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Lilly Sr. Director HSE in Concord, North Carolina

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Position Description:

The Sr. Director - Health, Safety, Environmental (HSE) will provide technical, strategic, and administrative leadership to the HSE function for the Concord site. Responsibilities will include but not limited to: Ensuring regulatory / site / corporate HSE compliance, development of HSE systems / processes / programs, development of the HSE staff, enabling operational excellence, and establishing an injury free workplace. The Sr. Director - HSE will be a member of Concord site lead team.

Key Objectives/Deliverables:

  • Ensuring compliance with all internal and external requirements

  • Establishing an injury free workplace

  • Develop and implement the HSE management system

  • Achieving environmental goals

  • Permitting, regulatory compliance, and building relationships with HSE regulators

  • Partnering with Corporate HSE function.

  • Collaborate with HSE peers at other Lilly Manufacturing sites

  • Establishment of local employee health services

  • Strategic and business planning and develop site HSE Roadmap

  • Lead Team Member with cross functional influence

  • Aspect and safety team development

  • Develop, establish, and sustain systems, processes, and programs for the Concord site to support the transition from construction to start up

  • Partner with construction and design build firms to ensure smooth handoff from construction to start up

  • Provide leadership and technical support for all HSE activities at the Concord site

  • Understand and support the HSE event, CAPA and change control processes, and influence application of the hierarchy of controls to reduce risk, driving toward site and company goals to achieve an injury free workplace

  • Leverage knowledge of severe injury risk to influence minimization of potential events and increase awareness / knowledge among site resources

  • Provide Industrial Hygiene, industrial safety, and environmental support for the site

Requirements (Education, Experience, Training):

  • Bachelor of Science in Scientific, Engineering, or HSE discipline

  • HSE experience including manufacturing

  • Experience with CAPA system for HSE changes and deviations

Preferred attributes but not required:

  • Strong HSE regulatory knowledge

  • Demonstrated technical leadership skills

  • Strong communication and computer skills required

  • Demonstrated leadership experience

  • Green sites start up experience preferred

  • GMP operational experience

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