Job Number: 20017302
Date Posted: 8-4-2017
Job Title: Environment, Health & Safety Director - Latin American Region
Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health is a Fortune 19 healthcare services company that improves the cost-effectiveness of healthcare. As the business behind healthcare, Cardinal Health helps pharmacies, hospitals and ambulatory care sites focus on patient care while reducing costs, improving efficiency and quality, and increasing profitability. As one of the largest healthcare companies in the world, Cardinal Health is an essential link in the healthcare supply chain, providing pharmaceuticals and medical products to more than 40,000 locations each day. The company is also a leading manufacturer of medical and surgical products, including gloves, surgical apparel and fluid management products. In addition, the company supports the growing diagnostic industry by supplying medical products to clinical laboratories and operating the nation’s largest network of radiopharmacies that dispense products to aid in the early diagnosis and treatment of disease. Cardinal Health employs more than 40,000 people worldwide.
Global EH&S Team
The Cardinal Health Global EH&S team 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.
The EH&S Director – LATAM Region will report directly to the Sr. Director, Corporate EH&S and be responsible for the organization’s overall execution and implementation of global EH&S programs, strategies and teams to ensure the protections of people, places, product, environment, information and reputation. This role has direct accountability for all EH&S-related matters in the LATAM region, including manufacturing, distribution, R&D, sales, service and office locations.
Operational Leadership of Global EH&S Team
EH&S Leadership and Consulting
Provide leadership, strategic planning and strong subject matter expertise that ensures appropriate EH&S systems and resources are in place. Advise company, business and facility management on EH&S matters and emerging issues. Advise executive, senior and operations management on high risk issues. Effectively work with company and business leaders in crafting creative solutions for resolving identified challenges.
Hazard Recognition, Evaluation and Control / Regulatory Compliance
Continuously assess company and regional EH&S hazards and risks. Provide assistance, auditing and regulatory oversight to meet local regulations and company policies, procedures and programs. Ensure leading and lagging EH&S metrics are tracked and trended. Oversee the aspects of the region’s technical EH&S programs, including ergonomics, industrial hygiene, environmental and occupational health processes.
Crisis Management and Business Resiliency
Provide support in the development of robust business resiliency plans. Demonstrate EH&S leadership during business continuity situations.
Education and Training
Develop and grow site-level EH&S staff. Educate, train and mentor employees in the region on applicable environmental, health and safety matters. Build bench strength across the enterprise with plans for individual growth and succession.
Reports to: Sr. Director, Corporate EH&S
Education: Bachelor’s and Advanced degree in related field or equivalent work experience, preferred
15+ years of experience in related field, preferred experience implementing and managing proven EH&S programs and solutions in a corporate/multi-facility environment, including:
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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