Regional EHS Director, MA in Marlborough, MA at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 11/28/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    200 Forest Street
    Marlborough, MA
  • Date Posted:
  • Function
    Supply Chain/Facilities
  • Job Family
  • Remote
  • Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Shift

Job Description

  • Implement, manage, measure and report status of Regional responsibilities for EHS function (e.g., injury prevention, Workers Compensation claim management, EHS compliance and environmental sustainability). 
  • Be a resource and contribute to the efforts of the Regional Management team to succeed with all goals. 
  • Be a resource to and contribute to the efforts of the Corporate EHS mission to standardize processes at continuously improved levels. 
  • Design and implement strategies to prevent occupational injuries 
    • Identify risks associated with hazardous conditions, process design deficiencies and poor employee behaviors.  Design and implement risk reduction tactics to minimize risk. 
    • Communicate current observations and results of programs to employees and management 
  • Manage Workers Compensation claims for optimal recovery of injured employees and reduced cost 
    • Know specific state WC requirements and operate program within required parameters.   
    • Establish and manage optimal communication and work processes for efficient claim management. 
    • Form a trustworthy and effective partnership with insurer/TPA for optimal claim management results. 
  • Ensure compliance with OSHA, EPA, DOT, and other EHS related regulatory requirements.  
    • Know Federal, State, County and City requirements – take proactive steps to ensure compliance 
    • Create and manage programs to continuously monitor compliance, audit performance and promote standardized, efficient systems. 
  • Promote sustainability programs and initiatives that reduce the company’s environmental footprint (electricity, water, waste and emissions). 
  • Contribute to the management and resolution of EHS related emerging issues, including compliance, legal, and business expansion activities. 

Required Work Experience:   10 years work experience of responsibilities listed herein  Preferred Work Experience:   N/A Physical and Mental Requirements:   Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time  Knowledge:  

  • Experience, or knowledge, of identifying and implementing risk reduction strategies for occupational hazards, including biological, chemical, ergonomic, vehicle safety, electrical, and indoor air quality.   
  • Fully versed in compliance requirements for all OSHA and EPA standards.   
  • Working knowledge of business best practice and international standards for managing EHS programs.  


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (including excellent verbal and writing skills), 
  • Must be proficient in using Microsoft business applications and possess strong PC skills, 
  • Must have proven problem solving and analytical skills, 
  • Proven ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines within standards, 
  • Adaptable and flexible with the ability to accept, create and manage change, 
  • Must have experience with managing multiple operational teams or projects, 
  • Proven ability to positively influence to drive results in achieving goals and objectives, 
  • Strong influencing skills. 
  • Customer / Patient Focus 
  • Developing Direct Reports & Others 
  • Interpersonal Savvy 
  • Managerial Courage 
  • Managing and Measuring Work 
  • Strategic Agility 
  • Organizational Agility 
  • Building Effective Teams  
  • Process Management 
  • Problem Solving 

Bachelor’s Degree(Required)

Safety, Industrial Hygiene or Risk Management professional certification.