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EHS Manager

Company: SomaLogic
Location: Boulder
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Wage Notice: $105,000 - $120,000 The base salary offered may vary depending on the candidate's job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.
Company Summary:
SomaLogic (NASDAQ: SLGC) was founded in 2000 with the goal of improving the well-being and quality of life of every individual by transforming how diseases were detected, diagnosed and managed. Building on decades of aptamer research, SomaLogic scientists developed a ground-breaking proteomics technology that overcomes the significant challenges of existing protein measuring technologies, with multiple applications across the biological and medical sciences.
Our mission is to leverage our proprietary technology to create, develop and commercialize innovative life science research tools and breakthrough clinical products that transform healthcare.
Position Summary:
The EHS Manager is responsible for developing, planning, and directing programs that ensure employee engagement, regulatory compliance and the implementation of EHS management system to protect human health and safety and protect the environment.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish a culture that is aligned with SomaLogic's EHS goals and objectives, with continuous EHS improvements

  • Manage, direct, coach, lead, and motivate employees to achieve EHS goals and objectives in a timely and safe manner, while continuously striving to improve safety skills & awareness

  • Oversee chemical inventory management for SDS management and reporting

  • Manage the site's waste management programs (hazardous/non-hazardous), regulated medical waste, waste recycling and universal waste

  • Assist in planning, directing, and coordinating EHS compliance activities through functional teams, and with direction of the Facilities Director

  • Serve as a key EHS partner with manufacturing, operations, research, and maintenance organizations assisting in the execution of their strategic and tactical EHS plans

  • Assist in the development and implementation of Environmental, Health and Safety programs and activities for the facility to achieve, maintain and exceed compliance with relevant regulatory laws and regulations as well as comply with SomaLogic's policies, standards and procedures

  • Responsible for directing incident investigations identifying root causes of EHS Incidents and executing sustainable corrective actions

  • Identify and develop good working relationships with federal, state and local authorities (i.e., safety agencies, fire departments, etc.) as well as appropriate internal Environmental, Health and Safety contacts

  • Develop, coordinate and/or conduct EH&S training programs

  • Coordinate and assist in the execution of capital EHS projects to ensure compliance with requirements and completion on a timely basis. This includes recommendation of EHS capital equipment purchases and other equipment to ensure compliance with rules and regulations

  • Lead and assist employee safety teams to understand and own safety and compliance down to the lowest level

  • Assist in providing information for Workers Compensation requests (incident investigations)

  • Responsible for driving processes that will result in a reduction of accidents and injuries and the identification of potential hazards present in the workplace

  • Advise, develop, and facilitate safety training for all employees

    Key Relationships:

    • The EHS Manager reports directly to SomaLogic's Director of Facilities Management.

    • Internal relationships include support to human resources, R&D, manufacturing, facilities, operations, staff, supervisors and other employees

    • External relationships include contacts with EHS contractors, staff, government representatives, suppliers, equipment vendors, contractors and others on matters related to EHS

    • The position will require expertise in Safety and Health with Environmental oversight


      • BS degree in Safety Science or relevant field with at least 10+ years of EHS experience in a manufacturing environment

      • CSP or ASP credential preferred

      • Bi-lingual in Spanish and English helpful

      • Excellent communication skills

      • Knowledge of OSHA, NFPA, ANSI and EPA regulations and reporting requirements.

      • Execution, attention to detail, initiative, conflict resolution, customer focus, collaboration, building ownership and commitment, establishing direction, drive for change, getting organizational support, tenacity and skills in share point sites.

      • Demonstrated professional with passion for change and relentless focus on execution

      • Must be highly organized; able to prioritize and meet target dates in a very fast-paced environment.

      • Strong oral and written communication, analytical, problem solving and human relations skills

      • Results driven and accountable for actions

      • Ability to work independently and effectively collaborate with essential team members.

      • Strong organizational and systems implementation.

      • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

      • Sound leadership coaching skills; investigation skills.

        At SomaLogic, we recognize the key to success is having empowered team members. We value our employees and aim to retain and attract talent by offering competitive benefits. One thing that sets us apart is that our medical, dental, vision, short- & long-term disability plans and life insurance premiums are 100% paid by the company. We also offer competitive paid time off plans, including a Discretionary Time Off plan for exempt US employees, which gives eligible employees more flexibility to take personal time off; there is no specific number of vacation days off per year, an eligible employee does not accrue vacation, and there is no accrued vacation time off "bank." Employees utilizing DTO remain accountable for ensuring that they balance their personal time off with work performance expectations. Employees also receive 13 paid company holidays, 1 personal floating holiday, a volunteer day, and 10 sick days. In addition, we offer 401(k) matching at 4%, FSA's, tuition reimbursement, stock options, and an employee assistance program.
        EEO Statement:
        SomaLogic provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
        This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
        IT Security Message:
        Please beware of job offer scams using SomaLogic's name targeting individuals who are actively seeking employment. SomaLogic will never send unsolicited job offers to job seekers, ask for any type of payment from potential candidates, or correspond with candidates from a email address

Keywords: SomaLogic, Boulder , EHS Manager, Executive , Boulder, Colorado

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