Job ID R-450769 Date posted 10/03/2022 Apply

Senior Environmental Health & Safety Manager (hybrid)

Job Description Summary


BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 70,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

With innovative pre-fillable syringes, self-injection systems, safety systems and needle technologies, the Pharmaceutical Systems (PS) team offer an extensive selection of solutions designed to protect, package and deliver drug therapies.

Job Description

As Senior Environmental Health & Safety Manager you will be responsible for management and performance of the Environmental, Health, and Safety function for the PS Business Unit. They own the network of EHS associates across sites in the business unit in order track and measure performance, assess capability levels and identify common areas of EHS risks that can be managed across sites through program implementation. They provide ongoing support to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulation. The EHS Manager is a key advisor for the senior operations leader for the BU ensuring that EHS aspects are considered in the business’s operations strategy (i.e., architecture / process changes).

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Provides oversight to the level of EHS resourcing based on the nature of operations; and focuses on capability building across site level EHS associates in the PS network.
  • Establishes systems to track and report EHS performance metrics to BU Operations leaders; Engages BU Operations LT on EHS matters to ensure a strong culture of associate safety and environmental management.
  • Assists sites with injury/incident investigations; Ensures accurate systemic root cause analysis is performed, that safety alerts are written up and distributed and that corrective actions are addressed across the PS sites.
  • Strategic partner for each Plant Manager and BU VP. Partnering with PMs to build development plans for EHS leaders. Crafting interventional strategies for sites based on challenges. Partnering with the BU VP and providing overall strategy to reduce injuries, ensure compliance and minimize environmental impact.
  • Collaborates with Corporate EHS staff on the development of policies, goals, and programs; owns the implementation of policies/programs with site EHS staff.
  • Conducts site visits to provide coaching/training on EHS capability building; and to support and advise sites in the event of significant changes (i.e., construction / process changes).
  • Works with plant managers / site leadership to evaluate the performance of site EHS associates and programs, and to provide support in the recruitment and hiring of EHS professionals for any openings.
  • Establishes mechanisms to periodically review policies, programs, and metrics to ensure alignment of EHS strategies with business needs.
  • Provides mentorship to the sites in the event of government agency inspections (i.e., OSHA or EPA) and in any procedures that may follow a citation. Acts as a liaison between the site and Corporate EHS and Legal when correspondence is needed with government agencies.
  • Keeps abreast of changes to EHS regulations that may impact operations; Initiates changes to practices and procedures to support compliance requirements.

About you

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Management or Occupational Safety and Health or related degree.
  • Proven experience leading EHS at the site level.
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) preferred to ensure continuing education of current EHS trends and knowledge.
  • Experience crafting and implementing strategies/programs/processes that support a business strategy.
  • Ability to travel (~25-30%), both international and domestic

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Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, or any other protected status.

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Hungary, MEX Cuautitlan Izcalli

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