AbbVie Manager, Environmental Health & Safety in Lake County, Illinois

Manager, Environmental Health & Safety

USA, Illinois, Lake County

2 additional locations

USA, IllinoisUSA

Engineering

Requisition #1806571

This position will develop, implement and maintain global Environmental Health & Safety programs and provide technical expertise to AbbVie’s global organization within the scope of responsibility.

Key Responsibilities Includes :

  • Develop and maintain EHS Global standards, policies, systems and programs applicable to area of responsibility

  • Provide EHS leadership and direction for management, professional, technical and support staff in area of responsibility

  • Ensure systems are in place to enable area of responsibility to operate in legal and ethical compliance with regard to EHS issues.

  • Provide business perspective, strategic and tactical direction to develop and implement EHS initiatives for the EHS Long range plan

  • Authority to represent AbbVie externally on matters related to EHS with external regulatory agencies and non-government organizations

  • Maintain a broad understanding of local, regional and global EHS regulations and practices for area of responsibility

  • Maintain and update IT reporting databases and generate monthly and quarterly EHS performance reports to area management.

  • Bachelor’s Degree (EHS related, Engineering) plus 5 – 12 years of EHS related experience or Master’s Degree (EHS related, Engineering) plus 5 – 10 years of EHS related experience. EHS related experience in manufacturing/ R&D environments are required. EHS or Engineering professional certification is preferred, but not required.

  • Working experience in implementing EHS regulations, conducting incident investigations, interacting with regulatory agencies and external organizations and managing cross functional teams

  • Development of practical, applicable standards and/or policies that meet business objectives. Technical expertise in the EHS functions as well as technical writing and business communications.

  • Ability to actively listen, build and maintain effective working relationships with internal/ external colleagues and stakeholders, and resolve conflict

  • Ability to successfully manage project and programs.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled