Posted to MedZilla on 11/12/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-GA, EHS Process Safety Management Lead SR0039292-MZ


Takeda is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We have best-in-class products available in more than 100 countries across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal / Internal Medicine / Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; a growing franchise in Oncology; and an emerging, innovative pipeline in Ophthalmics.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.

Responsible for the successful implementation and execution of the Process Safety Management program in Covington. Ensures all of OSHA s PSM program elements are in place and successfully integrated into all of our business processes at the Site. Responsible for maintaining all documentation related to PSM and presenting the program to internal and external auditors. Also responsible for the Site management inspection program and operational readiness committees.

Responsible for ensuring the successful implementation of the PSM program ensuring compliance with all legal and Company requirements. This position is responsible to determine PSM applicability at our site and to ensure all PSM elements are in place. Periodically conducts HAZOPs and risk assessments. Ensures all findings and recommendations are addressed. Assesses all PSM related changes. Conducts program self-assessments, participate in corporate audits, and assists in investigation of incidents. Manages PSM related changes to the process. Manages all documentation related to the PSM program. Also responsible for other safety programs such as Lockout/Tagout, Contractor Safety, Confined Spaces, Safety Committees and others as necessary.Support operational area(s) as needed for sustaining EHS programs. Conducts program self-assessments, participate in corporate audits, and assists in investigation of incidents. Assess contractor work/projects and identify preventive and mitigation actions. Support operational areas through regular inspections, training, incident investigation efforts and management of action items. Maintains the Site PSM Sharepoint Site.

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field is required.

4-7 years of overall experience directly working in EHS with at least 1-3 years in a PSM related role.

  • Training and job experience which demonstrates a strong understanding of OSHA s Process Safety Management Regulations
  • Display Shire s Leadership Behaviors: BE Positive, BE Accountable, BE an Excellent Manager of Self and Others, and BE Results-Driven.
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Ability to manage conflicts
  • Ability to complete a project from beginning to end by leading a cross functional team
  • Must be self-motivated and have a high level of energy, focused on generating results
  • Must display personal accountability for results and demonstrate intellectual honesty
  • Must have respect for individuals and the diverse contributions of all
  • Must be able to create presentations and conduct training without assistance
  • Ability to communicate well to a wide variety of audiences
  • Must display eagerness to learn and willingness to continuously improve
  • Demonstrate high potential for continued professional growth within EHS
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity well when making decisions
  • Ability to take decisive action when little information is known or available

Ability to navigate and understand Governmental regulations and interpretation letters to make decisions on complex regulatory aspects that impact the Plant.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.

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Reasonable Accommodations

Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please call 484-595-8400 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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