Senior EH&S Manager
Redwood City, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2023
Working at the intersection of hardware, software, and molecular science, Carbon3D is commercializing a fundamental advance in the chemistry of 3D printing that enables massive increases in print speed and improved material properties. We believe our technology will enable commercial customers to go beyond basic prototyping to mass production of 3D printed parts.
We are seeking a Senior EH&S Manager to join our Operations team. Protection of environment, health, and safety (EHS) are critical to Carbon's mission and success. This senior role is responsible for managerial leadership and execution of complex technical work related to EHS programs, processes, and policies. TheSenior EH&S Manager will work with Carbon leadership and associates to ensure our employees are safe and to maintain compliance with environmental, health and safety regulations, and drive the execution of the EHS strategy to create a culture of EHS excellence. This role will work cross functionally, reporting to the Senior Manager of Facilities & EHS with a functional dotted line to the VP of Operations.
This full-time role is based at Carbon’s headquarters in Redwood City, California.
- Develop, implement, and maintain EHS programs and management systems for Carbon sites and in support of Carbon employees working at customer and supplier sites
- Coach site and department leaders in creating a culture of safety excellence by implementing safety leadership systems, policies and procedures, safety campaigns, and programs designed to improve mindsets and behaviors and eliminate, prevent, or control hazards/unsafe conditions. Drives incident prevention strategies, evaluates their effectiveness, and educates site personnel to improve their skills and competencies.
- Ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local EHS Legal and regulatory requirements as well as any company-specified standards that meet regulatory requirements.
- Lead the investigation of EHS incidents and near-misses, facilitate the root cause/corrective action activity (Risk Improvement Plan) with key individuals, and report findings according to the Incident Management Process to ensure visibility and transparency of compliance and risk reductions.
- Develops and reports key performance indicators (KPIs) to provide the necessary visibility and transparency of EHS performance and improvement plan progress, in conjunction with the Director of Operations Engineering and Leadership
- Develop a positive culture for continuous improvement, performance and behavior promoting the implementation of best practice
- Provide oversight and support for medical surveillance and industrial hygiene programs. Work closely with the Carbon People and Operations teams on pre-employment fitness for duty and return-to-work program evaluations. Coordinate with HR regarding the management of Worker’s Compensation cases.
- Define, develop/facilitate, conduct and/or advise on training and appropriate training materials to ensure employees have the knowledge and skills necessary to work safely, in accordance with company policies and regulatory requirements.
- Manage the site environmental program including license/permits, all wastes and emissions as per the requirements of the Environmental Aspects and Impacts register, IIPP, SPCC/Emergency response, regulatory reports, inspections, etc.
- Identify/develop EHS resource strategies and when required, recommend, coordinate and supervise EHS consultants and contractors hired to perform EHS services such as industrial hygiene testing, fit testing, ventilation systems design/testing, sample collection, new chemical approvals, process safety assessments, LOTO, IIPP, etc. Assures that consultants follow regulatory and company requirements. Analyzes and interprets data and reports and makes recommendations to the business.
- Education: bachelor’s degree or higher in a technical discipline: Occupational Safety & Health, Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environment, Health and Safety, Chemistry, Biology, or appropriate science-related field. Advanced professional certifications or degrees, additional specialized safety education, and/or equivalent work experience are desired but not required.
- Experience: A minimum of 8 years of experience in the environmental, health and safety discipline with a strong focus on safety required. At least 5 years of working in a manufacturing environment as a safety professional is required.
- Strong technical and regulatory expertise in environmental, health and safety regulatory requirements as well as knowledge of and/or implementation experience with applicable industry standards and EHS regulations, including OSHA, Cal/OSHA, RCRA, DOT/IATA, and ADA.
- Ability for strong collaboration and proactive and creative problem-solving. Display solid interpersonal management skills with the ability to build trust with all levels of the organization. Ability to communicate to diverse audience groups. Present to Leadership the EHS vision, strategy, and implementation plan for adoption. Must be comfortable in challenging the status quo, providing creative solutions, and developing effective implementation plans and timelines to achieve goals. Driven, self-directed, and goal-oriented.
- Must have a solid work ethic and impeccable integrity. Ability to work independently with minimal direction or oversight work and handle multiple tasks with the ability to realign priorities as needed. Able to exercise excellent judgment and possess a keen attention to detail.
- Ability to reinforce and improve the safety culture by working in collaboration with operational leaders and front-line employees. Must be successful in working in a team-oriented environment and be able to work effectively in a matrix organization.
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Carbon, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.
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