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Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist

Company: Medtronic
Location: Irvine
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) SpecialistLocation:Irvine, California, United StatesRequisition #:22000G4XPost Date:Aug 16, 2022Join a diverse team of innovators who bring their worldview, their unique backgrounds, and their individual life experiences to work every day. Its no accident we work hard to cultivate a workforce that reflects our patients and partners. We believe its the only way to drive healthcare forward and remain a global leader in medical technology and solutions.Careers that Change LivesIn this exciting role as anEHS Specialist, responsible forimplementation of Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) policies, programs and systems to comply with Federal, State and local EHS regulations as well as Company policies, strategies, initiatives and goals.Major areas of emphasis include: employee health and safety programs including ergonomic injury reduction and industrial safety, waste management, air emissions, wastewater discharge, and energy monitoring. Monitors workplace safety risks and environmental impacts through observation of work processes, equipment and the work habits of employees.A Day in the Life

  • Identifies and takes corrective action against activities that pose potential threats to workers health or safety, which may include recommending organizational measures to protect workers safety through revised methods, processes, or materials; inspecting workplace environments, equipment, and/or practices to ensure compliance with standards and regulations; and investigating and/or identifying causes regarding filed incidents.
  • Ensures appropriate corrective action is taken where environmental, health, and safety hazards exist.
  • May provide/promote employee awareness/training on matters of environmental, health, and safety.
  • Helps develop, administer and implement environmental, health, and safety programs in accordance with governmental requirements.
  • Reviews and analyzes environmental documentation issued by regulatory agencies; collaborates with regulatory agencies to determine corrective action plans.
  • Evaluates proposed regulations to determine financial, industrial, public and environmental impact.
  • Interacts with regulatory bodies to resolve compliance issues; establishes permit requirements and assists in regulatory audits.Must Have: Minimum Requirements
    • Bachelors degree required
    • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with 0 years of experienceNice to Have
      • EHS program development
      • EHS training experience
      • Risk assessment
      • Environmental
      • Industrial hygiene sampling
      • Chemical handling
      • Laboratory Safety
      • Software managementAbout MedtronicTogether, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.Physical Job RequirementsThe physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Keywords: Medtronic, Irvine , Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist, Healthcare , Irvine, California

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