The Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer will help ensure compliance to all applicable local, federal and international environmental, health, and safety regulations. Implement effective EHS compliance and management programs, and act as liaison with regulatory agencies. Work with Industrial Hygienist to evaluate manufacturing procedures and ensure safe operations. Work with Oregon OSHA for compliance and investigations. The EHS Engineer will represent the organization as the Environmental, Health & Safety contact.
Essential Functions Statement(s)
- Implement and drive comprehensive EHS programs that consist of required policies, procedures, training, communication, and recording keeping.
- Advise on all regulatory contacts, inquiries, and responses including administration of EHS permitting requirements.
- Drive awareness and accountability for environmental, health and safety performance through all levels of the organization; create a Safety Culture and adopt best practices.
- Provide regular summary reports and analysis on environmental, health and safety activities, performance measurements, goals, objectives and results.
- Work with leadership team to identify and implement EHS improvement opportunities based on employee feedback, observation and data trends (i.e. injuries, incidents).
- Assess job hazards (chemical, physical, ergonomic) and collaborate with engineering/operational teams to ensure equipment, processes, and tasks meet regulatory requirements and minimize risks.
- Represent EHS at audits including OSHA, customer, ISO14001, ISO45001, and RBA
- Develop emergency response preparedness and emergency action plan.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
- Safety Awareness – Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.
- Judgment – The ability to formulate a sound decision using the available information.
- Decision Making – Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.
- Assertiveness – Ability to act in a self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment or to defend a position or idea.
- Analytical Skills – Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
- Change Management – Ability to encourage others to seek opportunities for different and innovative approaches to addressing problems and opportunities.
- Communication, Oral – Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
- Communication, Written – Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
- Consensus Building – Ability to bring about group solidarity to achieve a goal.
- Interpersonal – Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
- Management Skills – Ability to organize and direct oneself and effectively supervise others.
- Organized – Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
- Persuasive – Ability to influence others to change position or to adopt a specific point of view.
- Problem Solving – Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.
- Responsible – Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct.
- Strategic Planning – Ability to develop a vision for the future and create a culture in which the long range goals can be achieved.
- Time Management – Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Experience: Bachelor Degree in Environmental, Safety, Engineering or closely related field is required. 3-5 or more years experience preferred. Must have five years of experience in safety in a manufacturing environment.
Computer Skills: Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Certifications & Licenses:
• Certified Safety Professional (CSP) preferred.
• HAZWOPER certification is a plus.
• CFR 49 Transportation (DOT, IATA, IMDG) training.
• Knowledge of international regulations (REACH, RoHS, TSCA)
N (Not Applicable) Activity is not applicable to this position.
O (Occasionally) Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 – 2.5+ hrs/day)
F (Frequently) Position requires this activity from 33% – 66% of the time (2.5 – 5.5+ hrs/day)
C (Constantly) Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)
Physical Demands: Lift/Carry
Frequently: Walk, Stand, Sit Manually Manipulate, Bend, Speak, lift or carry 0-20 pounds.
Occasionally: Reach outward/above shoulder, climb, squat or kneel, grasp, lift/carry 21-50 pounds or 51-100 pounds with assistance.
12 lbs or less F
13-25 lbs F
26-40 lbs O
41-100 lbs O
Other Physical Requirements: Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection, Respirator
Works primarily in an office environment with frequent walkthroughs and inspections of labs, manufacturing and warehouse areas. Exposure to warehouse and hazardous materials and chemicals.
The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee’s ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate.
Fujimi Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.