and evaluate employee exposure including providing solutions and determining the effectiveness of engineering and administrative controls



**BASIC QUALIFICATIONS**



+ Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Engineering or Industrial Hygiene.

+ At least 5 years of experience in developing and implementing of industrial hygiene programs.

+ Experience in working in an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient and Drug Product - Final Product (aseptic and non- aseptic) manufacturing setting that also includes Facilities, Utilities, Warehouses, and Laboratories.

+ Experience with identifying implementing and testing effectiveness of appropriate control technologies for potent compound manufacturing and handling.

+ Competency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Project Management, Power Point and TEAMS).

+ Proven experience of working in the field with area owners to identify and implement the best solutions.

+ Extensive experience in conducting incident investigations.

+ Excellent organizational, planning and leadership skills.

+ Ability to successfully influence and engage with multiple levels of the organization and the proven ability to lead cross functional teams is required.

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills.



**PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS**



+ A Master's Degree in Industrial Hygiene, Chemistry or Engineering.

+ Experience in design of experiments and statistical analysis.

+ CIH certification from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene.

+ Experience in Project Management and Lean Concepts.



PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS- Must be able to perform field observations which could involve walking or standing on uneven terrain, squatting/bending/twisting/turning and reaching above shoulder height and work in various climates from extreme cold to heat.

- Able to stand or walk for periods of 8 hours or more

- Sit extended period

- Must be able to pass a medical exam for use of a respirator

- Must be able to perform complex tasks and handle multiple priorities and have the ability to perform exceptionally under high stress conditions.

- Able to meet deadlines, both internally and externally



NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS Candidates are expected to be on call. The position at times will require working varying shifts in order to support the needs of the organization.



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EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.



Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.



**Other Job Details:**



+ **Last Date to Apply for Job: May 31, 2020**

+ Eligible for Relocation Package: Yes

+ Eligible for Employee Referral: Yes



**Sunshine Act**

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.



**EEO & Employment Eligibility**

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.



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Posted: 2020-02-06 Expires: 2020-08-05

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