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Global Sr. EHS Engineer

Company: Danaher
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving health care through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. As a member of our team, you'll get to make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale, within an environment that fosters career growth and development. Our mission drives us, every moment of every day, as we develop rapid groundbreaking solutions to solve the world's most complex health challenges.

Our associates are involved in every stage of molecular diagnostics - from ideation and innovation through development and delivery of life-changing advancements in healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology and oncology applications. For more details, visit us at or follow us on Twitter. (@CepheidNews)

Cepheid is working to build a strong Safety Culture across all sites globally. This position will serve as a Subject Matter Expert in Environmental Health & Safety for Cepheid in at the level as well as in a global capacity. The role will be responsible for managing the development, implementation, and maintenance of environmental, health, and safety (EHS) programs to ensure compliance, injury prevention, and risk mitigation at the Newark manufacturing locations and supporting throughout Cepheid as needed.


  • Manage, implement and maintain EHS compliance and management systems and programs in accordance with governmental and company requirements and to ensure compliance, injury prevention, and risk mitigation

  • Partner with Cepheid site leaders to continuously improve the safety culture, awareness, and accountability in support of EHS programs: Interface with site EHS committees, as well as the Emergency Response and Crisis Management teams

  • Evaluate proposed Federal, state, and local EHS compliance laws and regulations to determine impact to compliance programs and business operations

  • Manage environmental compliance metrics including Storm, hazardous material management, Air permits, Life Safety, Hazardous Wastes, Form R reporting, Spill Prevention Countermeasures and Control Programs and chemical tracking and inventory programs

  • Completes audits, IH sampling, ergonomic assessments, and assists in pollution prevention activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with 8+ years of related work experience OR Master's degree in field with 6+ years of related work experience OR Doctoral degree in field with 3+ years of work experience.

  • Experience in the field of Environmental, Health and Safety and with EHS compliance and management systems and programs

  • Strong project management skills as the position requires project manage across global operations

  • Strong data management and analysis skills as the position will be responsible for data management for global ESH.

  • Safety Culture through Grassroots Safety

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working in a Medical device or IVD Manufacturing facility

  • Black or Green Belt Six Sigma or Lean Tools

  • Master's Degree

Physical and other requirements:

  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs. Must be able to stand for several hours. Work may involve repetitive arm/wrist motions.

  • Manage EHS training requirements globally

  • Will travel both domestically and internationally up to 30%

  • Must have or be able to get a current passport to support Cepheid global auditing

About Danaher

As part of the Danaher family of companies, our work at Cepheid is supported by a global science and technology innovator. In addition to Danaher's unrivaled leadership training and professional development programs, this relationship also provides expanded career opportunities across industries and brands. Together, we are united by a shared purpose: Helping Realize Life's Potential.

When you join us, you'll also be joining Danaher's global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you'll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

The EEO posters are available here.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at 202.419.7762 or to request accommodation.

If you've ever wondered what's within you, there's no better time to find out.

Keywords: Danaher, Newark , Global Sr. EHS Engineer, Other , Newark, California

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