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Division EHS Manager, Abbott Molecular Diagnostics

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Des Plaines, IL 60017
Job Description

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.


An experienced EHS professional who,working with little or no supervision,applies advanced knowledge within or across disciplines.

Main Responsibilities

Project Management: · Independently plans and conducts assigned projects. · Manages multiple.often concurrent.projects and meets deadlines.

Establishes project scope.cost and schedule.develops EHS strategy and executes contingency.

Understands the business needs of the company.and has a thorough knowledge of the business objectives when developing a project / program scope.

Maintains scope.priorities and schedules on multiple projects.

Acts independently under only consultative direction.

Works with a wide degree of latitude to plan.conduct and direct projects.

Acts as a lead person or technical expert on complex projects.

Technical: · Applies advanced technical knowledge/skills to EHS programs and systems.

Benchmarks internally and externally.

Communicates across functions and disciplines.

Recognized as an authority in their discipline(s).

Extensive knowledge of related disciplines.

Develops solutions to unusually complex problems.

Directs major projects.

Conducts complex investigations important to the company’s business goals.

Set strategic and policy direction in their technical field of expertise. ·.

Identifies and utilizes best-in-class analytical tools to perform job.

Problem Solving / Innovation: · Conceptualizes complete solutions.

Creates or coordinates the solutions for novel or complex problems.integrates regulatory and operational needs.assesses cost benefit.

Explores multiple alternatives.

Structures studies that integrate cross-disciplinary and cross-functional issues to arrive at optimal course of action.

Organizational Interface: · Mentors others by sharing knowledge expertise and providing feedback and guidance.

Where appropriate.provides tasks / project assignment opportunities for employee development and evaluates performance.

Represents the organization as a subject matter expert.

Interacts with both senior management and external personnel.

Prepares written communication.

Conveys information effectively through formal and informal documents.

May move forward with action plans without seeking approval.

Exhibits advanced ability to apply concepts of careful communication.

Establishes internal and external networks.

Contributes willingly and incorporates the ideas of others.shares resources.knowledge and accountability to benefit the objectives of the business.

Builds and cultivates open.honest relationships with establishing rapport.developing an understanding of others’ needs.

promoting common goals and following through on commitments.

Balances bottom line objectives of a project / assignment with long-term goals.

Compliance: · Complies with all regulations and internal / external 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 timeline and accuracy of required documentation.

Establishes a means of keeping abreast with new/amended regulations and EHS technologies.

Develop long range plans to support EHS strategy.

Provides management summaries of EHS performance data.

Responsible for achieving or contributing towards EHS targets.

Additional Responsibilities: · Is identified as a Subject Matter Expert in a given discipline.

Participates in internal.cross-divisional teams to develop and align procedures and standards.

Directs the efforts of others such as internal and external resources.

Performs tasks such as writing Requests for Capital Expenditures (RCEs).

safety checklists.scope documents.etc.

Provides project supervision and mentors junior staff.

Represents company view on projects and actively influences regulatory community and industry/ professional groups.

Routinely provides analyses and updates to senior management.

Provides training.

Develops procedures.

Represents EHS on project teams.

Accountability/Job Scope

Acts independently under only consultative direction. · Acts as a lead person or technical expert on complex projects / assignments. · Positions at this level will vary based upon operational complexity,breadth of responsibility,and degree of risk. · Drives functional performance that meets required standards and regulatory compliance.


+ A Technical or Bachelor’s Degree in EHS,Occupational Health,Engineering,science,nursing (Masters Nursing Degree required) or closely related discipline is desired,or equivalent technical experience plus demonstrated competence.

+ A post-graduate education / degree are desired,and may contribute towards the desired years of experience.

+ Desired 8+ years of significant EHS and / or operational experience. ·

+ Demonstrate competencies within the following; Set Vision & Strategy, Anticipate, Innovate, Build and Deliver Results.

+ Professional certification highly desirable.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email

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