AbbVie Specialist, (EHS) Employee Health & Safety Staff in Lake County, Illinois
Specialist, (EHS) Employee Health & Safety Staff
USA, Illinois, Lake County
1 additional location
Assists in the development and implementation of strategic programs, plans, policies and procedures to protect all plant personnel, facilities and the environment.
Interprets, communicates and implements programs, policies, and procedures to ensure compliance with all applicable EHS regulations, corporate standards and OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health & Safety Management System).
Implement EHS programs and initiatives including, but not limited to: Hazard identification/risk assessment and planning/implementation of controls, High hazard control (Lockout Tagout, confined space, work permits, overhead hoists, machine guarding, electrical safety, fall protection, powered industrial trucks),Ergonomic job safety analysis, Contractor/construction EHS management, Industrial hygiene, Chemical safety/hazard communication, Emergency preparedness and response.
Injury investigations to determine root cause and analysis and reporting of leading and lagging safety performance indicators to drive corrective actions.
Develops and delivers EHS training on a wide variety of general safety topics such as hazard communication, contractor safety, emergency response and various physical safety programs.
BS in safety, environmental, industrial hygiene, health physics, biological science, or related sciences. Minimum of 3 years experience in safety, environmental, industrial hygiene, health physics, or biological safety in the pharmaceutical manufacturing or R&D environment. Professional certifications in EHS preferred.
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.
Ability to provide clear, concise, and effective verbal communications and well-developed written communication and presentation skills
Ability to plan, organize, delegate, and follow-up on work flow in a team environment to meet departmental goals and objectives
Well organized and have excellent attention to detail and thoroughness
Proven ability to use email, Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point and databases
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Job Type: Experienced