*EHS Manager

Irvine, CA, United States
Sep 21, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
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 . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

Job Description

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Environmental Health and Safety Manager - Irvine, CA


"I'm looking for a highly motivated and focused individual that enjoys working in a fast-paced environment. Our products change people's lives every day and you should want to do the same. The EHS Manager interacts with clients across all aspects of the business and handles unique problems. If you want to be a positive influence on the health and safety of a large group of dedicated employees, then I would enjoy meeting with you to discuss this opportunity."

*YOU ARE more than just a title, YOU ARE... accountable for the development and management of assigned EHS programs and processes that identify, evaluate and control hazards inherent in the pharmaceutical research and development activities. This position's efforts will be key in maintaining full compliance with all federal, state, local regulations and AbbVie EHS requirements and programs to continually improve EHS performance.


Excel as the facilities safety expert. Establish and implement site level standard operating procedures based on EHS requirements. You will create, promote, administer and review EHS related programs. You will be responsible and accountable for ensuring that the facility is in full compliance with federal, state, local and Corporate Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) requirements, rules and regulations.

Be the lead investigator . You will be accountable for the effective resolution of noncompliance events, environmental releases, work-related injuries and illnesses if/when they occur, including determination of systemic causes, and corrective and preventive actions. You will work with the site EHS team to ensure employees are properly trained on EHS related topics as required by federal, state, local and AbbVie rules and regulations.


  • Bachelor's Degree or Master's degree
  • CSP and/or CIH certification preferred
  • A minimum of 10 years in discipline, 15 year preferred.
  • Able to work across business units and navigate organizational structures to achieve consistent and full compliance with federal, state and local EHS regulations and internal AbbVie policies to ensure compliance and programs/metrics to drive continuous EHS performance improvement.
  • Strong industry and professional network to stay abreast of upcoming regulations and best practices.
  • Ability to interact professionally and competently with widely variable internal customers and regulatory agency personnel.


For this role, we're looking for an EHS leader who is:
  • Attention to Detail Focused
  • Quality Focused
  • Acts as an Owner


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.