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HSE Professional

Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Facilities & HSE

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.

Description

Position Summary:

This position will serve as a member of the Health, Safety & Environmental team. This position will report to the site HSSE Associate Director. Primary responsibilities include assisting the site HSSE Associate Director in planning, implementing, and promoting the site HSE programs, policies, and procedures with primary emphasis on the industrial hygiene aspects of occupational health and safety to prevent or correct unsafe working conditions and behaviors to achieve the desired injury/illness prevention safety culture.

 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Under general supervision of the site HSSE Associate Director, the HSE Professional will:

  • Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of its Quality System
  • Create, implement and monitor the company health & safety programs, policies, and procedures
  • Maintain and apply knowledge of current general industry safety regulations and industrial hygiene processes
  • Conduct Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Health monitoring and assessments to ensure employees are not exposed to hazards greater than PEL’s for given constituents (i.e. noise, radiation, chemical, etc.)
  • After completing a job safety analysis evaluation, recommend process safety applications that will reduce employee exposure to chemical, physical, and biological hazards
  • May conduct monitoring and assessment of environmental practices and permitting and complete environmental reports to ensure compliance
  • Create and conduct safety training including; new employee safety orientation, and specific occupational health and safety topic training to individuals and groups
  • May assist with site Safety Committee activities and Building Emergency Response Teams (B.E.R.T.S) as required
  • Investigate work place accidents, injuries, and illness and complete a root cause analysis (RCA). Identify and implement corrective actions to mitigate the root cause hazard.
  • May give direction and guidance to HSE technicians on complex HSE issues
  • Track, compile and report safety and training statistics
  • Ensure department mgt. has all tools and information required to effectively implement safety programs and initiatives
  • Ensure proper disposal of hazardous waste and track environmental metrics
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Supplemental Data

To perform this job successfully, the incumbent must have a passion for and demonstrated commitment for workplace injury prevention and be able to carry out each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The incumbent will have subject matter expert (SME) knowledge of OSHA regulations, standard safety procedures, and best safe work practices for general industry. General knowledge of behavioral-based safety programs is a plus. Timely completion and follow-up of assigned tasks and accurate collection and tracking of required data is essential.

 

  1. Will be required to demonstrate training proficiency on occupational safety related topics prior to job offer
  2. May be assigned to various physical locations and work in environments including; office, clean mfg., warehouse, and bio labs.
  3. Must be able to wear a PAPR respirator

 

Training and Education

The minimum educational background and qualifications for this position are: Bachelor's degree in safety, or other technical discipline (i.e Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health, Science). A professional certification of CIH or CSP; or a Master’s degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, or Occupational Health is a plus.

 

Experience

This position requires a minimum of 3 yrs. paid professional experience where the primary job function was performing occupational health, safety and industrial hygiene activities in a general industry setting.

 

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time, lift up to 40 lbs., walk on even and uneven surfaces and stairs, have fine motor coordination, ability to pass a respirator fit test, and have ability to gown for clean room environments.
  • Must be able to pass a respirator fit test and be able to wear a PAPR respirator

BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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