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Associate Director, EH&S

Company: CSL Behring
Location: Kankakee
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:


  • Ensures the implementation and continuous improvement of the site EHS programs.
  • Ensures an on-going state of compliance with all applicable EHS regulations. Liaise with applicable local/state/provincial agency on issues related to EHS at the site.
  • Develops and implements plans to ensure conformance with the Global EHS Management System requirements similar or equivalent to OHSAS 45001, VPP, or ISO 14001.
  • Assesses the safety culture and develops strategies to monitor and continuously improve. Leads and ensures employee engagement.
  • Leads, manages, and develops the EHS staff ensuring appropriate organizational structure, staffing, skills, technical knowledge and prioritization of work to support business objectives and compliance.
  • Coordinates the maintenance and continuous improvement of the site emergency preparedness processes.
  • Work with senior site management to ensure appropriate corrective actions are taken on identified health, safety and environmental hazards or potential hazards.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.Qualifications:Education
    • Bachelor's degree in Bachelor degree in Occupational Safety, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Chemical Engineering or equivalent, advanced degree preferred and/or an MBA. Experience
      • Well versed in EHS management systems such as ISO 45001, ISO 14001 and ISO 50001.
      • Must have the ability to write effective procedures, policies, reports, and correspondence.
      • Must be comfortable with developing and delivering presentations to audiences of 25 to 200 people (examples include providing updates at functional all-staff meetings and presentations of data or results)
      • At least 7 years of EHS or related experience in a biotech/pharmaceutical environment
      • 4 or more years managing direct reports and contingent workers in a manufacturing environment.
      • Expert knowledge of the relevant local EHS regulations, international EHS management systems and how they apply to site and function within the Americas.
      • 4 or more years managing or directing site environmental compliance programsCompetencies
        • Thinks beyond and incorporates external factors into business strategy
        • Collaborates and influences broadly across multiple sites and levels.
        • Excels at the development of clear, concise, and effective policies, standards, and procedures.
        • Willingness to travel to sites and provide hands on assistance to address deficiencies, share practices and rapidly implement global systems.
        • Excellent people management skills and ability to align people and resources towards organizational success
        • Demonstrated ability to deliver solutions in a changing environment and experience in a global Matrix organization
        • Comfortable in a fast-paced company environment with minimal direction and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities
        • Strong interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication are essential in this collaborative work environment
        • Business Acumen: Knows how businesses work; knowledgeable in current and possible future policies, practice, trends and information affecting his/her business and organization; knows the competition; is aware of how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace.
        • Builds bridges and Empowers CSL One-Teams creating true Alliances
        • Unleashes outcomes and creates an environment of decision making and appropriate risk taking
        • Drive for Results/Execution: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
        • Ignites Agility and creates a nimble environment: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
        • Decision Quality: Makes good decision based upon a mixture analysis, wisdom experience, and judgment; most his/her solution and suggestions turn out to be correct and accurate when judged over time; sought out by others for advice and solutions.
        • Innovation Management: Is good at bringing the creative ideas of others to market; has good judgment about which creative ideas and suggestions will work; has a sense about managing the creative process of others; can facilitate effective brainstorming; can project how potential ideas may play out in the marketplace.
        • Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
        • Inspires the future and drives strategy throughout the organization: Communicates a compelling and inspired vision or sense of core purpose; talks beyond today; talks about possibilities; is optimistic; creates mileposts and symbols to rally support behind the vision; makes the vision sharable by everyone; can inspire and motivate entire units or organizations.
        • Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvement in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
        • Priority Setting: Spends his/her time and the time of others on what's important; quickly zeros in on the critical few and puts the trivial aside; can quickly sense what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal; eliminates roadblocks; creates focus.CSL Behring LLC will provide equal employment opportunity for all persons without discrimination on the basis of membership in a legally protected class, including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, or handicap/disability. CSL Behring is committed to ensuring that diversity and inclusion are a part of our everyday business. Our Benefits We encourage you to make your well-being a priority. It's important and so are you. Learn more about how we care at CSL. About CSL Behring CSL Behring is a global leader in developing and delivering high-quality medicines that treat people with rare and serious diseases. Our treatments offer promise for people in more than 100 countries living with conditions in the immunology, hematology, cardiovascular and metabolic, respiratory, and transplant therapeutic areas. Learn more about CSL Behring . We want CSL to reflect the world around us As a global organization with employees in 35+ countries, CSL embraces diversity and inclusion. Learn more about Diversity & Inclusion at CSL. Do work that matters at CSL Behring!

Keywords: CSL Behring, Joliet , Associate Director, EH&S, Executive , Kankakee, Illinois

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