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Business Operations



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Position Type:

Full Time

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Regional Manager - Quality, Environmental, Health & Safety - KS and IN Only


Posted: 12/5/2018

The Regional Manager drives safety performance across a multi-site environment, ensuring best practice and engagement with operations at sites to establish an industry leading safety culture. Serve as the company's Safety representative for assigned region, providing technical safety expertise as well as knowledge of industry standards and best practices. Conducts safety meetings, worksite inspections, identifies hazards and safety violations. Establishes appropriate measures and ensures all deficiencies and violations are corrected in a timely manner. Oversee the investigation process of incidents occurring in assigned region. Drives forward safety performance across all operational sites, ensuring continuous improvement and provides feed back to the executive leadership team. Conducts project safety inspections, training programs and audits as necessary.


Arranges monthly safety meetings with operations at respective locations to ensure best practice and commitment to company safety goals.  Completes and submits accident reports. Ensure company compliance in relation to industry regulator standards (OSHA). Regional Manager must be able to drive “a zero injury safety culture without compromise.” This is a critical position that is responsible for enforcing a culture of safety and related quality inspections, audits, meetings, and data for a large regional network of pharmacies. This position reports up to the Director, QEHS and will be responsible for national and regional audit and inspection programs for quality and safety. Position can be located at any one of the National sites, Regional sites, or Home Infusion sites that are centrally located to an airport, and accessible via car or plane.


If you are located in the Central Region (Overland Park, KS; Jeffersonville, Indiana; or Chicago, Illinois), you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.  

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in scientific area (i.e. engineering, chemistry, biology) or related discipline

  • Expert on OSHA regulations, Hazmat / Hazwaste

  • Must be a coach, mentor and educator and team oriented

  • Must be willing to travel (20% travel)

  • 7+ years’ related experience and in-depth knowledge of environment, health and safety regulations

  • 7+ years’ experience having managed regional / distributed sites (safety)

  • 7+ years’ progressive EHS experience within a high-risk manufacturing environment

  • Demonstrated knowledge of process safety and risk assessment tools and techniques (i.e. FMEA)

  • Sound working knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Clean-Room, and government regulatory requirements and guidelines


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Chemical Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Hazardous Materials Management (CHMM), and Occupational Health

  • Certified Auditor


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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy 


Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.     


UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.   



Job Keywords: OSHA, Management, Manufacturing, Regional Manager - Quality, Environmental, Health & Safety, QEHS

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