EHS Manager - #197499

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT)


Date: 04/08/2021 20:00 PM

City: Coralville, Iowa

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

IDT is the leading manufacturer of custom oligonucleotides and proprietary technologies for genomics applications. Our work is complex and cutting-edge, and our team members are curious, creative thinkers who understand that good data drives smart decisions. At IDT, we realize that although science may be uniform, people are unique. We promote a culture where engaged people are motivated and have opportunities to achieve their full potential, as part of one global team



IDT is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives


Job Title: EHS Manager


Location: Coralville, IA


Purpose statement:

The Manager of Environmental, Health, & Safety is responsible for oversight and implementation of all Environmental Health, Safety and related regulatory requirements to ensure compliance, identify EHS gaps, and reduce risks at all IDT facilities in Coralville, IOWA


Essential Functions:

Perform and oversee all responsibilities of an EHS Manager



Organize the daily workflow, with help of the Danaher Business Systems (DBS) methods, in the EHS department and monitor the daily operations of the department



Manages, implements and monitors safety & regulatory programs and policies


Including, but not limited to:

Completes all regulatory reporting requirements (Fire, OSHA, EPA, DNR)



Maintains the Chemical Inventory/Hazardous Materials Business Plan



Regulatory matrix



Maintains all necessary permits for Environmental and Regulatory Compliance



Troubleshoot equipment/system problems related to safety encountered and submit



and follow up on work orders when necessary



Ensures compliance in all aspects of a broad-based industrial hygiene program, including (but not limited to) indoor/outdoor air quality, laboratory safety (occupational exposures), medical surveillance, and respiratory protection



Perform/oversee the communication/awareness of safety and environmental management in the company



Communicate job expectations and performance standards to employees within the department



Delegate tasks or responsibilities to employees; use effective methods to monitor and review progress



Facilitate the preparation and reporting of department metrics and performance measures



Oversee the training program for new and existing employees; identify training gaps and optimal methods for monitoring and measuring training effectiveness



Assist in the interview and hiring process



Contribute to and write performance evaluations for members of the staff



Assist in administering annual performance evaluations



Assist in approval, denial and tracking of vacation / compensation day requests and timecards



Recommend and validate any disciplinary actions as such actions and evidence warrants



Interface with Regulatory Officials {Fire Marshall, OSHA, EPA & BLDG department) as needed. Lead all inspection activities



Organize and Chair the Safety committee



Promote a work environment that provides a positive and rewarding employee experience



Demonstrates and upholds behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values and delivers the Integrated DNA Technologies experience to customers and other business associates



Performs other duties as assigned by the Global EHS Director


Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in a Science related field required



Completion of 40-Hour Spill Response Training, preferred


Professional Experience:

Minimum of three years of Environmental, Safety, and Health and/or relevant experience as a Shift Leader, Group Leader or prior related experience required



Working knowledge of Air compliance and DNR is required



Working knowledge of all local, state and federal regulatory requirements required



Working knowledge of IDT’s Safety and Regulatory Programs and Policies preferred



Working knowledge of ISO 9001 & ISO140001. Completion of ISO 140001 Internal Auditor Training is preferred



Other Job Qualifications



Demonstrated proficiency in time, organization, and project management



Demonstrated ability to initiate action to resolve problems and improve processes



Detailed knowledge of essential function and job duties assigned to other EHS positions



Excellent communication skills / Ability to interact in a professional manner with public officials, employees and all levels of management



Must have excellent computer skills which includes knowledge of the Internet and MS Office (e.g. word, excel, power point…)



Ability to maintain confidentiality on all issues related to the position



Adaptability to perform under stress when confronted with emergent, critical, unusual, or dangerous situations, or situation in which working speed and sustained attention are make-or-break aspects of the job



Proven experience working collaboratively across a global function as well as independently, making sound decisions with minimal supervision



Adaptability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure



Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers



Ability to accept responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity



Adaptability to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances or standards



Adaptability to perform repetitive work or to perform continuously the same work, according to set procedures sequence or pace



Travel Requirements



Seldom travel (up to 5-10% of time) is expected


Physical Requirements:

Exert 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 10-15 lbs. of force frequently


Visual Acuity:

Work requires close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus



Ability to read pertinent printed material and distinguish colors



Ability to accurately read measurements on equipment



Ability to prepare and read written documentation; use of computer


What We Offer:

Generous Paid Time Off Accruals



16 Hours PAID Volunteer Time Off



10 Paid Holidays



Up to eight (8) weeks of 100% paid parental leave to eligible U.S. associates



401(k) with Company Match



Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Options



Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers



When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 68,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization



Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible



If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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