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Senior E/H/S & S Specialist

Company: B. Braun Medical
Location: Irvine
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

B. Braun Medical, Inc.

Senior E/H/S & S Specialist

US-CA-Irvine

Job ID: 2022-19996
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 2
Category: Human Resources
Irvine Facility

Overview

About B. Braun

B. Braun Medical Inc., a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. Other key product areas include nutrition, pharmacy admixture and compounding, ostomy and wound care, and dialysis. The company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. B. Braun Medical is headquartered in Bethlehem, Pa., and is part of the B. Braun Group of Companies in the U.S., which includes B. Braun Interventional Systems, Aesculap - and CAPS - .

Globally, the B. Braun Group of Companies employs more than 64,000 employees in 64 countries. Guided by its Sharing Expertise - philosophy, B. Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs. To learn more about B. Braun Medical, visit www.BBraunUSA.com .

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Reporting directly to the EHS/Security Manager, the Sr. EHS&S Specialist will provide Environmental Health and Safety technical expertise for local, state and Federal regulations. Develop and implement programs to further enhance the site's Ergonomic, Accident Investigation, Emergency Response and Risk Assessments Programs. In addition, provide environmental, health, safety and security support to all levels within the organization. Develop and implement EHS/Security Programs, Procedures and EHS/Security Training that help drive the reduction of occupational injury and illness rates.
Responsibilities: Essential Duties
Provides Environmental Health and Safety technical expertise for local, state and Federal regulations.
Develop and implement programs to further enhance the site's Ergonomic, Accident Investigation, Emergency Response, Risk Assessment and ISO certified programs.
Work with all levels of employees to achieve defined EHS goals, objectives and corporate performance expectations.
Investigate incidents or accidents and gathers and analyzes statistics.
Inspects and audits facilities for potential environmental or safety concerns and participates in outside regulatory inspections.
Prepares or provides input on reports for Exposure Monitoring, Hazardous Waste, Contingency Plan, Sara Title III, Waste Water Discharge, and Chemical Release.
Develops and delivers training programs educating staff on environmental concerns or health and safety risks found in the organization.
Ensures that training records, health/safety manuals or handbooks, incident/accident reports or other documentation are appropriately maintained.
Purchases and distributes personal protection equipment or other related supplies.
Monitors known health, safety or environmental hazards, such as noise, air or wastewater pollution levels.
May develop and communicate facility-specific emergency response or evacuation plans.
The job function listed is not exhaustive and shall also include any responsibilities as assigned by the Manager from time to time.

General:
It shall be the duty of every employee while at work to take reasonable care for safety and health of himself/herself and other persons.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:
Requires full working knowledge of relevant business practices and procedures in professional field.
Uses standard theories, principles and concepts and integrates them to propose a course of action.
Work under minimal supervision.
Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish assigned goals.
May periodically assist in orienting, training , assigning and checking the work of lower level employees.

Preferred experience:
Environmental permit management knowledge for any or all: Air (Title V/RECLAIM, Wastewater, Stormwater, Hazardous Waste).
Experience with ISO14001 and/or 45001.

Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc

Required:
Bachelor's degree required
04-06 years related experience required.
Occasional business travel required
Valid driver's license and passport
Ability to work non-standard schedule as needed
Desired:
N/A
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

Additional Information

Responsibilities: Other Duties:

The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this position. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is expected to:
Light work - Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:
Occasionally: Reaching upward and downward, Push/pull
Frequently: Stand, Sit
Constantly: N/A
Activities:
Occasionally: Climbing stairs/ladders, Kneeling/Crawling, Push/pull, Reaching upward and downward, Stooping/squatting
Frequently: Sitting , Standing, Talking - ordinary, loud/quick, Walking
Constantly: N/A
Environmental Conditions:
Occasionally: Exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals (in most areas), Fumes, Gases, Dust
Frequently: Proximity to moving parts
Constantly: N/A
Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Noise Intensity: Moderate
Occasionally: N/A
Frequently: Office environment, Production/manufacturing environment, Warehouse environment, Lab environment
Constantly: N/A

What We Offer

B. Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com.

Through its Sharing Expertise - initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.

Notices

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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Keywords: B. Braun Medical, Irvine , Senior E/H/S & S Specialist, Other , Irvine, California

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