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Then Incyte is the pharmaceutical company for you. While our pipeline demonstrates the ability to compete with much larger pharmaceutical companies in selecting compelling targets and creating high-quality drug candidates, our smaller size enables employees to see the direct impact of their contributions on the direction of the company. Due to our smart, agile culture and cutting-edge science, we delivered a novel, first-to-market product in an unmet medical need in 2011 - the first in the company's history.

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Incyte Corporation values the talents of our diverse workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Environmental Health & Safety, Engineer

Department: Facilities
Location: Incyte Corporate Headquarters

Incyte is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel medicines to meet serious unmet medical needs in oncology and inflammation and autoimmunity. Incyte is committed to the rigorous pursuit of research and development excellence to improve the lives of patients, make a difference in health care, and build sustainable value. 

The Company strives to discover and develop first-in-class and best-in-class medicines-advancing a diverse portfolio of large and small molecules.

Job Summary (Primary function)
The Environment Health & Safety Engineer provides EHS support for Incyte Research operations, as well as support EHS throughout the organization.  Responsibilities include: developing, implementing and evaluating EHS programs to ensure compliance required through OSHA, EPA, NRC, DNREC, NFPA, DEA, DOT, etc.

Provide guidance related to emergency management, hazardous materials, ergonomics, State, Federal and other regulatory standards to provide a safe environment for all employees, visitors and the community.  Identify, analyze and minimize exposure to hazards, prevent property losses, and create systems that encourage safe work practices. 

Essential Functions of the Job  (Key responsibilities)

  • Responsible for managing EHS programs as assigned and supporting other programs as needed.  Programs may include: chemical safety, biosafety, contractor safety, emergency preparedness, radioactive material management, office and lab ergonomics, environmental compliance and general safety.
  • Develop and implement EHS programs/procedures/systems to meet the needs of a growing company.
  • Determine all safety/environmental-related regulations and standards that apply to the operations.
  • Maintain records, reports and correspondence using computer databases and other software programs.
  • Schedule and conduct regular safety education and training programs for all staff.  Create courses to address EHS needs.  Determine best method to deliver courses – CBT vs. in-person.
  • Participate in formal safety inspections/audits to detect hazards and unsafe working conditions; follow up with recommendations for corrective measures & track completion.
  • Investigation of accidents/injuries to determine cause and to prepare recommendations for prevention.  Assist with worker’s compensation claims and risk management.
  • Evaluate operations to identify potential hazards and mitigate proactively.  Collaborate with internal groups to ensure safety and compliance while enabling research. 
  • Remain technically competent and keep current in new developments within the industry.

Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency)

  • 5+ years of progressive EHS experience supporting research laboratories required, Pharmaceutical Industry experience preferred.
  • Requires four-year degree (BA or BS) with coursework in safety, environmental protection, engineering or related field.
  • Excellent organization, communication, and presentation skills.  Comfortable discussing requirements with all levels of organization.
  • Proven problem solving and strategic thinking ability.

Disclaimer:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.  Management reserves the right to change or modify such duties as required.

Incyte Corporation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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