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SHE (Safety, Health and Environment) Specialist

Hillsboro, OR 97124

Posted: 05/15/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Commercial Operations Job Number: 11246 Pay Rate: $30.00 - $38.00

Job Description

Our client is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. They are among the world's leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline.

  • The individual hired for this position will be part of the safety, health, and environmental (SHE) team and will assist with the completion of the Company's site SHE goals and objectives.
  • This will include the development and implementation of SHE programs, the initiation and completion of improvement projects, in addition to assisting with the resolution of SHE concerns from our manufacturing customers.

  • Develop and implement SHE management systems to drive compliance with safety and environmental regulations.
  • Perform and guide activities related to all site SHE programs including Ergonomics, Fall Protection, Lock-Out Tag-Out (LOTO), Machine Guarding, Confined Spaces, Contractor Safety, and Hazard Communication.
  • Communicate effectively with our customers employing the ability to present ideas well one on one in small groups and to larger audiences.
  • Conduct and drive risk assessments to identify key hazards and develop mitigation plans.
  • Effectively influence others to take action to mitigate SHE risks.
  • Conduct ergonomic risk assessments to systematically identify and reduce risk of work related musculoskeletal disorders, includes both office and manufacturing setups.
  • Conduct inspections and job hazard (risk) analyses.
  • Identify and implement corrective and preventative actions.
  • Assist in investigation of SHE incidents and development of corrective actions.
  • Apply engineering principles to reduce SHE risks and Strengthen Compliance.
  • Develop appropriate engineering or work process modifications to prevent worker illness or injury.
  • Provide SHE assistance and guidance to safety committees, including EHS regulatory interpretations.
  • Provide SHE support in the design and installation of new or modified equipment and management of change processes.
  • Develop content and present SHE training to plant employees.
  • Provide SHE assistance to Value Streams.

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Bachelors degree with 3-5 years of SHE experience in manufacturing and/or consulting environments or a combination of equivalent education and experience.
  • Experience with implementing and or managing an industrial ergonomics program.
  • Work effectively with multiple levels of employees.
  • Well-developed planning and organizational skills including the ability to prioritize activities, meet commitments, and proactively manage time and a challenging workload.
  • Utilize approaches that require innovation and change.
  • Well-developed planning and organizational skills including the ability to prioritize activities, meet commitments, and proactively manage time and a challenging workload.
  • Demonstrates clear and concise oral and written skills as well as an ability to train others.
  • Effective listening skills.
  • Proactively support and/or lead EHS initiatives that support the business.
  • Strong computer skills.

Meet Your Recruiter

Lexie Pierce

As a Compass recruiter, Lexie brings in 15 years of experience in leadership and employee growth and development. She's incredibly passionate about helping candidates find and accept new opportunities, ultimately leading her to start her recruiting career in the life science industry. Her favorite part about connecting with Compass candidates and clients is witnessing the excitement the candidates exude and making an impact on their lives.


Outside of the office, Lexie enjoys going to the farmers' market on Saturdays with her son so she can find the best produce to use in her family dinners. She enjoys cooking, reading, knitting, restoring furniture, and spending time with her family and friends. Lexie is also passionate about supporting organizations that are looking to educate the community about Congenital Heart Defects (CHD).

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