Overview:   We have an exciting opportunity for a highly talented, motivated professional to join our Bio-manufacturing global team as a Global Environmental Health & Safety Manager located just outside of Madison, Wisconsin. This position will be responsible for the successful and implementation of site-specific health, safety and environmental operations and tasks at the assigned work sites across the business unit.  This includes but is not limited to: risk management activities, industrial hygiene, applicable report writing, industrial HSE compliance auditing, emergency response, HSE training, HSE program development, incident investigation and data trending and analysis.

Key Responsibilities:    

The incumbent will be responsible for the following:
*Coordination, development and deployment of Group EH & S policies, best practice and local regulatory requirements.
*Identification and evaluation of significant health and safety risks and development of suitable control systems.
*Investigation of incidents, root cause analysis and implementation of corrective and preventative measures.
*Development and implementation of new initiatives to increase health, safety and environmental performance across the business.
*Promotion of EH & S activities to increase awareness and understanding across the business.
*Support local bio-manufacturing production facility, onsite R&D laboratory, and global bio-manufacturing facilities.

The Candidate: Candidate Requirements:
We are searching for a candidate with the following skills, qualifications and experience:
*Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Occupational Safety and Health/Environment or a related field from an accredited institution.
*Five years full time safety and/or occupational health operations.
*Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; being able to succinctly communicate, market and sell practical EHS & S solutions to all levels of company/business/and facility personnel.
*Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
*Ability to travel nationally and internationally, 30-45% required.
*Good Understanding of OSHA general industry and EPA regulations, related state statutes/regulations or local ordinances.Familiarity of equivalent international regulatory standards.
*Experience conducting investigations and mitigating hazards common to research laboratory, industrial, institutional and facilities maintenance operations is required
*Knowledge of Fire Protection, Contractor Safety, Injury/Illness prevention, Electrical Safety, Hazardous Substances, Ergonomics and Laser Safety.

Capabilities and behaviors:
*Reflects Genus R&D’s aim of having the strongest talent in the industry
*Lives and displays the Genus ABS Values and behaviors at all times in day to day work
*Maintains professional verbal and written communications with co-workers, internal and external customers, and vendors at all times
*Flexible with job responsibilities and consistently strives to be an effective team member
*Strives to advance skills and displays a willingness to accept future development
*Actively participates in Company training opportunities to further develop applicable skills
*Gains a thorough understanding of the Company’s business and the department’s role within the company

Ideally, candidates have experience working in a global role for a company in the agriculture sector.

What Can We Offer You? At Genus, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, together with the opportunities that come with working for a global organization. We offer an environment where personal growth in encouraged.

If you are interested in playing a key role for one of the most innovative and highly regarded companies in our industry, this is the business for you.