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Merck & Co., Inc

Health & Safety Administrator/Senior Health & Safety Administrator

Merck & Co., Inc - Louisville, KY



Job Summary

This position will be filled as a Health & Safety Administrator or Senior Health & Safety  Administrator depending on candidate qualifications. 

Salary ranges are as follows:
Health & Safety Administrator $53,976.00-$82,264.00
Senior Health & Safety Administrator $58,073.60-$89,336.00

Health & Safety Administrator
Assists the Senior Health & Safety Administrator with the development, implementation and administration of MSD's Health, Safety and Loss Control Programs in order to assure the optimum safety of MSD's employees.  Develops and maintains positive support relationships with MSD management and employees, local industries, regulatory agencies, emergency response agencies and employer safety & health related professional organizations. 

Senior Health & Safety Administrator
Creates and enforces safe work practices, job sites and facilities throughout MSD.  Prepares designated employees to respond to potential emergencies.  Works as a partner with management to integrate practices that reduce risk of injury into operational procedures.  Monitors for compliance and provides enforcement when necessary.  

Essential Job Functions

Health & Safety Administrator
Assists with developing and continually updating MSD's Health and Safety Program to assure compliance with local, state and federal regulations.  Reviews, researches and implements new standards and policies.  Investigates health complaints such as respiratory and skin illnesses.  Administers MSD's Drug & Alcohol Policy including policy changes, employee testing and data management.  Administers MSD Vehicle Accident Review Committee (VARC) including policy changes, assist and substitutes with chairing the committee, investigating vehicle accidents and data management.  Assists the training department in developing materials and providing training to MSD employees and outside agencies regarding employee safety.  Reviews proposed construction documents to assure compliance with MSD safety regulations.  Reviews processes and equipment and provides input to operations, maintenance and engineering personnel concerning technical safety problems.  Surveys MSD facilities and job sites for safety/loss control compliance, both independently and in conjunction with enforcement agencies.  Conducts and/or coordinates industrial hygiene surveys which includes noise and air monitoring.   Administers MSD's mandatory occupational health screening such as audiograms, respirator exams, CDL exams and special exams.  Administers MSD's Material Safety Data Sheet Program, Asbestos & Lead Program and Radiation Safety Program.  Performs all other duties related to safety activities and employee protection.

Senior Health & Safety Administrator
Develops and administers MSD's Health & Safety Program to assure compliance.  Develops and administers MSD's emergency response program including hazardous materials response, facility evacuation procedures and employee injury or illness response to assure compliance.  Administers Drug and Alcohol Policy and Vehicle Accident Review Committee (VARC), including policy changes, testing, investigating vehicle accidents and data management.  Administers MSD's mandatory occupational health screenings such as Audiogram, Respirator and CDL exams.  Administers Material Safety Data Sheet Program, Asbestos & Lead Program and Radiation Safety Program.  Responsible for employee readiness training and related equipment procurement and/or developing materials and providing safety training.  Responsible for enforcing adherence to safety policies and procedures.  Reviews proposed construction documents to assure compliance with MSD Safety Regulations.  Provides feedback to management regarding employee adherence, initiating disciplinary actions when needed.  Develops and administers all Personal Protective Equipment programs.  Develops and administers all safety equipment programs.  Investigates health complaints such as respiratory and skin illnesses.  Conducts and monitors accident investigations including employee injury, vehicle accident and damage to MSD facilities.  Responds to all after hours' injuries and accidents as directed.  Monitors and inspects MSD buildings and facilities for compliance with local, state and federal safety statutes (OSHA, NFPA, NEC, etc.) and property insurance requirements.  Serves as Chair of the Health & Safety Committee(s) and/or VARC Committee.  Plans and coordinates committee activities and recommendations.  Administers all workplace safety promotions.  Performs all other duties related to safety activities, employee protection and emergency response.  

Job Requirements
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Necessary to the Work

Health & Safety Administrator
Knowledge of MSD health and safety regulations; knowledge of MSD policies and procedures; knowledge of safety related local, state and federal regulations; knowledge of environmental safety management practices; knowledge of chemical toxicology; skill in delivering various training programs to a diverse workforce; skill in oral and written communication; skill in managing multiple priorities; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.); ability to monitor chemical and physical hazards; ability to plan, organize and coordinate work effectively; ability to establish goals and priorities; ability to promote positive relationships and work habits in the workplace; ability to identify safety hazards and recommend solutions; ability to conduct accident investigations; ability to resolve problems; ability to exercise tact and diplomacy; ability to maintain accurate and confidential records/information; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure; ability to work under adverse working conditions such as inclement weather; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload and deadline pressure; ability to work outdoors, at night, shift work and overtime.

Senior Health & Safety Administrator
Knowledge of MSD health and safety regulations; knowledge of MSD policies and procedures; knowledge of safety related local, state and federal regulations; knowledge of environmental safety management practices; knowledge of first aid, CPR, NEC, confined space operations, hazardous material operations and emergency response procedures; knowledge of OSHA regulations; skill in delivering various training programs to a diverse workforce; skill in oral and written communication; skill in managing multiple priorities; skill in operating a PC and associated Windows environment software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.); ability to plan, organize and coordinate work effectively; ability to establish goals and priorities; ability to promote positive relationships and work habits in the workplace; ability to identify safety hazards and recommend solutions; ability to conduct accident investigations; ability to resolve problems; ability to exercise tact and diplomacy; ability to maintain accurate and confidential records/information; ability to exercise judgment and discretion; ability to be courteous and helpful under pressure; ability to work under adverse working conditions such as inclement weather; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload and deadline pressure; ability to work outdoors, at night, shift work and overtime. 

Minimum Requirements

Health & Safety Administrator
Bachelor degree in Loss Control, Occupational Safety or a related field; three or more years related experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.  Must possess a valid driver's license.  Must have safe work and driving habits.

Senior Health & Safety Administrator
Bachelor degree in Environmental Safety/Safety Management, Occupational Safety or a related field; Five or more years related experience; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.  Must possess a valid driver's license.  Must have safe work and driving habits.  
 

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Merck & Co., Inc

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Health & Safety Administrator/Senior Health & Safety Administrator Merck & Co., Inc - Louisville, KY, United States

   

Location: Louisville, KY

Company Profile:
Merck has a long and rich history of working to improve people's health and well-being. Through the years, our researchers have helped to find new ways to treat and prevent illness - from the discovery of vitamin B1, to the first measles vaccine, to cold remedies and antacids, to the first statins to treat high cholesterol. Our scientists also have helped develop many products to improve animal health, including vaccines and antibiotics. /images/merck-history-timeline-screen.jpgWhile we are proud of our past, we are enthusiastic about the future of this new company and we are excited to help create a healthier, brighter future for people around the world.