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Environmental, Health & Safety Manager

Company: Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT)
Location: Manchester
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) is the leading manufacturer of custom oligonucleotides and proprietary technologies for genomics applications. Our work is complex and cutting-edge, and our team members are curious, creative thinkers who understand that good data drives smart decisions. At IDT, we realize that although science may be uniform, people are unique. We promote a culture where engaged people are motivated and have opportunities to achieve their full potential, as part of one global team.

IDT is one of 10 Life Sciences companies of Danaher. Together, we accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of solutions that safeguard and improve human health.

Job Title: Environmental, Health & Safety Manager

Location: Coralville, IA

The Manager of Environment, Health & Safety is responsible for oversight and implementation of all Environment, Health, Safety and related regulatory requirements to ensure compliance, identify EHS performance gaps, and reduce risks at IDT's Coralville Operations. The scope of this role covers the Coralville, IA Manufacturing Sites, Service & Warehouse facilities, and all IDT support functions.

Job Specific Duties

  • Manages the overall EH&S Program at the site.
  • Supervises and directs staff which would include employee hiring, training, development, and performance management.
  • Ensures facility-wide compliance with OSHA, EPA and other regulatory requirements; and IDT EH&S Policies
  • Manages and executes the IDT EH&S Audit and Inspection Program.
  • Coordinates with external agencies as part of emergency planning and EH&S program maintenance, or in response to inspections or audits.
  • Manages all OSHA reporting and workers' compensation program.
  • Oversees the EH&S Committee and leads all committee/sub-committee meetings.
  • Organize the daily workflow and facilitate the preparation and reporting of department metrics. Utilize daily management with the help of the Danaher Business System (DBS) tools.
  • Partners with business/functional/DBS leaders on the development and implementation of action plans that drive closure of open issues and improvements in safety performance and environmental controls.
  • Oversees the EPA regulatory reporting (RCRA, EPCRA, etc.).
  • Actively participates as a key member of the site's Sustainability / Greenhouse Gas Reduction Committee.
  • Oversees the EH&S training program; identify training gaps and optimal methods for monitoring and measuring training effectiveness. Document and maintain appropriate EH&S records.
  • Maintains confidential information in compliance with regulatory and internal requirements.
  • Demonstrates and upholds behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values and delivers the Integrated DNA Technologies experience to customers and other business associates.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
    Education, Licensure, Certification, Registration

    • Bachelor's Degree in a Science or Engineering related field (Required)
    • Advanced Degree in a Science or Engineering related field (Preferred)
    • Professional Certification (CSP, CIH, etc.) (Preferred)
      Professional Experience

      • 4-6 years in a manufacturing environment (Required)
      • Minimum of 3 years of Environmental, Health, and Safety and/or relevant experience as a Manager, Team Lead or prior related experience (Required)
      • Working knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirements. (Required)
      • Experience with the Danaher Business System (Preferred)
      • Working knowledge of ISO 14001/45001 (Preferred)
        Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

        • Ability to encourage and facilitate cooperation, teamwork and pride.
        • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and management in both written and verbal format.
        • Influence, motivate, and drive collaboration.
        • Ability to work on several projects at once and complete them accurately and on time.
        • Ability to interact in a professional manner with public officials,
        • Adaptability to perform under stress when confronted with emergent, critical, unusual, or dangerous situations, or situation in which working speed and sustained attention are make-or-break aspects of the job.
        • Ability to maintain confidentiality on all issues related to the position.
          What We Offer:

          • Shift Differentials (Extra Compensation for less traditional shifts)
          • Generous Paid Time Off Accruals
          • 16 Hours PAID Volunteer Time Off
          • 11 Paid Holidays
          • Up to eight (8) weeks of 100% paid parental leave to eligible U.S. associates
          • 401(k) with Company Match
          • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Options
            Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.


            When you join us, you'll also be joining Danaher's global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you'll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

            Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here.We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.If you've ever wondered what's within you, there's no better time to find out.

Keywords: Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT), Cedar Rapids , Environmental, Health & Safety Manager, Executive , Manchester, Iowa

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