Careers that Change Lives

Medtronic employs more than 85,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in approx. 160 countries. The company is focused on collaborating with stakeholders around the world to take healthcare Further, Together.

 

A Day in the Life

The Senior EHS specialist will be responsible for the deployment and establishment of EHS policies and procedures in accordance with country regulatory requirements and Medtronic’s standards. The employee will perform workplace and specific risk assessments including Chemical, Biological agents, Fire, Radiation, PPE, Manual Handling, Ergonomics, Displace Screen equipment etc. for onsite activities and for the organization.

This to ensure a healthy, safe and secure work environment for all the employees.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Lead & provide support in the implementation of all Shared Service Center and Czech Republic Commercial organizations relevant corporate EHS standards, policies and procedures to provide for a safe and secure working environment.
Identify environmental, health and safety training needs and provide or arrange training courses as required.
Facilitate the process of EHS hazard anticipation, identification, assessment and control in both Shared Service Center and Czech Republic Commercial organizations.
Monitor contractors who perform work at Medtronic premises and ensure compliance against company EHS rules and policies.
Submit to management period EHS performance report and EHS improvements plans.
Lead workplace risk assessments as well as facilitate specific risk assessments including Chemical, Biological agents, Fire, Radiation, PPE, Manual Handling, Ergonomics, Displace Screen equipment etc.
Provide EHS support to any facility related projects including involving EHS consultants when specialized knowledge is required.
Facilitate adequate ergonomics program in the workplace.
Evaluate, establish and maintain internal EHS rules, procedures, instructions in accordance with national legal requirements and corporate EHS standards.
Monitor safe system of work via periodic inspections, reviews and audits.
Coordinate EHS training process for existing and new employees in accordance with agreed training schedule.
Facilitate EHS engagement communication via regular EHS committee meetings, active involvement programs, information boards, newsletters and other communication forums.
Monitor and track EHS corrective action database for the company.
Report EHS incidents & EHS metrics and as required by the national legal requirements and corporate EHS standards.
Facilitate incidents investigation and root causes analysis together with management team.
Review and maintain all relevant EHS documentation.
Cooperate with all relevant external agencies including Fire Services, Health and Safety authorities and Environmental agency.
Together with site management and other functional teams review and maintain emergency response program encompassing fire equipment, evacuations, emergency first aid and large scale emergency event planning in accordance with the Business Continuity plan.
Other responsibilities as advised by the line manager.
May provide/promote employee awareness/training on matters of environmental, health, and safety.
Must Haves

Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field, including: chemistry, biology, engineering, environmental, industrial hygiene and/or safety
4+ years of experience in EHS role including:
Experience in local EHS regulatory compliance in commercial office and/or hospital settings.
Experience in applying EHS programs including emergency preparedness, ergonomics, biological safety & infectious disease prevention, ionizing radiation, chemical safety.
Expert written and spoken Czech language
Fluent written and spoken English language
Ability to interact and work cooperatively with all levels of employees
Ability to prioritize ; clear thinking
Strong judgment and business acumen
Good skills in planning & coordinating, communicating & influencing, achieving milestones, resolving issues and managing risks
 

Nice to Haves

Experience in healthcare/pharma/ insurance/chamical industry
 

Your Answer

Is this the position you were waiting for? Then please apply directly via https://jobs.medtronic.com/jobs/sr-ehs-specialist-93441

 

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.

We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be. We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team.

Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Founded in 1949 as a medical repair company, we're now among the world's largest medical technology, services and solutions companies, employing more than 86,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in over 155 countries. With our European Operations Center for Distribution and Shared Services in Heerlen, the Bakken Research Center in Maastricht, our manufacturing facility in Kerkrade, and the Dutch sales office in Eindhoven, Medtronic Netherlands has more than 2,000 employees.


Information about position

Employer
Medtronic Czechia s.r.o.
Address
Prosecká 852/66, Praha – Prosek
Required education: Bachelor's
Required languages: Czech (Proficient), English (Advanced)
Benefits: Bonuses, Notebook, Contributions to the pension / life insurance, Flexible start/end of working hours, Meal tickets / catering allowance, Holidays 5 weeks, Cafeteria, Corporate preschool, Refreshments on workplace, Sick days, Occasional work from home, Corporate events, Foreign business trips
Listed in: Health and social care
Employment form
Employment form: Full-time work
Contract duration
Contract duration: Permanent
Employment contract
Employment contract: employment contract
Employer type: Employer

Medtronic Czechia s.r.o, Anna Budner