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Hazardous Waste Supervisor in Gaithersburg, MD at Synerfac

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Hazardous Waste Supervisor/Manager

Job Description:

•Work as a Liaison to waste vendor (Scheduling pickups, escort on site, sign manifests, filing and upkeep of manifests, profile updates, requests);
•Collect and manage hazardous, universal and biological waste;
•Review and perform lab audits related to chemical compatibility and segregation;
•Tracking of all savings accrued due to created programs (dollar amounts, plastic reuse in pounds, and chemical waste diversion in pounds);
•Create program documents for on site procedures in accordance with client templates;
•Attend team meetings with individual managers, as well as divisional meetings for all on site Safety Health Environmental personnel;
•Attend on-site staff meetings, discussions, and memos to address service changes, client needs, and team training;
•Develop new programs related to Hazardous Waste and/or Chemical Hygiene with primary emphasis on cost reduction, increased sustainability, or simplification of duties/tasks
•Review and provide feedback for peer documents
•Provide guidance to researchers about waste disposal and management in their area
•Must be capable and diligent to respond to e-mail throughout the day as they arise
•Investigate root causes of incidents related to chemical waste, chemical hygiene, or spills
•Special projects related to hazardous waste/chemical hygiene
•Chemistry background needed for waste profiling, determining compatible waste streams, and chemical storage determination.

Job Requirements


•Bachelors or Master’s in Chemistry
•Professional top-tier communication skills, multi-tasking skills, ability to manage multiple projects and shifting priorities, must be able to adapt to client needs and deadlines
•Must have the ability to multi-task, adapt to clients needs and remain patient when changes occur.
•Must have experience using MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
•3-5 years’ experience with Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulations
•Must have 24-HR HAZWOPER training (40 HR preferred)
•Knowledge of OSHA regulations preferred (safe storage and handling of chemicals)
•Experience in a Pharmaceutical R&D setting preferred
•Must be able to manage data and track project schedules/data
•Must have experience in spill clean-up and response