Environment, Health and Safety Senior Specialist

Baltimore, MD

The EHS Sr. Advisor will report to the EHS Director, Northeast. This position is responsible for developing and implementing EHS solutions in support of the Baltimore medical distribution center, and several local Nuclear Pharmacy Health Solutions businesses (Beltsville NPHS and PET, Richmond NPHS, Charlottesville NPHS). These solutions are designed to manage, mitigate, and whenever possible, eliminate EHS risks to Cardinal Health employees, facilities, products, and the communities in which the company operates.


Responsibilities/Competencies

  • Leadership & Consulting (30%): Assists with implementation of the global EHS strategy to mitigate risk to people, property, community, information, and brand. Partners with operation leaders to develop and execute site-specific annual EHS plans; standardize EHS programs; ensure critical information is communicated; and implement best practices. Provides support and subject matter expertise for events (e.g., regulatory agency inquiries, natural disasters, business continuity, significant incidents, etc.).
  • Hazard Recognition, Evaluation & Control/Regulatory Compliance (50%): Participates in the management of operation specific EHS hazard assessments and the development of risk mitigation plans. Partners with operation leaders to ensure compliance with Company and regulatory requirements. Analyzes key EHS metrics to assist operations in the construction and execution of continual improvement plans. Assists leaders in identifying budgetary needs to address risk reduction and compliance assurance. Ensures key performance metrics, including occupational injury/illness and environmental sustainability results are accurately reported and communicated. Develops and maintains facility profiles. Assists with the response to regulatory agency inquiries and reporting obligations. Participates in assessments and audits. Provides technical assistance and guidance in risk-related matters, including ergonomics, industrial hygiene, safety, environmental, incident investigation, business resiliency and occupational health processes.
  • Occupational Injury/Illness, Loss Prevention, Crisis Management, and Business Resiliency (15%): Assist management teams in the investigation, notification, and case management for occupational injury/illnesses. Assists operations close out property/casualty recommendations from third parties such as FM Global. Provides support in the development and implementation of business resiliency plans. Provides EHS leadership during business continuity situations.
  • Education & Mentorship (5%): Educates management teams on their EHS roles and responsibilities. Helps foster a diverse workforce.


Qualifications

EducationBachelor’s degree in related field preferred


Leadership Skills:

  • Must have collaborative skills to achieve desired results in a highly matrixed work environment
  • Fosters trust, confidence and followership
  • Dedicated to the principal of ethical behavior
  • Must be able to work productively on multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • Must have analytical and problem-solving skills and not be afraid of rolling up the sleeves to deliver practical solutions
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills


Technical Skills:

  • Minimum two years’ experience in related field
  • Familiarity with EHS Management Systems and their successful implementation
  • Strong knowledge of regulations and guidance promulgated by federal, state, and local EHS regulations
  • Ability to work, collaborate and negotiate with government officials, consultants, and other third-party stakeholders
  • Requires up to 20% travel


Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

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