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EHS&S Technical Manager I

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Round Lake, IL 60073
Job Description

Are you looking for a career that matters?

We believe every person deserves a chance for a healthy life, free from illness and full of possibility. We see a world full of healing, with viable care options available to those with limited choices today. We envision new ways of providing physicians, pharmacists and nurses with technologies that not only treat chronic diseases, but also work to prevent them. We’re looking for team members who are motivated to learn, grow and innovate, while making a meaningful difference for millions of people around the world.


EHSS subject matter expert who plans and executes projects and programs where the complexity requires advanced knowledge and scientific / technical specialization designed to ensure the attainment of the company’s goals relative to EHSS outcomes. Participate on multi-functional teams to address and provide solutions for EHSS issues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

This section contains a list of five to eight primary responsibilities of this role that account for the majority of the work. The incumbent will perform other duties assigned.

+ Shares ergonomic and safety technical knowledge broadly where needed, often externally. Works with other similar experts around the company and is the primary lead for ergonomic initiatives and strategy.

+ Helps develop sound science / strong technical solutions where the scope of the problems are not well defined

+ May provide scientific / technical insight to support external activities via trade organizations, Government Affairs, etc.

+ May participate in key trade organizations

+ Conducts or reviews research that helps to better manage complex EHSS risks and if applicable, uses to influence the external environment

+ May present scientific / technical information at professional conferences

+ Applies state-of-the-art scientific / technical knowledge to projects

+ May originate/design EHSS investigations and studies

+ Creates scientific / technical reports, manuscripts, and other documents

+ Recommends different approaches to improve EHSS; can communicate technical positions in layman’s terms

+ Proactively follows scientific / technical developments and trends

+ Uses influence to advance EHSS compliance/programs

+ May partner with NGO’s to collaborate on common goals and monitor trends

+ Utilizes specialized knowledge to contribute to EHSS strategy development and deployment


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. List knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. List knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

+ Track record of interpersonal and leadership skills with ability to interface well with other departments, and lead effectively and efficiently in a team environment.

+ Ability to manage multiple priorities.

+ Ability to analyze and interpret scientific, and statistical data.

+ Strong professional writing skills and ability to prepare technical reports.Ability to clearly articulate information during regulatory inspections.

+ Ability to understand applicable regulatory guidelines.

+ Strong assessment and troubleshooting skills.

+ Ability to respond to detailed inquiries and present information to groups and senior leaders.

+ Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office and ability to use enterprise software.

+ Ability to collect and analyze data and information to determine paths for process improvement and potential root cause

+ Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

+ Strong business acumen.

+ Possess a working knowledge of related disciplines/other functions including manufacturing and operations processes.

+ Must be conversant in applicable EHS&S regulations.

+ Certified Safety Professionalcredentials or Certified Professional Ergonomist required

+ Continuous improvement focus and track record.

Education and/or Experience

+ B.S. Degree in Environmental, Safety , Engineering or related field required; M.S. Degree in Safety Engineering or Technology is preferred

+ Minimum of 10 years of related experience

Equal Employment Opportunity

Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

Our products and therapies touch the lives of millions of people around the world every day, which is why we are focused on transformative innovations that bring smarter, more personalized care to all of us. For 87 years and counting, we have been at the critical intersection where the ideas that save and sustain lives meet the providers who make it all happen. And now, we are determined to realize our boldest opportunities to transform global healthcare for years to come.

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