EHS Manager

| Watertown, MA, USA
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ReciBioPharm, the biologics business unit of Recipharm AB, is a visionary contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) that partners with companies seeking to develop and manufacture complex biological drugs and innovative therapies. Our dedicated team, state-of-the-art facilities, and unparalleled resources are crucial for advancing products from development to commercial launch. Our vision is to be the trusted and innovative CDMO partner for advanced therapy pioneers, so that we can bring life-changing therapeutics to patients.  We partner with our clients to make treatments that can benefit vast patient populations, working across many indications. ReciBioPharm’s mission is to change healthcare through our intrepid and daring team engaging with clients to develop, manufacture, and supply breakthrough therapies that transform lives. 


The  EHS Manager is responsible for maintaining a robust EHS program and providing direction, oversight, and interaction of the day-to-day safety and compliance operations for Recibiopharm's state-of-the-art commercial biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Watertown, MA. The EHS Manager will collaborate with Site Leadership to ensure the highest standards of workplace safety and compliance and, to instill behaviors that establish a safety-first culture. They will lead the Emergency Response Team, support site specific programs based on government regulation, industry best practices, and achievement of goals, and drive site safety initiatives to help reduce and/or eliminate work place accidents. The EHS Manager serves as the EH & S point of contact for the Watertown site and is a member of the Site leadership Team.


  • Review appropriate government regulations, determine the applicability to the site and the site’s operation, and update or write policies and procedures in a practical way to be delivered to the site and/or different user groups
  • Manages all Environmental, Safety, and Industrial Hygiene functions, services, and resources to support the Watertown site.
  • Audit and update all procedures to ensure understanding, compliance, and user comprehension.  Procedures include but are not limited to; Regulated waste, new chemical review, Forklifts, Hazardous Communication, Lockout/Tagout, Incident investigation, Hotwork, Emergency Action and Fire Prevention, Confined Space, Contractor Safety, SPCC, Fall Prevention, and Fall Protection
  • Conduct assessments and inspections as required for environmental and safety regulations and continuous improvement, Job Hazard Assessments. Accident Investigations, Hazard control and Prevention Reports. Tracking and verification of corrective actions
  • Perform weekly site safety/environmental inspections noting potential deficiencies and areas for improvement.  Then working with the appropriate parties to identify address the root cause and correct any areas of concern.
  • Work to achieve site safety, environmental goals.
  •  Lead site programs to help reach these goals.
  • Oversee incident/accident investigations to root cause determination for appropriate corrective and preventative actions to establish a site culture of prevention.
  • Manage the Hazardous Waste program including site waste minimization initiatives, packing and labeling waste for shipment, scheduling waste shipments, tracking and trending of waste shipments, and completion of all associated federal and state reports.
  • Monitor and communicate all EHS metrics monthly, analyze data, identify trends and develop corrective measures to identify and eliminate risk
  • Administers the safety supplies and PPE programs for employees
  • Provide EHS leadership and direction for management, professional, technical, and support staff
Experience and Skills
  • Minimum B.S. in Environmental Engineering, Safety Science, or other related Scientific/Engineering degree
  • 3-5 years of environment and safety experience required
  • EH & S Experience in biomanufacturing industry required
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of laboratory safety, industrial hygiene, industrial safety principles, biological safety, and a consistent record in maturing programs and processes
  • First Aid/CPR/AED certified
  • Must be able to read, interpret, and apply government regulations (i.e. OSHA, EPA, MDNR) to site specific programs.
  • Strong communication skills required to communicate to multiple user groups from site ownership to technician level.
  • Computer software proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) needed. 


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • The employee is required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • No travel required.
  • Communicate using telephone and e-mail.

Who We Are

ReciBioPharm hires people who are committed and passionate to the goal of bringing life enhancing products to patients. We want top talent who will render ideas and a relentless desire towards accomplishing our mission; when a job becomes a passion, it makes you feel ALIVE.

Here at ReciBioPharm, we embrace ALIVE – our core values that we live and breathe daily! We are Agile, Leading, Innovating, Value Creating, and Engaging.  Are you ready to come ALIVE with a daring and intrepid team?  Don’t wait another minute; Apply today!


  • This position requires a criminal background check and drug screening.
  • COVID19 Vaccine required to come on site; Individuals seeking an exemption from this requirement for medical or religious reasons should reach out to Human Resources for an accommodation.


ReciBioPharm offers a very competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, prescription drug coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k), and generous vacation and time off policies among other attractive benefits.  We operate in a world class facility to attract the best and brightest talent to work collaboratively in our mission to bring novel therapies to the patients who need them most.

ReciBioPharm is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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