EHS Technician

Posted 9 months ago

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You’ll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients.

Baxter’s products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work.

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives— where your purpose accelerates our mission.

Your Role at Baxter
This position will report to the EHS Manager and perform technical duties in programs related to industrial hygiene, occupational safety, and environmental stewardship while supporting the Batesville Indiana Manufacturing Organization.

Your Team at Baxter

Within the EHS&S Organization, we strive to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory and Baxter requirements, committing to Prioritize Compliance, Promote Health & Safety and Protect the Planet while creating value for our employees, our customers, our suppliers and contractors, the communities and the patients that we serve.

We build relationships with each other to get work done. Building these relationships is easy because we all share common traits of being reliable, ethical, and caring. We lean on our colleagues for their expertise and hold each other accountable. We feel empowered to speak up when there’s a new insight or opportunity to improve something. This open dialog builds trust within the team and helps create a better product for our customers.

What you’ll be doing

Conduct both routine and special inspections of manufacturing operations as directed by EHS Manager to verify compliance to applicable EHS regulations.

Perform waste and wastewater sampling events and evaluate results with the Senior Environmental Specialist.

Complete gap assessments to determine adherence with corporate initiatives (e.g., LOTO, combustible dust, machine guarding, environmental sustainability, etc.).

Under direction of the EHS Manager, evaluate programs on workplace safety and health.

Verify approved corrective and preventative actions have been implemented and sustained.

Assist with EHS program updates that result in prevention of injury or illness to workers and damage to the environment.

Support EHS department during incident investigations to identify root causes and how they might be prevented in the future.

Work with EHS Manager to mitigate ergonomic risks, potentially hazardous conditions, and improve EHS-related processes.

Create daily safety messages that the site’s Leadership Team can use to communicate the importance of safety within their respective areas.

Collect and enter data into the EHS management system.

Conduct training on a variety of safety and environmental topics.

Participate on facility EHS teams.

Assist in the formation of Job Hazard Analyses.

What you’ll bring

Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental, Health & Safety, Industrial Hygiene, or Engineering or related field required.

Minimum of 3 – 5 years of related experience.

Knowledge of EHS-related regulations

Ability to work both independently and on a team.

Self-motivated, strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.

Excellent computer skills. CAD experience a plus

Good communication, written and oral skills.

Excellent organizational skills, problem solving skills and attention to detail.

Ability to handle a broad range of tasks and priorities.

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. At Baxter, we are committed to equitable pay for all employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices. The estimated base salary for this position is $41,500 – $120,000 annually. The estimated range is meant to reflect an anticipated salary range for the position. We may pay more or less than of the anticipated range based upon market data and other factors, all of which are subject to change. Individual pay is based on upon location, skills and expertise, experience, and other relevant factors. For questions about this, our pay philosophy, and available benefits, please speak to the recruiter if you decide to apply and are selected for an interview.


The successful candidate for this job may be required to verify that he or she has been vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to reasonable accommodations for individuals with medical conditions or religious beliefs that prevent vaccination, and in accordance with applicable law.
Bachelor’s Degree (±16 years) – Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering

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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EHS Technician at Baxter

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