Environmental Health & Safety Associate I

Requisition ID 2024-14084
Posting Date 1 month ago(2/27/2024 1:26 PM)
Job Location(s)
Pittsburgh PA United States
Position Type
Full Time
Cook Myosite Inc.


Cook MyoSite, Inc. is on a mission to make regenerative medicine a part of everyday medicine. We’re investigating our core technology, autologous muscle-derived cells, for the potential treatment of several muscle-related disorders. We at Cook MyoSite have the potential to make a difference in the lives of countless people around the world, and we also have the potential to make a difference in yours. Joining our team is an opportunity to ignite your passion, grow your potential, and define your purpose. If you’re curious, motivated by helping others, and driven by integrity, we invite you to apply.


The Environmental Health & Safety Associate I represents and guides guide the organization in safety and health issues by developing, enhancing, managing, and auditing the site safety program and providing staff safety and health engineering services. 


• Provide guidance to employees so that they understand the safety and health programs and how to implement them.
• Identify and evaluate risk hazards and develop measures for their control.
• Establish or maintain relationships with federal, state, and local regulatory agencies and exhibit a working knowledge of regulatory requirements.
• Assist in the development and maintenance of all policies and procedures related to safety and administers training to the site staff.
• Monitors all aspects of material safety management including but not limited to; electronic repository management, physical management, review of listed hazards, approving new material requests and establishing waste streams.
• Assists in reporting and documenting of work-related incidents and submits appropriate documentation to regulatory agencies.
• Participates in hot work permitting and atmospheric monitoring activities.
• Identify and analyze all areas for fall protection and develop fall protection solutions.
• Assists in the management of all waste streams and helps ensure regulatory compliance.
• Develop evacuation procedures and maps for emergency situations, including fire, severe weather, hostile intruder, and all potential unplanned emergency encounters.
• Assists in the management of site security including but not limited to; ID badge creation and issuance, training, site security camera monitoring and access control software.


Undergraduate degree in Safety, Health, and Environmental Applied Sciences or 3 years direct, relevant experience and certification.

Minimum of 3 years' experience in a biologics /medical device / biopharmaceutical manufacturing environment. qualifications preferred.

Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Industrial Hygiene (CIH)

Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office software, and other general office equipment.
Advanced proficiency in MS Office, specifically, advanced knowledge of Project, Adobe, OneNote, Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.

Full Time On Site


• Exemplifies Cook MyoSite Core Values
• Maintain regular and punctual attendance
• Must maintain company quality and safety standards
• This position requires an ongoing commitment to upgrading knowledge, job skills and abilities in addition to competency related to all duties and responsibilities listed above.
• Ability to work in collaborative and independent work situations and environments with minimal supervision
• Maintain composure and competence under stressful situations; demonstrate flexibility and adaptability
• Must work and interact effectively and professionally with and for others throughout various levels of the global organization to achieve company goals
• Trainability
• Must have effective verbal, written and interpersonal skills
• Must maintain a high level of confidentiality
• Excellent analytical skills with the ability to analyze situations accurately and effectively
• Must demonstrate critical thinking and proven problem-solving skills
• Must maintain a high level of professionalism, business acumen, and excellent customer service skills
• Capable of handling multiple responsibilities and/or projects
• Able to prioritize and operate proactively
• Must exhibit well developed skills in prioritizing, planning, organization, decision making, and time management


Physical Requirements:

• Laboratory / manufacturing plant setting (Non-Production and Production): General office, warehouse and laboratory setting with potential (limited) exposure to hazardous chemicals and/or harsh disinfectants with appropriate PPE while in BioSafety Level II.
• Lab / Non-Production:
• Ability to conduct and hear ordinary conversation and telephone communication.
• Must be able to work extended hours beyond normal work schedule to include, but not limited to, evenings, weekends, extended work hours and/or extra work hours, sometimes on short notice as required.
• Ability to work under specific time constraints.
• Must be able to sit at desk, in meetings and/or work on a computer for long or extended periods of time.
• Visual and manual acuity for working with computers and equipment.
• Ability to spend majority of day standing in laboratory setting or sitting in biological safety hood setting.
• Physically capable of standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, climbing steps and ladders, reaching, twisting and bending on occasion with or without reasonable accommodations.
• Must be able to lift/push/pull up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis with or without reasonable accommodations.
• Must be capable of performing PPE gowning procedures on a frequent basis to enter BioSafety Level II including safety glasses, lab coat, gloves, specialized clothing including laboratory scrubs (pants and shirt) and facial mask (if required) on a regular basis.
• Must be able to extend arms outright for extended periods of time, periodically at intervals for up to 3 hours at a time.


Employee that does not interact with Healthcare Professionals
Compliance with all policies of the company including without limitation the Cook Employee Manual, Cook Code of Conduct, Quality System Manual, Cook Electronic Information Policy and HIPAA regulations.


At Cook MyoSite, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community. Cook MyoSite is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.
This job description features the essential and critical functions of the position described and is not an exhaustive list of tasks and/or responsibilities. This may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.



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