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Sr. EHS&S Manager

Company: BAXTER
Location: Duncan
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

This is where you save and sustain lives At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You ll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients. Baxter s products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work. Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives- where your purpose accelerates our mission. The Senior Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Manager is responsible for the development, implementation, and administration of all applicable environmental, safety and industrial hygiene support programs and company policies. The ideal candidate will strategically plan for and assist in compliance with all federal, state, and local EHS regulations; act as primary liaison with external regulatory agencies; communicate Baxter s Global EHS Policies to the regional facilities; and lead roles in some select or specialized EHS programs and/or activities as assigned. Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, manage, and/or ensure compliance for Environmental, Safety, and industrial hygiene compliance programs.
  • Evaluate and act upon new environmental & safety regulations.
  • Manage site activities which impact areas of environmental and/or safety compliance with Federal, State, or Local regulations.
  • In collaboration with management, assist in developing and implementing site policies concerning environmental and safety issues.
  • In collaboration with HR, oversee all Workman s Comp activities and cases for the facility.
  • Monitor and direct the facility regarding permits related to operations and construction.
  • Negotiate and secure contracts for hazardous and non-hazardous waste disposal.
  • Supervise and provide technical guidance to, Environmental & Safety Associates and Wastewater Treatment Operators.
  • Primary contact for regulatory agencies such as EPA and OSHA for inspections, permitting, and reporting.
  • Assist with communication, information gathering, evaluating, and responding to events or conditions that are not consistent with our operations.
  • Provide facility representation during various EHS audits including outside agency inquiries/inspections.
  • Assist with EHS audits at the Corporate and Regional levels.
    • Assist in the completion of annual EHS reporting requirements into Baxter s Environmental Reporting System (ERS). Assist in the validation of the quarterly ERS data from individual facilities. Develop regional EHS reports as needed.
    • Provide a monthly summary to the regional Associate Director of EHS regarding pertinent facility EHS information.
    • Assist with tracking and communication of regulatory requirements within the region.
    • Assure that plans are developed and executed to assure that Baxter s activities are conducted in compliance with applicable laws.
    • Assist facilities with EHS training and develop written programs where applicable
    • Provide information and direction to management on potential threats to the business that may result in legal action against our organization or company officers.
    • Ability to operate a car and travel via air, rail, or other means of passenger conveyance at frequencies of approximately 5% - 20%.Qualifications:
      • Must be conversant in EPA, OSHA, and DOT regulations.
      • Must hold a registered professional certification in the environmental or safety field (i.e., CHMM, CSP, or CIH)Education and/or Experience:
        • B.S. Degree in Environmental, Safety, or related field required
        • M.S. Degree in Environmental or Safety Engineering preferred
        • Minimum of 7 years experience in related position requiredPhysical/Safety Requirements:
          • Wearing personal protective equipment in the form of eye, head, foot, and hearing protection.
          • May require the occasional use of a respirator
          • Ability to work in both office and manufacturing environment. The successful candidate for this job may be required to verify that he or she has been vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to reasonable accommodations for individuals with medical conditions or religious beliefs that prevent vaccination, and in accordance with applicable law. Equal Employment OpportunityBaxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic. EEO is the Law EEO is the law - Poster Supplement Pay Transparency Policy Reasonable Accommodations Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities globally. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please click on the link here and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information. Recruitment Fraud Notice Baxter has discovered incidents of employment scams, where fraudulent parties pose as Baxter employees, recruiters, or other agents, and engage with online job seekers in an attempt to steal personal and/or financial information. To learn how you can protect yourself, review our Recruitment Fraud Notice . 062206

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