What Environmental Health & Safety contributes to Cardinal Health Environmental Health & Safety manages programs to identify and mitigate hazardous conditions within the workplace and external environments. This function conducts regular audits, responds to incidents and investigates root causes, and implements trainings and corrective measures to prevent reoccurrence of problems. This function also manages relationships with regulatory and community stakeholders.
Environmental Health & Safety develops and implements programs to identify and mitigate hazardous conditions within the workplace and external environments. This family investigates accidents and environmental incidents and liaises with engineers, management, and regulatory authorities to identify causes of accidents and prevent their recurrence. This family provides training on safety protocols, conducts compliance audits, and maintains relationships with the community, environmental groups, and other stakeholders impacted by the environmental performance of the organization.
The EHS Advisor will report to the Atlanta EHS Area Manager and will be based out of Buford, Georgia. This position is responsible for developing and implementing EHS solutions in support of Cardinal Health locations in Buford, GA and Jefferson, GA. 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.
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.).
Leads 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 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.
Assists management teams in the investigation, notification and case management for occupational injury/illnesses. Provides support in the development and implementation of business resiliency plans.
Assists operations close out property/casualty recommendations from third parties such as FM Global.
Provides EHS leadership during business continuity situations.
Educates and coaches management teams on their EHS roles and responsibilities.
Helps foster a diverse workforce.
Bachelor's degree in related field strongly preferred
Advanced degree and/or professional certification (CSP, CIH, CHMM, etc.) preferred
Minimum four years' experience in related field preferred
Understanding and experience in EHS Management Systems and/or ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 and their successful implementation
Understanding of MACT rules and Environmental Control Systems preferred
Strong substantive knowledge of regulations and guidance promulgated by Federal and State OSHA and EPA, as well as workers' compensation requirements
Technical ability to work, collaborate and negotiate with government officials, consultants, and other third-party stakeholders
Knowledge of Cotton Dust regulations and IH monitoring requirements helpful
Requires up to 20% travel
Must have collaborative leadership 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 self-directed, and able to work productively on multiple initiatives simultaneously
Must have sound judgment, analytical and problem-solving skills, and not be afraid of rolling up the sleeves to deliver practical solutions
Must be able to clearly and succinctly communicate, market and sell value-added solutions
Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills
Must be creative in developing cost-effective, sensible solutions that deliver results
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
Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. 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.
Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a distributor of pharmaceuticals, a global manufacturer and distributor of medical and laboratory products, and a provider of performance and data solutions for healthcare facilities.We are a crucial link between the clinical and operational sides of healthcare, delivering end-to-end solutions and data-driving insights that advance healthcare and improve lives every day. With deep partnerships, diverse perspectives and innovative digital solutions, we build connections across the continuum of care. With more than 50 years of experience, we seize the opportunity to address healthcare's most complicated challenges – now, and in the future.As a global, growing company, we’re able to offer rewarding careers that let you make a positive impact on our customers and communities.