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EHS Manager (medical device)

Kelly Services
Irvine, CA 92604
EHS Manager


Temp to hire


Summary EHSS Manager will lead in the areas of environmental, health, safety and sustainability (EHSS). Leader will lead in the development and deployment of Plant EHSS strategy, policies, and procedures. Ensure that Plant is following applicable Federal, State and local laws and fulfillment of all division and Baxter EHSS objectives. EHS Manager will supervise the Occupational Nurse. Strong problem solving, critical thinking, and influencing skills are necessary.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Develop, implement, and manage all environmental, health and safety (EHS) compliance programs.

Evaluate and act upon new EHS regulations.

Serve as primary contact for regulatory agencies such as CalEPA and CalOSHA for inspections, permits, and reporting.

Monitor and direct the facility regarding permits related to operations and construction.

Ensure appropriate contracts and review hazardous and non-hazardous waste disposal.

Partner with management to investigate all work-related accidents and non-compliance incidents and facilitate mitigation of identified gaps.

Perform analytical review and risk-based assessments to ensure compliance and appropriate actions are addressed proactively.

Effectively interfaces with all levels of employees to include direct labor through senior management, and influences improvement.

Provide EHS technical expertise and resources to new business and validation and engineering projects with ownership in outcomes.

Own and improve site EHS audits program with emphasis on compliance, program effectiveness and employee engagement.

Champion wellness programs outcomes.

Work with corporate EHS function to support and execute all EHS projects and programs on time and in full.

Responsible for EHS plant related and department budget and expenses. Analyze health and safety costs and value which support business alignment.

Lead and continuously improve all EHS related training for plant personnel.

Manage duties of Occupational Health Nurse to include but not limited to employee health exams/profiles, drug testing, management of Worker's Compensation

Own and improve site business continuity plan


Ability to read and interpret documents such as Corporate rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Must have deep knowledge of EPA, OSHA, and DOT regulations with experience in executing California specific requirements Proven ability to develop and execute short and long-term strategic plans.

Must have excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.

Ability to problem-solve and resolve technical difficulties.

Must be able to influence at all levels and across functional lines.

Strong writing and presentation skills

Must be able to flex schedule to accommodate training programs and investigations on off-shifts

Education and/or Experience

BS degree in Environmental Health, Safety or related field

MS degree in Environmental or Safety Engineering, Technology or Management preferred.

Minimum of 5-7 years experience in Environmental, Health and Safety or Industrial Hygiene fields with specific concentration in EPA, OSHA and DOT regulations with a minimum of 2 -3 years supervisory experience.

Must hold a registered professional certification in the environmental or safety field (i.e. CHMM, CSP, or CIH)

Must be knowledgeable in EPA, OSHA, and DOT regulations

Physical Demands & Working Environment

The physical activity of this position

Climbing. Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion.

Stooping. Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles.

Kneeling. Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.

Reaching. Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

Crouching. Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.

Crawling. Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.

Feeling. Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips

Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly

Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound

The physical requirements of this position

Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-11-22 Expires: 2021-12-23

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