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Senior Manager EHS EMEA (gn)

  • Emmendingen, Germany
  • Not Remote
  • Global Business Services
  • JOB7967

Company Description

At Intuitive, we are united behind our mission: we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints.

As a pioneer and market leader in robotic-assisted surgery, we strive to foster an inclusive and diverse team, committed to making a difference. For more than 25 years, we have worked with hospitals and care teams around the world to help solve some of healthcare's hardest challenges and advance what is possible.

Intuitive has been built by the efforts of great people from diverse backgrounds. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. We strive to foster an inclusive culture built around diversity of thought and mutual respect. We lead with inclusion and empower our team members to do their best work as their most authentic selves.

Passionate people who want to make a difference drive our culture. Our team members are grounded in integrity, have a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and bring diverse, real world experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and achieve their highest potential.

Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together, let's advance the world of minimally invasive care.

Job Description

Position’s Objective & Summary:

This role will be a strategic leader for Intuitive’s EMEA region and will report to the Global Director, Environmental Health and Safety.  As the Environmental Health & Safety Sr Manager - EMEA, you will be responsible for working cross functionally with the global EH&S team as well as key stakeholders across the EMEA region, including senior leadership.  You will lead EMEA EHS by creating, implementing, sustaining and improving environmental health and safety policies and procedures, which address compliance matters in all countries in which Intuitive operate.

Roles & Responabilities:

  • Lead a regionally distributed team to define, develop and implement an EHS vision, strategy and associated roadmaps to support company goals in the EMEA region.
  • Deploy and implement a robust EHS management system (compatible with ISO standards 14001 & 45001); create and implement metrics, KPI’s and business processes; analyze performance data to identify risks, trends and opportunities; develop leading objectives.
  • Manage exempt/professional employees responsible for developing and/or administering ongoing work processes to support our mission.
  • Be responsible for the development, planning, and implementation of environmental health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Create and maintain a robust safety culture through developing relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Ensure risk assessment at local and regional levels have appropriate mitigation plans in place, prioritized and executed against.
  • Ensure appropriate corrective action is taken where health and safety hazards exist.
  • Assist in monitoring contractors and construction activities to ensure safe work practices are followed.
  • Coordinate site emergency response activities and training.
  • Ensure compliance with EHS laws and regulations as well as manage contacts with appropriate regulatory agencies.
  • Develop and oversee EHS training programs.
  • Establish and ensure adherence to budgets, schedules, work plans, and performance requirements.
  • Effectively coordinate activities and programs with multiple departments and teams through site visits to achieve specific plans and goals.
  • Support and contribute to site Business Continuity and Emergency Responses plans.
  • Maintain positive and proactive communications with local EH&S authorities and any relevant stakeholder; represent and promote Intuitive Surgical in industry / EH&S associations.

If you exemplify our values and want to be part of a company that is passionate about providing value for the patients and customers we serve, this is the role for you.


Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety and Health, Engineering, or Environmental Sciences required.
  • Candidates with a Master’s degree specialized in Occupational Health and Safety, Engineering or Environmental Sciences are preferred.
  • Professional EHS Certifications are highly desirable.
  • Required 10 years of professional experience leading regional EHS function.
  • Demonstrated experience in the application of EH&S management systems.
  • Expert knowledge of Environmental, Occupational Safety and Health regulations.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently to find solutions.
  • Demonstrated leadership, influencing, and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to lead and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Fluency in English and German
  • Ability to travel approximately 35%

Additional Information

Intuitive ist ein Arbeitgeber, der gleiche und gerechte Beschäftigungsmöglichkeiten bietet. Wir bieten allen qualifizierten Bewerbern und Mitarbeitern gleiche Beschäftigungsmöglichkeiten, unabhängig von ethnischer Herkunft, Geschlecht, Schwangerschaft, sexueller Orientierung, Geschlechtsidentität, nationaler Herkunft, Hautfarbe, Alter, Religion, geschütztem Veteranenstatus, Behindertenstatus, genetischen Informationen oder einem anderen Status, der nach den geltenden Gesetzen auf Bundes-, Landes- oder lokaler Ebene geschützt ist, und verbieten jegliche Form von Diskriminierung und Belästigung.

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Shift: Day
Travel: 25% of the time

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