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Principal EHS Specialist

Job in Manila - Philippines
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Company: Medtronic
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-08-17
Job specializations:
  • Management
    Operations Manager, General Manager, Management Graduate
  • Engineering
    Environmental Engineering
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position: Principal EHS Specialist - Manila


Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned

  • Provide leadership and direction for the development and implementation of an effective environmental health and safety management system that ensures compliance with corporate and regulatory requirements, strategies, initiatives and goals
  • Partner with the businesses, operations sites and R&D facilities to provide EHS technical expertise and support
  • Provide guidance, direction and coaching to EHS and other professionals in APAC on the establishment of programs to mitigate illness and injury risk, minimize environmental impacts and meet sustainability objectives
  • Implement a targeted health and safety risk management program that meets local regulatory requirements and includes risks associated with employees working in clinical settings, technical service labs, training centres and office environments
  • Drive the continuous improvement of the EHS&S management system
  • Establish and promote a culture of health, safety, environment and sustainability across the region
  • Lead EHS&S projects across commercial, operations and R&D organisations
  • Develop, monitor and promote environmental, health and safety performance providing quarterly corporate and management reporting
  • Partner with management to integrate EHS&S into business decisions to proactively ensure the health and safety of our employees and promote environmentally sustainable practices
  • Promote and encourage an adequate investment in safety initiatives by providing sound business rationale
  • Establish an EHS consultation framework across SEA that encourages employee participation
  • Provide leadership and advice to management and employees to:-Enable the effective implementation of EHS policies and programsImprove ownership of workplace safety across all management levels
  • Establish a culture of reporting EHS adverse events including incidents, injuries, near misses and hazards
  • Ensure effective incident investigation and root cause analysis
  • Establish management accountability to ensure the collection of accurate records, identification of hazards and the minimisation of risks
  • Participate in EHS compliance audits

  • Attributes:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational and project management skills
  • Ability to work with change and ambiguity
  • Customer focused
  • Professional presentation
  • Can work autonomously but is also a team player
  • Self-motivated and positive
  • Diplomatic but assertive
  • Outgoing and friendly
  • “Can Do” attitude
  • Must Have: Minimum Requirements
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree Required

  • Additional Requirements

  • Sound working knowledge of EHS / Risk Management legislation and principles.
  • Sound working knowledge of EEO and anti-discrimination legislation and principles
  • Good PC skills; systems exposure
  • Proven evidence of Medtronic Traits
  • Tertiary qualifications in a related discipline such as Workplace Health and Safety, Ergonomics, Safety Science with a minimum of 8-10 years experience
  • Workplace assessment and training qualifications desirable
  • EHMS auditing experience desirable
  • Some interstate and overseas travel will be required
  • Some out of hours work will be required
  • Position Requirements
    Less than 1 Year work experience
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