17 days old

EHS Specialist II

Kelly Services
Fremont, CA 94536
Our Clinical Diagnostics team is seeking an **EHS Specialist II** who will be responsible for supporting the Environmental Health and Safety initiatives for the site. We are searching for a hands on individual contributor who will support EH&S program teams from various departments in Fremont, CA.

+ Job Title: EHS Specialist (II)

+ Location: Fremont, CA

+ Duration: 1yr contract

+ Pay Rate: $33-35/hr.

**Key Responsibilities:**

Maintain EHS policies, programs and procedures that ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations and corporate standards. Some of these programs include the site Injury Illness & Prevention Program, Hazardous Communication Plan, BioSafety Program, Chemical Hygiene Plan, and Ergonomics Program.

Be a safety advocate. Proactively look for opportunities to improve safety programs and educate and inspire employees to do the same. Drive and implement changes as needed.

Keep current with Federal, State, and Local regulations through memberships in professional associations (ASSE, LEPC, etc.), by reviewing trade publications and through attendance at workshops, Corporate seminars, etc. as necessary.

Serve as a technical resource to the company in complex areas of EHS Compliance, risk management, hazardous materials/waste, industrial hygiene, industrial safety, and/or ergonomics.

Chair Safety meetings including the sites Safety Committee and ERT. Lead monthly Gemba walks identifying opportunities related to EH&S.

Oversee all Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health related training (New Hire Safety Orientation, BBP, Hazardous Waste Management, Chemical Hygiene, etc.) including new hire orientation and refresher training as required.

Coordinate handling/removal of hazardous materials and waste (profile waste streams, maintain manifests, and compile environmental reporting).

Perform periodic audits to identify potential environmental and workplace hazards, program deficiencies, and liabilities. Manage inspections from Union Sanitary District, Alameda County Health Department, Fire Department, County Hazmat, Insurance carrier, etc.

Oversee the sites Accident and Incident reporting process. Participate in incident investigations, ensuring root cause and countermeasure identification is completed to eliminate future injury. Review and analyze accident data to identify trends or areas requiring additional focus.

Oversee reporting of all EHS metrics and KPIs both at the site and corporate level.

Maintain routine safety and environmental reports and records (OSHA logs, HMBP, SDSs, etc.).

Assist with changes to manufacturing/office areas to ensure established safety standards are met.

Drive a focus on safety utilizing lean tools (5S, Gemba, Visual Management, root cause analysis, kaizen, etc.)

**Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:**

Bachelors degree in Occupational Safety and Health, Environmental Science, or related scientific discipline such as Biology, Chemistry, or Engineering

2 to 5 years in an EH&S role, preferably in the FDA regulated/medical device industry. Professional certification preferred but not required.

Innovation: Sound working knowledge of regulations pertaining to EH&S and related compliance requirements with strong attention to details. Ability to proactively anticipate and resolve regulatory questions, to meet expected timelines for regulatory requirements.

Working knowledge and experience in basic computer programs such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Excel, Outlook and Microsoft Project.

Involvement: Safety involves all areas of the business. Perform routine responsibilities independently and mentor others with creativity and minimal supervision. Ability to lead and facilitate projects to conclusion. Adapt to changes in the work environment and demonstrate flexibility.

Dependability: Take ownership and responsibility for assigned actions. Complete tasks on time to keep commitments, or work with appropriate person(s) to develop an alternative plan.

Integrity: Treat people with respect, work with integrity, and uphold company values. Maintain professional behavior under all circumstances.

Intensity: Focus, prioritize and plan work activities using time efficiently to effectively achieve goals and objectives. Take initiative to identify and implement opportunities for improvement. Demonstrate ability to multi-task keeping company objectives and compliance risk in mind. Exhibit sound and accurate judgment providing reasoning for decisions. Demonstrate appropriate sense of urgency with regards to responsiveness with addressing any high risk compliance issues, and manage risk proactively.

Perform work in compliance with established procedures.

Demonstrate active listening through full attention. Be able to present verbal and written information clearly. Read and understand analyses and reports, interpret technical procedures and government regulations, and write reports and business correspondence and procedures.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (
Posted: 2021-08-30 Expires: 2021-09-30

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

EHS Specialist II

Kelly Services
Fremont, CA 94536

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast