Position Summary: The Environmental
Health & Safety Engineer will be responsible for leading the implementation
of the Company’s Safety, Health and Environmental Program. The Safety Engineer
shall ensure compliance of Company and regulatory safety and environmental requirements.
The Safety Engineer shall be responsible for creating a work environment that
reduces the potential for work-related injury or illness in compliance with
OSHA and other safety-related local and federal guidelines.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintain the Company’s Safety Program Manual;
processes and programs are in place that meet compliance requirements with
OSHA, local, state, and federal safety and environmental regulations.
Generate, update, and review Company Safety
Programs to include those required by OSHA, local, state, and federal regulations;
to include, but not limited to:
Exposure to Lead
Out Tag Out
Conduct training on safety programs and
Lead the Safety Committee;
Conduct injury, illness, and near-miss
Communicate all injury and illnesses to the HR
with HR department in overseeing worker’s compensation claims, job
restrictions, transfers, and days away from work cases.
Partner with HR to ensure that all
safety-program mandated medical evaluations are completed on time;
Perform and document Hazard Assessments;
with Process Engineering, Manufacturing, New Product Development, and the
Facilities department to ensure hazard mitigation actions are implemented.
Maintain compliance with safety-related standard
Generate and Manage Safety-related Risk
Management Plans through completion;
Manage Industrial Hygiene testing activities;
results with Company Management; and
for managing post-testing tasks through completion.
Audit Safety Program and safety-related
practices to include daily and monthly assessments to include identifying
incidents of non-compliance, potential hazards, unsafe acts, and/or
and ensure issues of non-compliance or corrective actions are addressed.
Recommend enhancements to Safety and
Environmental practices and procedures;
Participate in safety-related corrective action
Participates with representatives of OSHA, the
local Fire Department, and other local safety and environmental agency visits
Ensure safety signage is posted as required
throughout the Company facilities;
Ensure SDS are available to employees and
visitors, as required;
Ensure compliance with proper storage, handling,
use, and disposal of hazardous substances;
Ensure compliance with use of Personal
with management regarding to issues of non-compliance
Engage with employees to acquire feedback
related to safety and environmental processes; and
Other duties may be assigned to meet business
Qualifications/requirements: Must be fluent and be able to read
and write in English. Strong oral communication skills in Spanish are also
required. Employee needs to be proficient in MS Office. Must have an active
driver’s license; ability to be forklift certified within 30 days of
- Ability to
safely and successfully perform essential job functions consistent with the
ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting
qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
to maintain reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA,
FMLA, and other federal, state and local standards.
with all personnel policies.
- This position requires
use of and access to information which is subject to the International Traffic
in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Accordingly,
all Environmental Health & Safety Managers must be U.S. persons within the
meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S.
person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'),
Temporary Resident, Political Asylee, or Refugee.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be
met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
- In-depth knowledge of OSHA, local, state, and
federal safety and environmental regulations;
- Minimum of three years’ comprehensive experience
with safety and environmental program management, preferably in an
manufacturing environment, with OSHA oversight;
- Experience in writing safety programs, policies,
in performing hazard assessments and participation in hazard mitigation
activities to include the preferred methodology of engineering controls.
Degree in Environmental Health & Safety, Occupational Health & Safety,
Engineering or related field.
required to move and walk around the facilities. Lifting, pushing, and pulling
shall be required.
ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Some work may be performed in an office setting; most days will require work
to be carried out in manufacturing floor environment.
protection and respiratory protection shall be required to perform activities
related to this job.