Dear CHAS Members, The Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research has an opening in the Health, Safety and Environment Program for a chemist with health and safety experience (perhaps as a Chemical Hygiene Officer) at it's Cambridge Massachusetts facility. If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please contact me or you can log onto the novartis website at www.novartis.com click on careers in the top right corner, click on job search US, search openings, and complete the template. The position description is below. Best regards, Dan Liberman Daniel F. Liberman, Ph.D. Director: Health, Safety and Environment & Business Continuity Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Inc. 220 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139 USA Phone: +1 617 8717070 Fax: +1 617 8713330 Email : daniel.liberman**At_Symbol_Here**novartis.com Position Number 25267BR Posting Title Manager, Chemistry Safety and Health Division NIBR Work Location United States - Massachusetts - Cambridge Company/Legal Entity USA Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, East Hanover, NJ Posting Functional Area Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) Band /Grade/Functional Level M2 Job Type Full Time Job Description Responsible for establishing and maintaining a framework for supporting the chemistry function in health and safety matters. This function provides expertise and consultation for Discovery Global Chemistry - Cambridge (GDC-CA) management to ensure health and safety programs and education/training initiatives are integrated into scientific processes and support a culture safety excellence. 1. Initiates and drives continuous improvements in chemistry health, safety and environmental training initiatives, systems and processes. 2. Partners with GDC-CA management and the GDC/HSE Committee to develop and maintain the framework of guidelines and standards, to ensure a business oriented, efficient and effective, integration of health and safety practices in Cambridge. 3. Leads joint GDC/HSE committee to define requirements and oversee performance, and to work with the Committee to set the directions of corrective actions and improvement programs. In addition, serves to bring together common practices across NIBR chemistry, globally. 4. Partner with GDC-CA management to develop efficient and effective chemical safety training programs that are targeted to the needs and interests of chemistry associates. 5. Ensure activities related to the use of hazardous chemicals in laboratories are conducted in a safe manner as well as in compliance with OSHA regulations. This includes assessing operations and processes, conducting work place assessments and participating in accident investigations. 6. Develop and implement awareness programs and targeted training to support GDC and work with HSE staff to ensure mechanisms are in place to monitor effectiveness. Key Performance Indicators Regulations and guidelines are up to date and reflect the state of the art. Education and certification programs for associates on chemical health and safety topics are in place. Systems for sharing lessons learned and the transfer of know how and best practices are in place. Minimum requirements Masters Degree in Organic Chemistry or related field, PhD degree is a definate plus. Five to seven years of experience in organic chemistry and scale up processes in a research environment. Management experience in health and safety desired. Required years of experience Five - Seven Years Relocation Yes Support available for international candidates? Local - only apply with work permit for country of job _________________________ CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE The information contained in this e-mail message is intended only for the exclusive use of the individual or entity named above and may contain information that is privileged, confidential or exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient, or the employee or agent responsible for delivery of the message to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify the sender immediately by e-mail and delete the material from any computer. Thank you.
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