Senior Manager, EHS

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At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision - transforming patients’ lives through science.In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease - and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry - each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

  • This position is within the Global Engineering and Facilities organization, reporting to the Director of Occupational Health and Safety organization. S u ppo r ts the successful operati o n of f a c i lity, labo r a tory, warehouse and business functions.
  • Th e Principal Engineer applies leading e d g e t e chnology and k now led ge to provide expert guid a n c e to multi- disciplinary teams. This individual leverage c o nstru c tive relationships across the org a nization to ac hieve g o als on mu l t i - disciplinary and cross-functi o nal teams, and inf l uen c es t e ams and stakeho l ders with f a ct-based, business value knowled g e.

    • Drive a culture of continuous improvement and proactive approaches to EHS.
    • Promote a culture of commitment to EHS by integrating with and directly supporting the needs of the business
    • Competency in industrial hygiene monitoring and exposure assessments.
    • Drive leading indicator safety programs.
    • Improve the quality of EHS management processes following established regulations, policies, standards, and programs.
    • Manage incident investigation programs, develop and identify trends, and develop programs for improving performance.
    • Minimizing risk to BMS by instituting strong engineering containment principles in area design.
    • Develop, implement and maintain workflows/processes for the key EHS systems.
    • Evaluate and monitor key EHS Metrics and issues and provide gap analysis to manage environmental, health and safety matters to ensure that BMS meets or exceeds legislative, corporate and industry requirements, as well as best practice standards.
    • Support the implementation of EOHSS Standards
    • Create proactive approach to EHS through cross functional co-operation, communications and training.
    • Identify corrective actions arising from inspections and/ or audits to bring the Corporation into compliance with applicable codes, laws, regulations and standards and explain these measures to others.
    • Proven track record and hands on practical experience of Instituting strong industrial hygiene principles to ensure maximum employee protection
    • Participate in educational meetings to instruct employees in matters pertaining to occupational health and safety.
    • Schedule and participate a variety of safety inspections in the workplace and effectively communicate the findings.
    • Provide technical expertise to the business applying strong process safety principles.
    • Conduct Risk and Job Hazard Analyses pertaining to physical, chemical, ergonomics and other hazards, and develop solutions to mitigate or control them.

    • Bachelors degree with major course work in chemistry, biological sciences, mathematics, physics, environmental health and safety, occupational health or industrial hygiene OR degree in other related fields that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours of study from among the following (or closely related) disciplines: environmental studies, safety, occupational health, industrial hygiene, physics, chemistry, biological sciences, and engineering.
      • Masters degree a plus;
      • 10+ years of equivalent specialized experience in or related to environmental, safety and occupational health that provided the specific knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position.

    REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • Ability to manage internal and external projects from inception to successful implementation
    • Ideal candidate will have direct experience in providing EHS support for small molecule, biologics operations, warehousing and cell therapy.
    • Good understanding of project/systems development process, including requirement gathering, analysis/design, development tools/technologies, contemporary testing methodologies and deployment management
    • Skilled in conceptualizing creative solutions, as well as documenting them and presenting/selling them to senior management
    • Strong analysis, design, and implementation experience
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills at all levels as appropriate for the needs of the audience; expertise in setting and managing customer expectations
    • Broad-based experience in implementing technology solutions and working with vendors
    • Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs, with the ability to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence
    • Strong customer focus and ability to manage client expectations.
    • Ability to communicate needs and schedules to EHS as well as ensure that plans are in place and standards are adhered to
    • Solid project management skills with ability to multitask and manage multiple small to large projects in a cross-functional environment
    • Ability to present and explain system information in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others, and gains understanding
    • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills at all management levels
    • Use of logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problem solving.
    • Knowledge of relevant policies, procedures and strategies to promote effective local, state or federal environmental health and safety operations for the protection of people, property and the environment.
    • Exceptional leadership skills that encourages empowerment and ownership within the team and organization. Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor junior engineers as well as delegate tasks and responsibilities.
    • Ability to work independently with no supervision
    • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel and Outlook, and the innate ability to learn new software as required.

    Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

    Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

    Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, or any part of the recruitment process direct your inquiries to Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.