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Senior EHS&S Engineer

Req # JR - 089678 Location Cleveland, Mississippi, United States Job Category EHS Date posted 02/23/2023

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To develop, implement and administrate all applicable environmental, health, safety (EHS). Responsible for site compliance with all federal, state and local environmental Programs or Health and Safety regulations. Provides technical support to EHS division staff, quality, engineering, facilities, maintenance and manufacturing. This position will have a primary focus on Health and Safety Or Environmental programs.

What you'll be doing

  • Execute the elements EHS&S Management System (including ISO 14001 & 45001) as necessary

  • Assist with the administration and implementation of EHS policies and programs.

  • Ensure compliance with EHS&S regulations and Baxter requirements; follows emerging EHS&S regulations and issues.

  • Proactively identify potential EHS hazards through risk assessments, Gemba walks, inspections, etc., and drive timely corrective actions.

  • Provide regulatory guidance and administration support on all EHS regulations.

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

  • Perform and/or assist in Industrial Hygiene monitoring.

  • Provide specialized training to Baxter employees.

  • Manage site activities which impact areas of environmental and/or safety compliance with Federal, State, or Local regulations.

  • Provide non-routine problem solving for engineering, R&D and manufacturing groups.

  • Perform investigation, root cause analysis and complete corrective action plans for environmental and safety incidents.

  • Prepare and/or assist with composing agency corporate and divisional reports.

  • Participate in site Emergency Response Team for hazardous materials spills and medical response.

  • Accomplish EH&S results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.

  • Assist with workers' compensation program including claims monitoring and administration, report generation, and communication with employees, managers, insurance carriers, medical staff for litigated/non-litigated claims.


  • Experience with Safety programs (Confined Space, Lockout/Tagout, Fall Protection, PPE, Powered Industrial trucks, Industrial Hygiene etc)

  • Experience with Environmental programs (Stormwater, Wastewater, Hazardous Waste, Well-Water Withdrawal, Air permitting etc.)

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as Corporate rules, operating and maintenance instructions, 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. Knowledge of Mississippi specific requirements preferred. Proven ability to develop and execute short and long-term strategic plans.

  • Proven track record of interpersonal and leadership skills with ability to interface well with other departments and lead effectively and efficiently in a team environment.

  • In-depth process knowledge of related manufacturing equipment and processes.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a manufacturing plant setting.

  • Ability to analyze and interpret scientific, and statistical data.

  • Strong professional writing skills and ability to prepare technical reports.

  • Ability to clearly articulate information during regulatory/client inspections ·

  • Ability to understand GMPs and other applicable regulatory guidelines.

  • Strong assessment and troubleshooting skills.

  • Ability to respond to detailed inquiries and present information to groups and senior leaders.

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

  • Ability to collect and analyze data and information to determine paths for process improvement and potential root cause.

  • Ability to respond to detailed inquiries and present information to groups and senior leaders.

  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills · Working knowledge of business acumen

What you'll bring

  • B.S. Degree in Environmental, Safety, Engineering or related field required

  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience which should include leadership experience through direct supervision or indirect leadership roles (project management, leading teams, mentoring

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 our employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices.To that end, this position has a salary range of $68,000 to $156,000 and also includes an annual incentive bonus. The above range represents the expected salary range for this position.The actual salary may vary based upon several factors including, but not limited to, relevant skills/experience, time in the role, business line, and geographic/office location


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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