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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Corona, California
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Single site
Environmental Engineer/Specialist: Single site
Industry Segments:
Aerospace, Manufacturing - Miscellaneous
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist

About CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense:
CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense is focused on the design, development, and manufacture of specialty fluid and motion control products for demanding aerospace and defense applications. CIRCOR products are flying on most commercial and military aircraft, including single and twin aisle air transport, business and regional jets, military transports and fighters, and commercial and military rotorcraft. Other markets include unmanned aircraft, shipboard applications, and military ground vehicles.

Business units are in Corona, California; Warren, Massachusetts; Hauppauge, New York; Paris, France; Uxbridge, UK; and Tangier, Morocco. Parent company CIRCOR International is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts and CIRCOR Aerospace & Defense is headquartered in Corona, California. 

Position Summary:
The Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist is a key member of the CIRCOR Aerospace and Defense EH&S Team. The EH&S Specialist will have primary site responsibilities for Corona, CA. This position will focus on risk reduction and improving EH&S performance.  The EHS Specialist will assure compliance with all applicable EHS policies and resolve EH&S deficiencies and/or issues.  This role will have responsibility for safety and environmental administration, injury case management, ergonomic injury prevention, technical safety advice and site-wide safety training.  This position reports directly to the EH&S Manager - Corona with a dotted line to the Plant Manager.

Principle Activities:
Other duties may be assigned as needed. 

  • Implements environmental, health and safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and environmental rules and regulations.
  • Serve as champion of the Waste Management Program, facilitating the hazardous waste management process and providing oversight for hazardous waste storage and shipment.
  • Manages facility environmental program in the areas of hazardous waste, storm water pollution and wastewater management; informs management of environmental problems (and solutions) involving employees, the company and public.  In addition, prepares/submits environmental reports in compliance with local, state and federal environmental regulations.
  • Ensure all employees, both hourly and management receive all training necessary to safely perform their respective duties. This includes training for managers on programs they are required to implement.
  • Implements and trains site personnel on various EH&S policies and programs, including, but not limited to safety practices, fire prevention, personal protective equipment, regulations and standards.
  • Identifies and suggests corrective measures to improve each site’s accident experience and to suggest/implement means to achieve site EH&S goals.
  • Ensures that mandatory OSHA reporting (U.S only) is completed – i.e.: annual OSHA 300 log.
  • Inspects facilities to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards, determines corrective or preventative measures where indicated, and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented.
  • Drives the investigation of accidents and injuries and cooperates in the preparation of material and evidence for organization use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations.
  • Compiles and submits accident reports required by regulatory agencies.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced setting, perform other EH&S duties as assigned.

CANDITATE REQUIREMENTS - Knowledge Skills & Abilities:

  • Well-developed analytical skills and problem-solving skills; comfort with complexity and ambiguity.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing concepts.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to utilize time and resources effectively and efficiently.
  • Sense of urgency; ability to take action quickly in a fast-paced environment. Ability to complete tasks on time with high quality.
  • Receptive to feedback.
  • Team player
  • Establish expectations, motivate, delegate; get work done through others effectively.
  • Dedication to meeting/exceeding expectations while keeping the customer in mind.
  • Lack of ego; team-first mentality.
  • High ethical standards and attention to reputational and compliance risks
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in real time and exercise judgment in high-paced, high-stakes environment
  • Clear and organized communications skills (written and verbal)
  • Lead and drive results from a diverse group of individuals in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self-motivated to identify gaps and recommend solutions.
  • Ability to use successfully root cause and problem-solving tools to drive continuous improvement.
  • Experience working with Safety Programs such as Lockout-Tagout, Industrial Vehicles, Hoisting Equipment, Electrical Safety, Fall Protection, Confined Space, Ergonomics and Industrial Hygiene Programs.
  • Experience in Waste Management Programs
  • Background in incident investigations, such as 5-Why, etc.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:                                                      

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in EH&S or related field (science, engineering); or at least four years related experience
  • Preferred experience in a manufacturing/assembly environment.

Language Skills:
English: mandatory; other languages a benefit.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software. 

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk and sit. The employee must be able to lift ≤ 50 pounds.

Work Environment:
This position is approximately 40% safety and 60% environmental. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

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CIRCOR is an EEO Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities 

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