Teva Canada

Environment, Health and Safety Director

3 months ago
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Director - Environment, Health and Safety (Site Head)



At Teva Canada, we believe that all Canadians deserve access to innovative and affordable medications. We develop, produce and market generic pharmaceuticals, from diabetic agents to antibiotics, from heart medications to cancer treatments. We’ve been part of Canadian healthcare since 1965, when we began operations as one of the country’s first generic pharmaceutical companies. Today, we employ over 1,500 Canadians. We invest in facilities in this country—creating generic and brand-name medications. And we’re proud to be part of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Worldwide, Teva is the leader in generics, one of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies, active in 60 countries and a workplace of choice for 46,000 dedicated employees.


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Champion a sustainable EHS culture to ensure Solid Dose employees’ Safety & Health and to protect the Environment, in order to enable compliant operations and business effectiveness.   Lead the development, implementation and management of EH&S management system  with emphasis on regulatory and company Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety compliance.

  • Provide guidance to Solid Dose leaders and employees, conduct internal and support external audits, to ensure compliance with all applicable requirements. Design corrective and preventative action plans.
  • Identify EHS risks and define proactive mitigations. Ensure that the Solid Dose sites investment and changes in processes, equipment and systems are carried out in accordance with the concepts of EHS by design and relevant EHS requirements collaboratively with site Leader ship to support overall cGMP.
  • In collaboration with the Solid Dose leadership team, create, implement, monitor and update the sites EHS plan which is aligned regional and globally.
  • Provide necessary information and data to Solid Dose leadership, Globa/regional EHS and other internal and external stakeholders, in order to support the achievement of EHS objectives and enhance Teva’s reputation.
  • Create and maintain an EHS culture throughout Solid Dose that inspires a proactive attitude and a firm belief that ‘target zero’ is achievable. Create a space where people can speak openly and are encouraged to present new ideas about EHS.
  • Develop and implement training programs, provide coaching, expertise and guidance to leadership and employees of Solid Dose.
  • Lead continuous improvement in EHS using Operational Excellence principles and visible-felt leadership to achieve 'target zero' goals and to enable compliant operations and business effectiveness.
  • Identify, recruit, develop and retain qualified EHS professionals to provide EHS services to the sites. Implement managerial practices to ensure the EHS team’s high performance, modeling Teva's values and leadership framework.
  • Serve as an influential member of the Solid Dose leadership team, who impacts decision making and takes an active role in promoting cross-site initiatives, team work and collaboration across site functions.
  • Bring global best practices into the Solid Dose sites and actively share site perspective, knowledge and lessons learned to contribute and support a best-in-class professional level of EHS globally.
  • Develop trusted and proactive relationships with regulatory agencies, local community and external suppliers to promote compliance and social responsibility, in Teva's business interest.
  • Continuously indentify, prevent and proactively correct workplace hazards and conditions. Preform incident/accident investigations, root cause analysis, and establish appropriate corrective actions.
  • Travel between solid does sites


  • Bachelor's Degree – engineering degree or related science-based degree. Degree in safety / industrial hygiene / ergonomics / environment. Master’s degree preferred
  • 10 years of advanced EHS experience (high emphasis on leadership and managerial experience
  • EHS knowledge, Industry and Regulatory understanding and Chemical/Pharmaceutical Technology Understanding 
  • Experience in working with matrix environment/manufacturing environment.
  • Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP)
  • Six Sigma / Operation excellence/Lean certification – an advantage
  • Certified Industrial Hygiene (CIH)
  • Knowledge of current and upcoming legislation and current best EHS practices
  • Knowledge of GMP and cGMP requirements
  • Project management knowledge and experience
  • Pharmaceutical or Food Industry experience



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