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The Environment Health & Safety Manager manages activities for Patheon Softgels B.V. organization related to environmental, health, and safety and Safety related CAPA in order to have a safe and compliant production and development operation.

  • Identification of responsibilities and the development and effective implementation of policies, controls, procedures and systems, taking account, where appropriate, of Corporate policy and guidelines.
  • To establish and maintain an effective EH&S training program at all levels of the business, including contract, agency and temporary personnel.
  • To ensure compliance with existing and upcoming Health & Safety and Environmental Legislation.
  • To liaise with the Health and Safety Executive, Environment Agency and other regulatory authorities on all EH&S matters.
  • To provide support in respect of any civil and criminal proceedings against the company of an EH&S nature.
  • To manage EH&S and associated activities (including Employee Safety Representatives, Occupational Health, Security, First Aid and Fire Teams) within the established budget.
  • To manage the Environmental Waste Management function.
  • To participate in site projects, to ensure EH&S policies are considered at all stages of the project.
  • To advise and support major project work, including construction of new facilities to ensure compliance with CDM Regulations and Corporate standards.
  • To work with management and employees to promote and support a positive and proactive environment, health & safety culture within the organisation.
  • To manage the site Security Services.
  • Comply with GMP requirements and company rules, policies and procedures.
  • Understand emergency procedures and comply with safe systems of work.
  • Ensure compliance with environment, health and safety rules, signage and instructions at all times.
  • Ensure reporting and investigation of all accidents, near misses and breaches of rules.


  • An in depth knowledge of the EH&S within a pharmaceutical environment.
  • An in depth knowledge of current and emerging EH&S legislation and best practice.
  • A proven track record of developing and implementing EH&S improvements in a large and complex organization. Experience of working in a multi discipline and site environment.
  • Proven ability to lead a team of qualified EH&S Practitioners and other professionals.
  • Proven track record in interpretation of legislative and corporate standards to deliver robust pragmatic EHS solutions that meet the requirements of Commercial and Pharmaceutical Development Services.
  • Knowledge and experience of construction and process chemistry for new facilities.
  • A proven ability to gain credibility with, persuade and influence senior and operational managers and other key stakeholders. A proven ability to engage staff to enhance EH&S performance.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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