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Yoh Services LLC Environmental Health and Safety Specialist Healthcare in Bothell, Washington

Environmental Health and Safety Specialist needed for a contract opportunity for Yoh Scientific's client located in the Bothell, WA area. This position is with a major pharmaceutical company that makes cancer and immunology drugs. If you meet the requirements, please apply to this job and also feel free to follow up via email to (Job#321705 )Pay rate: $50 - $60/hour12 months W2 contract This position is primarily an on-site role. Looking to convert this role to FTE if all goes well.PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION:The primary focus of the Sr. EHS Specialist is to support the EHS programs at our Bothell location which includes the cell therapy manufacturing plant and laboratories. The EHS Specialist works directly with the laboratories and manufacturing and serves as an expert regarding general safety, chemical hygiene, biosafety and environmental management to ensure best practices and compliance with all relevant state and federal regulations. This position works closely with the EHS Team members on site. This position is based at our Juno Manufacturing Plant (Jump) in Bothell, Washington. On-call service may be required.REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Education:* Bachelor's degree in environmental health, industrial hygiene, chemistry, biological sciences or closely related field.Experience * Minimum of 5 years directly related EHS experience, preferably in a biopharmaceutical or medical device manufacturing or laboratory environment.* Working knowledge of environmental health and safety regulations and procedures that apply to the biotech industry.* Experience with rapid and complex changing work environmentPreferred ExperienceDemonstrated knowledge and experience working with federal, state and local regulatory requirements as well as pharmaceutical industry requirements and standards. Experience in manufacturing or a laboratory setting is preferred.Desirable certifications include: CHMM, RBP, CBP, ASP, CSP, CIH, etcDUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Skills* Excellent communication, presentation and customer service skills. Ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues, by using effective and appropriate judgment* Strong sense of urgency in addition to the ability to prioritize and complete projects in a timely manner.* The ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, have a strong drive - orientated on results.* Demonstrated ability to interface and influence at all levels of the organization.Key Duties* General Safety - will act as a Safety Officer at the site. Ensure compliance to all safety requirements. This position will act as the Lead Safety representative at the daily staff meetings.* Safety Program - Work with staff to promote a positive safety culture and ensure compliance to all safety requirements. Develop and review site SOPs and procedures. Lead safety inspections and other audit programs. Prepare and track incident investigations and reports. Provide technical assistance to the Safety Committee and EHS team.* Training - Develop and provide EHS training to personnel, including but not limited to new hire employee orientation, chemical safety, and subsequent refresher trainings. Maintain records of EHS training.* Project Support- Provide oversite, support, and tracking of appropriate EHS projects to completion. Manage employee hazard reporting program and disperse concerns to appropriate project teams when needed. Help support EHS project teams by coaching team leads and ensuring proper escalation of concerns.* Environmental - Promote environmental stewardship within the facility. Assist with the proper collection, storage, and disposal of hazardous wastes onsite.* Compliance - Ensure compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal safety, environmental and employee