Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Abbott Nutrition Health Institute (ANHI)
3-6 years
Not Specified

Job Description

1, Summary:
Under direction, functions as an individual contributor as well as directly supervises technical/professional staff.
2, Core job responsibilities:
Project Management:
  • Implements and tracks EHS projects.
  • Performs basic feasibility studies related to project alternatives.
  • Establishes and meets commitments to achieve plans and EHS targets, and maintains, measures, and evaluates progress.
  • Understands the business requirements and possible impacts, and has knowledge of the stakeholder needs and EHS compliance when developing a project scope.
  • Acts as a lead person or technical expert on projects.

  • Interprets and adapts division and/or corporate policies, procedures and regulatory standards to site/facility level.
  • Assists other professionals and management in the application of standard EHS theories, concepts, and techniques.
  • Conducts risk assessments/audits for people, plant and/or process.
  • Develops and evaluates EHS programs and serves as an expert to the business.
  • Collects and analyzes data to establish EHS priorities and interventions.

Problem Solving / Innovation:
  • Investigates root causes of problems and incidents.
  • Resolves day to day EHS issues.
  • Assimilates disparate information from multiple sources, reviews for trends, adjusts plans and draws inferences.

Organizational Interface:
  • Provides EHS support and mentors operating unit personnel and junior EHS professionals.
  • Designs and delivers EHS training programs.
  • Implements EHS policies and procedures.
  • Represents organization on projects.
  • Frequent contact with mid-level management.
  • May act as site representative with external stakeholders.

  • Complies with all regulations and standards.
  • Ensures EHS compliance and risk mitigation through risk assessments and implementation of strategies.
  • Track company, industry and regulatory activities to ensure effective EHS compliance.
  • Develops and provides training on programs, systems or EHS compliance.
  • Assists with development of strategic EHS plans.

Additional Responsibilities:
  • Participates on cross-divisional teams to develop and align procedures/standards and share best practices.
  • Directs the efforts of others, such as technicians and outside resources.
  • Develops requests for Capital Expenditures (RCE's), safety assessments, audit reports, etc.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Leads and mentors junior and support staff.
  • Performs administrative responsibilities relating to technical staff (e.g. performance reviews).
  • May supervise EHS professionals and other functional disciplines or be a functional lead.

Accountability / Scope:
  • Takes direction from manager.
  • Project assignments are broadly defined. Assignments completed with minimal supervision.
  • Acts as a leader or member on teams.

Work Experience:
  • Equivalent technical experience plus demonstrated competence with 3+ years of EHS experience.
  • Detailed awareness of VN Environmental, Employee Health and Safety regulations
  • Knowledge and exposure to Equipment and Building design safety standards as per VN regulations
  • Exposure in Contractor safety program
  • Expertise in EHS Assessments for the Site
  • Expertise in all types of Industry work-permit
  • Exposure to Behavior Based safety initiatives
  • Basic chemical knowledge is desirable (Water testing / Environmental parameters / Hazardous material - MSDS

Core Skill Requirement:
  • Demonstrates a full understanding and practices behaviors outlined in the Abbott Competency Cluster.

  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in EHS, Engineering, science
  • Professional certification is desirable

Job Details

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On ANHI.org, you will find more than 150 self-study courses that are accredited for nurses, dietitians and/or case managers. All courses are free* of charge.We offer a range of continuing education topics across different disease states from neonatal to elderly care. You can find information by topic such as malnutrition, diabetes, preterm infant nutrition, and breastfeeding.

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