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EHS Manager – Contractor Safety (JP9276)

West Greenwich, RI · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  EHS Manager – Contractor Safety (JP9276)
Location: West Greenwich, RI. 02817
Business Unit:  
Duration: 2+ years (with likely extensions)
Notes: Onsite essential
Posting Date: 10/08/2021

3 Key Consulting is hiring a EHS Manager – Contractor Safety for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.

Job Description:
Standard work hours will be Monday to Friday from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm daily including a 30 minute unpaid lunch break (8 hours per day). Additional time may be required on evenings and weekends depending on schedule.

Why is the Position Open?
Supplement additional workload on team.

Top Must-Have Skill Sets:
  • Extensive applied knowledge and understanding of construction safety principles and practices, regulatory standards including OSHA 1926, and requirements in support of operations activities
  • Significant experience managing contractor safety in an operating manufacturing facility for renovation, refurbishment, new equipment installation and demolition projects. Experience with contractor safety in FDA regulated manufacturing facilities strongly preferred.
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, in a verbal and written format from workers through leadership

Day to Day Responsibilities:
  • Safety Programs –
    • Implement client’s Safety programs and ensure client requirements are followed. For permit to work, lock out tag out, confined space entry, cranes and hoists, electrical, pressure, working at heights, Personal Protective Equipment, managing hazardous materials, industrial hygiene, biosafety, ergonomics, fire and life safety, emergency response, excavation, and other safety programs
    • Facilitate safety performance reviews, inspections, and audits as required.
    • Provide full time field oversight for contractor/construction activities across the site, supporting numerous projects daily.
    • Scope to include work in clean rooms, utilities areas, office spaces, and exteriors/sitework.
    • Coach and acknowledge positive behaviors to encourage the right behaviors in the future.
    • Develop relationships with contractor staff to partner with them to promote and ensure safe work practices and behaviors.
    • Address field safety performance issues in a proactive and positive way rather than a punitive manner.
  • Regulations –
    • Ensure compliance with OSHA safety regulations, client safety requirements and documentation of non-conformance/coaching to improve performance.
  • Leadership –
    • Interface effectively with project and operations management, obtain their commitment and buy in to proposals and construction plans/logistics.
    • Monitor the work and progress of contractors and subcontractors.
    • Ensure Contractor/Subcontractor Orientation & Training of contractors.
    • Partner with contractors to ensure detailed, complete project specific safety plans are prepared and reviewed by client PM and EHSS prior to work commencing.
    • Assess work in the field to ensure compliance with approved plans and consult on safety concerns and questions.
    • Manage prequalification of contractor(s)/subcontractor(s).
    • Monitor safety compliance on all contractor activities across the site.
  • Incident management –
    • Identify weak signals and unsafe behaviors or conditions in the field and review with responsible contractors to ensure understanding of the issues and their rationale for prevention.
    • Support contractor incident investigations and ensure root cause analysis, to identify and address the underlying causes of incidents and reduce injuries and identify robust corrective and preventive actions.

Basic Qualifications:
  • B.S. degree in environment, safety, industrial hygiene, technical, scientific or engineering or equivalent experience and 3 – 10 years of construction safety experience
  • Extensive applied knowledge and understanding of construction safety principles and practices, regulatory standards including OSHA 1926, and requirements in context of business activities
  • Significant experience managing contractor safety in an operating manufacturing facility for renovation, refurbishment, new equipment installation and demolition projects. Experience with contractor safety in FDA regulated manufacturing facilities strongly preferred.
  • Competencies to include: Collaboration, leadership, team building, strong communication and influencing skills, action oriented, self-starting, program development and project management
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, in a verbal and written format from workers through leadership
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software systems
  • Good technical & business writing skills

Employee Value Proposition:
The person in this role will join a 12 person team and be supporting a wide variety of constructions projects onsite. You will have a fair amount of responsibility to ensure contractors are working safely.

Red Flags:
No construction safety experience.

Interview process:
Phone screening followed by in-person interview.



We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com.  If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this particular position, please feel free to take a look at the other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com/careers. You are also welcome to share this opportunity with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.
 
 
Regards,
 
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
 
 
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