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Environmental Health, Safety (EH&S) and Facilities Services (FS)

Environment Health & Safety Engineer 80-100%

  • Job Title Environment Health & Safety Engineer 80-100%
  • Function Environmental Health, Safety (EH&S) and Facilities Services (FS)
  • Sub Function Environmental Health & Safety
  • Category Senior Analyst, Environmental Health & Safety (P6)
  • Location Bern, Berne, Switzerland
  • Date Posted
  • Requisition Number 2406176812W
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Janssen Vaccines, Branch of Cilag GmbH, a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies is recruiting for an EHS Engineer (m/f/d), located in Bern, Switzerland.

We are looking for a multifaceted and engaged team member of our EHS team at our R&D location in Bern.

The EHS Specialist will provide EHS support to different functions and departments at the Janssen Vaccines Bern R&D site by driving the EHS programs in an agile and innovative lab and GMP production environment, ensuring continuous improvement of the environmental health and safety programs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support EHS team with implementation, management and monitoring of EHS programs, policies, and procedures
  • Maintaining and continuously improve the site's EHS management system
  • Support and advise supervisors and employees on EHS issues (including e.g. occupational safety, contractor management, industrial hygiene, emergency organization, machine safety, chemical safety and environmental sustainability)
  • Training, mentoring and coaching of supervisors & employees to continuously improve EHS performance and raise EHS culture
  • Providing advice and support to employees and management on Swiss EHS legal requirements and J&J EHS guidelines and standards incl. impact of relevant changes on the business
  • Maintain site EHS legal register, permits, records and EHS CAPA database
  • Evaluation of the organization's processes, facilities and equipment by conducting inspections, hazard analyses and risk assessments to identify unsafe actions/conditions and to implement safeguards and risk mitigation measures
  • Drive EHS site communication via different channels




  • Bachelor or Master of Science degree or equivalent
  • Appropriate Swiss EHS qualification as Safety Engineer or Safety professional (SUVA / EKAS / Industry recognized EHS qualifications at EHS practitioner level)

Experience and Skills:


  • 4-8 years of work experience in the EHS field, preferably in chemical or pharmaceutical industry
  • Knowledge of relevant EHS legislative requirements
  • Experience in planning, implementing and managing EHS projects with adherence to budget and schedule
  • Proactive, reliable and communicative EHS professional


  • Experience in working with/deployment of management systems such as ISO 14001 / 45001
  • External/internal EHS auditing experience


  • Proficient German and advanced English language skills
  • Proficient in MS Office environment (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.)
  • High degree of confidentiality and professional integrity
  • Travel Requirements: 95% site based, some travel within Switzerland, occasional international travel

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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