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Senior Environmental Health and Safety Specialist - (1805963) in Valencia, CA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 4/14/2018

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Job Description

Launched in 2015, Q2 Solutions is a leading global clinical trials laboratory services organization. We help biopharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics customers improve human health through innovation that transforms science and data into actionable medical insights.



In accordance with Q2 Transnational corporate safety and security program, the Senior Environmental, Health and Safety

Specialist will be responsible for the management/implementation of the corporate EHS management system and day-to-day

management of EHS policies and programs within a specialized business unit that may contain unique EHS risks. This position is responsible to oversee EHS programs across this specialized business unit, which may take place within one or more countries,

states or other jurisdictions, to ensure compliance with Q2/Global EHS programs and policies. The Senior EHS

Specialist will also champion projects which may be unique to the specialized business to achieve corporate EHS goals and




• Responsible for overseeing EHS programs within the specialized business unit for multiple sites across several

jurisdictions to ensure compliance with Q2 EHS policies as well as applicable environmental, health

and safety regulatory obligations (e.g. US OSHA, UK HSE, Cal/OSHA).

• Ensure corrective actions are implemented at each of the sites and documented in response to corporate, sponsor

and site audits and reviews.

• Ensure there are adequate management of environmental, health, and safety resources for within the specialized

business (e.g., safety coordinators, fire wardens, radiation safety officers, trainers) and that they receive the

appropriate training.

• Assess EHS programs within the specialized business unit for prioritized risks in line with business objectives

• Assist with implementing corrective actions and associated documentation in response to corporate and site

audits/reviews of the site(s)

• Maintain a current knowledge to ensure each site within the specialized business unit is compliant with country/state

and local regulations and best practices related to EHS.

• Assist with coordinating the appropriate corrective actions taken on health, safety and environmental hazards or

potential hazards in response to internal, customer or other audits and inspections.

• Coordinate regulatory compliance and reporting with corresponding agencies which may involve multiple jurisdictions

and varying levels of complexity.



• Experience in a multiple-site EHS role across multiple jurisdictions.

• Certified Safety Professional and/or Certified Industrial Hygienist (or equivalent certification in country or jurisdiction) or

eligible for certification

• Training and experience as a Radiation Safety Officer (required) or may obtain within 6 months of employment

Good knowledge of the relevant local EHS regulations, international EHS management systems (e.g. ISO 14001 and

OHSAS 18001) and how they apply to sites and functions within region

• Excellent organization and analytical skills

• Excellent interpersonal skills (training/presentation, communication)

• Working regulatory knowledge and knowledge of environmental and safety laws within multiple jurisdictions

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients

Job Requirements


• Bachelor’s Degree in a technical or safety related field; Certified Safety Professional and or Certified Industrial Hygienist,

or equivalent certification (e.g. Graduate IOSH) and 5 years of relevant experience including in a site EHS role and of

working with regulatory agencies; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience



• Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech

• Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers

• Regular sitting for extended periods of time

• Ability to travel.


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Job ID: 1805963


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