Parsippany, New Jersey

Job Summary

Zimmer Biomet is a world leader in musculoskeletal health solutions. Our team members are part of a company with a heritage of leadership, a focus on shaping the future, and a mission dedicated to alleviating pain and improving the quality of life for people around the world.

This position will be responsible for managing all aspects of Environmental Health and Safety over multiple shifts for the TMT site in New Jersey including: executing process safety management activities, evaluation of process risks including management of change and process hazard analysis, maintaining environmental compliance, and worker’s compensation. Additionally, this role oversees emergency response plans including Covid-19 pandemic response, workplace safety and behavior based safety initiatives.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

    • Accountable for personal safety, the safety of fellow employees and contractors, and for promoting a safe work environment
    • Performs, review and improves Process/Job Hazard Analysis (PHA/JHA)
    • Maintains compliance with OSHA PSM, EPA-RMP, and New Jersey DEP TCPA regulations
    • Manages current air permits, EPA, and NJDEP Stormwater, Hazardous Waste reporting requirements
    • Conducts New Hire Safety Orientation
    • Updates internal EHS procedures
    • Leads Emergency Response Team and ensures drills and trainings are completed to comply with TCPA and HAZWOPER requirements.
    • Organizes safety shoe truck events, respirator trainings, and maintains all employee safety records
    • Coordinates RCRA, DOT, and Fork Lift Trainings as necessary
    • Completes Ergonomic improvement projects and conducts ergonomic assessments.
    • Manages Hazardous Waste program
    • Manages recycling and waste reduction efforts
    • Creates metrics and other KPIs on a weekly and monthly basis to meet site and corporate safety and environmental initiatives
    • Responsible for Contractor Safety Program
    • Oversee and improve Behavior Based Safety Programs
    • Maintains Process Safety Information including P&ID’s, Relief Valve Design Basis documentation, and Building and Facility Siting evaluations
    • Participates in or leads incident investigations
    • Manages Worker’s Compensation program
    • Leads internal EHS Committees over all shifts
    • Reviews and evaluates process safety aspects of projects including equipment improvements, replacements or environmental projects
    • Effectively interface with other groups across the company to gain support for site goals then facilitate execution to assure success
    • Creates and improves policies and procedures and completes reporting in accordance with OSHA PSM and EPA RMP
    • Leads Department of Homeland Security compliance efforts is responsible for collecting and maintaining personal surety information.
    • Maintains budget and financial information.
    • Writes articles for weekly employee newsletter
    • Creates communications and announcements regarding safety awareness, regulatory compliance and EHS activities.
    Manage pandemic disease response and provides updates to Leadership.


This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions and might not necessarily comprise all of the essential functions for purposes of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Education/Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Safety Management, Environmental Management, Engineering or Sciences with a minimum 5 years of experience in a chemical or manufacturing setting. Master’s Degree or CSP, ASP, CIH or CHMM certification preferred. Experience with OSHA PSM, HAZWOPER, and NJ TCPA standards, risk assessment methodologies, and API and NFPA standards.

Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.

Bilingual Spanish and English preferred.

Additional Information

EOE M/W/Vet/Disability

At Zimmer Biomet, we believe in The Power of Us, which means that we are stronger together. We are committed to creating an environment where every team member feels included, respected, empowered, and celebrated.

Parsippany, New Jersey

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