Sr. Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

in Casa Grande, AZ

Sr. Environmental Health & Safety Specialist Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

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  • Job Location

    Casa Grande, AZ, US

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  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Travel

    Not specified

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

What you'll do:

An EHS professional who, working with little or no supervision, applies established EHS principles, practices, regulations and internal standards, interacts with customers and is solutions-minded in planning, directing and completing EHS assignments. Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.


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
  • Robust vacation - 3 weeks to start (1st yr prorated) + vacation buy program
  • Pension Plan
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • 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 start day 1
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:

Additional Responsibilities

Project Management:

  • Independently plans and conducts assigned projects;.
  • Manages multiple, often concurrent, projects and meets deadlines;.
  • Facilitates the definition of a project scope with stakeholders;.
  • Independently performs feasibility studies related to project alternatives;.
  • Develops schedules (with metrics if required) and seeks concurrence from stakeholders;.
  • Responsible for achieving the project's targets or deliverable's.
  • Coordinate with stakeholders, and engineering operations to develop projects.
  • Oversee progress of the projects through various meetings.
  • Conduct capital expense requests and support requests for capital/ expense (RCE) checklists.


  • Applies technical knowledge/skills to EHS programs and systems.
  • Anticipates future business/EHS needs and develops new skills as appropriate.
  • Benchmarks internally and externally.
  • Independently executes, and/or directs others in the planning and execution of projects.
  • Able to support EHS related projects.
  • Reports findings and develops corrective action plans.
  • Prepares and communicates recommendations and respective action plans.
  • Presents technical information in an understandable format to non-technical audiences.
  • Has recognized expertise in theories, principles and analytical tools.
  • Experienced with regulatory requirements: OSHA, EPA, DOT, RCRA, and other federal and state regulations.
  • Compliance with wastewater (sample testing) and air permits.
  • Hazardous waste and dangerous goods compliance.
  • Performs risk assessments and program self assessments.
  • Provides oversight of hazard communication regulatory requirements and chemical safety.
  • Supports sites emergency response team.
  • Safety culture development/ improvement.

Problem Solving / Innovation:

  • Produces value added and cost-effective results.
  • Identifies, analyzes and resolves existing/new EHS challenges.
  • Integrates EHS solutions across the business within regulatory constraints.
  • Conducts investigations and root cause analysis.
  • Provides recommendations as appropriate.
  • Develops solutions to a wide range of complex problems where in-depth analysis is required.
  • Anticipates future trends, obstacles and barriers as they relate to technical expertise and develops strategies to address.

Organizational Interface:

  • Mentors others by sharing technical expertise and providing feedback and guidance.
  • Interfaces with regulatory agencies, trade groups and peers from similar organizations.
  • Represents the company in external meetings.
  • Communicate information effectively and in a timely manner with team members.
  • Establishes networks.
  • Is a good listener and open to suggestions; shares resources, knowledge and serves as an EHS expert in cross-functional projects.
  • Builds professional relationships with colleagues, customers, contractors, and vendors.
  • Identifies training needs.
  • Develops amends and conducts training.
  • Prepares and delivers presentations intended to motivate or persuade others to adopt a specific recommendation or course of action.


  • Supports compliance with all applicable regulations and internal standards.
  • Stays current on changing technical requirements, regulations and standards.
  • Identifies potential EHS risks and consequences of new and modified processes/systems/regulations and takes appropriate action.
  • Ensures timeliness and accuracy of required documentation.
  • Is able to identify potential EHS consequences of non-conformance and takes appropriate action.
  • Represents the function during external regulatory inspections and internal audits.
  • Analyzes and communicates EHS performance data.
  • Responsible for achieving or contributing towards EHS targets.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in EHS, engineering, science, or closely related discipline is preferred, or equivalent technical experience plus demonstrated competence.  
  • 3-5 years of desired EHS and/or operational experience.
  • Demonstrate competencies within the following; Set Vision & Strategy, Anticipate, Innovate, Build and Deliver Results A post-graduate education / degree are desired, and may contribute towards the desired years of experience.
  • ·Professional certification(s) desirable: CSP, CEP, AEP, REM, etc.


The base pay for this position is $72,700.00 – $145,300.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • ehs
  • dot
  • problem solving
  • anticipating
  • effective communication
  • chemical safety
  • training development
  • result delivery
  • training identification
  • ehs programs and systems
  • csp
  • technical expertise
  • principles and analytical tools
  • innovating
  • technical communication
  • recommendation preparation
  • root cause analysis
  • data analysis communication
  • vision & strategy setting
  • project scope definition
  • capital expense management
  • future forecasting

Additional Information

Who We Are


Abbott values the leadership skills developed through military service and we have a broad range of functional areas to put your talents to work. Our organization is making a difference in the lives of the people we serve with a diverse offering of healthcare products. We have a strong veteran employee community to help with your transition from the military to the corporate world.

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