Environmental Health and Safety Engineer

Environmental Health and Safety Covington, Ohio


Perrigo Company is dedicated to making lives better by bringing high quality and affordable self-care products that consumers trust everywhere they are sold.  Help us do it.

Role Purpose:
Provides environmental health and safety (EHS) engineering support and expertise through the design, development, and maintenance of EHS standards and regulatory compliance for one or more Company sites.  Supports continuous improvement efforts in assigned process area.  

Key Responsibilities:
• Troubleshoots and resolves EHS issues; supports site EHS and department objectives through management consulting; training and development; inspections; audits and investigations; ergonomic reviews; environmental regulatory evaluations and committee assignments related to EHS.
• Works closely with all areas of the organization to facilitate EHS compliance programs including writing policy, procedure and work instructions, systems monitoring and reporting, and supports ongoing training requirements.
• Develops and prepares EHS specifications and recaps, cost estimates and rationalizations, and presents projects for approval, conducts and documents for approval or troubleshooting, and may participate in the selection of capital improvement vendors in conjunction with Procurement.
• Participates in EHS inspections/audits and accident investigation to identify and evaluate hazards and prevent incidents, coordinates documentation activities and follow up. Provides EHS expertise to identified areas by advising of potential safety hazards and environmental requirements and correcting any deficiencies. Interfaces with management from all areas (such as Manufacturing, Laboratories, Warehouse, Engineering, etc.) to communicate hazards and recommendations of solutions.
• Designs, tests and participates in inspections for various EHS systems and processes and coordinates regulatory testing and documentation within approved procedures and standards.
• Coordinates and supports continuous improvement projects aimed at cost reduction, quality improvement and efficiency improvements by  streamlining processes and improve capability.
• May provide technical facility knowledge to others.

Minimum Requirements:

  • University Degree (Bachelors or above)
  • Minimum of 6-years of direct EHS experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Experience with project management

We are seeking a diverse applicant pool to ensure the diversity of our team reflects the end consumers we serve through our self-care mission. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates our team’s differences. Individuals of all races, ethnicities, nationalities, ancestries, religious creeds, sexual orientations, genders, gender identities and gender expressions, national origins, ages, mental and physical abilities, familial status,’ veterans status’, military status’ and more are encouraged to apply. TOGETHER, we make lives better.