Job Number: 20016996

Location: La Vergne, TN

Date Posted: 6-17-2017

Job Title: Manager, EH&S

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What EH&S contributes to Cardinal Health

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.
  • Provide managerial support and subject matter expertise that ensures appropriate EH&S systems and resources are in place.

  • Advise business and facility management on EH&S matters.
  • Build EH&S organizational capability. Assure competency and quality of business and facility level EH&S resources and develop, grow and nurture this talent.
  • Develop and deliver training and education programs to build and enhance EH&S knowledge and capability.
  • Continuously assess facility EH&S hazards and risks and provide assistance to facilities where specific technical expertise is required to meet federal, state or local regulations and company policies, procedures and programs.
  • Assist facilities in driving the execution of tactical and strategic initiatives in order to eliminate hazards and reduce or eliminate risks and drive continuous EH&S performance improvement.
  • Lead the development of business unit and facility EH&S plans to ensure conformance with regulatory and company requirements.
  • Through education and training and a “roll-up the sleeves” approach, drive the understanding and implementation of the Cardinal Health EH&S management system.
  • Provide leadership to the development of business and facility EH&S plans and goal setting, monitor performance and report on progress.
  • Actively participate in the investigation of significant EH&S incidents and ensure timely and complete implementation of corrective actions.
  • Act as a key communication channel for ensuring timely communication of significant business and facility activities and events.
  • Working with facility personnel, plan for and implement actions and activities to minimize and manage claims and to contain and control workers’ compensation costs. Provide hands-on assistance as necessary.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required in technical discipline (B.S in occupational safety, industrial hygiene, environmental science or engineering, orequivalent), advanced degree preferred
  • Previous supervisory/management experience with proven leadership ability.
  • A minimum of seven (7) years direct EH&S experience managing proven EH&S programs and solutions in a multi-facility environment.
  • Must have strong substantive knowledge of regulations and guidance promulgated by Federal and State EPA (especially RCRA) and OSHA as well as workers’ compensation requirements.
  • Strong familiarity, understanding and experience in EH&S management systems and their successful implementation.
  • Must be a self-starter, self-directed and able to work independently.
  • Must have sound judgment, excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and not be afraid of rolling up the sleeves to develop and deliver practical solutions.
  • Must be able to clearly and succinctly communicate, market and sell practical EH&S solutions to all levels of company/business/regional and facility personnel.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Must be flexible and creative in developing solutions that deliver results.
  • Requires 50% travel.
  • This position will be located in Lavergne, TN

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Manages department operations and supervises professional employees, frontline supervisors and/or business support staff
  • Participates in the development of policies and procedures to achieve specific goals
  • Ensures employees operate within guidelines
  • Decisions have a short term impact on work processes, outcomes, and customers
  • Interacts with subordinates, peer customers and suppliers at various management levels may interact with senior management
  • Interactions normally involves resolution of issues related to operations and/or projects
  • Gains consensus from various parties involved

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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