EHS Program Manager at Medtronic

Posted in General Business 15 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Irvine, California





Job Description:

Careers that Change Lives

EHS Program Manager - IRVINE, CA (on-site)

A career at Medtronic is like no other. We're purposeful. We're committed. And we're driven by our Mission to alleviate pain, restore health and extend life for millions of people worldwide. We value what makes you unique. Be a part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningful innovations. See our videos below to learn more about our diverse workforce why Medtronic is an employer of choice.

Join a diverse team of innovators who bring their worldview, their unique backgrounds, and their individual life experiences to work every day. It's no accident - we work hard to cultivate a workforce that reflects our patients and partners. We believe it's the only way to drive healthcare forward and remain a global leader in medical technology and solutions.

In this exciting role as a EHS Program Manager at the Medtronic Toledo site in Irvine California, you will be responsible for implementation of Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) policies, programs, and systems to comply with Federal, State, and local EHS regulations as well as Company policies, strategies, initiatives and goals. Major areas of emphasis include employee health and safety programs including manufacturing and laboratory safety, ergonomic injury reduction, chemical management, machine guarding, lock out tag out, electrical safety industrial hygiene, biosafety, regulated waste management, air emissions, stormwater and wastewater management. You will monitor workplace safety risks and environmental impacts through observation of work processes, equipment, and the work habits of employees with emphasis on Manufacturing operations.

As part of Medtronic's Neuroscience Portfolio, Medtronic Neurovascular develops and markets medical technology, services and solutions to treat patients afflicted with Acute Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke worldwide.

To drive the synergies across the 3 sites that exist in Orange County under Vascular Therapies Implants and Drug and Chemistry Technologies, we are introducing the OC Campus Strategy, which will include the harmonization of all Orange County manufacturing campuses including:
• Santa Ana - Surgical Valve and Transcatheter Valve,
• Irvine - Stroke/Aneurysm and Embolization
• San Juan Capistrano (Avenu) - Ellipsis Vascular Access System and Power Controller

The vision of the OC Campus is to accomplish harmonized standards and process amongst the sites.

We reward you in the ways that matter most to you. We offer a wide range of benefits and rewards programs to recognize the important role you play in our Mission to transform healthcare. To learn more, we invite you to visit Medtronic Benefits

We believe that when people from different cultures, genders, and points of view come together, innovation is the result - and everyone wins. Medtronic walks the walk, creating an inclusive culture where you can thrive. To learn more about Inclusion & Diversity at Medtronic Click Here

A Day in the Life

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.


  • Depending on position location, may monitor pollution prevention activities, compliance and auditing efforts.
  • Conducts studies and prepares environmental impact reports for new construction projects, plant processes and permit changes.
  • Reviews and analyzes environmental documentation issued by regulatory agencies; collaborates with regulatory agencies to determine corrective action plans.
  • Evaluates proposed regulations to determine financial, industrial, public and environmental impact.
  • Interacts with regulatory bodies to resolve compliance issues; establishes permit requirements and assists in regulatory audits.
  • Represents Company in government and industry rule-making activities.
  • Ensures appropriate corrective action is taken where environmental, health, and safety hazards exist.
  • Identifies and takes corrective action against activities that pose potential threats to workers' health or safety, which may include recommending organizational measures to protect workers' safety through revised methods, processes, or materials; inspecting workplace environments, equipment, and/or practices to ensure compliance with standards and regulations; and investigating and/or identifying causes regarding filed incidents.
  • May provide/promote employee awareness/training on matters of environmental, health, and safety.
  • Develops, administers and implements health and safety programs in accordance with governmental and company requirements. These programs include, but are not limited to: Control of Hazardous Energy, Ergonomics, Incident Investigation and Reporting, Ionizing Radiation, Electrical Safety, Hot Work, Hoist and Crane Safety, Job Safety Analysis, Powered Industrial Trucks, Compressed Gases, Ethylene Oxide Safe Work Practices and Management of Change.
  • Interacts with regulatory bodies to resolve compliance issues and assists in regulatory audits.
  • Conducts EHS reviews for new product development, facility modification, product manufacturing modifications, and new equipment/machinery installations. Facilitates EHS reviews for product transfer to/from other facilities.
  • Develops and drives programs and policies to improve Safety Culture and better understanding of risk.
  • Participate in Emergency Response Team as one of several Incident Commanders.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelors degree required
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience

Nice to Have

Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following skills, experiences, and certifications:


  • Degree in science or occupational health field
  • Strong knowledge of EHS and EHS Management Systems
  • Industrial hygiene knowledge
  • Experience conducting risk assessments.
  • Radiation Safety Officer
  • Laser Safety Officer
  • Biosafety knowledge
  • Occupational safety and health certification (CSP, CIH, CHMM)
  • Strong knowledge of EHS regulations, EHS Management Systems, Ergonomics and Behavior Based Safety principles
  • EHS program training and development experience within a Manufacturing setting
  • ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 Management Systems
  • Environmental sustainability knowledge
  • Associate or Certified Safety Professional/ Certified Professional Ergonomist
  • Good Communications skills.

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.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

A commitment to our employees lives at the core of our values. We recognize their contributions. They share in the success they help to create. We offer a wide range of benefits, resources, and competitive compensation plans designed to support you at every career and
life stage. Learn more about our benefits here .

This position is eligible for a short-term incentive plan. Learn more about Medtronic Incentive Plan (MIP) here .

The base salary range is applicable across the United States, excluding Puerto Rico and specific locations in California. The offered rate complies with federal and local regulations and may vary based on factors such as experience, certification/education, market conditions, and location. Compensation and benefits information pertains solely to candidates hired within the United States (local market compensation and benefits will apply for others).





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