EHS Engineer II

Position Description

Job Summary

If you want to discover your greatest potential, Saint-Gobain provides one-of-a-kind opportunities for innovative problem solvers.

We're one of only two companies in the world that is consistently recognized as both a top Global Employer and a Top 100 Global Innovator, but Saint-Gobain's remarkable story and culture of innovation begins with a team of nearly 200,000 creative, diverse and passionate team members collaborating across the globe. We are committed to our mission to improve lives because, every day, we witness the enormous impact of our efforts on the world around us.

Job Goals:

The EHS Engineer II position encompasses a diverse range of duties to ensure the health and safety of employees as well as environmental protection.  This role involves orchestrating and overseeing initiatives related to environmental, health, and safety matters, along with ensuring adherence to relevant local, state, federal, and corporate regulations.  A proactive approach is taken in fostering safety consciousness, disseminating best practices, conducting training sessions, and rolling out new EHS-related programs.  The EHS Engineer II spearheads activities in Health and Safety, Environmental Management, and Risk Prevention.  Additionally, this position plays a supportive and contributory role in regionally and globally driven EHS projects and programs, including North American EHS and High-Performance Solutions EHS initiatives.

 Essential Responsibilities of the Position:

  • Program Development and Management: Enhancing and updating the facility's health, safety, and environmental programs, aligning procedures, records, and documents with ISO 14000 Environmental Management System standards.
  • Training and Education: Organizing and executing comprehensive training sessions on health, safety, and environmental protocols, actively promoting, and integrating both existing and new program elements across the site.
  • Incident Analysis and Correction: Leading investigations into workplace incidents, formulating corrective action plans, and equipping supervisors and managers with improved investigative skills through targeted training.
  • Regulatory Compliance and Reporting: Ensuring adherence to local, state, and federal environmental regulations, managing emission and waste discharge reports, and fulfilling corporate reporting obligations. Establishes strong collaborations with local and state authorities and secures all essential EHS certifications for the site.
  • EHS Coordination and Risk Management: Collaborating with various departments to manage EHS and risk prevention projects, devising strategies to enhance compliance, and implementing measures to mitigate or eliminate identified risks.
  • Risk Assessment and Compliance Monitoring: Conducting detailed risk evaluations, developing tailored action plans to address risks, and performing regular follow-ups to ensure sustained compliance with established standards.

Required Qualifications

Essential Requirements for the Position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering discipline, Safety and/or Environmental Sciences preferred.
  • 3 years proven expertise in creating, executing, and managing a comprehensive safety program within a manufacturing environment.
  • Skilled in conducting environmental reporting in a manufacturing setting.
  • Demonstrated strength in analytical thinking complemented by advanced computer skills.
  • Exceptional communication abilities paired with robust team-building skills, capable of training individuals at various organizational levels.
  • In-depth understanding of manufacturing processes and equipment, adept at assessing safety and environmental risks, and recommending control improvements using a structured risk and gap reduction methodology.
  • Well-honed problem-solving skills coupled with strong organizational abilities.
  • Proven capacity to lead and actively contribute to teams, effectively coordinating with different departments to achieve EHS objectives for the site.
  • License/Certifications:
    • Toxic Use Reduction Planner (TURP) Certification
    • Certified in Radiation Safety
    • OSHA 8-hour, HAZWOPER, and Incident Commander Certifications
    • Method 9 Opacity Certification Holder
    • Hoisting Operators License
  • Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal, technical aptitude, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to travel as needed.

Additional Description

Certain states require pay information be provided in job postings. Saint-Gobain aims to deliver a comprehensive Total Rewards package to support our employees’ wellbeing and help improve daily life for themselves and their families.  We believe in the importance of pay transparency in what we offer prospective candidates and provide the national pay range for this position, which is $77,400 to $120,100 per year, however, the base pay offered may vary depending on geographic region, internal equity, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors.

In addition to base salary, this position is eligible for an annual bonus.  The targeted bonus amount is 10% of base salary based on company and individual performance measures.  The Total Target Cash range (base pay and annual bonus) for this position, is $85,140 - $132,110.  Bonus payments are part of variable compensation and by nature can vary based on company and individual performance and is not a guarantee.

Employees have the flexibility to choose the benefits that best fit their individual needs.

Health and Wellbeing – Supporting your wellbeing, to thrive in life and work

  • Medical, Prescription Drug, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • Healthcare Saving Account and Flexible Spending Account options
  • LiveWell Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Parental Leave

Retirement and Protection - Helping to make the future life you want a reality.

  • 401(k) with Company Match, Retirement Accumulation Plan (RAP), Cash Balance Pension Plan
  • Company-provided Life Insurance, AD&D, Short-Term Disability
  • Voluntary employee and dependent life insurance, Long-Term Disability, Critical Illness and Accident Insurance

Additional Benefits – Helping shape the experience and impact you want

  • Commuter Benefits
  • Group Legal
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Auto and Home Insurance
  • Pet Insurance and Discounts
  • Back-up Child & Elder Care
  • PerkSpot Employee Discount Program

Company Summary

Saint-Gobain’s innovations touch almost every major industry around the world, Composite Systems is comprised of three business units including Films & Fabrics, Tape Solutions and Thin Films. Our ambition is to provide innovative solutions that combine material science, processing technology and design to save energy, provide protection, improve comfort, and give peace-of-mind to our customers. Our unique performance is delivered by passionate people, empowered to collaborate closely with our customers and solve their toughest challenges. 

Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we’ve learned working together makes good ideas, great ones.

With a legacy dating back more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain offers employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths.

Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users. At Saint-Gobain, you’re empowered and equipped with countless opportunities and resources for professional development. You will find the support you need to create a vision and roadmap for your career and make that vision a reality.

Join Us at Saint-Gobain Composites.   Together, let’s protect what matters most!

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Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

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EHS Engineer II

Location: San Diego, California

Posting Date: 04/03/2024

Job Code: USA07660

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