Senior EHS Specialist

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Reduces broad concepts, business strategies into structured projects. Leads the design/ delivery of new programs/ processes/ functional solutions; is the key technical contributor. Solves complex, high impact EHS program/ process design, implementation problems within a groundbreaking, growing Agilent business unit.

 Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provides technical expertise and support in various environmental, health and safety (EHS) disciplines with a concentration on industrial hygiene
  • Provides knowledge and advice to develop and support various environmental, health, and safety programs
  • Initiates innovative EHS program solutions, designs, and development concepts
  • Provides work product reports and conclusions periodically as required by the EHS Manager
  • Assists with the management of relationships and performance of vendors, as needed
  • Technical specialist to group and business level managers, as needed
  • Integral in coordinating activities with other departments including Manufacturing, Maintenance, Engineering, Quality Assurance, Validation, Quality Control, etc.


  • Bachelors, Masters or other University level degree in a relevant subject area
  • 8 + years of meaningful experience to include knowledge of environmental and health and safety law and regulations (emphasis in waste management and air permitting), and the ability to apply such knowledge to specific situations and design programs in compliance with such law/regulation
  • Technical knowledge including but not limited to chemistry, biology, anatomy/physiology, physics, process safety management and environmental health strongly preferred
  • Capable of leading various projects and use discretion in completing work assignments; while assisting the group in establishing priorities, setting standards and working collectively to accomplish goals and objectives
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of GMP compliance as it applies to assigned tasks
  • Results oriented and strong eye for business and the ability to work cross functionally with internal business units, suppliers, vendors and partners
  • High emotional intelligence to deal appropriately with emotive and delicate topics
  • Willingness to challenge the status quo, inspire change and influence outcomes
  • Ability to work collaborate within a matrix organization with a mixed approach including strategic and tactical techniques
  • Proficient in handling complex, multifaceted projects, aligning priorities, taking measured risks and appropriate corrective action
  • Ability to engage with customer personnel, auditors and regulatory authorities, as needed, to communicate on IH topics and status of WPS maintained systems

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