Abbott EHS Program Administrator in Plymouth, Minnesota

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

We are seeking a high caliber EHS Program Administrator who will work under general supervision of the CN EHS Leader and organize/plan program support activities including documentation, training, safety, environmental and sustainability data.

This may include (but not limited to): coordinating /facilitating meetings, preparing correspondence/reports/documents/presentations, collecting/distributing data, managing EHS documentation and training programs, and maintaining paper/electronic filing systems. The preferred candidate takes initiative to ensure work is done accurately, completely, and in a timely manner.

Impact this role will have on Abbott:

  • Support development and completion of weekly and monthly reports including but not limited to weekly safety incidents, Monthly Operations Review, sustainability data (waste, water, energy) and other ad hoc reports/presentations as needed.

  • Coordinate and oversee EHS training programs. Serve as key point of contact for training organization for EHS training programs and content with support for global EHS staff.

  • Coordinate and oversee EHS documents, SOPs, Work Instructions and forms. Coordinate the development, update, peer review and approval of all EHS documentation.

  • Take a lead role in the coordination and management of information in the Action Management Corporate IT platform. Check records daily to ensure accurate, complete, and timely information is contained in system. Ensure all records are closed out completely and on time.

  • In support of global EHS team, be the primary point of contact for all EHS data. Provide support to team on the collection, reporting and reconciliation of data.

  • Schedule and facilitate meetings with EHS team and operations managers as needed.

  • May take meeting minutes or document action items and distribute as directed.

  • Performs related functions and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.

  • Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.

Your experience(s), education and knowledge will further expand Abbott’s marketplace success:

  • High school diploma or other specialized training/equivalent related experience; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree is desired.

  • A minimum of three or more years of progressively more responsible facilitation/project management experience.

  • Organizational skills, attentiveness to detail and the ability to work under general supervision is required.

  • Must be adept at handling multiple assignments (multi-tasking and prioritizing) to ensure completion in a timely manner while meeting assigned deadlines.

  • Must have strong verbal and written communication, interpersonal, organizational and basic math skills.

  • The ability to read, write, and communicate effectively in English is required.

  • The ability to understand and comply with applicable Food & Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and Company operating procedures, processes, policies and rules is essential.

  • Must be able to use discretion and handle sensitive/confidential information.

  • Must be proficient in using various PC-based software packages including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.

  • Experience working in a broad enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.

  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.

  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.

  • Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish work.

  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.

  • Occasional overtime may be required.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email