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EHS Specialist

Northridge, CA 91325
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EHS Specialist


Northridge, California, United States

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Post Date:

Jan 28, 2021


TheEHS Specialistfor Medtronics Northridge, CA and San Diego, CA sitesis responsible for managing the efforts and effectiveness of the environmental, health and safety organization at these locations.


Join a diverse team of innovators who bring their worldview, their unique backgrounds, and their individual life experiences to work every day. Its no accident we work hard to cultivate a workforce that reflects our patients and partners. We believe its the only way to drive healthcare forward and remain a global leader in medical technology and solutions.


Our Diversity Networks and Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are building a sense of community, belonging, and activation for Medtronic employees. Medtronic supports diversity networks and ERGs focused in various areas such as gender, ethnicity, age, faith, sexual orientation, military veteran status, disability status and other shared affinities.


Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

+ Develops, administers and implements environmental, health, and safety programs in accordance with governmental requirements.

+ Depending on position location, may monitor pollution prevention activities, compliance and auditing efforts.

+ Conducts studies and prepares environmental impact reports for new construction projects, plant processes and permit changes.

+ Reviews and analyzes environmental documentation issued by regulatory agencies; collaborates with regulatory agencies to determine corrective action plans.

+ Evaluates proposed regulations to determine financial, industrial, public and environmental impact.

+ Interacts with regulatory bodies to resolve compliance issues; establishes permit requirements and assists in regulatory audits.

+ Ensures appropriate corrective action is taken where environmental, health, and safety hazards exist.

+ Identifies and takes corrective action against activities that pose potential threats to workers health or safety, which may include recommending organizational measures to protect workers safety through revised methods, processes, or materials; inspecting workplace environments, equipment, and/or practices to ensure compliance with standards and regulations; and investigating and/or identifying causes regarding filed incidents.

+ May provide/promote employee awareness/training on matters of environmental, health, and safety.

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelors degree and a minimum of 2 years experience working with OSHA, EPA or local environmental health and safety regulations, or advanced degree 0 yearsexperience

**Nice to Have**

+ EHS training experience

+ Risk assessment

+ Environmental

+ Industrial hygiene sampling

+ Chemical handling

+ Laboratory Safety

+ Software management

**About Medtronic**

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Posted: 2021-02-02 Expires: 2021-05-10
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