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Medtronic Associate EHS Specialist in Fort Worth, Texas

Associate EHS Specialist


Fort Worth, Texas, United States

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Post Date:

Jun 10, 2021

Careers that Change Lives

In this exciting role as an Associate EHS Specialist you will have responsibility for providing Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) support to the Medtronic Fort Worth, TX facility. The role requires excellent communication and project management skills, combined with ability to develop and implement EHS programs and procedures.

We seek out and hire a diverse workforce at every level: We need fresh ideas and inclusive insights to continue to be an innovative industry leader thats why we make it a point to seek out, attract and develop employees who are patient-centric, passionate, and who represent the same wide variety of life experiences as our patients.

A Day in the Life

  • Develops, administers, and implements environmental, health, and safety programs in accordance with governmental requirements.

  • Develops and monitors pollution prevention activities, compliance, and auditing efforts.

  • Conducts studies and prepares environmental impact reports for new construction projects, plant processes and permit changes.

  • Reviews and analyzes environmental documentation issued by regulatory agencies; collaborates with regulatory agencies and Medtronic Global EHS to determine corrective action plans.

  • Evaluates proposed regulations to determine financial, industrial, public, and environmental impact.

  • Interacts with regulatory bodies to resolve compliance issues; establishes permit requirements, and assists in regulatory audits.

  • Ensures appropriate corrective action is taken where environmental, health, and safety hazards exist.

  • Identifies and takes corrective action against activities that pose potential threats to workers health or safety, which may include recommending organizational measures to protect workers safety through revised methods, processes, or materials; inspecting workplace environments, equipment, and/or practices to ensure compliance with standards and regulations; and investigating and/or identifying causes regarding filed incidents.

  • Provide and promote employee awareness/training on matters of environmental, health, and safety.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required

Nice to Have

  • Bachelors Degree in a technical field, in any of the following: engineering, chemistry, biology, environmental, industrial hygiene and/or safety.

  • Understanding of EHS regulations and practices.

  • Technical and project management skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, problem-solving skills, and relationship building skills.

  • Good computer skills (Windows TM software) and general working knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and MS Teams.

  • Ability to sell and persuade teams to accept new approaches and solutions to reach a common goal.

  • Ability to successfully manage multiple daily responsibilities.

  • Ability to appropriately communicate sensitive issues.

  • Lifesaving and emergency training.

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.