What Environmental Health & Safety contributes to Cardinal Health
Environmental Health & Safety manages programs to identify and mitigate hazardous conditions within the workplace and external environments. This function conducts regular audits, responds to incidents and investigates root causes, and implements trainings and corrective measures to prevent reoccurrence of problems. This function also manages relationships with regulatory and community stakeholders.
Environmental Health & Safety develops and implements programs to identify and mitigate hazardous conditions within the workplace and external environments. This family investigates accidents and environmental incidents and liaises with engineers, management, and regulatory authorities to identify causes of accidents and prevent their recurrence. This family provides training on safety protocols, conducts compliance audits, and maintains relationships with the community, environmental groups, and other stakeholders impacted by the environmental performance of the organization.
The Sr. Specialist, Environmental Health & Safety will report to the Southeast Region EHS Director. This position is responsible for implementing EHS solutions in support of Cardinal Health Piedmont South Carolina At Home Distribution Center and NPHS locations in the Greater Greenville South Carolina Area. These solutions are designed to manage, mitigate, and whenever possible, eliminate EHS risks to Cardinal Health employees, facilities, products and the communities in which the company operates.
Leadership and Consulting (30%)
Assists with implementation of the global EHS strategy to mitigate risk to people, property, community, information and brand.
Partners with operation leaders to develop and execute site-specific annual EHS plans; standardize EHS programs; ensure critical information is communicated; and implement best practices.
Provides support and subject matter expertise for events (e.g., regulatory agency inquiries, natural disasters, business continuity, significant incidents, etc.).
Hazard Recognition, Evaluation and Control / Regulatory Compliance (50%)
Participates in the management of operation specific EHS hazard assessments and the development of risk mitigation plans.
Partners with operation leaders to ensure compliance with Company and regulatory requirements.
Analyzes key EHS metrics to assist operations in the construction and execution of continual improvement plans.
Assists leaders in identifying budgetary needs to address risk reduction and compliance assurance.
Ensures key performance metrics, including occupational injury/illness and environmental sustainability results are accurately reported and communicated.
Develops and maintains facility profiles.
Assists with the response to regulatory agency inquiries and reporting obligations.
Participates in assessments and audits.
Provides technical assistance and guidance in risk-related matters, including ergonomics, industrial hygiene, safety, environmental, incident investigation, business resiliency and occupational health processes.
Occupational Injury/Illness, Loss Prevention, Crisis Management, and Business Resiliency (15%)
Assist management teams in the investigation, notification and case management for occupational injury/illnesses.
Assists operations close out property/casualty recommendations from third parties such as FM Global.
Provides support in the development and implementation of business resiliency plans. Provides EHS leadership during business continuity situations.
Education and Mentorship (5%)
Educates management teams on their EHS roles and responsibilities.
Helps foster a diverse workforce.
Bachelor's degree in related field preferred.
Minimum two years' experience in related field preferred
Familiarity with EHS Management Systems and their successful implementation
Strong knowledge of regulations and guidance promulgated by Federal and State OSHA and EPA, as well as workers' compensation requirements
Ability to work, collaborate and negotiate with government officials, consultants, and other third-party stakeholders
Requires up to 20% travel
Must have collaborative skills to achieve desired results in a highly matrixed work environment
Fosters trust, confidence and followership
Dedicated to the principal of ethical behavior
Must able to work productively on multiple initiatives simultaneously
Must have analytical and problem-solving skills, and not be afraid of rolling up the sleeves to deliver practical solutions
Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills
What is expected of you and others at this level
Applies working knowledge in the application of concepts, principles and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks
Works on projects of moderate scope and complexity
Identifies possible solutions to a variety of technical problems and takes action to resolve
Applies judgment within defined parameters
Receives general guidance and may receive more detailed instruction on new projects
Work reviewed for sound reasoning and accuracy
Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a distributor of pharmaceuticals, a global manufacturer and distributor of medical and laboratory products, and a provider of performance and data solutions for healthcare facilities.We are a crucial link between the clinical and operational sides of healthcare, delivering end-to-end solutions and data-driving insights that advance healthcare and improve lives every day. With deep partnerships, diverse perspectives and innovative digital solutions, we build connections across the continuum of care. With more than 50 years of experience, we seize the opportunity to address healthcare's most complicated challenges – now, and in the future.As a global, growing company, we’re able to offer rewarding careers that let you make a positive impact on our customers and communities.