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Sr. EHS&S Engineer

Fremont, California
Environmental Health & Safety

Job Description

Requisition ID: 8606180820

Responsible for leading the Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Compliance Monitoring Programs to build a proactive Safety culture.  To ensure a high level of EHS performance for the site. Provide technical expertise for all EHS&S programs, machine safety, industrial hygiene, ergonomics, contractor safety, and emergency preparedness.   Drive environmental compliance programs for waste management, water programs, and air emissions.  Under the direction of the EHS&S Manager, the candidate will support all aspects of the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Management System at the Fremont site as well as other J&J locations in Northern California. Responsible for ensuring the local facility EHS operations are in compliance with federal, state, and local EHS regulations, as well as Johnson & Johnson EHS Standards including Management of Change. This EHS&S Professional will work closely with various internal and external stakeholders.

Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 125 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.


Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices and diagnostics markets. There are more than 265 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing approximately 126,500 people and with products touching the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.


•          Strong leadership, analytical, and communications skills.

•          Partner with local management to develop and implement a site CAPA process to address EHS program deficiencies and ensure EHS regulatory compliance.

•          This position ensures that top management and employees are in compliance with the rules and regulations of regulatory agencies and that company policies and procedures are followed.

•          Evaluate, plan, implement, and manage appropriate occupational safety, machine safety, industrial hygiene, ergonomics, and emergency preparedness program components, including development and delivery of training materials; manage projects/programs from identification of potential risk to analysis of the level of risk to the implementation of appropriate control measures.

•          Perform required industrial hygiene (noise and chemical) monitoring; perform ergonomic risk assessments; conduct machine safety risk assessments; and develop job safety analysis for automated and manual job functions.

•          Supports responses to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, by evaluating and recommending the initiation of investigative procedures. Performs analysis for reporting of violations or potential violations to duly authorized enforcement agencies and Johnson & Johnson's corporate offices as appropriate and/or required.

•          Maintain regulatory calendar (permits, and regulatory fees).

•          Perform routine EHS assessments; utilize the J&J Comprehensive Audit, and Self Assessments to identify program specific deficiencies and areas of risk.  Successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with site management to implement corrective measures.  Lead incident investigations for all reported injuries and Good Saves.

•          Evaluate facilities compliance with federal, state, local EHS regulations and J&J Corporate EHS Standards.  The successful candidate will be expected to develop and establish Operational Procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory and corporate standards.  The EHS professional will track and report key performance indicators and metrics.

•          Evaluate, plan and implement EHS training and awareness programs.  Develop and implement training packages for on-line and/or classroom training.

•          Develop EHS objectives for the site - auditing, analyzing, documenting, and reporting on their implementation and effectiveness to management via dashboards & reports.

•          Monitor and evaluate EHS risks of operations, including change management, ensuring continuous improvement of the EHS program to make it leaner and more efficient.

•          Perform responsibilities in the area of managing and/or handling hazardous waste. Responsibilities include identifying type of waste, containerizing, labeling, shipping, emergency response initiation and/or coordination.

•          Provides upper management with ongoing consultation pertaining to environmental, health and safety regulations identifying the impacts of changes to regulations on key business objectives.

•          Maintain local ISO 14001 certifications by ensuring site EHS management systems are aligned & maintained consistent with ISO and/or program standards.

  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Bachelors in Environmental, Health and Safety, business, or engineering is preferred
  • Master’s degree in business administration or other discipline related to manufacturing, business or operations is preferred
  • Minimum 6 years of EHS experience is required
  • Experience in a Manufacturing and R&D setting/environment is preferred
  • Experience in the following areas is preferred
    • 6 Sigma certification desired
    • AQMD (Air Quality Management District)
    • EPA (Environmental Protections Agency)
    • DTSC (Department of Toxic Substances Control)
    • CUPA (Certified Unified Program Agency)
  • Technical experience in diverse EHS areas including but not limited to air, water, hazardous and medical waste, machine safety, industrial hygiene and chemical handling is highly desirable
  • Demonstrated project management skills are required and individual must have technical/working knowledge of federal, state and local regulations is required
  • Excellent influencing, negotiating, planning, organizational, and time management skills are required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required
  • The ability to work in a team environment is required
  • The ability to produce & maintain project schedules & budgets is required
  • The ability to interface with associates & local, state & federal inspectors is required
  • Experience is required in identifying, evaluating and controlling EHS risks in the workplace is required
  • Ability to quickly interpret complex regulatory issues and provide recommended course of action is required
  • Proficiency in MS Office software programs including SharePoint, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required
  • J&J Worldwide EHS data reporting and tracking systems is preferred
  • Internet, intranet and database tools (internal and external) as needed to support the EHS function is required
  • This role is located in Fremont, CA and the ability to travel up to 20% both domestically and internationally is required

Do you strive to join an outstanding team that is dynamic and ever-changing? Is career growth and opportunity appealing to you? Apply to this opportunity today.

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Primary Location
United States-California-Fremont-6500 Paseo Padre Parkway
Job Function
Environmental Health & Safety
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