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Associate Director,  Safety & the Environment: Merck & Co. (West Point, PA - Greater Philadelphia Area)

If you are an experienced EHS Leader, this may be the career move you’ve been looking for! This role is responsible for leading a team of environmental and safety professionals, developing talent, managing environmental programs and supporting a business unit at the West Point, PA facility (approximately 7,500 employees conducting manufacturing, research activities, utilities/support and administrative activities).

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Posted 18 March 2019

Industrial Hygiene Manager: GSK (Upper Providence, PA)

Job Purpose and Key Responsibilities:

  • why job exists / what it must achieve
  • To serve as a full member of the EHS Shared Services team which includes providing EHS support to R&D, support to capital and site minor works projects and emergency response to the site.
  • To develop a robust Industrial Hygiene (IH) program for the R&D US sites which includes the coordination and conducting of IH sampling
  • To ensure Industrial Hygiene considerations are incorporated into relevant capital and site minor works projects
  • To ensure that senior managers within the business are fully apprised of their responsibilities in risk management and pro-actively support EHS objectives.
  • To ensure Industrial Hygiene risks to the business are effectively identified and managed by the provision of industry leading technical innovation and support.
  • To ensure the interests of the business are represented and protected, both within and external to GSK.
  • To maintain comprehensive external and cross business awareness and lead and participate in significant cross company initiatives.


  • primary deliverables of role; its scope; budgetary control (operating/capital), impact on strategy, policy, business or people relationships
  • Accountable for alerting management to legislative development in the areas Health, Safety and Industrial Hygiene which could impact operations
  • Champion the discipline of Industrial Hygiene throughout the US by ensuring senior management understanding, commitment and accountability
  • Ensure that the IH programs deliver value to the business via increased workplace safety, reduced environmental impact, increased regulatory compliance and reduction of direct and indirect costs.
  • Provide technical Industrial Hygiene support to the business. 
  • Accountable for ensuring full Industrial Hygiene regulatory compliance.
  • Represent the interests of GSK in key external policy forums.
  • Champion the interests of stakeholders within the business in GSK EHS policy and strategy development..


  • degree of change & uncertainty; level of influencing required; degree of matrix working
  • High level of technical awareness required, along with excellent interpersonal skills to influence across the business.
  • Shaping change in the external environment is a key job factor.  Ability to manage complexity and uncertainty in rapidly changing situations is required.  Autonomous decision making is often essential.
  • The breadth and number of activities directed by this position necessitates strong prioritization skills and the ability to manage tasks concurrently.  Many of these tasks are initiated by the job holder; others come from internal customers and other stakeholders external to GSK. Deadlines are negotiable, but the job holder is required to make independent decisions as necessary.
  • Extensive matrix working and influencing required for sites without full time IH staff.  Influencing and negotiation required to ensure appropriate resourcing and commitment from other divisional managers.
  • Position interfaces on a regular basis with all GSK business sectors.

Specialised Knowledge:

  • breadth & depth across disciplines or functions; expertise in field required; separate by basic and preferred

Basic Requirements:

Must be non-comparative, objective and relevant. Critical/essential to accomplish the role

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent in industrial hygiene or scientific related discipline. 
  • 10 years Industrial Hygiene experience to include hands on experience performing industrial hygiene sampling and developing strong industrial hygiene programs.
  • Experience in performing assessments and providing direction for areas utilizing asphyxiation agents to reduce risk
  • Strong leadership abilities to influence senior GSK managers and staff in a demanding and rapidly evolving legislative environment.
  • Good interpersonal, presentational and persuasive skills so as to successfully interact with managers at all levels and the ability to manage complex internal relations on a multi-site and international basis.
  • Excellent knowledge of legislation relating to industrial hygiene, safety & environment, and an awareness of current developments and emerging scientific & technical issues.
  • Good knowledge of the business and a good net worker.

Preferred Requirements:

Relevant to the role, but not critical/essential

  • CIH Required

To apply for this position, please visit

If you require an accommodation or other assistance to apply for a job at GSK, please contact the GSK HR Service Centre at 1-877-694-7547 (US Toll Free) or +1 801 567 5155 (outside US).

GSK is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Posted 18 March 2019

Industrial Hygienist Sr: Sentry Insurance (Philadelphia, PA)


Sentry’s dedication to customer service is embodied by our best employees. At Sentry, our associates take care of our customers with a passion for service and delivering business results. We are seeking an experienced, self-motivated, technical and results driven individual to fill a highly skilled position in our National Accounts - IH Services Division. As an Industrial Hygiene Consultant Sr. you will work with Corporate Risk Management, Safety Management, and Plant/Facility Management contacts as well as brokerage firms to complete Industrial Hygiene Services for our casualty line of business primarily for our National Account customers with premium in excess of $500,000.

What You’ll Do

The following are some of the responsibilities of the National Account IH Services Consultant that would be located preferably in Philadelphia, PA; secondary locations include Charlotte, NC or Greensboro, NC. Travel responsibilities would include the eastern seaboard and gulf coast.

• Act as a Team Leader and conduct industrial hygiene field consultation service (noise, air quality, IAQ, etc.) for National Accounts customers. Provide industrial hygiene services for standard commercial lines customers, underwriting, and fee service customers at the request of IH or Safety Services management.

• Anticipate, recognize, evaluate potential health hazards, and assist customers by recommending proper controls for ACGIH and OSHA guidelines.

• Review, assist with development and/or coordinate specific risk improvement or regulatory mandated programs. Coordinate the implementation of these programs with the customer and the safety services consultant.

• Provide technical expertise for the development of industrial hygiene-related technical bulletins or information sheets.

• Provide training for customers, safety services consultants, or Sentry Insurance employees in industrial hygiene-related areas.

• Assist sales and underwriting by providing information about prospective customer's processes and potential exposures on conditions that may lead to occupational disease as directed by Industrial Hygiene Management.

• Assist Sentry Insurance claims department with review or evaluation of occupational disease claims that may have arisen from specific process or workplace exposures.

• Maintain and calibrate field equipment on a scheduled basis. Ensure that field work is done in a timely and professional manner.

What it Takes

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent within the Safety Sciences area is required (i.e., Industrial Hygiene, Degree in Analytical Chemistry, or a related science and/or engineering field).

• 3+ years of related work experience.

• M.S. Degree in industrial hygiene, or occupational and environmental health preferred.

• Certification by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene in the comprehensive practice or other specialty aspect of industrial hygiene is preferred. or a willingness to achieve the CIH Designation in 3 – 5 years.

• Demonstrated competency in field consultation and familiarity with current industrial hygiene technology.

• Leadership skills, proactive attitude, proficient technical writing and communication skills.

• An acceptable motor vehicle record and ability to perform extensive travel is required (50% - 75% travel).

What You’ll Receive

We offer an outstanding array of benefits for our associates, including:

• Competitive Compensation

• Group Medical, Dental, Vision and Life benefits

• Generous Paid-Time Off - including Company Holidays

• 401k plan with a dollar-for-dollar match on your first six percent – immediate vesting

• Access to more than 100 certification, designation and licensing courses

• Career advancement opportunities

What You’ll Receive

Sentry's excellent benefits package is designed to meet today's most important needs. Benefits for full-time Sentry Insurance employees include:

• Competitive Compensation

• Group Medical, Dental, Vision and Life

• 401 (K) plan with a dollar-for-dollar match on your first eight percent – immediate vesting

• Comprehensive paid training

• Generous Paid-Time Off Plan

• Pretax Dependent Care and Health Expense Reimbursement Accounts

How You’ll Apply

Sentry Insurance has an online employment application. In order to complete it, you need to apply for a specific position. We ask that you apply for one position at a time with us; so if you are interested in several positions, please determine the position in which you are most interested and apply for that position first. If you are not selected for your first choice, we invite you to apply for the next job in which you are interested.
If this is the first time you have applied for a position at Sentry, you will be asked to register. Returning applicants will only need to provide their email address and password.

Who You’ll Want to Contact

Apryl Marti:  

Why Sentry Insurance

Sentry employees have been helping individuals and businesses build and protect their futures since 1904. Because of the trust placed in us, Sentry is one of the largest and strongest mutual insurance companies in the United States, and is rated A+ by A.M. Best, the industry's leading rating authority. Sentry offers a full line of property, casualty and life insurance products to protect businesses, cars, homes, lives and retirement incomes.
Sentry Insurance is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 07 March 2019



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