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The Environmental Health & Safety Engineer IV manages Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) activities at the Waco facility and serves as a technical resource regarding compliance with Allergan EHS policies and occupational safety regulatory requirements.
What your new manager wants you to know:
I’m looking for an individual who wants to be part of our successful EHS program. If you want the opportunity to make it even better by using your expertise to help us build a world class ergonomics program, I’d love to hear from you. -Bruce Rocks, Associate Director, EHS
Main Areas of Responsibilities
Inspires Allergan Waco Employees to follow established EHS Systems.
Develops and maintains productive and effective relationships with colleagues while demonstrating a high standard of work ethics and professionalism at all times.
Interfaces with regulatory agency personnel during facility inspections.
Ensures facility is in compliance with all applicable environmental health and safety laws, rules and regulations.
Develops, implements, maintains, and facilitates training programs in relation to environmental health and safety.
Monitors current and pending legislation relating to operations at the Waco facility and assess new developments affecting the facility’s operation.
Implements and maintains plant procedures to effectively control accident and health exposures in the facility.
Evaluates hazardous conditions and practices, and implements and maintains hazard control practices and programs.
Investigates safety incidents and recommending corrective and preventative action and implement as necessary or as directed.
Performs department safety audits.
Modifies as necessary and maintaining the facility’s emergency response plan.
Plans, schedules, and conducts fire and evacuation drills.
Performs wastewater sampling, solid and hazardous waste sampling and air monitoring.
Develops recycling programs.
Works with the first aid/CPR and Hazmat Team.
Four (4) years’ experience in environmental health and safety.
SAP experience preferred.
Pharmaceutical manufacturing and production experience.
Knowledge and experience working in a GMP regulated environment.
Experience working in an Aseptic Production environment.
Sound ergonomics background strongly preferred.
Understanding of EHS regulations (OSHA, EPA, etc.).
Strong communication skills (written, verbal and presentational).
Strong influencing skills.
High comfort level in using MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health and Safety or related field.
Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.