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Johnson & Johnson is currently recruiting for Senior Director, Workplace Health & Safety Excellence to serve as a key member of the Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability (EHS&S) organization.  This role is based in New Brunswick, NJ.  Antwerp, Belgium may also be considered as a secondary locale.

Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 125 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.

With $71.9 billion in sales, Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices and diagnostics markets. There are more than 265 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing approximately 126,500 people and with products touching the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.

If you have the talent and desire to touch the world, Johnson & Johnson has the career opportunities to help make it happen. Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion.  Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


The Senior Director, Workplace Health & Safety Excellence leads a team of health and safety experts and centers of excellence to develop and implement comprehensive standards and strategies to build technical competencies that deliver a safe and healthy workplace across the enterprise.  Specific areas of support include: industrial hygiene, process safety management, occupational safety, ergonomics, fleet safety and office EHS.
Develops and implements global technical plans (strategy and tactics) to assure EHS&S compliance with health & safety regulations and J&J EHS&S standards, to eliminate or control health & safety risks in the workplace, prevent employee injuries and illnesses and environmental contamination while facilitating the conservation of limited natural resources.
Collaborates with the EHS operations team, troubleshooting, adapting and deploying safety strategies/tactics to the breadth of businesses across J&J.
Leads and develops talent consistent with the expectations of the Johnson & Johnson Leadership Imperatives.
Leverages senior level expertise across the enterprise to provide cost-effective technical guidance and strengthen technical competency.
Stewards J&J’s process for setting global strategy, policy, standards and goals in the areas of industrial hygiene, process safety management, occupational safety, ergonomics, fleet safety and office EHS.
Engages externally to benchmark and assure J&J stays at the forefront of innovative health and safety solutions as well as to advance J&J’s thought leadership and impact through collaborative partnerships in the workplace health and safety space.
Supports health and safety focus audits as part of EHS&S governance process.
Key relationships

The Senior Director, Workplace Health & Safety Excellence works with other EHS&S leaders, senior Commercial, R&D and Supply Chain leaders, and key internal partners such as Global Health Services and Worldwide Engineering & Technical Operations.  S/he will also interface with workplace safety/health regulatory agencies, professional associations and external experts in the EHS&S field.

A Bachelor's degree or equivalent level of degree is required. Advanced degree in management, EHS technical field or regulatory affairs, preferred.

A minimum of 10 years of workplace health and safety leadership experience is required.

Key required competencies:
Outstanding leadership; ability to gain trust and influence at all levels; collaborative.
Strong communicator who is credible and self-assured; ability to create a sense of urgency around preventing injuries, illness and environmental contamination while conserving natural resources.
Good understanding of global workplace health and safety regulations and issues.
Highly developed interpersonal and cross-cultural skills.
Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% is required.
This description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not

About the company

If you’re thinking about taking your career to a place where you can be seen for the talent you bring to your work, where you’ll have a chance to be the driver of your own career, and where others share your passion for caring and success, then we invite you to explore Johnson & Johnson. BE VITAL in your career and make a unique mark. Join the approximately 129,000 men and women who work within our companies and touch the lives of more than a billion people around the world every day.

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