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Director, Health & Safety Zone

Rahway, NJ, USA | Sodexo

  • Industry:
    Consumer Products
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Biotech/R&D/Science
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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Sodexo is seeking a Director, Health & Safety Programs located in Rahway, NJ. As a core member of the Operations team, you will plan, implement, and monitor the Environmental, Health, Safety (EHS) and Sustainability programs and ensure related compliance across our Pharma client’s locations in NORAM (US, Canada). You will have the opportunity to work with global teams and the client to collaborate and set the account EHS and Sustainability strategy in NORAM and implement Sodexo’s company policy. You will lead a team of EHS professionals at our locations to coordinate, as needed, all EHS activities, training, and program implementations. You will also have the opportunity to evaluate and establish best in class EHS and Sustainability practices and systems in all our locations to improve overall EHS and Sustainability performance and work environment. We will help you achieve your goals through collaboration and continuous professional development. The EHS Director will partner with our internal global Sustainability team to ensure that these initiatives are fully integrated across our operations, business practices, and client deliverables.  



The SodexoMAGIC partnership represents the union of two global brands that operate at peak performance.Sodexo, a long-standing leader in “quality of life solutions” around the globe, and Magic Johnson Enterprises, the brainchild of NBA all-star Earvin Magic Johnson, who literally took the game to new heights. To learn more about SodexoMAGIC and read a message from Earvin “Magic” Johnson himself click here.



Are You the One?



Our clients depend on your expertise to help them to optimize their business. We are looking for an energetic, knowledgeable, and motivated Environmental Health & Safety professional. You must have at least a bachelor’s degree along with 7 or more years of relevant experience? in Environmental Health and Safety and Sustainability. A top person for this job has already led a team of EHS professionals. With our multiple locations, we are looking for someone that has managed multiple locations and has had experience being client facing. Prior experience in the pharmaceutical industry, with Sustainability and Industrial Hygiene experience is highly preferred.



Key Responsibilities:



Lead EHS programs across the account to ensure compliance with Sodexo and the client EHS policies as well as applicable environmental, health and safety regulatory obligations

Champion account initiatives to achieve site and client goals and objectives.

Ensure that EHS programs are assessed for prioritized risks in line with business unit objectives.

Ensure corrective actions are implemented and documented in response to corporate, client and site audits and reviews.

Lead efforts to streamline and strengthen Sustainability Solutions within the account to ensure world-class results by promoting knowledge sharing and project implementation.

Liaise with applicable local/state/federal agencies on issues related to EHS at the sites

Maintain a current knowledge to ensure all locations are compliant with applicable EHS regulatory obligations as they apply to the sites and best practices related to EHS.

Work with senior site leadership (client facing and internal) to ensure appropriate corrective actions are taken on identified health, safety and environmental hazards or potential hazards. Ensure all locations are compliant with regulatory requirements

Interface and manage EHS aspects of staff assigned with EHS responsibilities throughout the account.

Perform other duties as assigned.

 The ideal candidate will have:



Bachelor’s degree in safety management, environmental health, or other related science discipline is preferred

Pharmaceutical experience

Environmental, Health & Safety experience

Demonstrated business acumen

Exceptional customer service, relationship building and communication skills

CSP Certified Safety Professional

OSHA 10 Hour and OSHA 30 Hour

CIH Certified Industrial Hygienist

CHMM Certified Hazardous Materials Manager

CHMP Certified Hazardous Materials Practitioner

Learn more about Sodexo’s Benefits 



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Working for Sodexo:



How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.

Make an Immediate Impact.



Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 150,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 13,000 client sites in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes and optimize their infrastructure, which deliver tangible outcomes.



Our client portfolio spans multiple markets across the nation including education, corporate services, health care and government services, which means we can offer a career full of variety, challenge and tremendous growth opportunities.



Position Summary

Responsible for the Health & Safety segment support as Health & Safety Single Point of Contact (HS-SPOC), strategic planning, deployment, compliance, loss prevention & incident investigation, and training within the assigned Zone.Health & Safety includes all safety disciplines, such as environment, health and safety, food safety, and product quality assurance.



Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience



Basic Management Experience - 5 years

Basic Functional Experience - 5 years of related experience


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