Health & Safety Specialist/Senior
Danaher 26 reviews - Elizabethtown, NC

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OPCO Description

The position is with Specialty Products, within Danaher Sensors and Controls ( Danaher Sensors and Controls manufactures and markets products that sense, measure and control temperature, position, quantity, time, level and flow in the Process Automation and Factory Automation Markets.

The Specialty Products business unit generates approximately $100m in revenue combined with significant operating profit. With two locations; Elizabethtown NC (approximately 60 minutes from Wilmington NC suburbs) and Farmington CT (approximately 20 minutes from Hartford, CT), the business unit has more than 350 associates performing marketing, sales, product development, manufacturing, engineering, supply chain management, human resources, finance and customer service activities. The business is comprised of a variety of product lines under industry recognized brand names including Veeder Root, Eagle Signal, Namco, Dolan Jenner, Joslyn Clark, Superior Electric, Thomson, Hecon, and Partlow. The markets served include electronic timers and counters, mechanical times and counters, voltage control components, variable transformers, thermoplastic bearings, safety light curtains, proximity sensors, fire pump controllers, limit switches and chart recorders.


Danaher Specialty Products is seeking an experienced Health and Safety professional to lead the Safety and Environmental initiatives regionally in its Elizabethtown, North Carolina facility. The

Senior Health and Safety Specialist

will ensure compliance and drive continuous improvement of safety and environmental metrics including, accident investigation, workers compensation, electrical safety, machine guarding, chemical management, environmental reporting and hazardous waste activities. This is a visible leadership position in a fast paced and changing environment. From metal fabrication and injection molding to light assembly, our vertically integrated high-mix facility offers a wide variety of operational challenges and experiences which can grow a career.

Lead, coordinate and ensure compliance with Safety program requirements

Drive proactive EHS activities

Assist with environmental permits, certifications and registrations (NPDES, Stormwater, Air, Wastewater, Hazardous Waste)

Provide back up for Environmental Engineer and assist with EHS reports (EPCRA, Hazardous Waste, Remediation)

Manage workers compensation claims

Champion waste reduction initiatives

Implement industrial hygiene and safety engineering into manufacturing processes

Coordinate emergency preparedness activities

Develop and implement corrective action plans using DBS tools

Lead and coordinate Safety, Environmental and Risk Management activities

Drive safety and environmental improvements utilizing Safety Committee

Determine and implement required and proactive EHS training

Assure compliance with property insurance recommendations

Write and update required programs including: Confined Space, Haz Com, Hearing Conservation, Forktruck, Machine Guarding, Emergency, Bloodborne Pathogen, Crane, Respiratory Protection, PPE

Develop and report safety and environmental metrics

Conduct audits and implement action plans


Bachelor's Degree in Safety, Environment or Engineering

Track record of reducing injuries and improving safety practices

Minimum of 5 years related Health & Safety experience

Analytical ability

Ability to influence without direct reports

Demonstrated use of Excel, Word, Access

Excellent teamwork and communication skills

Effective Time Management and Personal Organization

Experience with LQG, Air Permit, Stormwater Permit

Safety Designations (ASP, CSP, CHMM or equivalent)

Post Closure Care Permit experience preferred

NC Wastewater license preferred

Danaher Overview

Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and consumer products, which all generate approximately $13 Billion in revenue. Danaher’s business activities encompass four reporting segments and are comprised of six strategic platforms: Medical Technologies, Professional Instrumentation (Environmental, Electronic Test), Industrial Technologies (Motion, Product ID, and Focused Niche Businesses) and Tools & Components (Mechanic’s Hand Tools). Danaher operates globally with about 50% of its revenues derived from outside the United States. The Company has significant operating businesses headquartered in Europe and has greatly expanded its operating presence in Asia over the past several years. Danaher is a well-capitalized business, which has historically used available cash flow to fund acquisition activity. Culturally, the company operates in a highly de-centralized model with an extremely lean corporate structure. Danaher has a proven system for achieving performance: the Danaher Business System (DBS). It drives every aspect of the group’s culture and performance. DBS is a system of continuous improvement and is used to guide and measure everyday activities, which has enabled it to double in size about every 5-years with impressive financial performance.



Specialty Products

Job Function


Environmental Health and Safety

Primary Location


North America-United States-NC-Elizabethtown






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Danaher Corporation (Danaher) is engaged in designing, manufacturing and marketing of professional, medical, industrial, commercial and...