Environmental Health and Safety Engineer

Environmental Health and Safety Engineer

Position Summary:

The EH&S Engineer has primary responsibility for developing and implementing site safety programs. This position also serves as the Biosafety Officer and Chemical Hygiene Officer, and is a member of the Emergency Response team.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate current facility and EH&S conditions; assess risks and implement appropriate corrective-action plans and policies to improve regulatory compliance, meet or exceed industry standards and maintain company policy.
  • Lead/provide EH&S guidance and compliance support to site management to ensure compliance with regulatory and company requirements.
  • Drive continuous improvements in EH&S performance and programs.
  • Conduct accident investigation and prepare report identifying possible accident causes and hazards.
  • Plan and implement training for employees in work site safety practices and regulatory compliance.
  • Prepare and maintain environmental summaries, training reports, regulatory summaries, filings and reporting requirements.
  • Establish and oversee a cross functional safety committee; schedule regular meetings, maintain minutes and manage action item follow up.
  • Manage reporting requirements for waste removal and effluent.
  • Perform safety surveys and inspections, prepare written reports of findings and recommendations for corrective or preventive measures where indicated and follow up to ensure measures have been implemented.
  • Plan, develop, implement and manage site procedures for adhering to local, state, and federal EH&S regulations.
  • Identify, implement and manage third party service providers for EH&S services.
Leadership Qualifications:

An ongoing commitment to conducting our global business according to the highest legal and ethical standards, and to continually pursue excellence in the development and delivery of all of our products and services. This includes:

  • Respecting the laws and operating within the applicable regulations of the places in which we conduct business, as well as our own Company policies and procedures.
  • Being honest and treating people with respect and courtesy.
  • Constantly striving to make Vericel a great place to work, and a company respected for the quality of its people and products.
  • Acting as role models for our fellow employees by acting responsibly, fairly, and honestly in our dealings and exercising sound judgment in performing our jobs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Health & Safety or a related scientific field; minimum 2 years of experience in Environmental, Health and Safety with 1 plus years of program management experience in an FDA regulated environment (i.e. pharma, biotech, or medical device research/development/and manufacturing).
  • Must have in depth knowledge of United States and Massachusetts EH&S regulations and standards, and demonstrate effective interaction with regulatory agencies.
  • Thorough knowledge of regulatory requirements relating to OSHA, DOT, IATA, EPA regulations and codes.
  • Leadership, project management and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees and regulatory representatives.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status and will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Vericel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vericel Corporation is VEVRAA federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for job openings at all locations within the state.


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