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Allergan, Inc

Environmental Health & Safety Engineer II

Allergan, Inc - Branchburg, NJ

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives every day.

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients. Power your future & join our bold team.

Position Overview This position is responsible for monitoring site processes, identifying, evaluating and controlling hazards inherent in the manufacturing process, including their research and development as well as maintaining full compliance with all federal, state, local and Allergan EHS rules and regulations.  Key Responsibilities: Ensures the facilities are in full compliance with federal, state, local and corporate Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) requirements, rules and regulations. Conducts formal and informal audits of management systems & performance of operating units, etc.

Establishes policies and procedures based on EHS requirements. Creates, promotes, administers and reviews EHS related programs.

Ensures effective resolution of noncompliance events, environmental releases, work-related injuries and illnesses if/when they occur, including determination of systemic causes, and corrective and preventive actions.

Responsible for the training of employees on EHS related topics as required by federal, state, local and Allergan rules and regulations.

Manages the hazardous waste program, ensuring that chemical waste and universal waste are stored, transported and disposed in accordance with EPA, NJDEP and DOT regulations.

Conducts ergonomic evaluations of office and manufacturing workstations and provides guidance on workstation improvements.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: A strong knowledge of OSHA, EPA, NJDEP laws & regulations including: Biosafety & Bloodborne Pathogens, Laboratory Safety, Hazard Communication, Hearing Conservation, Hazardous Energy (LOTO), Machine Guarding, Contractor Safety Management, Ergonomics, Hot Work, Electrical Safety, Confined Spaces, Powered Industrial Trucks.

Certification in First Aid/CPR/AED and HAZWOPER is a plus

Must be able to gown and enter laboratories, shipping/warehousing, clean room/aseptic production and process development areas.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, people skills, and an ability to work under pressure within deadlines are required.  Ability to work in a team environment.

Strong organization, recordkeeping, and presentation skills a must.

  Minimum Requirements and Education: Bachelor's degree in Industrial Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biology or related field preferred.

1-2 years’ experience administering safety programs, preferably in a biotech, pharmaceutical or high-tech environment.

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15 days 17 hours ago

Allergan, Inc


Environmental Health & Safety Engineer II Allergan, Inc - Branchburg, NJ, United States


Company Profile:
Allergan, Inc. operates as a multi-specialty health care company primarily in the United States, Europe, Latin America, and the Asia Pacific. The company discovers, develops, and commercializes pharmaceutical, biological, medical device, and over-the-counter products for the ophthalmic, neurological, medical aesthetics, medical dermatology, breast aesthetics, urological, and other specialty markets. It operates in two segments, Specialty Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices. The Specialty Pharmaceuticals segment produces a range of pharmaceutical products, including ophthalmic products for dry eye, glaucoma, inflammation, infection, allergy, and retinal disease; Botox for certain therapeutic and aesthetic indications; skin care products for acne, psoriasis, eyelash growth, and other prescription and physician-dispensed skin care products; and urologics products. The Medical Devices segment offers a range of medical devices, such as breast implants for augmentation, revision, and reconstructive surgery, as well as tissue expanders; and facial aesthetics products. The company sells its products to drug wholesalers, independent and chain drug stores, pharmacies, commercial optical chains, opticians, mass merchandisers, food stores, hospitals, group purchasing organizations, integrated direct hospital networks, ambulatory surgery centers, government purchasing agencies, and medical practitioners. It focuses on eye care professionals, neurologists, physiatrists, dermatologists, plastic and reconstructive surgeons, aesthetic specialty physicians, urologists, urogynecologists, and general practitioners. The company has collaboration agreements with Molecular Partners AG; Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; and Serenity Pharmaceuticals, LLC. Allergan, Inc. was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Irvine, California.