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Principal EHS Specialist

Manila, AR 72442
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Principal EHS Specialist


Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Jul 11, 2019

**Careers that Change Lives**

Asia Pacific role with a focus on South East Asia (SEA) requiring excellent communication, business partnering and project management skills combined with experience developing and implementing EHS management systems in a dynamic, fast paced environment.

**A Day in the life**

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 RD 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 EHSS management system

+ Establish and promote a culture of health, safety, environment and sustainability across the region

+ Lead EHSS projects across commercial, operations and RD organisations

+ Develop, monitor and promote environmental, health and safety performance providing quarterly corporate and management reporting

+ Partner with management to integrate EHSS 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 programs

+ Improve 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


+ 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

**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: 2019-07-16 Expires: 2020-02-21
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