Job Summary The Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) specialist role will support the development and implementation of programs and strategy leading to a sustainable EHS culture across all Walgreens Supply Chain Operations. This role in partnership with the Corporate EHS Manager and business unit stakeholders will develop consistent, effective EHS programs and practices, provide training tools and processes for measuring effective outcomes.
Assists in the development and implementation of proactive, effective and sustainable EHS programs per regulatory requirements of specific business units.
Implements and leads injury/illness prevention and EHS awareness strategies.
Conducts, monitors and utilizes EHS compliance assessments to recommend and implement process/program improvements.
Communicates and educates team members on EHS standards and practices.
Identifies and communicates policies and process change requirements that address exposure to risk and compliance with regulatory standards.
Identifies opportunities to drive continual improvement through innovation and optimization of EHS programs and practices.
Assists in planning for changes in physical facilities to meet new environmental requirements. Maintains safety equipment and inventory and performs periodic safety inspections.
Handles regulatory correspondence around compliance violations. Prepares environmental impact statements.
Assists in the evaluation and preparation of contracts for hazardous waste disposal firms.
Applies for permits and renewals.
Walgreens (walgreens.com), one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), a global leader in retail and wholesale pharmacy. Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health, beauty and retail destination supporting communities across the country, and was named to FORTUNE magazine's 2019 Companies that Change the World list. Approximately 8 million customers interact with Walgreens in stores and online each day. As of August 31, 2019, Walgreens operates 9,277 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, along with its omnichannel business, Walgreens.com. Walgreens also provides specialty pharmacy and mail services and offers in-store clinics and other health care services throughout the United States, most of which are operated by our health care strategic partners.