EHS Specialist Job
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International Distribution Center
Guaynabo, PR 00965-6211, US
Environmental Health & Safety
What Environmental Health & Safety contributes to Cardinal Health
Environmental Health & Safety manages programs to identify and mitigate hazardous conditions within the workplace and external environments. This function conducts regular audits, responds to incidents and investigates root causes, and implements trainings and corrective measures to prevent reoccurrence of problems. This function also manages relationships with regulatory and community stakeholders.
Environmental Health & Safety develops and implements programs to identify and mitigate hazardous conditions within the workplace and external environments. This family investigates accidents and environmental incidents and liaises with engineers, management, and regulatory authorities to identify causes of accidents and prevent their recurrence. This family provides training on safety protocols, conducts compliance audits, and maintains relationships with the community, environmental groups, and other stakeholders impacted by the environmental performance of the organization.
Responsibilities:Responsible for developing and implementing EHS solutions, for Guaynabo Distribution Sites in partnership with the EHS Manager, such as designed to manage, mitigate, and whenever possible, eliminate EHS risks to Cardinal Health employees, facilities, products, and the communities in which the company operatesAssists with implementation of the global EHS strategy to mitigate risk to people, property, community, information, and brandPartners with leaders to develop and execute site-specific annual EHS plans; standardize EHS programs; ensure critical information is communicated; and implement best practicesProvides support and subject matter expertise for events (e.g., regulatory agency inquiries, natural disasters, business continuity, significant incidents, etc.).Participates in the management of operation specific EHS hazard assessments and the development of risk mitigation plans. Partners with operation to ensure compliance with Company and regulatory requirements.Analyzes key EHS metrics to assist operations in the construction and execution of continual improvement plans.Assists leaders in identifying budgetary needs to address risk reduction and compliance assurance. Ensures key performance metrics, including occupational injury/illness and environmental sustainability results are accurately reported and communicated.Develops and maintains facility profiles. Assists with the response to regulatory agency inquiries and reporting obligations. Participates in assessments and audits. Provides technical assistance and guidance in risk-related matters, including ergonomics, industrial hygiene, safety, environmental, incident investigation, business resiliency and occupational health processes.Assist management teams in the investigation, notification, and case management for occupational injury/illnesses.Educates management teams on their EHS roles and responsibilities. Helps foster a diverse workforce.
Qualifications:Bachelor’s degree and / or Master degree in related field or related experience will be considered. Must have collaborative skills to achieve desired results in a highly matrixed work environment.Fosters trust, confidence and followershipDedicated to the principal of ethical behaviorMust be able to work productively on multiple initiatives simultaneouslyMust have analytical and problem-solving skills and not be afraid of rolling up the sleeves to deliver practical solutionsMust have excellent written and verbal communications skillsMinimum two year of experience in related field is preferred Familiarity with EHS Management Systems and their successful implementationKnowledge of regulations and guidance promulgated by federal, state, and local EHS regulations is preferredBilingual (English and Spanish) is requiredMicrosoft office knowledge (intermediate level) is required
What is expected of you and others at this levelApplies working knowledge in the application of concepts, principles and technical capabilities to perform varied tasksWorks on projects of moderate scope and complexityIdentifies possible solutions to a variety of technical problems and takes action to resolveApplies judgment within defined parametersReceives general guidance and may receive more detailed instruction on new projectsWork reviewed for sound reasoning and accuracy
Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.