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Danaher Corporation Facilities & EHS Leader in Cardiff, United Kingdom

Be part of something altogether life-changing

Working at Cytiva in the Life Sciences industry means being at the forefront of providing new solutions to transform human health. Our incredible customers undertake life-saving activities ranging from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, new medicines, and cell and gene therapies.

At Cytiva you will be able to continuously improve yourself and us – working on challenges that truly matter with people that care for each other, our customers, and their patients. With associates across 40 countries, Cytiva is a place where every day is a learning opportunity – so you can grow your career and expand your skills in the long term.

Cytiva is proud to work alongside a community of nine fellow Danaher Life Sciences companies. Together, we’re pioneering the future of science and medicine, developing products that enable researchers in the fight to save lives.

We are looking for a FACILITIES & EHS LEADER to work as part of our expert Global Supply Chain team of 5000 employees across the world. Do you have a passion for Facilities and Safety Management? Then we would love to hear from you.

What you’ll do

  • Reporting through to the Cardiff Site Leader and based in Cardiff, this role is responsible for the day to day facilities management and Environmental, Health and Safety leadership of our Cardiff site in the UK.

  • The successful candidate will lead a team of facilities engineers and EHS professionals to maintain the buildings and facilities at the Cardiff site and to coordinate all Health and Safety Arrangements.

  • The successful candidate will be accountable for managing the facility and ensuring the needs of the site are met with respect to the Cytiva EHS Management System. The role will develop, implement and evaluate safety policies and procedures and may be involved in the compliance and assurance of product EHS.

  • To provide authority and leadership with respect to the running of the facilities including the development of strategies, programs and training to ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and company standards to improve safety and reduce/eliminate EHS related business risks.

  • To Support the Site Master Plan in terms of understanding the long-term space requirements for the Cardiff business and facilitating solutions through the integration of EHS and Danaher Business Systems (DBS) Continuous Improvement philosophy.

Responsibilities include:

  • Management and Training for associates from an EHS, Facilities and Security pespective

  • Accountability for the building management and maintenance of the Cardiff facility.

  • Capital investment management for site infrastructure in line with site needs

  • Setting up, driving and continually improving the EHS program to include establishing responsibilities, risk reduction and performance management.

  • Evaluating facility EHS conditions, risks and developing appropriate action plans.

  • Providing EHS guidance and support to the site(s) to ensure compliance with regulatory and program requirements.

  • Participating in EHS compliance and program activities to ensure the safety, health and wellbeing of employees, others and the environment.

  • Act as the Point of Contact for Local EHS regulators, assisting with technical, regulatory/third party interfacing to support permitting, compliance and adherence to regulatory programs and Cytiva corporate policies.

  • Setting up and maintaining emergency preparedness programs, EHS inspections, risk assessments, initiatives and reviews and training.

  • Supporting EHS and engineering project initiatives.

  • Performing associated and other duties as required.

  • Analysing and maintaining EHS records, metrics and systems and reporting performance.

Who you are

  • Demonstrated leadership in a position of authority.

  • Qualified Health, Safety / Environment practitioner holding a NEBOSH / British safety council Diploma (or equivalent). Ideally Chartered or working towards becoming Chartered

  • Experience in Health, Safety and Environment activities ideally within a manufacturing environment.

  • Regulatory knowledge, familiarity or experience working within the UK framework.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System ( tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.