AbbVie Manager, Environmental, Health and Safety in North Chicago, Illinois
AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com . Follow @abbvie on Twitter at https://twitter.com/abbvie , Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/AbbVieGlobal , Instagram , YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/user/AbbVie and LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/abbvie .
This position will assist in the development, implementation, and maintenance of global EHS programs and provide technical expertise to AbbVie’s global internal manufacturing organization with an emphasis supporting the Americas sites.
Contribute to the development and maintenance of EHS Global standards, policies, systems, and programs applicable to area of responsibility
Provide EHS leadership and direction for management, professional, technical and support staff in area of responsibility
Ensure systems are in place to enable area of responsibility to operate in legal and ethical compliance regarding EHS issues.
Provide business perspective, strategic and tactical direction to assist in the development and implementation of EHS initiatives for the EHS Long range plan
Authority to represent AbbVie externally on matters related to EHS with external regulatory agencies and non-government organizations in the Americas, subject to oversight
Maintain a broad understanding of local, regional, and global EHS regulations and practices for area of responsibility
Maintain and update IT reporting databases and generate monthly and quarterly EHS performance reports to area management.
Bachelor’s Degree (EHS related, Engineering) plus 5 – 12 years of EHS related experience or Master’s Degree (EHS related, Engineering) plus 5 – 10 years of EHS related experience. EHS related experience in manufacturing or R&D environments are required. Experience in a chemical plant operations or Oil and Gas environments is preferred, but not required.
EHS or Engineering professional certification is highly preferred, but not required.
Working experience in implementing EHS regulations, conducting incident investigations, interacting with regulatory agencies and external organizations, and managing cross functional teams
Development of practical, applicable standards and/or policies that meet business objectives. Technical expertise in the EHS functions as well as technical writing and business communications.
Ability to actively listen, build and maintain effective working relationships with internal/ external colleagues and stakeholders, and resolve conflict
Ability to successfully manage project and programs.
Significant Work Activities
Yes, 25 % of the Time
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Equal Employment Opportunity
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