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EHS Safety Engineer

Company: Heraeus
Location: Santa Fe Springs
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

EHS and Sustainability Generalist
Heraeus Precious Metals
Location Santa Fe Springs - California
Full Time

The primary responsibility of this position is: develop & implement programs that comply with federal, state and local safety & environmental regulations. Investigate all safety & occupational health related injuries/accidents. Implement all corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence of injuries & incidents. Maintain a current working knowledge of EHS regulations & understand how they impact business. Interact with agency contacts & lead on-site visit or inspections from EHS regulatory personnel. Manage the storage, recycle, reuse & disposal of residual, universal and hazardous wastes. Maintain records in accordance with appropriate standards and regulations.

Your Role and Responsibilities:
--- Monitor employee exposure to physical and chemical hazards
--- Understand and implement machine guarding where needed
--- Develop recommendations for remedial actions when safety policies are not met by employees
--- Inspect facilities, machinery, and safety equipment in order to identify and correct potential hazards and ensure compliance with all applicable regulations
--- Complete and maintain documented safety observations from regular hazard identification audits
--- Investigate industrial accidents, injuries, or occupational diseases to determine root causes, corrective actions and preventive measures
--- Develop, implement and maintain safety contingency plans (fires, spills, etc.)
--- Perform environmental compliance and due diligence audits to ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies
--- Maintain recordkeeping and compliance requirements established for permitted sources defined by the local AQMD
--- Responsible for hazardous and non-hazardous waste management, including DOT

What is Required for this Role:
--- Experience with emergency management practices
--- Experience in the implementation of programs for EHS federal and California regulatory compliance
--- Experience in the development of EHS policies, standards and procedures
--- Experience in hazard and risk identification and analysis
--- Work with production to be proactive with any design/process changes that will have an environmental or employee health impact
--- 5-10 Years of EH&S in a Chemical Manufacturing Environment (preferred)

Diversity is at the core of our Vision, Mission, and Values. Heraeus is committed to an inclusive workforce that fully represents many different cultures, backgrounds and viewpoints. We can provide you with the opportunity - and Open Space - where your ideas and career can grow and advance. A career with Heraeus offers attractive compensation, top-notch benefits, and an ideal environment that supports your professional development.

In case of any questions, our HR team is available at hrdirect-americas@heraeus.com. You can also find more information at www.heraeus.com/careersusa.

Keywords: EHS, Safety

Keywords: Heraeus, Los Angeles , EHS Safety Engineer, Engineering , Santa Fe Springs, California

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