Senior Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator - Singapore

10X Genomics

10X Genomics

Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

We are seeking an experienced, collaborative and results-oriented individual to join our 10x team as an Senior EHS Coordinator. The ideal candidate will have a strong safety and health background, with demonstrated performance in maintaining EHS functions in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry. The individual shall be capable of working alongside the EHS team in developing, implementing, and coordinating all safety and environmental functions according to corporate policy to ensure compliance with local regulations.

Individuals applying for this position must be self-starters, action driven, independent, flexible in changing direction and methods, thrive in a fast-paced environment, excel at managing multiple priorities, succeed in communicating with all levels within the organization and provide immediate contribution. This position reports to the EHS Director in Pleasanton, California, and this role is based in Singapore. Periodic travel to the US may be required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage, update or create EHS procedures, programs and trainings specific to the biotech and pharmaceutical industry which includes:
    • Injury and Illness Prevention Plan
    • Emergency Response Plan
    • Safe Management Measures
    • Risk Management
    • Lock-Out-Tag-Out Procedure
    • Chemical Handling Plan
    • Emergency Action Plan
    • Ergonomics
    • Chemical Hygiene
    • Hazard Communications
    • Biosafety in Microbiological Laboratories
    • Bloodborne Pathogens
    • Fall Prevention
    • Compressed Gas Cylinders
    • Fire Prevention
    • Permit to Work
    • Hazardous Waste Management
    • Ergonomics
    • Risk Assessments and Job Hazard Analysis
    • Hazardous Materials (chemical and biological)
    • Emergency Response Team (ERT)
    • Safety Committee Meetings
    • Additional programs as needed based on local regulatory requirements and business needs
  • Ensure a safe work environment and that all practices are in compliance with company policy, local EHS legislation, regulation and practices.
  • Drive, coordinate and implement all safety and health initiatives
  • Execute excellent safety and environmental practices on a daily basis
  • Complete and manage applications and renewals for local permits and licenses
  • Identify and monitor potential hazards and determine appropriate mitigation technique
  • Manage, develop and deliver EHS training (new hire orientation, annual refreshers, etc.), emergency drills, and programs as needed
  • Oversee maintenance and inspection records of safety related items such as fire protection equipment, emergency shower and eye wash, spill response kits, first aid box, AED, etc.
  • Maintain chemical inventory and SDS system
  • Conduct site inspections, safety incident investigation and reporting
  • Lead onsite EHS audit – internal and external
  • Assist EHS Director in preparing site specific annual budgets
  • Main contact with all regulatory agencies such as MOM, NEA,SCDF, OSHA, EPA, etc.
  • Support the 10x global EHS and security departments as requested
  • Ensure compliance with local regulations pertaining to environmental, occupational health and safety policies, including Singapore MOM, NEA, SCDF, etc. and handle all contact with the appropriate agencies.
  • Facilitate Singapore monthly safety committee meetings
  • Conduct themselves in accordance to the company culture and health and safety policy

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in a science discipline or environmental engineering and relevant experience in biotech or pharmaceutical industry
  • Minimum of five years of relevant experience as an EHS professional
  • Must possess and demonstrate a strong understanding in ergonomic principles in a lab manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated experience in hazardous waste management and practices
  • Customer service oriented with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of local regulatory requirements and governmental agencies that may apply to processes or equipment used in the Biotech industry
  • Must understand the continuous improvement philosophy and constantly strive to elevate EHS
  • Excellent verbal and written communications including presentation skills
  • Must be able to effectively engage with others, and show a strong competency in problem-solving
  • Strength in organizing, implementing and affecting comprehensive change
  • Must excel in communicating ideas and changes to influence change effectively
  • Ability to adapt easily to changing needs and priorities
  • Current Singapore Ministry of Manpower Workplace Safety and Health Officer Certification (WSHO)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of biosafety in microbiological and biomedical laboratories
  • Demonstrated experience in handling hazardous waste and medical waste
  • First aid, CPR and AED certified
  • Industrial hygiene experience
  • Fluent in Mandarin a plus

About 10x Genomics

At 10x Genomics, accelerating our understanding of biology is more than a mission for us. It is a commitment. This is the century of biology, and the breakthroughs we make now have the potential to change the world.

We enable scientists to advance their research, allowing them to address scientific questions they did not even know they could ask. Our tools have enabled fundamental discoveries across biology including cancer, immunology, and neuroscience.

Our teams are empowered and encouraged to follow their passions, pursue new ideas, and perform at their best in an inclusive and dynamic environment. We know that behind every scientific breakthrough, there is a deep infrastructure of talented people driving the life sciences industry and making it possible for scientists and clinicians to make new strides. We are dedicated to finding the very best person for every aspect of our work because the innovations and discoveries that we enable together will lead to better technologies, better treatments, and a better future. Find out how you can make a 10x difference.

Individuals seeking employment at 10x Genomics are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

10x does not accept unsolicited applicants submitted by third-party recruiters or agencies. Any resume or application submitted to 10x without a vendor agreement in place will be considered unsolicited and property of 10x, and 10x will not pay a placement fee.