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Siemens Environmental Health and Safety Professional (EHS) in Plainfield, Indiana

Now’s our time toinspire the future of healthcare together.

Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents. More than 48,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. We stand with our customers around the world to support them in delivering high quality care to their patients. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. This is what truly matters to us.

Join our team now at Siemens Healthineers as EHS Specialist at our Plainfield, Indiana,Distribution Center.

Position Overview

This position is an Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist for the Siemens Healthineers site in Plainfield, Indiana. As the site EHS Specialist, the successful candidate will guide programs to address Environment, Health and Safety regulations and standards (may include OSHA, EPA, DOT and other government agencies). The position supports and drives continuous improvement in the EHS Management System at the site, works with the business to drive improvements and identifies solutions to EHS issues/challenges.

Major tasks and responsibilities:

Manage the site’s compliance calendar, ensuring that regulatory requirements are completed on-time by members of the EHS team or other supporting functions.

Gather data, generate reports (internal and external) and maintain detailed records for regulatory compliance activities and EHS Management System tasks.

Collaborate with site Training Professional to provide or facilitate EH&S training to be delivered to all site employees through presentations in front of large groups of employees across a three-shift operation.

  • Guide site environment, safety and health programsincluding but not limited to emergency preparedness, electrical safety,ergonomics, powered industrial truck safety, LOTO, machine guarding, contractor/constructionsafety, air emission management, hazardous waste disposal, fallprotection, lifts

  • Work closely with employees across the site andorganization to assure compliance with EHS legal requirements and to driveEHS performance. Interface with EHS regulatory agencies forpermitting and reporting

  • Provide guidance as necessary to support the shipmentof Dangerous Goods via multi-modal shipment methods

  • Provide guidance on facilities or engineering projectsin order to protect area workers and ensure compliance to applicable legalstandards

  • Lead or facilitate the investigation and root causeanalysis of EHS incidents

  • Work closely with Occupational Health on injury/illnessprevention programs and processes.

  • Lead, develop and contribute to EHS teams

  • Participate in the internal EHS audit process at thesite to ensure compliance with EHS regulations and conformance with ISO14001 and OHSAS 18001 through the Healthcare EHS Mgmt. System.

  • Support functional tasks within the EHS department suchas purchasing, employee training, management or site communications.

  • As a member of the EHS functional organization,contribute to business unit, division and Healthcare level EHS initiativesas needed.

  • Manage site’s waste programs (RCRA Hazardous Waste,Infectious Waste and non-hazardous chemical waste) including collection,classification, packaging, and shipping.

  • Interface with employees across the site organizationto assure compliance with EHS legal requirements and to drive EHSperformance, including as necessary with EHS regulatory agencies forpermitting and reporting.

RequiredKnowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • BS/BA in a related discipline (i.e. Industrial Hygiene,Occupational Safety, Chemistry, Engineering, Environmental Science, etc.)

  • 5 to 8 years’ of experience in EHS

  • Experience with Hazardous Waste operations and workingknowledge of RCRA regulations

  • General knowledge of EPA< DOT, and OSHA regulationsand EHS standards

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and analyticalskills

  • Demonstrated critical thinking and ability to recognizepotential hazards or compliance issues

  • Strong IT skills (Proficient in MS Office, andcomfortable with learning new programs)

  • Effective writing, speaking, and presentation skills

  • Ability to work as a member of a team, including withemployees at higher levels of the organization

  • Experience with Distribution Centers/Powered IndustrialTruck Safety preferred


  • Demonstrated professionalism with internal and externalcustomers

  • Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment

  • Demonstrate an attention to detail, statistical andtactical thinking

  • Demonstrated flexibility, ability to wear manydifferent hats, multi-tasking without sacrificing performance

  • Demonstrated sense of urgency in appropriate situations

  • Demonstrated capability of success in a self-directedsituation

  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure andmeet deadlines

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to change and work in achanging environment

  • Demonstrated ability to work individually but alsoamongst a diverse team

  • Demonstrated problem solving techniques, be able toarticulate the process

  • Demonstrated flexibility with schedule

  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, including modelingSiemens Values

  • Demonstrated initiative, assertiveness, and ability todrive change

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose: To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

If you want tojoin us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career siteat .

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As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.


Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Experience Level: Early Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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