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Lilly Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) Associate in Branchburg, New Jersey

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Organization Overview:

At Lilly, we serve an extraordinary purpose. We make a difference for people around the globe by discovering, developing and delivering medicines that help them live longer, healthier, more active lives. Not only do we deliver breakthrough medications, but you also can count on us to develop creative solutions to support communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.

Position Brand Description:

The objective of this position is to provide expertise and leadership in the development, implementation and maintenance of HSE programs and processes. In addition, this position is responsible for ensuring HSE compliance and to be a champion for Operational Excellence including two key MSOE outcomes: Nobody Gets Hurt and Sustainable Use of Environmental Resources. The HSE Associate role is a technical leadership position responsible for technical mentorship and influencing the broader organization in support of our HSE vision.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

Manage for Results /Strategic Planning:

  1. Develop, implement, and own HSE programs and procedures.

  2. Serve as a technical expert on HSE practices at the site and regulatory interpretations.

  3. Lead cross-functional teams in the implementation/sustainment of HSE programs, including metric trending for improved site HSE performance.

  4. Support site operations as an area frontline HSE representative.

  5. Advise in facility/equipment design and evaluation to control or eliminate of HSE risks.

  6. Lead key elements of the HSE management system such as event and change management processes, training, assessments/audits, business planning, and assessments and inspections.

  7. Collaborate with HSE SMEs at other sites to enhance the broader HSE function and continue personal development in HSE topics.

  8. Monitor and operationalize internal and external best practices.

  9. Work with site HSE leader to develop functional priorities and annual HSE plan

Basic Qualifications/Requirements :

  • Bachelor's degree in safety, industrial hygiene, environmental science, or engineering with 0-5 years of relevant work experience. Would also consider HS diploma with 5 years or more experience in the HSE or pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Additional Skills:

  1. In-depth knowledge of regulatory compliance with the appropriate HSE standards and requirements, and application of HSE principles in a manufacturing.

  2. Well organized and capable of developing, implementing, and enforcing health and safety policies and procedures necessary to provide for a safe and healthful working environment.

  3. Ability to self-direct work, identifying and pursuing opportunities for continuous improvement.

  4. Demonstrated abilities to work cross functionally, achieve results with others, and negotiate win-win solutions.

  5. Ability to collaborate with staff and develop less senior staff members.

  6. Strong computer application skills.

  7. Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Additional preferences

  1. Professional certification (ASP, CSP, CIH, CHMM, etc.) is preferred.

Other Information:

  1. Travel not required.

  2. Lifting not required.

  3. Required to be on call.

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

As a condition of employment with Eli Lilly and Company and its subsidiaries in the United States and Puerto Rico, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination satisfactory to the company. If you would like to request an accommodation for medical or religious reasons, you may do so at

At Lilly we strive to ensure our employees are part of a team that cares about them and our shared purpose of making life better for those around the world. How do we do this? We continue to look for ways to include, innovate, accelerate and deliver while maintaining integrity, excellence and respect for people.​ We hope that you seek to join us on our journey as we create medicine and deliver improved outcomes for patients across the globe!