Danaher Corporation Director, Global EHS and Sustainability in
Loveland , Colorado
Beckman Coulter Life Sciences (BEC LS) has an exciting new
opportunity for a Director, Global EHS and Sustainability to join
our global team. This new position is responsible for establishing
and leading the BEC LS global EHS program, developing and
implementing EHS compliance, risk management, and business
continuity processes for the BEC LS worldwide, driving BEC LS EHS
performance improvement, mentoring and motivating the BEC LS
associates with EHS management responsibility at the facility
level, influencing BEC LS leadership, and building a strong EHS
culture and a collaborative team-oriented approach to EHS
management across the enterprise.
The Director, Global EHS and Sustainability will champion
initiatives related to EHS risk management, product environmental
compliance, energy management, the environmental impact of our
products and operations, and corporate social responsibility,
including creating and overseeing the organizations sustainability
strategy by providing leadership, guidance, and direction to ensure
successful planning, implementation, and sustainment of global
sustainability program. This leader will also play a key role in
support of EHS activities related to acquisitions, both during the
due diligence phase and during post-acquisition integration of
This critical global role reports to the Vice President and
General Counsel and will maintain a matrix reporting relationship
with, and provide leadership, development guidance, and mentoring
for all site based BEC LS EHS, facilities and energy management
professionals. This person will provide leadership and coordinate
with multiple stakeholders and departments within BEC LS as well as
external stakeholders, outside agencies, and vendors to meet daily
management and strategic goals and targets using Danaher Business
System (DBS) tools. This role requires significant travel and time
at Gemba and can be based at BEC LS manufacturing locations in the
Indianapolis, San Jose, or Denver metropolitan areas.
Develop, implement, and manage all Environmental, Health and
Safety (EHS) programs to ensure compliance with established Beckman
Coulter and Danaher Corporation, Federal, State, and local
Develop, implement, and lead the global BEC LS sustainability
strategy in line with Danaher sustainability goals and
Establish and achieve goals based on gap analysis of department
or plant EHS performance; prioritize issues and projects to achieve
Collaborate with other Danaher EHS functional leaders,
sustainability stakeholders and SMEs to benchmark what good looks
like, learns and communicate best practices, and encourages
development of standard work to ensure effective daily management
of facilities KPI bowlers.
Build and maintain a strong relationship with the facilities
team by providing development opportunities and the resources to
reach sustainability maturity.
Establish and monitor department budget and expenditures to meet
the financial goals of the department.
Stay current on regulatory issues/trends through seminars,
networking, industry group participation; advise management on
potential impact of proposed legislation; develop plans; arrange
funding to stay in compliance with new regulations.
Ensure adequate and appropriate safety, environmental, and
regulatory training for BEC LS associates. Develop training
programs, secure outside training as necessary, select/recommend
sources for training aids and materials as needed.
Manage reporting of all accidents/incidents and ensure effective
corrective measures are implemented. Manage associated EHS
statistics and recordkeeping requirements.
Lead the development of company-wide, multi-year EHS strategies
to provide program direction for associates and steering committees
which deliver on continuous plant EHS performance objectives.
Provides leadership in risk assessment and business continuity
Surveys, compiles, analyzes data, and recommends control
measures relating to occupational and environmental health issues
such as chemical exposure, radiation, smoke, fumes, noise,
temperatures, dusts, vapors, mists, gases, solvents, lighting, and
ergonomics which are known or suspected of being real or potential
detriments to health.
Performs field and safety measurements, safety evaluations, and
hazardous waste evaluations
Establishes and monitors KPIs and other relevant metrics to
ensure continuous improvement.
Lead EHS team and assist in development of EHS associates.
Represent Beckman LS on the Danaher EHS Operations Leadership
Candidates should have an undergraduate degree in science,
engineering, or a related field.
EHS-related licenses, certifications and/or membership in EHS
professional associations are desired.
Candidates should have a minimum of 10 years of experience in
managing EHS or similar programs at the facility and enterprise
level, a proven track record of driving the EHS agenda in a
multi-site, global manufacturing organization, and possess the
ability to engage the workforce at all levels in the journey to
build a strong EHS culture and a collaborative team-oriented
approach to EHS management across the enterprise.
In-depth knowledge of EHS principles and practices and OSHA and
EPA regulatory requirements.
Masters degree in business, engineering, or environmental
Experience in life sciences, medical device, or pharmaceutical
Experience communicating with and presenting information to all
levels of management from site level Facilities Manager to
Strong leadership, analytical, organizational, and project
Excellent verbal and written communications, presentation and
Proven record of providing excellent internal and external
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opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without
regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital
status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender
identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The EEO is the
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