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EH&S Specialist II

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

San Jose, CA, US, 95101

Additional Location(s): US-CA-Fremont

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.

 

The EH&S Specialist II supports and reinforces the importance of Environment, Health & Safety at multiple Boston Scientific locations. The incumbent is responsible for implementing strategies, policies, and practices to improve the overall EH&S programs, while driving continuous improvement and assuring comprehensive operational compliance with Federal, State and local regulations.
 
 

In this role you will...  

  • Provide general support to EH&S Function across all operations at multiple locations
  • Maintain EH&S programs and participate in new program implementation
  • Serve as EH&S representative in cross functional projects for new process/chemical introduction, capacity expansion, facility changes, new equipment introduction, etc.
  • Works with Supervisors, Trainers and Technicians to identify and control significant environmental health and safety impacts of operations
  • Performs day to day activities to maintain compliance with local, state and federal regulations
  • Support management of the Workers’ Compensation program, and pro-actively work to reduce workplace injury frequency and severity rates
  • Conduct internal and external EH&S compliance audits, self-assessments, and inspections throughout the facilities
  • May be required to coordinate and deliver EH&S related education
  • Strengthen the EH&S culture through cross-functional cooperation, communications, promotions, and training on EH&S procedures, industrial hygiene activities, safety surveys
  • Review and revise procedures, and serve as a core member of the emergency response team
  • Provide regulatory guidance and recommendations for facilities modifications as well as equipment specifications and installations
  • Act as the facilities’ Hazardous Materials & Waste Coordinator to include the disposition of hazardous, non-regulated, and biomedical waste streams; maintaining professional contacts with approved waste vendors
  • Maintain and report site EH&S metrics, statistics and records to maintain compliance with regulatory requirements and fulfill corporate reporting needs
  • Advocate for EH&S as a core value of Boston Scientific and provide regular communications within the EH&S team regarding EH&S activities and performance
  • Conduct chemical and SDS risk assessments, as well as operations risk assessments to specify engineering controls, and other regulatory requirements as applicable
  • Identify hazardous workplace conditions and establish guidelines for compliance, risk and injury reduction
  • Participate in regulatory inspections and serve as liaison with regulatory agencies
  • Chair or serve on EH&S-related committees, task forces and/or cross-functional teams
     

What We're Looking for In You:
Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health, Occupational Safety, Safety Engineering or Safety Management with 2yrs experience or Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with 5yrs relevant EH&S experience
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work with cross-functional groups and manage EH&S programs 
  • Knowledge of injury and incident prevention programs (ergonomic, risk assessments, root cause analysis)
  • Ability to compile and lead training exercises 
  • Able to travel up to 10% in and out of state

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2yrs working experience in a manufacturing and/or industrial setting
  • Experience building and leading teams focused on EH&S culture, change and continuous improvement
     

 

Requisition ID: 534680

 

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 drug-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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Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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