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Senior EHS Staff Specialist

South San Francisco, CA
Start date
May 15, 2024

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Clinical, Clinical Medicine
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Company Description

AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines and solutions 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, and eye care and products and services in our Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us Follow @abbvie onTwitter,Facebook,Instagram,YouTubeandLinkedIn.

Job Description

Implement and maintain environmental, health and safety (EHS) programs as assigned to ensure regulatory and internal compliance, reduce risk to the operations and employees, and minimize AbbVies liability. The position will report into AbbVie Bay Area EHS site lead and responsibilities will focus on assessing risk and implementing policies, procedures, assessments, and training.

  • Monitor regulatory requirements/trends, conduct impact analyses, and implement programs to ensure compliance with both regulatory and internal standards.

  • Coordinate EHS activities across business areas/Bay Area sites and advise site management on EHS compliance practices/actions.

  • Develop and conduct training course material to meet the needs of the learner or business.

  • Make timely decisions which reflect a consideration of facts and data at hand. Define the needs of various parties and negotiate agreements acceptable to all parties.

  • Identify and promote process improvements that strengthen the EHS function and the overall organization and minimizes/eliminates risk.

  • Assess and quantify EHS risks and their consequences and implement appropriate actions.

  • Communicate compliance status, key performance indicators, trends, priority issues and business impact to key stakeholders.

  • Conduct incident investigations, identify root causes, and implement improvement/action plans to prevent similar incidents from occurring.

  • Lead and/or participate on cross functional teams to represent EHS objectives related to the subject matter and meet the teams overall objectives and deliverables.

  • Bachelors Degree (EHS related, Engineering, chemistry) plus 5+ years of EHS related experience or Masters Degree (EHS related, Engineering, chemistry) plus 3 years of EHS related experience.

  • EHS or Engineering professional certification is preferred, but not required.

  • Working experience in implementing EHS regulations, conducting incident investigations, and managing cross functional teams.

  • Working experience in radiation safety and biosafety is preferred, but not required.

  • Ability to establish measurable project goals and implementation plans, balance conflicting workdemands, and develop action plans.

  • Ability to develop standards and/or policies that meet business objectives.

  • Ability to actively listen, build, and maintain effective working relationships with internal/ external colleagues and stakeholders, and resolve conflict constructively.

  • Ability to successfully manage project and programs.

Additional Information

Applicable only to applicants applying to a position in any location with pay disclosure requirements under state or local law:

  • The compensation range described below is the range of possible base pay compensation that the Company believes ingood faith it will pay for this role at the time of this posting based on the job grade for this position. Individualcompensation paid within this range will depend on many factors including geographic location, and we may ultimatelypay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.
  • We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick), medical/dental/visioninsurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.
  • This job is eligible to participate in our short-term incentive programs.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable.The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, incentive, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefitsthat are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole and absolute discretion unless and until paid andmay be modified at the Companys sole and absolute discretion, consistent with applicable law.

AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVies policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because 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, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.


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, and YouTube.

Stock Symbol: ABBV

Stock Exchange: NYSE

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1 North Waukegan Road
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