EHS Engineer Job Description

EHS Engineer Job Description

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EHS engineer provides technical and safety support to plant personnel regarding OSHA regulations, state environmental regulations.

EHS Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Provide environmental, safety and industrial hygiene consulting services to facilities to help assure compliance with federal (for instance applicable NOM-005-STPS-1998, Brazil SUS Article 205 Sections II and VIII, OSHA, SEMARNAT, EPA…etc.), state and local regulations
Provide environmental, safety and industrial hygiene consulting services to facilities to help assure compliance with federal, state and local regulations
Ensures the company remains compliant with all OSHA and EPA regulations insurance carrier requirements
Manages the development, implementation and maintenance of environmental and safety programs- Maintains site environmental permits and complies with all reporting and permit application requirements
Assure compliance with applicable DOT, OSHA, and EPA regulations
Coordinate as required for the assigned business unit all activities involving outside regulatory agencies such as OSHA, EPA
Represent respected business unit before federal, state, and local regulatory agencies
Conducts routine, scheduled facility inspections and audits to monitor and detect potential safety, health, and environmental hazards
Conducts safety audits, supports inspections & maintains OSHA or equivalent local regulatory required documentation
Maintains site environmental permits and complies with all reporting and permit application requirements under all related local and regional laws and regulations

EHS Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for EHS Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CIH, CSP, EHS, ISO14001, ISO, CHMM, QEP, OHSAS18001, ASP, AED

Education for EHS Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the EHS engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Engineering, Health, Science, Industrial, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Science, Education, Biology, Management

Skills for EHS Engineer

Desired skills for EHS engineer include:

Jabil’s software packages
OSHA
Environmental
Federal
Controls and regulations
Environmental safety policies
Audits process
State
EPA
Air pollution control technologies

Desired experience for EHS engineer includes:

Development of site safety-related communications
Report out weekly to management and teams on KPIs in line with EHS objectives/targets (planned vs
Experience in identifying corrective actions and solutions for EHS hazards and risks identified during risk assessments
Proficient in the use of MS Office tools (MS Word, Excel, Power-point)
Pharmaceutical or Chemical (or similar, eg
Assists and counsels managers, safety council members and area coordinators

EHS Engineer Examples

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EHS Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of EHS engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for EHS engineer
  • Execute, development/implementation/ maintenance of environmental and safety management systems
  • Coordinates the day-to-day implementation of the site safety, industrial hygiene and environmental policies and procedures
  • Develops and conducts periodic safety audits / assessments to evaluate compliance to regulations and facility safety & environmental policies & procedures
  • Assures contractor compliance with applicable safety and environmental policies
  • Updates and maintains action items within SEPro (Safety and Environmental Professional) database in areas of safety and environment, as determined by the SEPro team
  • Responsible for development of safety and environmental training materials
  • Participates on ISO 14001 Environmental Management Team
  • Serving as the site focal point for multi-media environmental compliance
  • Interpret legislation and company Environmental, Health, and Safety policies as assigned as Element Owner
  • Providing advice and whenever necessary hands on support to the sub-contractors in such activities as Job Hazard Analysis, Risk Assessment, environmental monitoring and Incident Investigation and analysis
Qualifications for EHS engineer
  • Bachelor's Degree or Diploma holder in engineering/mechanical or chemical engineering or related discipline
  • Plus a minimum of 3 years of related Health/Safety Engineering experience preferably from a contract manufacturer or electronics multinational company
  • Qualified Workplace Safety and Health Officer with a valid certificate authorised under the Workplace Safety and Health Act by the Ministry of Manpower in Singapore
  • Qualified Internal Lead Auditor as according to the OHSAS 18001 and ISO14001 Standard requirement
  • Lead in cross functional teams for EHS issue resolution or for new equipment/process approval
  • Supports corporate and insurance carrier studies
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EHS Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an EHS engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for EHS engineer
  • Lead in maintaining and updating CERS (California Environmental Reporting System)
  • Develop and maintain department safety committees
  • Serves as a member of EHS Steering Committee to evaluate risks & incidents and identify areas where costs and loss experience can be improved
  • Provide ergonomics support for process equipment procurement by reviewing/validating supplier equipment meets semiconductor industry standards
  • Ability to optimize resources (manpower, equipment and materials) to ensure efficient and timely completion of the works
  • Implements companies Environment, Health & Safety policy and procedures and ensures the compliance with all statutory requirements related to scaffolding at site
  • Check that EHS requirements are integrated in all EHS and non EHS projects, in order to eliminate or reduce risks and comply with legal and company requirements
  • EHS Design input and feedback on major engineering project including URS, FDS, DQ, FAT
  • Support and review ATEX/ HAZOPs, ergonomic assessment, interface of Human/ Machines
  • Liaise with external bodies for guidance on project designs changes eg FM Global
Qualifications for EHS engineer
  • Bachelor's Degree required in chemistry / biology, engineering / mechanical or chemical engineering or related field
  • 3 years of related Health/Safety Engineering experience
  • High School Diploma with equivalent Industry accepted safety certifications, such as Associate Safety Professional (ASP) or Occupational Health and Safety Technician (OHST) and 5-9 years of recent aviation EHS experience
  • Bachelor/Master degree of occupational health and safety
  • Passion and work under pressure
  • Familiar with RCMS, National EHS laws and rules
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EHS Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of EHS engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for EHS engineer
  • Assisting in the development of emergency response procedures and drills with sub-contractor HSE management, close-out of corrective actions arising from all HSE activities
  • Develop Office staff and the sub-contractor personnel awareness and involvement in Behavioural Based Safety Initiatives such as the SAFE-R card system
  • Manage the health assessment to site associates the hygiene monitoring at working place
  • Support the site for better Zero Harm, BAPP, BOCC and safety cross management with visible improvement achievement each year
  • Support for organizing employees’ health check-up and the occupational health check
  • Monitors flow of hazardous material within the region
  • Leads regional Safety Summit Meetings to identify safety concerns and make recommendations
  • Meets with outside vendors to review equipment being considered for purchase
  • Develops global criteria for ergonomic design of workstations and operations processes to reduce the risk of repetitive motion and musculoskeletal injuries
  • Provides or facilitates training for process engineer ergonomic skills development
Qualifications for EHS engineer
  • Reviews and interprets existing and proposed EHS regulations to determine applicability and impact for facilities of responsibility
  • 3 – 5 years EHS Experience working in a Manufacturing facility – Medical Device or similar
  • Experience dealing with the the final assembly of shoes would be preferred
  • Previous experience supporting chemical management, machine guarding and ergonomic improvements would be helpful
  • This is a startup opportunity and as such, the candidate should have experience deploying, monitoring and improving and monitoring programs
  • EHS related degree is preferred
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EHS Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of EHS engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for EHS engineer
  • Create and implement limited shelf life program
  • Lead in creating procedures related to chemical inventory data base
  • Lead in creating chemical inventory schedule and implementation
  • Key contact with the City of San Jose, Fire Department related to chemical inventory, routine inspections and meeting storage requirements
  • Development as the Toxic Substances Control Coordinator
  • Development as the interface for the Department of Homeland Security
  • Developing professional to provide hazardous material shipment support
  • Provide written reports and documentation to management with recommendations to proactively eliminate or reduce workplace hazards
  • Works closely with the EHS Regional Lead to communicate, update and enforce corporate EHS policy
  • Maintain license and permit requirements
Qualifications for EHS engineer
  • Degree in chemistry / biology, engineering/mechanical or chemical engineering or related discipline
  • Plus a minimum of 3 years of related Health/Safety Engineering experience
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, problem-solving and training skills
  • 5-7 yrs of direct EHS experience
  • Previous experience in EHS department
  • Strong background and understanding of EHS regulations and practices
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EHS Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of EHS engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for EHS engineer
  • Tracking occupational safety / environmental related Federal, State, and Local regulatory changes and impacting the business, both from a facility and customer relations standpoint, and communicating those to management
  • In coordination with the Director EHS DF PD, assist businesses with annual EPA reporting, EPA compliance, waste handling and disposal issues
  • In coordination with the Director EHS DF PD, guides the implementation of EHS programs to address government regulations standards (may include OSHA, EPA, DOT and/or other governmental regulatory agencies as necessary), fully addressing their implications on the facility
  • Responsible for the ongoing development and implementation of the Environmental Management System
  • Manage environmental consultants for air permitting, LDAR, SPCC, SW3P
  • Setup EHS training plan, prepare material, conduct the training timely to employees, in order to ensure the employees work in a safe, environmental and healthy manner
  • Identifies gaps in program execution and escalates where necessary
  • Creates realistic schedules for projects and follows them
  • Prepare and submit to side leadership reports/data to document compliance activities as required internally and/or externally
  • Develop and maintain training matrix and associated training material for the site personnel and work with other teams for implementation
Qualifications for EHS engineer
  • Previous professional experience in a multinational environment – nice to have
  • Provide technical guidance and direction to all departments as it relates to engineering for the facility, support and production equipment safety
  • Experience must be in a manufacturing or folding carton environment
  • Person must be a self-starter, highly motivated, results and data driven
  • Working towards an Engineering Degree, preferably in Safety, Industrial Hygiene or technical field
  • Selected individual will be working Part time when in school and Full time when not in school

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