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Danaher Corporation Senior Environmental Health & Safety Specialist in San Diego, California

Sr. Specialist, Environmental Health & Safety

About the role:

The Sr. Specialist, Environmental Health & Safety will oversee the manufacturing of Reagent Kits in a laboratory setting.

The Sr. Specialist, EH&S will coordinate, assess, and own the compliance and operational safety and environmental risks at SCIEX facilities located in Brea and Carlsbad, California. The role will report to the Carlsbad, CA facility. A flexible manufacturing site-remote work schedule is available.

The role requires an in-depth knowledge of EHS regulations to ensure compliance with California and SCIEX EHS standards.

You will be responsible for coordinating EHS activities and program deployment between operational and support functions.

Your Responsibilities Include:

  • Coordinate daily management of EHS activities and provide support to business teams through the development, deployment of EHS policies and programs.

  • Act as coach and mentor at all levels of the organization! Build a positive and proactive EHS culture!

  • Provide regulatory interpretation, guidance to support R&D, engineering, and reagent manufacturing operations

  • Maintain facility licenses/permits as set by the State of California. Provide Health and Safety Committee leadership support, product compliance support, and technical oversight.

  • Champion Danaher Business Systems driving improvements and ensuring sustainment.

  • Maintain facility laboratory safety programs, chemical inventory, and SDS database system. Conduct routine internal audits and inspections to ensure compliance.

  • Coordinate Job Hazard Analysis documentation and employee training.

  • Lead facility Emergency Response Team and provide EHS guidance to business managers on issues related to Business Continuity Planning.

  • Perform ergonomic assessments and develop strategies to reduce ergonomic risk factors.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Health/Safety sciences/engineering, Environmental sciences/engineering or related degree, with minimum experience listed below.

  • 5+ years EHS experience in life sciences. Experience in chemical manufacturing and laboratory operations preferred.

  • Knowledge of Federal and State of California regulations pertaining to occupational safety and health and the environment.

  • Strong understanding of the hierarchy of controls and risk reduction methods for manufacturing.

  • Travel is required 10-15%, North America.

Knowledge of the following EHS program areas:

Injury and Illness Prevention Program, Emergency Preparedness/Emergency Response, Laboratory Safety, Hazard Communication, Industrial Hygiene, Biological Safety, Ergonomics, Job Hazard Analysis, Hazardous Waste Management, Air Permitting, Waste Minimization and Sustainability, Electrical Safety, Laser Safety, Machine Guarding and Automation Control.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation. If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.