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Sr. EH&S Specialist

Company: Penumbra
Location: Roseville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The Sr EH&S Specialist works under supervision of the Manager, EH&S, to plan, direct, implement, and provide support and assistance to the Environment, Health and Safety functions for a positive, safe, healthy, and incident-free workplace for Penumbra employees, contractors, and visitors. The Sr EH&S Specialist is a seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of area of specialization; resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways. This job is fully qualified, career-oriented, journey-level position. Areas of specialty for this position will focus on compliance, risk-based management, monitoring, and training. The position works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. The Sr EH&S Specialist demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions, and networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise. This position would also respond to emergency situations when they arise and can have flexible working hours covering all shifts and may work overtime or weekends when needed. The position may also be assigned to perform work in other Penumbra facilities.

The job

  • Provide support toward the achievement of Penumbra's EH&S objectives
  • Develop EH&S program champions to facilitate their engagement in ownership of the EH&S elements
  • Create and maintain training matrices to ensure EH&S-related training is defined and tracked to completion
  • Work with site leadership team to ensure that all key EH&S operational controls are in place and that EH&S action items are resolved on a timely basis
  • Work with leadership team to complete an annual evaluation of compliance for EH&S Federal, State, and local regulations
  • Support the development and achievement of goals in support of corporate strategic initiatives
  • Lead or participate in the investigation of employee concerns, EH&S-related incidents, and employee observations and near misses, along with corrective action development, implementation and follow-up
  • Support the collection, analysis and communication of EH&S metrics as required to management, and develop and deliver site EH&S-related programs, including action plans and key initiatives
  • Evaluate effectiveness of EH&S programs; determine the need for any improvements or additional programs

What you bring

  • Strong knowledge of compliance to California's OSHA general industry safety orders that apply to facilities-related activities, including safe work practices and personal protection, basic fire protection, lock out - tag out, hazardous materials, material handling and movement, forklift safety, ladder safety, electrical safety, chemical hygiene, industrial hygiene, basic ergonomics, emergency response, and related Cal-OSHA requirements that apply to Penumbra
  • Bachelor's degree in occupational safety and health, engineering or related sciences, with 5+ years EH&S-related experience in a medical device industry, manufacturing, laboratory operations, academia, insurance, consulting, and/or health care or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Title 22 Hazardous Waste Generator certification; HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response). Basic knowledge of EH&S-related ISO 14001, ISO 45001, and OHSAS 18001and OSHA regulations, California hazardous materials and waste regulations, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and FDA's Quality System Regulations and their application to the company's EH&S programs; Radiation Safety, Laser Safety, and Workers' Compensation

What we offer

  • A collaborative teamwork environment where learning is constant and performance is rewarded
  • The opportunity to be at the forefront of technology that is revolutionizing the treatment of some of the world's most devastating diseases
  • A generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; a 401(k) match; and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Penumbra, Inc., headquartered in Alameda, California, is a global healthcare company focused on innovative therapies. Penumbra designs, develops, manufactures and markets novel products and has a broad portfolio that addresses challenging medical conditions in markets with significant unmet need. Penumbra sells its products to hospitals and healthcare providers primarily through its direct sales organization in the United States, most of Europe, Canada and Australia, and through distributors in select international markets. The Penumbra logo is a trademark of Penumbra, Inc.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

If you reside in the State of California, please also refer to Penumbra's Privacy Notice for California Residents.

Keywords: Penumbra, Roseville , Sr. EH&S Specialist, Other , Roseville, California

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