Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (s278)

Website Lenox Executive Search

Job description

Lenox Executive Search is looking to fill two contract roles with one of our global pharmaceutical clients for a Environmental Health and Safety Specialist. This role will require you to be on-site in either Framingham or Cambridge. This is a two-year contract.

Objectives of an Environmental Health and Safety Specialist:

  • Implementing, monitoring, and participating in the development of site environmental, health and safety programs (Contractor Safety, Ergonomics, Laboratory and Chemical Safety, Hazardous Waste, Wastewater, etc.)
  • Ensuring compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local environmental and occupational regulations and permits (Department of Environmental Protection, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Massachusetts Water Resources Authority).
  • Leading risk assessment processes, including, but not limited to job hazard analyses, hazardous chemical and ergonomics.
  • Conducting comprehensive environmental, health and safety inspections of laboratories and facilities.
  • Providing technical assistance and advice to laboratory managers and employees regarding environmental health and safety issues.
  • Conducting accident/incident investigations.
  • Serving as lead on certain environmental, health and safety projects.
  • Providing initial in remote/in-person response to afterhours and weekend emergencies for initial size up.

Requirements of a Environmental Health and Safety Specialist:

  • Performing work that requires decision making and the consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion.
  • Effective communicator and solutions-oriented problem solver
  • Prior HSE experience in academic or commercial R&D facilities
  • Familiar with HSE-MS concepts
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university Industrial Hygiene, Safety, Environmental Science or similar
  • BS in Safety, Biology, Chemistry, Env. Science etc is needed.
  • Experience 5-7 years is ideal.
  • Experience in completing site safety inspections, completing Job Hazard Analyses, chemical and hazardous waste knowledge, ergonomics, and biosafety experience is very helpful.
  • Able to assist in Influencing others, listening, and being problem solvers.

Job Type: Contract

Salary: From $50.00 per hour


  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays

Application Question(s):

  • Which site would be your preference? Framingham or Cambridge?


  • Bachelor’s (Required)


  • HSE: 6 years (Preferred)
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