Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist

Posted: Aug 21, 2017

Cabot Microelectronics Corporation (“CMC”) is the leading supplier of sophisticated polishing slurries used in the manufacture of advanced semiconductors (chips) and rigid disks — critical components that drive today’s electronics — from desktop and laptop computers, cellular phones and electronic games, to personal data assistants, telecommunication switchboards and servers.  CMC is a global company with facilities in Asia, Europe and United States. The company is headquartered in Aurora, Illinois.

CMC is a publicly traded company on NASDAQ and currently we have an immediate need for an Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist for our manufacturing facilities located in Hillsboro, Oregon.

The EHS Specialist for this position will report to the EHS manager located in Hillsboro, Oregon.  The key objectives of this position will focus on compliance assurance, injury prevention, employee safety and environmental management. 

The Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist under general supervision, will be responsible for the overall EHS program and process for Cabot Microelectronics U.S. based.  The person will also be responsible for leading and supporting the global EHS training program.  The Specialist will provide technical support and guidance to the Corporate EHS Global team and when needed provide EHS global support.

The key responsibilities of the site Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist are as follows:

  • Integrate the CMC Oregon Locations PAD manufacturing operations into the Global CMC EHS program.
  • Lead and support the EHS processes with focus on;
    • Ensuring compliance with regulatory (OSHA, EPA, RCRA, DOT) and internal (ISO) requirements (ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001)
    • Conducting regulatory compliance audits and inspections
    • Leading continuous improvement teams
    • Engaging employees in the SH&E processes
    • Evaluating data
    • Managing SH&E improvement projects
    • Coordinating industrial hygiene evaluations
    • Consulting Leadership Team on EHS processes and performance.
  • Conduct and lead EHS investigations to gather facts and develop corrective actions for improved safety performance.
  • Assist in the development and delivery of EHS training to management and hourly employees.
  • Perform technical oversight of waste and wastewater management programs and lead efforts to reduce waste and costs.
  • Support all EHS reporting requirements (SARA Title III, Form R, Tier II, Hazardous Waste, Air Emissions)
  • Drive environmental waste and utility reduction efforts (Recycle, Reuse, Reduce)
  • Evaluate and lead ergonomic assessments
  • Assist in new chemical and new process introductions (NPI & NCI)

Required Qualifications:

Technical – Knowledge of OSHA, EPA and/or DOT regulations.  Practical experience in Industrial hygiene and ergonomics.

Business/Managerial – Project management, team organization and building, problem recognition and solving.

Behavioral – Self-directed, ability to work with limited supervision, strong written and oral communication skills.

Computer – Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Outlook.

Education – Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety, Occupational Health, Environmental Engineering or related field.

Certifications – CSP and/or CIH desired
Six Sigma Black Belt / Green Belt experience desired

Experience – implementation of various EHS programs and processes in a manufacturing environment.  Experience in OSHA VPP desired.

Travel – Occasional travel may be required.

CMC offers a comprehensive benefit package to its employees, including medical, dental, Employee Assistance Program, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Short/Long Term Disability and Basic/Supplemental Life Insurance & Accidental Death & Dismemberment. Additionally, CMC’s 401K Plan provides employees with both employer matching contributions and safe harbor contributions.

Disclaimer The preceding job description is intended to provide the general nature and level of work to be performed by employees within this classification. It is not intended to be a detailed description of the job or be interpreted as a comprehensive listing of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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