STEMCELL Technologies Inc. is a privately-owned biotechnology company based in Vancouver that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, ancillary reagents and contract assay services. We create novel, useful, standardized products of unfailing quality and deliver them to more than 70 countries via our many regional offices plus distribution centres in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble and Singapore. Driven by our love of science and our passion for quality, we see ourselves simply as “Scientists Helping Scientists” – standing by our customers to provide outstanding products, technical support and training. We have over 1000 science-oriented employees globally, including 250 PhDs/MScs, with most others holding a BSc or engineering degree. STEMCELL is proud to be the largest Biotechnology employer in Canada.
The Director, Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership to the EHS functions and teams within the Facilities department to facilitate STEMCELL’s culture of promoting EHS industry best practices and high compliance of local applicable laws and regulations for our growing workforce of over 1,000+ and operating facilities located globally. This role involves developing, implementing and managing all aspects of the corporate EHS programs and initiatives, including risk management, to effectively establish trust and credibility and lead by influence across all levels of STEMCELL’s global organization.