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Title:  HSE Manager

Requisition ID:  52351
Date:  Jun 21, 2022

Williamsport, Pennsylvania, US

Department:  Operations

Who We Are:-

Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.


Job Summary:

In this role, you will identify, develop & implement programs that comply with Federal, State & Local safety & environmental regulations to promote a healthy and safe work environment. Investigate all safety & occupational health related incidents & injuries & implement all corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence from happening.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Investigate, analyze, identify and recommend controls for causes and/or potential causes of accidents, exposures to hazardous materials and ergonomic hazards.
  • Filing of any required Workers Compensation and OSHA forms.
  • Track, maintain and record EPA hazardous waste records, air emissions, water pollutant discharge, etc. and file all required permits, documents and reports with appropriate federal, state or local agencies.
  • Monitor and report various safety information to corporate headquarters personnel on a monthly or as needed basis.
  • Evaluate “Best Practices” among West plants and external resources to keep West manufacturing on the leading edge from a safety technology and/or practices perspective.  Counsel & assist other West plant sites on safety or health related matters.
  • Participate in the project turnover process regarding new equipment or plant processes from the safety evaluation and check-off perspective.
  • Assist in the transfer of equipment or technology or other needed information to other West plants from the safety perspective.
  • Develop, implement & train on safety, health & environmental programs & procedures.
  • Oversee the site safety committee & assist in establishing site safety goals & objectives.
  • Maintain Safety Data Sheets (SDS) on hazardous materials used in the workplace.
  • Perform job hazard assessment analyses.  Specify personal protective equipment.
  • Develop and implement contractor safety guidelines.  Monitor contractor activities to ensure compliance.
  • Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures, instruction, and all safety rules.
  • Other duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety and Health or Engineering Safety related field.
  • Experience: 8-10 years of job-related experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must have knowledge of OSHA, Federal, State and local safety laws and regulations. 


Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have excellent interpersonal & problem-solving skills & be able to interface with employees in all levels of the organization; must possess good organization, time-management, negotiating & conflict resolution skills; excellent computer skills (including MS Office experience using Word & Excel) required.


Travel Requirements:

  • Must be able to travel up to 10% of the time


Physical & Mental Requirements:




West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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