EH&S is responsible for designing, developing and implementing EH&S procedures, programs, processes, and systems to ensure compliance with regulatory and company requirements and to eliminate or minimize EH&S risks to the Company, its employees, the environment and the communities in which it does business.
Demonstrates in-depth knowledge, understanding and application of environment, health and safety and workers' compensation laws and regulations and translates them into actionable processes, programs and practices.
Drives the understanding and implementation of the Cardinal Health EH&S management system.
Provides managerial support and subject matter expertise that ensures appropriate EH&S systems and resources are in place.
Designs, develops and implements procedures, programs, processes and systems that ensure EH&S compliance, and enhance EH&S performance.
Demonstrates depth and breadth of knowledge in the area of hazard recognition, evaluation and control.
Drives execution of tactical and strategic initiatives in order to eliminate hazards and reduce or eliminate the associated risks.
Develop and maintain all EH&S processes, documentation and systems related to the facility.
Manage the facility’s local Security program by adhering to company Security requirements while providing alarm response support.
Advise and counsel facility management on a broad range of EH&S issues while providing technical support on regulatory requirements, permitting, recordkeeping, reporting, etc.
Facilitate the site EH&S committee and subcommittees.
Facilitate the site Security committee and maintain physical/virtual security systems
Develop, implement and ensure maintenance of company standards and facility-specific EH&S policies, programs and procedures.
Drive the understanding and implementation of the Cardinal Health EHS Management System.
Review all proposed facility process, layout and equipment changes; make necessary recommendations to facility management to minimize adverse EH&S impacts.
Develop (where necessary) and conduct employee EH&S training to all levels of the workforce.
Serve as main contact/liaison between facility, corporate and regulatory agencies.
Participate in investigation of all injuries, illnesses and environmental releases; utilizing root cause analysis tools ensure appropriate corrective actions are created, completed and documented in a timely manner.
Lead facility staff in completion of facility EH&S risk assessment addressing all physical and environmental concerns (air, water, waste, industrial hygiene, safety, ergonomics, fire protection). Develop, implement, and oversee action plans to eliminate hazards and minimize risks.
Manage the facility’s workers’ compensation program to minimize claims and control costs.
Conduct inspections and audits as needed to measure effectiveness and implementation of facility EH&S programs.
B.S. degree in technical discipline (occupational safety, industrial hygiene, environmental science or engineering or equivalent).
Minimum 3 years experience implementing EH&S programs and processes in a complex manufacturing or distribution setting.
Knowledge of regulations and guidance promulgated by Federal and State OSHA and EPA and workers’ compensation requirements.
Strong familiarity, understanding and experience in EH&S management systems and their successful implementation
Ability to communicate with all levels of facility management, labor and government officials.
Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently; ability to prioritize tasks.
Working knowledge of various software products, applications and tools (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Word, Outlook, etc.)
Working knowledge of security access control systems, video surveillance, applications and tools (e.g. Lenel, Bosch, Mirasys, etc.)
What is expected of you and others at this level
Applies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projects
May contribute to the development of policies and procedures
Works on complex projects of large scope
Develops technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are innovative and consistent with organization objectives
Completes work independently receives general guidance on new projects
Work reviewed for purpose of meeting objectives
May act as a mentor to less experienced colleagues
Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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