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EHS&S Manager

ID de la oferta JR - 130696 Ubicación Hayward, California, Estados Unidos Categoría de Trabajo EHS Fecha de publicación 04/10/2024

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You’ll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients. 

Baxter’s products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work. 

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives— where your purpose accelerates our mission. 

Your Role at Baxter

This individual will lead the development, deployment and maintenance of Plant environmental, health, safety and sustainability (EHSS) strategy, policies, procedures and programs.Ensure that Plant is following applicable Federal, State and local laws and fulfillment of all business operations and Baxter Corporate EHSS objectives. Strong problem solving, critical thinking, and influencing skills are necessary. EHS Manager will supervise EHS Staff.

Your Team at Baxter

Within the EHS&S Organization, we strive to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory and Baxter requirements, committing to Prioritize Compliance, Promote Health & Safety and Protect the Planet while creating value for our employees, our customers, our suppliers and contractors, the communities and the patients that we serve.

We build relationships with each other to get work done. Building these relationships is easy because we all share common traits of being reliable, ethical, and caring. We lean on our colleagues for their expertise and hold each other accountable. We feel empowered to speak up when there's a new insight or opportunity to improve something. This open dialog builds trust within the team and helps create a better product for our customers.

What you'll be doing

  • Develop, implement, and manage all environmental, health, safety and sustainability (EHS) compliance policies and programs.

  • Lead and execute the elements EHSS Management System (including ISO 14001 & 45001) as necessary

  • Develop and maintain Strategy, Goals, Targets and Key Performance indicators for all EHSS programs as appropriate

  • Negotiate and develop EHSS related service contracts

  • Develops relationships with key functions (e.g. HR, operations, engineering, facilities) to ensure EHSS aspects are considered at the beginning of new/changing operations and drives improvement to existing EHSS methods and techniques

  • Proactively identify EHSS hazards and risks through various means such as risk assessments, job hazard analysis, Gemba Walks, inspections and drive timely corrective actions.

  • Lead and direct the investigation of all EHS related events including injuries and environmental events and facilitate the root cause analysis and the associated corrective actions.

  • Perform or facilitate the completion of Industrial Hygiene risk assessment, planning and monitoring

  • Develop, maintain and manage emergency response plans and response for chemical spills, natural disasters, other emergencies and conduct related drills and training

  • Provide or facilitate the specialized training to Baxter employees and contractors, as appropriate.

  • Prepare and/or facilitate the completion of agency, corporate and divisional reporting and maintain compliance with permits.

  • Lead and develop the site EHSS Governance teams (Emergency Response Team, Safety Committee, etc.) and participate on the plant Senior Leadership Team

  • Supervise the responsibilities and activities of direct reports, including developmental and career growth opportunities

  • Accomplishes EHSS results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching and counseling; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.

  • Evaluate and act upon new EHS regulations.

  • Effectively interfaces with all levels of employees to include direct labor through senior management, and influences improvement.

  • Champion wellness program outcomes

  • Work with corporate EHS function to support and execute all EHS projects and programs on time and in full.

  • Responsible for EHS plant related and department budget and expenses.

What you'll bring

  • BS degree in Environmental Health, Safety or related field required

  • MS degree in Environmental or Safety Engineering, Technology or Management preferred.

  • Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in Environmental, Health and Safety or Industrial Hygiene fields with a minimum of 2 -3 years supervisory experience.

  • Must hold a registered professional certification in the environmental or safety field (i.e. CHMM, CSP, or CIH)

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as Corporate Policies, operating and maintenance instructions, Regulations and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.       

  • Must have deep knowledge of EPA, OSHA, and DOT regulations with experience in executing California specific requirements.

  • Proven ability to develop and execute short and long-term strategic plans.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a manufacturing plant setting

  • Must have excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.

  • Process knowledge of related manufacturing equipment and processes

  • Ability to problem-solve and resolve technical difficulties. 

  • Must be able to influence at all levels and across functional lines.

  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office and ability to use enterprise software

  • Must be able to flex schedule to accommodate training programs and investigations on off-shifts

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. At Baxter, we are committed to equitable pay for all employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices. The estimated base salary for this position is $104,000 - $143,000 annually. The estimated range is meant to reflect an anticipated salary range for the position. We may pay more or less than of the anticipated range based upon market data and other factors, all of which are subject to change. Individual pay is based on upon location, skills and expertise, experience, and other relevant factors. This position may also be eligible for discretionary bonus. For questions about this, our pay philosophy, and available benefits, please speak to the recruiter if you decide to apply and are selected for an interview.


The successful candidate for this job may be required to verify that he or she has been vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to reasonable accommodations for individuals with medical conditions or religious beliefs that prevent vaccination, and in accordance with applicable law.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities globally. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please click on the link here and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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