Sr EHS Specialist

Abbott Laboratories Santa Clara , CA 95051

Posted 7 days ago

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Primary Job Function An EHS professional who, working with little or no supervision, applies established EHS principles, practices, regulations and internal standards, interacts with customers and is solutions minded in planning, directing and completing EHS assignments.

Core Job Responsibilities

Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.

Project Management:

  • Independently plans and conducts assigned projects;

  • Manages multiple, often concurrent, projects and meets deadlines;

  • Facilitates the definition of a project scope with stakeholders;

  • Independently performs feasibility studies related to project alternatives;

  • Develops schedules (with metrics if required) and seeks concurrence from stakeholders;

  • Responsible for achieving the project's targets or deliverables.

  • Maintains project scope, cost and schedule; develops EHS strategy and executes contingency, if necessary.

Technical:

  • Applies technical knowledge/skills to EHS programs and systems.

  • Anticipates future business/EHS needs and develops new skills as appropriate.

  • Benchmarks internally and externally.

  • Independently executes, and/or directs others in the planning and execution of projects.

  • Designs and leads projects. Reports findings.

  • Prepares and communicates recommendations and respective action plans.

  • Presents technical information in an understandable format to non-technical audiences.

  • Has recognized expertise in theories, principles and analytical tools. Problem Solving / Innovation:

  • Produces value added and cost-effective results.

  • Identifies, analyzes and resolves existing/new EHS challenges.

  • Integrates EHS solutions across the business within regulatory constraints.

  • Conducts investigations and root cause analysis.

  • Provides recommendations as appropriate.

  • Develops solutions to a wide range of complex problems where in-depth analysis is required.

  • Anticipates future trends, obstacles and barriers as they relate to technical expertise and develops strategies to address.

Organizational Interface:

  • Mentors others by sharing technical expertise and providing feedback and guidance.

  • Interfaces with regulatory agencies, trade groups and peers from similar organizations.

  • Represents the company in external meetings.

  • Communicate information effectively and in a timely manner with team members.

  • Establishes networks. Is a good listener and open to suggestions; shares resources, knowledge and serves as an EHS expert in cross-functional projects.

  • Builds professional relationships with colleagues, customers, contractors, and vendors.

  • Identifies training needs.

  • Develops amends and conducts training.

  • Prepares and delivers presentations intended to motivate or persuade others to adopt a specific recommendation or course of action

Compliance:

  • Supports compliance with all applicable regulations and internal standards.

  • Stays current on changing technical requirements, regulations and standards.

  • Identifies potential EHS risks and consequences of new and modified processes/systems/regulations and takes appropriate action.

  • Ensures timeliness and accuracy of required documentation.

  • Is able to identify potential EHS consequences of non-conformance and takes appropriate action.

  • Represents the function during external regulatory inspections and internal audits.

  • Analyzes and communicates EHS performance data.

  • Responsible for achieving or contributing towards EHS targets. Additional

    Responsibilities:
  • Develops and maintains procedures and standards.

  • Completes Requests for Capital Expenditures (RCEs) EHS checklist, and prepares project scope documents.

  • Provides training.

  • Represents EHS on committees, project teams, etc.

  • Assists in the resolution of EHS problems, and crisis situations requiring fast, astute decisions with rapid implementation by utilizing technical training and experience.

  • Directs the efforts and development of others such as technicians and outside resources. Provides mentoring in technical and organizational areas.

Position Accountability / Scope

  • Works under management direction.

  • Develops approach to solutions.

  • Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.

  • Identifies and quantifies technical risks and their consequences and recommends appropriate action.

  • Provides recommendations to achieve department/project objectives.

  • Drives EHS performance.

Minimum Education

  • Technical or Bachelor's Degree in EHS, engineering, science, nursing (Masters Nursing Degree required) or closely related discipline is desired, or equivalent technical experience plus demonstrated competence. A

post-graduate education / degree are desired, and may contribute towards the desired years of experience.

Minimum Experience / Training Required

  • 5+ years of desired EHS and/or operational experience.

  • Demonstrate competencies within the following; Set Vision & Strategy, Anticipate, Innovate, Build and Deliver Results

  • Professional certification(s) desirable.

NO RELOCATION ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE FOR THIS POSITION.

JOB FAMILY:Engineering

DIVISION:AVD Vascular

LOCATION:United States > Santa Clara : Building A - SC Floor-1

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:Standard

TRAVEL:Yes, 10 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:Yes

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

EEO is the Law link

  • English: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_English.pdf

EEO is the Law link

  • Espanol: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_Spanish.pdf
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