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HSE Specialist

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Location: Durham, 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.


Position Summary: 

In this role you will support the site’s manufacturing and support operations  including day to day Health, Safety and Environmental activities. Additionally, you will develop and deploy a subset of the HSE Management System at the site level under the direction of the Sr. HSE Manager.


This position is in a fast-paced, FDA regulated environment in the Medical Devices/Diagnostics Industry. The HSE Specialist is responsible for providing HSE support to ensure the site maintains a safe and healthy workplace, protects the environment from pollution and is adhering to applicable legal requirements. 


Primary Duties: 

  • Engages with the Site HSE Manager  to define and accept a distinct role developing and deploying a subset of the HSE process
  • Document, deploy and train key HSE system users as defined by the HSE manager
  • Communicate progress milestones toward the HSE system development at the site level
  • Deploy specific HSE procedures following a subset of HSE processes reporting progress toward HSE goals (Job Safety Analyses, Risk assessments, Environmental Assessments, Incident Reporting System, HSE inspections)
  • Helps drive process improvement initiatives for HSE  
  • Support the implementation of HSE site policies 
  • Compiles and reports HSE Metrics 


Training, Education, and Experience:

  • Education and Experience: 
    • Bachelor’s degree required. Degree in Health & Safety, Environmental Science or Policy, and/or an Engineering related field preferred.
    • 2-5 years of technical experience in HSE or related field required
  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: 
    • Knowledge of and experience working within an ISO 14001 & 45001 certified organization preferred.
    • Knowledge and understanding of US compliance regulations including DOT/OSHA/EPA/NFPA
    • Excellent communication skills- ability to influence, educate and train on HSE Procedures
    • Ability  to read and interpret technical literature and stay abreast of changing regulatory landscape
    • Ability  to develop a strategy to determine action plans for risk reduction
    • Ability  to review the regulatory landscape to identify and mitigate non-compliant conditions
    • Demonstrated computer skills (i.e. MS Office)



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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