• EHS Specialist I

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    EHS Specialist

    COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries.

    We are recruiting for our Environmental, Health and Safety team in Harrogate, and are currently seeking to hire an Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist based at our site in Harrogate.

    About the Job


    Reporting to the EHS Manager, the role is to support the administration of environmental, health, and safety programs to meet regulatory and company requirements; providing business support to maintaining EHS standards and expectations through communication and monitoring strategies.  


    Assist with the development and implementation of policies and procedures; and deliver EHS training programs to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards. Actively promote employee safety culture and maintain positive relationships. 


    What we’re looking for

    • Qualified Health and Safety practitioner
    • TechIOSH or above
    • Degree in a Science, Chemistry or a Technical field is desirable
    • Certification in Environmental management
    • Full driving license
    • Broad knowledge of Environmental, Health and Safety management, ideally gained within a Laboratory or Research and Development environment.

    Get to know Covance

    Covance, the drug development business of LabCorp, is the world’s most comprehensive drug development services company. Because of our broad experience, from early research to commercialization, our more than 20,000 employees from across the globe are in a unique position to supply insights that go above and beyond testing. Our team’s impact on healthcare is remarkable. Through their everyday work they’ve supported 100% of the top 50 drugs on the market and all the oncology drugs approved in 2016. Even though we span multiple businesses, we operate as one, sharing our knowledge to improve our efficiency and deliver on the promise of a healthier world.

    The Covance team is driven by an energized purpose to improve health and improve lives across the globe. Here, you’ll work alongside exceptional people who each play an important role in bringing new scientific discoveries and therapeutic area advancements to life. And, because we span the drug development spectrum, you’ll directly impact a wide-range of initiatives as you explore unique career paths and discover your extraordinary potential.

    Get ready to make a difference as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and improve lives of countless individuals.

    EEO Statement

    Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.




    Education / Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Science or Technical Field plus 3-4 years of relevant experience; or high school diploma plus more than 10 years of EHS related experience.
    • Must possess education and/or training requirements and years of experience to be appointed Chemical Hygiene Officer.
    • Associate Safety Professional or similar recognized EHS related certification desired.
    • Emergency Response certifications.
    • Maintains certifications to ship hazardous materials if required.
    • Maintains First Aid/CPR certifications.
    • Knowledge of basic state/country EHS regulations.
    • Ability to perform moderate to complex level word processing and spreadsheet tasks.
    • Familiarity with EHS hazard and risk identification, evaluation and control concepts.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with significant presentation experience.


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