Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2007 09:15:14 -0400
Reply-To: daniel.liberman**At_Symbol_Here**NOVARTIS.COM
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From: daniel.liberman**At_Symbol_Here**NOVARTIS.COM
Subject: Job Opportunity
 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 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** 

Position Number 25267BR 

Posting Title
Manager, Chemistry Safety and Health
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
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 

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 

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
Support available for international candidates?
Local - only apply with work permit for country of job



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