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Cardinal Health EHS Manager in Greenwood, South Carolina

What Global EHS and Security contributes to Cardinal Health

The Cardinal Health Global Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) team is responsible for designing, developing and implementing EHS procedures, programs, processes, and systems to ensure compliance with regulatory and company requirements. Additional responsibilities include mitigating EHS risks to the company, its employees, the environment and the communities in which it does business.

The Cardinal Health Global Security team is responsible for providing measures to safeguard Cardinal Health assets from circumstances that would cause loss or harm. These risk mitigation measures include applying security concepts, developing and implementing security policies and procedures, and conducting security audits and investigations.

The Cardinal Health Global EHS and Security vision is to partner with our businesses and functions to proactively mitigate EHS and security-related risk across the enterprise.

Position Overview

The EHS and Security Manager will report to the Mid-Atlantic EHS Director. This position is responsible for developing and implementing EHS and security solutions at the Cardinal Health manufacturing plant and distribution center in Greenwood, SC. These solutions are designed to manage, mitigate, and whenever possible, eliminate EHS and security risks to Cardinal Health employees, facilities, products and the communities in which the company operates.

This position also directly supervises an EHS coordinator located at the Greenwood plant.


Leadership and Consulting (35%)

Assists with implementation of the global EHS & security strategy to mitigate risk to people, property, community, information and brand. Partners with operation leaders to develop and execute site-specific annual EHS plans; standardize EHS and security programs; ensure critical information is communicated; and implement best practices. Provides support and subject matter expertise for events (e.g., regulatory agency inquiries, theft, vandalism, natural disasters, business continuity, significant incidents, etc.).

Hazard Recognition, Evaluation and Control / Regulatory Compliance (35%)

Leads in the management of operation-specific EHS and security hazard assessments and the development of risk mitigation plans. Partners with operation leaders to ensure compliance with Company and regulatory requirements. Analyzes key EHS, sustainability and security metrics to assist operations in the construction and execution of continual improvement plans. Identifies budgetary needs to address risk reduction and compliance assurance. Ensures key performance metrics, including occupational injury/illness and environmental sustainability results are accurately reported and communicated. Develops and maintains facility profiles. Assists with the response to regulatory agency inquiries and reporting obligations. Participates in assessments and audits. Provides technical assistance and guidance in risk-related matters, including ergonomics, industrial hygiene, safety, environmental, incident investigation, drug free workplace, loss prevention, business resiliency and occupational health processes.

Occupational Injury/Illness, Loss Prevention, Crisis Management, and Business Resiliency (20%)

Assist management teams in the investigation, notification and case management for occupational injury/illnesses. Conducts sensitive investigations on matters involving unauthorized disclosure, misuse, theft, vandalism, product tampering, espionage, sabotage and loss. Assists operations close out property/casualty recommendations from third parties such as FM Global. Provides support in the development and implementation of business resiliency plans. Provides EHS and security leadership during business continuity situations.

Education and Mentorship (10%)

Educates and coaches management teams on their EHS and security roles and responsibilities. Helps foster a diverse workforce.



  • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred
  • Advanced degree and professional certification (CSP, CIH, CHMM, CPP, PSP, etc.) strongly preferred

Leadership Skills

  • Proven history as a valued, pragmatic and trusted EHS business partner
  • Must have collaborative leadership skills to achieve desired results in a highly matrixed work environment
  • Fosters trust, confidence and followership
  • Dedicated to the principal of ethical behavior
  • Must be self-directed, and able to work productively on multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • Must have sound judgment, excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and not be afraid of rolling up the sleeves to deliver practical solutions
  • Must be able to clearly and succinctly communicate, market and sell value-added solutions
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Must be creative in developing cost-effective, sensible solutions that deliver results

Technical Skills

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience managing EHS for multiple operations
  • EHS and/or security experience in healthcare industry, preferred
  • Strong understanding and experience in EHS Management Systems and their successful implementation
  • Must have strong substantive knowledge of regulations and guidance promulgated by Federal and State OSHA and EPA, as well as workers’ compensation requirements
  • Strong technical ability to work, collaborate and negotiate with government officials, consultants, and other third-party stakeholders
  • Requires up to 20% travel

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

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Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.