• Senior or Principal Environmental Health and Safety Consultant- Biotech

    Location(s) US-CA-San Jose | US-CA-San Francisco
    Professional Services
    Contract Type
    Perm Full-Time
    Competitive Salary
  • About the Role

    Amaze yourself. Amaze the world. A job at BSI EHS Services and Solutions is unlike any other you’ve had. You’ll be challenged. You’ll be inspired. And you’ll be proud. Because whatever your job is here, you’ll be part of something big. 
    BSI is a leading environmental, health, safety and sustainability consulting firm and recently ranked the number one environmental firm in the Silicon Valley by the San Jose Business Journal, we serve Fortune 1000 companies in high technology, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, clean energy, manufacturing and healthcare.  If you are an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) professional with expertise and experience in the Biotech and Pharmaceutical industries, this may be the job for you!  The ideal location for this position is in Northern California.
    This exciting position involves technical EHS&S consulting responsibilities, so we are looking for a unique individual who has senior level technical EHS&S expertise in a biotech/pharma environment.
    The Senior EHS Consultant will be working with our pharmaceutical, biotech and potentially other clients who are on the leading edge of EHS and tackling new challenges each day, those challenges may include: 
    • Designing developing and implementing  strategic and tactical written EHS programs and procedures specific to the Life Science industry to include:
      • EHS and Product Safety programs and specific procedures
      •  Injury and Illness Prevention
      • Emergency Action Plan
      • Ergonomics
      • Chemical Hygiene
      • BioSafety
      • Hazardous Materials (chemical and biological)
      • Radiation Safety
      • Controlled Substances
      • Potent Compound Safety
      • Laboratory Safety/Design
      • Training to include IIPP, EAP, Ergonomics, Chemical Hygiene, BioSafety, Hazardous Materials, Forklift, Lockout/Tagout, HotWork, Crane, Fall Protection
    • Assisting clients with Regulatory Inspections to include (CUPA, Medical Waste, Radiation, Controlled Substance, Fire Department, Storm Water, EPA, and BAAQMD)
    • Leveraging safety and health programs to build morale and increase productivity of the employees and the operation.  Builds effective working relationships with department managers such as engineering, facilities, manufacturing, and supply chain
    • Project management and customer management.  Will manage several client relationships and identify opportunities for business expansion
    • Will mentor junior staff and may supervise staff over time
    • Ideally, you will enjoy and be prolific in presenting and submitting articles for publication locally and nationally

    About You

    Prior Work Experience should include 7-10 years in the following areas:
    • Environmental Health & Safety consulting
    • Biotech / pharmaceutical health and safety in research and manufacturing
    • Familiarity with BSL design requirements
    • Healthcare experience
    • Health and safety code compliance
    • Safety program development and implementation
    • Development and delivery of EHS specific  training Leading laboratory safety inspections and Safety Committee Meetings
    • Experience with the following is a plus:
      • Laboratory Safety/Life Safety Design Review
      • Job Hazard Analysis and Root Cause Analysis
      • Business permits/documentation to include EPA ID, Radiation, Controlled Substance, Biennial Reports, DTSC Verification, Chemical and Medical Waste, and Business License
      • Controlled Substance, Radiation Safety, and Potent Compound Safety


    • BS in Chemistry, biology or related field  
    • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or CSP Eligible by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) is desirable


    Other Skills/Abilities:

    • Results driven and highly energetic
    • Initiative for business development and client service
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Highly effective verbal and written communication plus senior level presentation and negotiation skills
    • Self-sufficient in current office applications (eg MS Office)
    • 7 + years of related experience in preferably in a consulting firm.
    • Highly organized and self motivated
    • Critical thinking ability

    About BSI


    BSI EHS Services and Solutions is a strategic Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability management consulting firm. We are experts in helping organizations create highly effective solutions that minimize risk, reduce operating costs, and leverage our client’s competitive advantage. Our clients include the nation’s leading industry leaders, including those in high technology, biotech, and manufacturing. BSI consultants represent the best of the best in EHS Management Consulting. As a BSI consultant, you have access to world-class clients and leaders in the EHS world. We encourage and support continuous learning and development so you can reach your career goals at BSI.
    BSI EHS's comprehensive compensation and benefits program reflects our commitment to our employees. The program is designed to attract, retain, and reward the people responsible for the company’s success and growth. It provides BSI EHS employees and their families with security for today and help in planning for tomorrow. It also expresses the support we give our employees in helping to maintain a balance of life at work and life outside of work.

    We offer regular employees who work 24 hours or more per week, the following benefit programs:
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
    • Life and Accidental Death Insurance
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
      • Health Care Reimbursement Account
      • Dependent Day Care Account
    • 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Investment in Professional Growth
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Professional Development
    • Reward Programs
    • Time Off

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disability 


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