B. Braun

EHS/Security Specialist

Job Locations US-PA-Allentown
Requisition ID
2021-19561
Company
B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings
1
Category
Other
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Site
Allentown, PA

Overview

About B. Braun 

 

B. Braun Medical Inc., a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. Other key product areas include nutrition, pharmacy admixture and compounding, ostomy and wound care, and dialysis. The company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. B. Braun Medical is headquartered in Bethlehem, Pa., and is part of the B. Braun Group of Companies in the U.S., which includes B. Braun Interventional Systems, Aesculap® and CAPS®.

 

Globally, the B. Braun Group of Companies employs more than 64,000 employees in 64 countries. Guided by its Sharing Expertise® philosophy, B. Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs. To learn more about B. Braun Medical, visit www.BBraunUSA.com.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

 

This is a full-time position reporting to the facility EHS&S Manager.  The EHS&S Specialist must be able to work independently, but also in a team environment.  The job involves all aspects of the EHS&S program, involving but not limited to OSHA, DOT, EPA/PADEP regulatory compliance, waste management, completing regulatory reports for submission and compliance with ISO14001/ISO45001 management systems.

Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Develops and implements policies or programs meant to promote employee health and safety or environmental compliance.
  • Develops and delivers training programs educating staff on environmental concerns or health and safety risks found in the organization.
  • Ensures that training records, health/safety manuals or handbooks, incident/accident reports or other documentation are appropriately maintained.
  • Purchases and distributes personal protection equipment or other related supplies.
  • Monitors known health, safety or environmental hazards, such as noise, air or wastewater pollution levels.
  • Coordinates inspection of facilities, vehicles or equipment.
  • May develop and communicate facility-specific emergency response or evacuation plans.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of programs that detect and prevent fraud, theft or other illegal behavior by employees or visitors.
  • Monitors behavior of employees or visitors on company property.
  • Screens guests, packages, deliveries or vehicles entering or leaving company grounds.
  • Investigates allegations of theft, fraud or other illegal behavior, interviews witnesses and documents findings.
  • May act as a liaison with external law enforcement departments.
  • Provides leadership, coaching and/or mentoring to a subordinate group. May act as a "lead" or first-level supervisor.

The job function listed is not exhaustive and shall also include any responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.

 

General:

It shall be the duty of every employee while at work to take reasonable care for safety and health of himself/herself and other persons.

 

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

  • Please refer to the Corporate Guidelines or BBMUS Guidelines or job specific authorities where applicable. This list is however not exhaustive and may be amended by the Management from time to time.
  • Requires full working knowledge of relevant business practices and procedures in professional field. Uses standard theories, principles and concepts and integrates them to propose a course of action.
  • Works under general supervision. Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish assigned goals. May periodically assist in orienting, training, assigning & checking the work of other peers.
  • Judgement is required in resolving all day-to-day problems
  • Contacts are primarily with department supervisors, leads, subordinates, and peers. Frequent contact with external contractors/vendors.

Qualifications

Expertise: Qualifications - Experience/Training/Education/Etc


Required:

  • Bachelor's degree required or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 02-04 years related experience required.
  • Occasional business travel required, Valid driver's license and passport, Ability to work non-stand schedule as needed
  • Regular and predictable attendance

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

 

B. Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com..

Through its “Sharing Expertise®” initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.

Other

Responsibilities: Other Duties:

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is expected to:

Light work - Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:

Occasionally: Reaching upward and downward, Push/pull

Frequently: Sit, Stand

Constantly: N/A

Activities:

Occasionally: Climbing stairs/ladders, Kneeling/Crawling, Push/pull, Reaching upward and downward, Stooping/squatting

Frequently: Sitting , Standing, Talking - ordinary, loud/quick, Walking

Constantly: N/A

Environmental Conditions:

Occasionally: Exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals (in most areas), Fumes, Gases, Dust

Frequently: Proximity to moving parts

Constantly: N/A

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Noise Intensity: Moderate

Occasionally: N/A

Frequently: Office environment, Production/manufacturing environment, Warehouse environment, Lab environment

Constantly: N/A

Notices

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

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