• Specialist II, Environmental Health & Safety Jobs in United States Of America

  • Abbott India Ltd
  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 3 - 5 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION We are seeking a high caliber Environmental Health & Safety Specialist who will support environmental, health and safety (EHS) site management and assists in the development, implementation, and monitoring of programs/policies/practices to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local occupational health and safety regulations and effective injury and illness prevention programs

Each employee can make a difference at Abbott and has the power, either individually or as a team, to influence the success of the company We are team-oriented, fast-paced and progressive We value people with great ideas who partner with others both internally and externally to take action and accomplish goals

Impact this role will have on Abbott

Monitors the workplace environment by analyzing work processes, materials, equipment and the work habits of employees and ensures appropriate corrective action is taken where hazards exist
Develops and oversees EHS training programs for employees in areas such as employee-right-to-know, hazardous material handling, laser safety, emergency response, industrial hygiene, and life safety
Works independently most of the time and uses judgment in data analysis to develop and design solutions to difficult health and safety problems
Performs traditional EHS duties such as job safety analyses, health and safety training, workplace incident investigations, workplace safety inspections and internal audits as directed
Supports EHS team in the management of all hazardous material and hazardous waste activities including the collection, transportation and disposal of all hazardous waste in compliance with all applicable regulations
Reviews new hazardous materials and checks incoming material for MSDSs, unique usage and storage characteristics; works with end user to ensure proper usage and disposal; provides guidance as necessary
Reviews and maintains SDS data system inventory
Supports EHS management in conducting reviews for facility modification, new product development, product modification and new equipment/machinery as directed
Provides On call support for EHS emergencies
Supports ISO 14001 environmental management system (EMS) process and its maintenance
Responsible for assigned duties and tasks as defined by the EMS
Supports EHS team and under the direction of manager, act as a liaison with appropriate regulatory agencies and may provide input to federal, state and local regulators through industry groups for the writing and revision of regulations
Works under the supervision of the EHS Manager, while independently working and solving day-to-day problems
Applies professional health and safety principles, theories and concepts and uses independent judgment to develop and design imaginative, thorough and practical solutions to difficult health and safety issues
Leads the management in the maintenance of the facilitys Emergency Response and Fire Plans
Coordinates employee exposure monitoring activities for chemical and physical agents, including performing Industrial Hygiene (IH) sampling and supporting the activities of contract Industrial Hygienists, chemical spill remediation specialists, and other safety consultants as required
Conducts and coordinates ergonomic risk assessments and making appropriate corrective action recommendations
Leads the selection, training and maintenance of all volunteer employee Safety Coordinators and Chemical Handlers
Coordinates the inspection and procurement of emergency response and disaster preparedness materials and equipment
Supports EHS management in the gathering of data for the establishment of report metrics pertinent to EHS activities
Participates in site Safety Committee meetings and ensure their ongoing operation and benefit
Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements
Complies with US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments
Plans and schedules work to meet deadlines established by others to ensure the completion of several related tasks
Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors
Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned

Job Qualifications

Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment
3 to 5 years experience in the Heath and Safety field with both hands on and program management experience
Solid leadership skills, including the ability to set goals and provide positive and constructive feedback respectfully to build positive relationships and improve business results
Ability to work effectively within a team in a fast-paced changing environment
Solid verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization
Multi-tasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner
Good organizational, planning, and follow-up skills and ability to hold others accountable
Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance

Preferred qualifications and education

Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross division business unit model preferred
BS Degree in Occupational Health and Safety or related field MS preferred or equivalent experience
Certification a plus (OHST, ASP, CSP,CIHP
Ability to navigate and interpret EHS regulations

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Healthcare, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Safety/ Health
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 01st Mar 2020

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