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Environment, Health and Safety Manager

Work mode:  Onsite
Onsite Location(s): 

Coventry, RI, US, 02816

Additional Location(s):  N/A

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.



About the role:
The purpose of the EH&S Manager position is to provide leadership to drive continuous improvement in Environment, Health & Safety performance, while assuring comprehensive operational compliance. The Manager sets direction for and reinforces the importance of Environment, Health & Safety in the organization, manages the overall Environment, Health & Safety program, including development and implementation of strategies, policies and practices and works with plant senior management team to integrate Environment, Health & Safety performance into plant operations. The Manager develops opportunities to provide strategic and competitive advantage through cross-functional interaction.
Design, plan and perform engineering duties in the prevention, control and remediation of environmental health hazards utilizing various engineering disciplines.  Work will include waste treatment and pollution control equipment as it relates to commercial hazardous chemical sterilization.
Your responsibilities will include:

  • Develops, maintains, and reviews the EH&S program to ensure compliance with current and future legal, regulatory and corporate requirements.  Ensuring compliance with all environmental regulatory required permits and authorizations.
  • Provide system and component design to reduce negative impact on the environment
  • Serve as a technical advisor on environmental policies and standards to ensure regulatory applicability
  • Prepare and submit all regulatory reports
  • Perform and maintain a FMEA for all regulatory failure modes and develop resource management schemes to ensure robust compliance
  • Gather and apply data to identify environmental risk and make recommendations for mitigation/improvement
  • Provide technical systems evaluations and work towards integrating latest technologies into pollution control systems.
  • Document and maintain plans, requirements, protocols, permits and standard operating procedures
  • Maintain and socialize a relevant set up KPIs reflecting environmental performance
  • Actively manage site wide ethylene oxide emissions and deliver year over year reductions
  • Inspect industrial and municipal facilities and programs along with 3rd party sterilizers to evaluate operational effectiveness and compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Report and escalate non-compliance as appropriate
  • Assist in budget planning and implementation

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering – Chemical Engineering or Environment Engineering preferred
  • 5+ years experience in related fields, 1-2 years Health & Safety experience preferred
  • 3+ years of leadership or supervisory experience
  • Advanced MS Office Skills


Preferred qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of relevant process and systems related to air and water effluent systems, technology and modeling
  • Hands on experience with analytical, mechanical and compliance software
  • Familiarity with quality assurance, documentation regulations and best practices
  • Excellent research and writing skills to prepare documents and reports detailing compliance with federal, state and local regulations
  • Strong troubleshooting skills to assist in the identification and resolution of cross functional issues from worker’s safety to environmental protection, anticipating problems and mitigating environmental damage
  • Experience with process safety management and risk assessments
  • Proven communication, influence and interpersonal skills


Requisition ID: 578261

Among other requirements, Boston Scientific maintains specific prohibited substance testing requirements for safety-sensitive positions.  This role is deemed safety-sensitive and, as such, candidates will be subject to a drug test as a pre-employment requirement.  The goal of the drug testing is to increase workplace safety in compliance with the applicable law.  

As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a prohibited substance free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

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