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EHS&S Specialist

Company: B Braun Medical
Location: Irvine
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

B. Braun Medical, Inc.B. Braun Medical, Inc.EHS&S SpecialistUS-CA-IrvineJob ID: 2024-24004Type: Regular Full-Time# of Openings: 1Category: EH&SIrvine FacilityOverviewAbout 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 .ResponsibilitiesPosition Summary:Reporting directly to the EHS/Security Manager, the EHS/Security 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 and safety support to all levels within the organization. Develop and implement EHS Programs, procedures and EHS training that help drive the reduction of occupational injury and illness rates.Responsibilities: Essential Duties:

  • Assists in the development and implementation of programs that detect and prevent fraud, theft or other illegal behavior by employees or visitors.
  • Monitors behavior of employees or visitors on company property.
  • Screens guests, pacages, deliveries or vehicles entering or leaving company grounds.
  • Investigates allegations of theft, fraud or other illegal behavior, interviews witnesses and documents findings.
  • May act as a liaison with external law enforcement departments.
  • Provides leadership, coaching and/or mentoring to a subordinate group. May act as a "lead" or first-level supervisor.
  • Develops and implements policies or programs meant to promote employee health and safety or environmental compliance.
  • 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.
  • Coordinates inspection of facilities, vehicles or equipment.
  • 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 Supervisor from time to time. Expertise: Knowledge & Skill
    • 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.
    • Works under general supervision. Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish assigned goals. May periodically assist in orienting, training, assigning & checking the work of other peers.
    • Judgement is required in resolving all day-to-day problems.
    • Contacts are primarily with department supervisors, leads, subordinates, and peers. Frequent contact with external contractors/vendors.Target Based Range$82,200 - $92,200Qualifications
      • Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/EtcRequired:
        • Bachelor's degree.
        • 02-04 years related experience required.
        • Occasional business travel required, Valid driver's license and passport, Ability to work non-stand schedule as needed.
        • Regular and predictable attendance.Desired:
          • N/A ..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:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.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/AActivities:
                • 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/AWhat We OfferB. 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

                      Through its Sharing Expertise initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.NoticesEqual Opportunity Employer Veterans/DisabledAll 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.Please see job descriptionPI238702559

Keywords: B Braun Medical, Irvine , EHS&S Specialist, Other , Irvine, California

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