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Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (Human Resources)


Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Feb 08, 2022

**JOB TITLE: Environmental Health and Safety Specialist (Human Resources)**

**DEPARTMENT: Human Resources**

**REPORTING TO: Manager, Environmental Health and Safety**


**Main Mission of Job**

**Careers that Change Lives**

**Main Responsibilities**

**Main Purpose:**

+ Support EHS Manager in developing and implementing an effective occupational health and safety management system in accordance with relevant standards and legislation

+ Promote and drive a culture of EHS andheighten employees awareness for EHS

+ Secure safe workplace with sufficient level of hygiene at Medtronic offices and sites

+ Make adjustments and recommends enhancements in systems and processes to solve problems or improve effectiveness

**Key Accountabilities:**

+ Assist in developing and implementing a comprehensive EHS management system in accordance with legislative requirements that focuses on risk management, injury prevention and workplace injury management.

+ Provide administrative support to the EHS Manager

+ Develop, monitor and promote environmental, health and safety performance

+ Works independently with general supervision on larger, moderately complex projects / assignments

+ Assist in the provision of high quality, consistent and practical EHS information and advice

+ Build collaborative relationships with stakeholders to ensure risks are identified early and managed in a timely manner

+ **Infectious and Communicable Disease Prevention**

+ Manage data of vaccination status and promote vaccination program

+ Assist to build ICDP training program

+ Prepare announcements to stimulate communication with employees

+ **Radiation Safety Control**

+ Manage radiation exposure data and dosimeter return status to promote radiation dosimetry program

+ Provide appropriate support to meet required legal and corporate standards

+ Assist in the administration of our Radiation Safety Program

+ **Risk Management** **, Minimise the Occurrence of Workplace Injuries and Illness and** **EHS Event Reporting**

+ Build and strengthen risk management system with EHS manager

+ Coordinate the workplace inspections program

+ Assist managers with the investigation of incidents to ensure the collection of accurate records, identification of hazards and the minimisation of risks

+ Follow up all incidents reported in the Medtronic Incident Reporting system

+ Ensure that all accidents/incidentsreports are conducted according to the documented procedure

+ Ensure the effective investigation of incidents following all reported incidents

+ Assist in the ongoing identification of ergonomic products

+ **BCP, BCM**

+ Ensure BCP/BCM program update and undertake data management

+ Enhance the management systemwith Facility team and HR team so that quick response can be performed in an emergency

+ Strengthen the system by grasping the program related to the safety confirmation response in an emergency and responding as necessary

+ Engage in business continuity actions as part of an emergency team in the event of an emergency

+ **Compliance with EHS Legislation, Standards, Codes of Practice and conformance to internal EHS requirements**

+ Drive local activities such as Coordinate HS monthly committee meeting andconduct administrative associated activities

+ Facilitate annual medical checkup program cooperating with HR team

+ Assist in the planning and conducting annual Health and Safety promotions aimed at raising awareness of our EHS programs and initiatives

+ **Provide high quality, consistent and practical EHS information and advice**

+ Ensure that all relevant EHS information is included in on-boarding, induction and orientation programs

+ Maintain the EHS intranet ensuring currency of all documents


+ Established and productive individual contributor

+ Self-motivated and positive

+ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

+ Ability to cope with change and ambiguity

+ Customer focused

+ Can work autonomously but is also a team player

+ Diplomatic but assertive

+ High degree of confidentiality required

+ Cooperative and involve others

**Must Haves** / **Nice to Have**

**Experience and Knowledge:**

+ Sound working knowledge of EHS and Risk Management legislation and principles

+ Practical knowledge and demonstrated competence within job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience

+ Good PC skills


+ Advanced degree or professional certification in EHS-related field

+ EHS regulatory knowledge and experience

+ Ideally health supervisor

**Other Comments or Requirements:**

+ Language skills: Japanese and English


**About Medtronic**



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: 2022-03-08 Expires: 2022-06-06
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