Senior EHS Specialist


Riverview, MI


Senior EHS Specialist:

POSITION SUMMARY: The Sr. EHS Specialist is responsible for complex technical work within a range of EHS disciplines. The Sr. EHS Specialist will assist and support to the Associate Director of EHS in the development, implementation, and monitoring of the site’s EHS programs designed to protect the health, safety, and well-being of all Ash Stevens employees, visitors, contractors, the Community, and the local environment as well as compliance with all relevant EHS regulations and best industry practices.

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Shall adhere to all applicable regulatory requirements, including FDA, EPA, OSHA, MIOSHA, MI DEQ, and related EHS procedures, policies, and practices.
  • Consistent support of Ash Stevens’ mission and values.
  • Identify and protect the original technical information as part of the company property.

Key accountabilities:

  • With limited supervision, assist and support the Associate Director of EHS with the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of all EHS management systems and programs.
  • Support business plan goals and develop and monitor to ensure goals are achieved.
  • Develop implement, document, and review Company training programs related to EHS to protect workers and satisfy regulatory and site requirements
  • Develop, review, approve and implement SOPs and all other EHS documents
  • Support site management with incident investigations, root cause analyses, and assignment & tracking of CAPAs as needed
  • Partner closely with internal cross-functional stakeholders to communicate, secure support, and inform the facility of EHS compliance risks and gain alignment on initiatives and priorities.
  • Ensure that the site complies with applicable EHS regulations and Company requirements/guidelines and takes the necessary steps to prevent non-conformances.
  • Ensure that all EHS reporting, both internally and externally, is conducted timely and accurately.
  • Assist with safety evaluations and risk assessments (JHA, PHA, HAZOPs, FMEA, PSSRs, etc.) of new products, processes, facilities, and equipment and recommend CAPAs to improve safety performance.
  • Provide technical support for EHS programs (LOTO, Hazcom, Respiratory Protection, Chemical Hygiene, etc.)
  • Assist with the development of annual EHS goals, plans, objectives, and budget as directed
  • Complete monthly/annual environmental reporting (311, 312, 313, biennial hazardous waste, air emissions, and stormwater)
  • Reporting injury/illness data electronically to OSHA & generating and posting requisite site reports
  • Assigning and managing EHS education and training using online LMS software system
  • Conducing new hire orientation (NHO) safety training and education
  • Maintain and control site SDSs
  • Conduct qualitative/quantitative exposure assessments for hazardous materials and HPAPIs
  • Assessing site compliance with corporate policies/guidelines and federal, state, and local regulations through periodic workplace audits and walkthroughs
  • Responsible for Site Safety Committee activities and “EHS Employee of the Month” program
  • Work closely with Facilities, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Laboratory teams to ensure contractors and subcontractors work in compliance with site EHS requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in EHS, Engineering, Chemistry, Industrial Hygiene, or similar degree required.
  • Master’s degree in EHS or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of EHS experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment preferred
  • EHS Certifications are a plus (CSP, CIH, QEP, CHMM)

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