EHS Engineer @ AbbVie

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Job Description:

Key Responsibilities

  • Site program owner for several Health & Safety program elements.
  • Oversee the site Process Safety program and participate in conducting HAZOP / PSSR.
  • Works closely with relevant departments as nominated business partner and the EHS Team to promote safe practices, procedures, and proper use of equipment and facilities.
  • Performs EHS hazard assessments including industrial hygiene monitoring and makes recommendations to control hazards.
  • Responsible for developing appropriate emergency plans and response capabilities.
  • Builds relationships with key departments to foster support for EHS programs. Operating with an enterprise perspective, delivering business results and 
  • Supports internal audits, management reviews and external regulatory audits.
  • Supporting the introduction of new products to the site from a safety perspective
  • Proposing, developing and implementing improvements and modifications from a safety perspective to Production, Warehousing and Laboratory, procedures and equipment.
  • Participate in ISO 45001 Internal & External audit. Participate in Corporate EHS and Process Safety Audits and closing out non-conformances.
  • Initiate and conduct cross functional accident/incident investigations.
  • Monitor and review EHS corrective actions to ensure timely and effective closure.
  • Assess the EHS impact of proposed changes to plant, process, equipment.  Identify actions to ensure compliance and risk control.
  • Ensure adherence to the site contractor management program.  Including but not limited to Contractor pre-qualification reviews, permit walkdowns and contractor audits. 
  • Vendor management.
  • Review and update EHS documentation.
  • Carry out EHS Inductions for new hires.
  • Analysis of EHS site data to determine and identify trends.
  • Support, develop, maintain, and review safety programs to ensure that they meet legislative, corporate and industry requirements.
  • Provide support to ensure the company’s accreditation to ISO 45001.
  • Lead and promote a continuous improvement and zero accidents culture on site.


  • BSc Occupational Health and Safety Management.
  • Process safety qualification essential.


  • 5+ years’ EHS experience essential within a manufacturing facility (preferably pharmaceutical or other highly regulated industry).
  • An excellent understanding of process safety and plant operations.
  • Demonstrated evidence of high performance in a continuous improvement-oriented work environment.
  • Strong ability to lead, challenge and positively influence in an interactive team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work on own initiative and proactively respond to business needs

Experience Level: Mid-Senior
Work From: Onsite

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