Danaher Corporation Global Sr. EHS Engineer in Newark, California
Cepheid is working to build a strong Safety Culture across all sites globally. This position will serve as a Subject Matter Expert in Environmental Health & Safety for Cepheid in at the level as well as in a global capacity. The role will be responsible for managing the development, implementation, and maintenance of environmental, health, and safety (EHS) programs to ensure compliance, injury prevention, and risk mitigation at the Newark manufacturing locations and supporting throughout Cepheid as needed.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage and implement EHS compliance and management systems in accordance with governmental and company requirements
Manage the development, implementation, and maintenance of environmental, health, and safety (EHS) programs to ensure compliance, injury prevention, and risk mitigation
Manage projects in EHS
Partner with Cepheid site leaders to continuously improve the safety culture, awareness, and accountability in support of EHS programs
Interface with site EHS committees, as well as the Emergency Response and Crisis Management teams
Evaluate proposed Federal, state, and local EHS compliance laws and regulations to determine impact to compliance programs and business operations
Interpret laws and regulations to determine applicability for facilities of responsibility and implement programs to comply
Implement EHS management systems programs and associated documentation
Manage environmental compliance metrics including Storm, hazardous material management, Air permits, Life Safety, Hazardous Wastes, Form R reporting, Spill Prevention Countermeasures and Control Programs and chemical tracking and inventory programs
Completes audits, IH sampling, ergonomic assessments, and assists in pollution prevention activities.
Will travel both domestically and internationally up to 30%
Must demonstrate personal integrity and high ethical standards
Manage EHS training requirements globally
Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time
Education and Experience (in years):
Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years of related work experience OR
Master’s degree in field with 6+ years of related work experience OR
Doctoral degree in field with 3+ years of work experience.
Knowledge and skills:
Excellent communication and collaboration skills with all levels of organization
Ability to solve complex problems by: actively seeking information and new ideas from a variety of sources, consistently looking for novel ways to solve problems, and mastering unfamiliar information, tasks, and situations quickly and effectively
Must be highly proficient in Excel and data analysis
Strong computer-based skills, specifically with Microsoft Word and Power Point programs.
- Must be able to lift 25 lbs. Must be able to stand for several hours. Work may involve repetitive arm/wrist motions.
- Must have or be able to get a current passport to support Cepheid global auditing
Ten years of experience in the field of Environmental, Health and Safety OR
Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental, Health & Safety with 5+ years of related work OR
Master of Science degree in Environmental, Health & Safety with 3+ years of related work
Doctoral degree in Environmental, Health & Safety with 0-2 years of related work experience.
Strong project management skills as the position requires project manage across global operations
Strong data management and analysis skills as the position will be responsible for data management for global ESH.
Strong people skills as the position will be required to influence people
Safety Culture through Grassroots Safety
Black or Green Belt Six Sigma
The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria and general work performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills for this job.
Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .
Operating Company: Cepheid