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When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Under the general direction of the Rochester Site Leader, the primary responsibility of this position is to develop and establish strategies to ensure overall Environmental, Health and Safety compliance and accident/incident prevention. This position will maintain a dotted line responsibility to the Corporate Director of EHS for LSG and the Fairport Site Leader. This position will also partner with Corporate Risk Management and other site EHS managers to share best practices and drive continuous improvement throughout the organization.

  • Establish and maintain policies, practices and procedures that ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, local and corporate environmental regulations for the Rochester Operations.
  • Implement and support programs that promote a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Lead and continuously improve existing site safety initiatives, including but not limited to the Rochester EHS Vision, the Learning to See Proactive Safety program, and the Leadership Safety Steering Committee.
  • Recommend, develop and implement environmental, health and safety policies, programs and procedures to eliminate the occurrence of environmental incidents, minimize personal injuries, property damage, and vehicular/general liability claims.
  • Conduct periodic audits to identify potential environmental and workplace hazards, programs deficiencies and liabilities.
  • Present control and corrective action recommendations to company management.
  • Analyze, design, develop and conduct appropriate training programs to assist management with environmental, health and safety responsibilities.
  • Assist in conducting the investigation of serious incidents and near-misses.
  • Review and analyze incident data to identify trends or areas requiring additional focus using the SHED program.
  • Serve as a technical resource to the company in complex areas of EHS compliance, risk management, hazardous materials/waste, industrial hygiene, industrial safety, and/or ergonomics.
  • Maintain routine OSHA and environmental reports.
  • Report to Corporate Risk Management on the status of plant metrics, environmental performance and legal and regulatory inspections/audits.
  • Keep abreast of industry developments through membership in professional associations (ASSE, LEPC, NYWEA, AIHA), by reviewing trade publications and through attendance at trade conventions, Corporate seminars, workshops and meetings as necessary.
  • Use LEAN manufacturing methodology and LEAN tools (Kaizen events, process mapping, benchmarking, and root cause analysis) to drive workplace safety improvement.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety and Health, Environmental Science, Risk Management or related field
  • 8 years’ experience in the environmental, health and safety or risk management field in manufacturing
  • LEAN Manufacturing experience a plus
  • Manufacturing
  • Proven ability in facilitating training for all employee levels.
  • Ability to develop and meet deadlines and budgets.
  • Effective leadership and personnel management skills
  • Ability to develop and implement procedures and programs
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and database management
  • Ability to travel to travel to our 3 Rochester facilities
At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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