Environmental, Health and Safety Engineer
Electrochem - Beaverton, OR

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The primary purpose of the position is the planning and execution of Environmental, Health and Safety (ESH) programs.

  • Serve as expert on EHS matters related to associate safety, environmental protection, property protection, and process safety in a manufacturing environment
  • Develop and lead safety strategy and critical proactive initiatives for the overall business
  • Initiate policies, programs, and initiatives to ensure EHS compliance and achieve company goals
  • Monitor and evaluate the impact of new laws, regulations, and industry standards
  • Lead efforts, projects and cross-functional EHS teams in the direction of a continuously improving work environment that is safe and environmentally friendly
  • Ensure required records, permits, and reports are maintained and prepared according to established guidelines by local, state, and federal agencies
  • Train new and existing associates on company policies, procedures and regulations as required by regulations and best practices
  • Identify hazardous workplace conditions, perform and document job hazard analysis, and coordinate activities to ensure corrective and preventative actions are implemented
  • Respond to day-to-day associate concerns in an appropriate and timely manner
  • Manages the investigation and assessment of work-related injuries, illnesses, and near-misses. Monitors Medical Incident Notifications (MIN) at the facility, works with Human Resources on workers compensation and return to work programs
  • Review, measure, audit, and report on efforts in attaining compliance with EHS laws, regulations, company policies, and best practices to all levels of the organization
  • Perform internal audits and inspections of facility and operations.
  • Train and lead Emergency Response Team in hazmat, incipient fire, medical, and other potential emergencies
  • Primary safety liaison for the customer base
  • Liaison for government agencies emergency responders
  • Provide training for emergency responders and customers as required
  • Coordinate removal of hazardous materials and waste
  • BS degree in engineering, safety, science or other EHS related field (MS preferred)
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in EHS in a manufacturing environment, with 2 years in a managerial capacity
  • Working knowledge of OSHA, EPA and DOT regulations including process safety, emergency response, hazardous materials transportation, air permitting, water permitting, ergonomics, and worker’s compensation
  • Training and certifications preferred: First Aid, CPR & AED, RCRA, DOT, IATA, and Hazwopper

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ElectroChem Incorporated was founded in 1986 with a strong reputation for successful problem solving in the field of fuel cells - a...