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United Therapeutics Environmental, Health & Safety Engineer/Senior Engineer in Silver Spring, Maryland

The Job Details are as follows:

What we do

United Therapeutics Corporation focuses on the strength of a balanced, value-creating biotechnology model. We are confident in our future thanks to our fundamental attributes, namely our commitment to quality and innovation, the power of our brands, our entrepreneurial culture, and our bioinformatics leadership. We also believe that our determination to be responsible citizens — having a positive impact on patients, the environment, and society — will sustain our success in the long term.

We currently have five approved products on the market and a long-term mission of providing an unlimited supply of transplantable organs for those who need them.

Our company was founded by an entrepreneur whose daughter was diagnosed with a life-threatening condition. She sought to find treatment options and a cure for her daughter and patients like her. We are founder-led, and relentless in our pursuit of “medicines for life”. We continue to research and develop treatments for cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases, pediatric cancers, and other orphan diseases.

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) - Engineer/Senior Engineer

How you’ll contribute

You will address highly complex and diverse issues that focus on implementing, maintaining, and monitoring the compliance of environmental, health, and safety objectives to ensure United Therapeutics remains a safe place to work and is environmentally responsible with sustainable practices. You will also help establish and maintain EHS policies, programs, and operational procedures that ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations and corporate standards.

Key job responsibilities

  • Act as a catalyst for EHS program implementation corporate-wide and drive continuous improvement and sustainability practices

  • Establish and maintain EHS metrics and focused corporate social responsibility management systems that align with United Therapeutics mission and values

  • Support business growth by assessing new projects and processes for EHS impact

  • Oversee assigned environmental programs such as water stewardship, air quality, and waste minimization

  • Act as a member/team leader in assigned program audits and inspections, make recommendations through written technical reports, effectively communicate findings, implement best practices and closeout audit reports

  • Develop, plan, and implement EHS training and awareness programs

  • Response planning and prevention of situations such as injuries, illnesses, and chemical spills as a valued member of multifunctional team

For this role you will need

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, science, environmental, or related technical discipline; master’s degree preferred

  • Minimum of 2 years’ EHS experience; 7 years for senior level

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in life sciences, pharmaceutical or highly technical and complex industries, such as aerospace or chemical; 5-7 years for senior level

  • Working knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations with the ability to interpret regulatory issues and provide a recommended action plan

  • Prior experience and knowledge of EHS management systems and related global industry standards

  • Demonstrated effective internal EHS monitoring and auditing experience

  • Demonstrated collaborative contributions in successful identification and control of EHS risks

  • Experience in an FDA regulated environment preferred

  • Proficiency in MS Office software programs and other job-specific software

  • Ability to travel up to 10%

Life as a Unitherian

At United Therapeutics, you’ll realize quickly that it is not an ordinary place to work! When you join our company, you will learn, grow, contribute, have fun, and be challenged... all while making a difference in the lives of our patients.

United Therapeutics Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities

We strive to be an organization that engages the minds, hearts, and most spirited efforts of each of our employees. Our sense of purpose transforms what we do from work into mission, occupation into vocation and achievement into success.

We challenge our employees with innovative and revolutionary projects, offer an environment which fosters high-level job performance and provide a highly competitive total rewards package. This is what makes United Therapeutics a stimulating place to work.