EHS Safety Engineer

Date: May 18, 2023

Location: Santa Fe Springs – California, US, 90670

Company: Heraeus

EHS and Sustainability Generalist
Heraeus Precious Metals
Location Santa Fe Springs – California
Full Time

The primary responsibility of this position is: develop & implement programs that comply with federal, state and local safety & environmental regulations. Investigate all safety & occupational health related injuries/accidents. Implement all corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence of injuries & incidents. Maintain a current working knowledge of EHS regulations & understand how they impact business. Interact with agency contacts & lead on-site visit or inspections from EHS regulatory personnel. Manage the storage, recycle, reuse & disposal of residual, universal and hazardous wastes. Maintain records in accordance with appropriate standards and regulations.


Your Role and Responsibilities:

· Monitor employee exposure to physical and chemical hazards

· Understand and implement machine guarding where needed

· Develop recommendations for remedial actions when safety policies are not met by employees

· Inspect facilities, machinery, and safety equipment in order to identify and correct potential hazards and ensure compliance with all applicable regulations

· Complete and maintain documented safety observations from regular hazard identification audits

· Investigate industrial accidents, injuries, or occupational diseases to determine root causes, corrective actions and preventive measures

· Develop, implement and maintain safety contingency plans (fires, spills, etc.)

· Perform environmental compliance and due diligence audits to ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies

· Maintain recordkeeping and compliance requirements established for permitted sources defined by the local AQMD

· Responsible for hazardous and non-hazardous waste management, including DOT


What is Required for this Role:

· Experience with emergency management practices

· Experience in the implementation of programs for EHS federal and California regulatory compliance

· Experience in the development of EHS policies, standards and procedures

· Experience in hazard and risk identification and analysis

· Work with production to be proactive with any design/process changes that will have an environmental or employee health impact

· 5-10 Years of EH&S in a Chemical Manufacturing Environment (preferred)



Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles