EHS Engineer III:

Salt Lake City Utah

Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

As a leading developer, manufacturer, and global supplier of scientific laboratory products for 100 years, Corning’s Life Sciences segment collaborates with researchers seeking new approaches to increase efficiencies, reduce costs and compress timelines in the drug discovery process. Using unique expertise in the fields of materials science, surface science, optics, biochemistry and biology, the segment provides innovative solutions that improve productivity and enable breakthrough discoveries.

Scope of the Position:

Direct and drive the development and implementation of occupational safety and health programs and practices that:

  • Ensure Occupational Safety & Health (OSH)  risks are identified and appropriate control measures put in place,
  • Align with company OSH strategy & standards,
  • Comply with applicable federal and state legislative requirements,
  • Take into account cultural factors having an influence on OSH performance.

Environmental Responsibilities

  • Develops, administers, and implements environmental programs in accordance with governmental requirements.
  • Monitors pollution prevention activities, compliance and auditing efforts.
  • Conducts, studies, and prepares environmental impact reports for plant processes and permit changes.
  • Reviews and analyzes environmental documents issued by various regulatory agencies.
  • Determines impact on company operations and communicates data to appropriate engineering personnel for use in making engineering decisions. May communicate compliance strategies and requirements.
  • Evaluates proposed regulations to determine financial, industrial, public and environmental impact. Interacts with federal, state, and local regulators to resolve compliance issues; establishes permit requirements and assists in EPA, state, and local regulatory audits.
  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
  • Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

Health and Safety Responsibilities:

  • Provides value added services and is accountable for achieving compliance to the Corning safety policy and for the implementation of the Corning safety strategy improvement initiatives.
  • Analyzes processes and situations to create information and identify opportunities for positive change and improvement.
  • Develops proactive prevention systems for anticipating and responding to events.
  • Provides continued development on health and safety issues.
  • Provides expertise, advice, information and tools relating to effective health and safety management.
  • Sets up processes to conduct suitable and sufficient risk assessments to reduce risk and identify process improvements.
  • Provides safety training.
  • Complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices and standards. Full knowledge of industry practices.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (Occupational, Environmental Health and Safety, or Technical preferred)
  • 3 to 5  years’ experience in the development and application of OSH principles at a manufacturing site

Required Skills:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of OSH legislative requirements. 
  • Business acumen
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking abilities
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to influence, lead and participate in teams
  • Passion, drive and the ability to self-start

Desired Qualifications:

  • Member of a professional SH organization (e.g. American Society of Safety Engineers)
  • Certification from an accredited body (e.g. Certified Safety Professional, CPEA or equivalent)

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of  race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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