Pfizer EHS Construction Manager in McPherson, Kansas


Administering comprehensive EHS programs to facilitate Pfizer compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and Pfizer guidelines addressing safety, environmental, health, and loss prevention requirements with a focus on Construction EHS. Analyzing existing and planned products, processes, equipment, facilities, and programs to develop and implement proactive strategies to minimize injury, illness, property loss, impact on the environment, and business interruption. Represent the Corporation's interests by negotiating with State and local regulators. Conducting EHS Related training to colleagues or contractors on an as needed basis.


  • Contractor oversight, awareness and interpretation of regulations of a complex nature that may impact multi program areas.

  • Recognizes, identifies, and evaluates environmental, health and safety hazards.

  • Assesses the probability, magnitude, and potential financial impact of the risks, and develops feasible, cost effective, control alternatives.

  • Provides consultation on complex EHS issues.

  • Recommends cost effective control alternatives to management.

  • Interacts effectively with a wide variety of areas and a broad spectrum of people with diverse backgrounds, and accountabilities (i.e. operating, technical, management, regulatory).

  • Communication and presentations at internal & external meetings.

  • Conducts comprehensive environmental, health & safety assessments to evaluate adherence to applicable governmental EHS regulations, and Pfizer policies and guidelines.

  • Assesses the Company's vulnerability to monetary fines, litigation, and business interruption.

  • Develops, implements and administers industrial hygiene, safety, environmental and loss prevention programs affecting Pfizer colleagues, the physical facility, and contractors working on Site.

  • Maintains a thorough understanding and working knowledge of existing and proposed changes in federal and state industrial hygiene, safety, environmental and loss prevention regulations, which affect Pfizer operations.

  • May participate in the standard setting and regulatory process at the state and local levels to affect the promulgation of effective and practical regulations and standards.

  • Participates in regulatory inspections and inquiries involving environmental, health and safety issues.

  • Acts as a consultant/technical expert during resolution of any proposed corrective actions.

  • Provides technical training to appropriate individuals or groups on environmental, health and safety issues.

  • Trains other individuals with training responsibilities in order that they can communicate information to others within their organizations, as needed.

  • Lead in the deployment and evolution of site's Behavioral Based Safety Program including training, communication, and data analysis trending.

  • Aid in the deployment and execution of any corrective and preventative actions related to EHS.

  • Maintains a thorough working knowledge of EHS computer databases and utilizes a wide variety of other internal and external databases.

  • Conducts detailed analyses of work-related accidents, employee exposures, and chemical and environmental information.

  • Conducts analyses to identify trends, including costs and potential risks, as needed.

  • Formulate cost effective alternatives for corrective actions.

  • May provide 24-hour response to assist in the resolution of emergency or spill response incidents.

  • Successfully completes training required to perform job assignments and seeks out additional training opportunities to enhance skills and abilities for program compliance and improvements.

  • Understands and complies with company practices and policies in general and maintains working knowledge of the applicable Pfizer requirements (e.g. EHS Management Systems, EHS Standards, etc).

  • Maintains a knowledge of the capital project system and participate on project teams as directed.

  • Maintain a knowledge and understanding of current good manufacturing practices (cGMP) as they relate to Pfizer Operations.

  • Encorporate EHS Pfizer Recommended Practices and expectations into the design of the facility including but not limited to equipment design, facility layout, minimization of environmental impacts, etc.

  • Lead efforts for the Construction Site EHS Team.

  • Perform routine audits for contractor adherence to Pfizer EHS Recommended Practices and adherence to McPherson EHS expectations.

  • Performs other tasks as directed by EHS Director and or Project Manager.


  • Bachelors degree required

  • 10-15 years relevant EHS experience

  • CIH or CSP certification perferred

  • A good knowledge of computer operation and common programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required.

  • Must also have excellent interpersonal skills, creativity in problem solving, flexibility, and excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Must be comfortable making presentations to groups.

  • Good math skills required

EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: May 28, 2018

  • Eligible for Relocation Package

  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.