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Johnson & Johnson

Environment Health Safety Specialist

Posted Apr 28, 2023
Job ID: JJJP00015187
7 months
(May 22, 2023 - Dec 31, 2023)
40 hrs/week
Payrate range

Environmental Health & Safety Specialist - Safety DRI CapEx (f/m/x)

Location:   Bern Onsite 

Duration: Dec 2023 

Essential:    Strong EHS risk assessment, qualified engineer in a technical field or a safety qualification. 5 years on site construction experience & experience in management systems such as ISO14001/18001 / ISO45001.  German & English mandatory 

Janssen Vaccines belongs to the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson. Janssen is an organization of over 30,000 professionals working passionately to prevent, treat, cure and stop some of the most devastating and complex diseases of our time. In Bern, about 350 people of over 20 nationalities work together with the wider Janssen organization and partners on the development, manufacturing and analytical testing of novel vaccines and bacteria-based pharmaceutical products and therapies.

Tasks and Responsibilities: 

Who we are looking for

  • Mechanical/Engineering background and ideally an advanced training/Master/Ph.D degree in engineering

  • Work experience in a similar function

  • Practical experience in technical support of biotechnological manufacturing facilities including aseptic manufacturing areas and infrastructures

  • Knowledge of GMP-requirements and their technical implementation in cleanrooms and health, work & safety and environment requirements are an advantage

  • Experience in project management

  • Good communication in German and English

  • Knowledge on problem solving and communication preferred

  • Good PC-skills, enjoy working with IT-Systems (SAP)

  • Initiative and team-oriented personality with strong communication skills

Aim of the position - Main Responsibilities

  • Support annual CAPEX investment projects from an EHS perspective, e.g. prepare/review/approve work permits, check construction sites, advise and check suppliers on site

  • Lead, undertake and approve EHS risk assessments

  • Provide advice on hazards, risks and control measures

  • Support delivery of agreed EHS goals and objectives e.g. Toolbox Talk or introduction to Good Saves and EHS Capa CURVE System

  • Support management in the development and deployment of EHS risk control processes, procedures and programs

  • Provide coaching and mentoring support to department managers and employees to improve EHS performance

  • Build effective working relationships with staff and key stakeholders including site and corporate EHS functions

how to succeed

Education & Experiences

  • Qualified engineer in a technical field (f.e. engineering) or a safety qualification

  • Min. 5 years on site construction experience

  • Supervised projects

  • Knowledge of GMP working environment

  • Experience in further development of safety culture

  • Experience in management systems such as ISO14001/18001 and ISO45001

Skills & Competences

  • Bi-lingual; German and English

  • Effective communication skills at all levels within the organization

  • Willingness to drive continuous improvement in EHS system to make it leaner and more efficient

  • Able to persuade and influence to drive EHS performance within the technical services department

  • Proven track record in being able to plan and deploy EHS projects and/or assignments in time, budget and agreed quality of requirements

  • Must be a credible EHS competent person; willingness to learn/develop skills to be remain an effective and rounded EHS professional

  • Work well as part of a team and able to work on their own

  • Build and maintain effective working relationships; work collaboratively

  • Maintain professional integrity at all times

This job in our CapEx/CAR-T project team is based in Bern, Switzerland.

What’s in it for you?  

As the biggest health company in the world, we find it important to put the needs and well-being of our customers and employees first. Our recipe for success consists of crafting an inclusive work environment where everybody feels welcome and respected. 

At Johnson & Johnson, we blend heart, science and ingenuity to profoundly change the trajectory of health for humanity.  



This role offers a very competitive hourly rate. 

you are welcome here

Johnson & Johnson is working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences are valued and each and every one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are.

about Johnson & Johnson

Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 130 years. As a skilled contractor, you’ll play a key part in the thinking, strategy, dynamism - and impact - of this iconic global healthcare company as they touch the lives of nearly a billion people every day. Contribute to the next healthcare breakthrough with your next project at Johnson & Johnson. 

application process

We are looking to process the first round of applications within the next 2 working days.

We do not accept applications via email. 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) have been part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Our commitment to respect the dignity and diversity of all is embedded in our Credo.

We know that the success of our business depends on having the best talent in a workforce that reflects the diverse markets we serve around the world and an inclusive culture that values different perspectives and life experiences. That is why we are working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued and each one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means “You Belong”

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