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Specialist Environmental Health & Safety

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Fort Wayne
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.Nourish the world and your career as part of the Nutrition team at Abbott.Our Nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands - including Similac , PediaSure , Pedialyte , Ensure , Glucerna and ZonePerfect - to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.Our location in Sturgis, MI currently has an opportunity for an EHS Specialist. Abbott s Sturgis, Mich., location is an award-winning nutrition manufacturing plant, which recently celebrated its 70th anniversary as part of the community. Working here, you ll feel part of a family - a family of 400 that works together to help nourish the world.WHAT WE OFFER At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority
  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled
  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communitiesLearn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: WHAT YOU LL DO
    • Develop, implement, and manage plant safety programs
    • Keep informed on current environmental, health, safety and security regulations and legislation and recommend policy changes
    • Implement and manage Abbott global technical standards
    • Conduct risk assessments
    • Develop and conduct/coordinate EHS trainings
    • Maintain files and records pertaining to safety and security
    • Conduct site regulatory inspections
    • Assist with accident/incident investigations and corrective actions
    • Conduct frequent EHS tours/audits of all plant areas and make recommendations for corrective actions for environmental, safety and health concerns
    • Review the installation and modification of all equipment/processes for EHS concerns
    • Assist management in preparing a variety of EHS presentations
    • Assist with Food Defense Program
    • Assist in managing capital funded projects pertaining to EHS and Security
    • Manage safety and security systems; inspections and repairsEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU LL BRINGRequired
      • Bachelor s degree in Safety, Health or Environmental or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
      • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in EHS, preferably environmentally focused.
      • Working knowledge of applicable regulations (i.e., OSHA, EPA)Preferred
        • Manufacturing plant experience is preferred
        • OSHA 30-hour training course
        • Program management skills, including proven ability to deliver thorough and timely solutions to issues and initiativesFollow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.Connect with us at , on Facebook at and on

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