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EHampS Specialist

Company name
Penumbra Inc.

Alameda, CA, United States

Employment Type


Posted on
Oct 17,2019

Valid Through
Jan 30,2020

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The EH&S Specialist works under close supervision of the Manager, EH&S, to plan, implement, and provide moderately complex support and assistance to the Environment, Health and Safety functions in order to ensure a positive, safe, healthy, and incident-free workplace for employees, contractors, and visitors to Penumbra’s Alameda headquarters and other company locations, as needed. Areas of specialty for this position, while having a general knowledge company-wide, will focus on compliance, risk-based management, monitoring, and training. This position would also respond to emergency situations when they arise, and may work overtime or weekends when needed.

What You'll Work On:

Implements EH&S programs, as assigned, such as, but not limited to, hazardous wastes, AED (Automated External Defibrillator), first aid supplies, and emergency eyewash

Implements procedures, programs, and submits regulatory reports in compliance with the local, state, and/or federal agencies

Communicates closely with and takes instructions from the EH&S Manager to achieve department goals and organizational goals according to key metrics

Works with EH&S Manager for promotion of safety in the workplace, community, or industry safety groups

Attends and assists with the Safety Committee and its subcommittees

Supports in the conduct of hazard and risk assessments in cooperation with departments

Performs ergonomic evaluations and recommends control strategies to address risk factors

Trains employees on EH&S programs to meet standards and enhance company safety culture including, but not limited to, new employee orientation (NEO) and other EH&S training

Assists with special environmental projects and worker's compensation program

Investigate EH&S incidents including, but not limited to, injuries, illnesses, environment-related incidents, and near-miss events

Inspects facilities to detect existing hazards, conducts risk assessment, determines corrective or preventative measures where indicated, and follows up to ensure measures have been implemented

Assists with the company’s contractor safety program

Supports with the emergency response to incidents

Maintains documentation and records on EH&S programs including, but not limited to, CAL-OSHA, Fed-OSHA, FDA, Alameda County, BAAQMD, EBMUD, and other State and local authorities

Attend and complete EH&S training for professional development, and other Penumbra-required training

Functions as assigned by the EH&S Manager

What You Bring:

A knack for evaluating situations and identifying solutions

A laser focus on health and safety risks, including ergonomics, hazardous materials and waste handling, and ways to mitigate them

Bachelor's degree in occupational safety and health, engineering or related sciences, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Working knowledge of EHS-related regulations and guidance, gained over 1 years of EHS experience

Basic knowledge of compliance to California’s OSHA general industry safety orders that apply to facilities-related activities, including safe work practices and personal protection, basic fire protection, lock out–tag out, hazardous materials, basic ergonomics, material handling and movement, ladder safety, hazardous materials and hazardous wastes, hygiene, emergency response, Title 22 Hazardous Waste Generator certification, and related Cal-OSHA requirements that apply to Penumbra

Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to interact effectively with people from a variety of experiences and backgrounds

Ability to understand international standards such as ISO14001 Environmental Management, OHSAS18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems, and/or ISO45001 Occupational Health & Safety

What We Offer

A collaborative teamwork environment where learning is constant and performance is rewarded

The opportunity to be part of the team that is revolutionizing the treatment of some of the world's most devastating diseases and saving lives every day

A generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; a 401(k) match; and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Penumbra, Inc., headquartered in Alameda, California, is a global healthcare company focused on innovative therapies. Penumbra designs, develops, manufactures and markets medical devices and has a broad portfolio of products that addresses challenging medical conditions and significant clinical needs. Penumbra sells its products to hospitals and clinics primarily through its direct sales organization in the United States, most of Europe, Canada and Australia, and through distributors in select international markets. The Penumbra P logo is a trademark of Penumbra, Inc.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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