EHS&S engineer

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Job Description

At Janssen Biologics Leiden (JBV) we are looking for a new colleague to strengthen our Environment, Safety, Health & Sustainability (EHS&S) Team. We are looking for an EHS&S engineer who likes to interact with people, sees problems as opportunities and gets energized by improving EHS&S processes to ensure that the EHS&S risks within the organization maintain controlled.  If you feel you get energy from EHS&S and are ready for a new challenge, here’s your chance!

EHS&S Department at Janssen Biologics Leiden

The EHS&S Department at Janssen Biologics leads the implementation of the J&J World Wide EHS&S, the ISO14001 and the OHSAS18001 (to become ISO45001) Management System standards. We work in a close collaboration with the J&J EHS&S organization in the Netherlands and related countries.

Management of EHS&S is a core responsibility of the entire Janssen Biologics organization where we as EHS&S department support by having a strong relationship with site- /departmental EHSS Representatives, Management System Standards Owners / Subject Matter Experts and Site Management.

Your tasks and responsibilities in this department/team are:

  • Maintain and improve the EHSS Management system and ensure compliance with the ISO14001 and OHSAS18001 standard and perform the transition to the ISO45001 standard
  • Lead and / or support the implementation of EHS&S Standards within your field of expertise
  • Coach / lead teams of EHS&S Representatives and Standards Owners / SME’s
  • Lead incident investigations
  • Lead in- and external audits and inspections (for example ISO 14001-2015, J&J EHS&S Comprehensive Audits, governmental agencies)
  • Conduct EHS&S related risk assessments within the area of expertise
  • EHSS training coordinator
  • Give EHS&S training on EHS&S related topics
  • Develop and/or improve EHS&S processes and practices
  • Ensure compliance to the J&J Emergency Preparedness & Response (EPR) requirements and coordinate the required EPR activities
  • General EH&SS support to operational departments at JBV
  • EHS&S support to other (mainly offices) company locations within the Netherlands (Amersfoort and/or Breda)

  • You are driven to search for practical EHS&S solutions which are compliant with local and national codes and J&J Standards. This with close interaction with others within the company. You are only satisfied when improvements are sustainable. You have a “can do” mentality and see improving the EHS&S performance as a collective responsibility. prefer to focus on long term solutions while you coach others to do the same and focus only on short term fixes when really needed.
Education, experience and knowledge necessary for this function
  • Bachelor or comparable level (chemical, mechanical) 
  • At least 7 years’ experience in the field or EHS&S (lab, R&D, chemical and/or biological environment)
  • Additional course Safety Manager level 3 (“HVK”) and / or Industrial Hygiene (“AH”) or comparable
  • Dutch and English in speaking and writing
  • Experience with international Management System Standards like ISO14001, OHSAS18001
  • Experience with management of Emergency Preparedness & Response
Who are we?
The Johnson & Johnson family of companies is globally active in Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices and Consumer Health Care. We employ over 128,000 professionals in 60 countries and they all have the same credo ‘Caring for the world, one person at a time’. We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of billions of people.

Janssen Biologics makes, acquires and markets unique biopharmaceutical medicines. We thereby build on our leading position in the development of monoclonal antibodies. Antibodies are substances that the body produces in response to bacteria, viruses or other foreign substances. The innovative products from Janssen Biologics focus on three major disease categories: cardiovascular and immunological disorders and cancer.

Janssen Biologics has built a dedicated and multi-functional, world-class team that develops a promising pipeline of products in numerous disciplines. Approximately 1000 employees work in Leiden. 

What’s in it for you?
As an employee we consider you as our most valuable asset and we take your career seriously. You’ll be part of a global team in an innovative and international environment with room for personal and professional development. Through e-university, on the job training, various projects and programs, we ensure your personal growth by focusing on your talent. Our benefits make sure we care for you and your family now and in the future.

Primary Location
Netherlands-South Holland-Leiden-
Janssen Biologics (7266)
Job Function
Environmental Health & Safety
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