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Staff Engineer, Environmental Health and Safety

Company: Stryker Group
Location: San Jose
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Why join Stryker? We are proud to be named one of the World's Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine! Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting Our benefitsinclude bonuses; commissions; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based plans; family and parenting leaves; tuition reimbursement; wellness programs; onsite fitness centers and cafeterias; discount purchase programs; and service and performance awards - not to mention various social and recreational activities. Know someone at Stryker? Be sure to have them submit you as a referrral prior to applying for this position. Learn more about ourWhat you will doThe Stryker San Jose Environmental, Health, and Safety Staff Engineer will be responsible for driving and executing site specific EHS programs in accordance with the corporate Stryker EHS policies and programs and ensuring compliance with applicable local, state and federal regulations. In this position you will be responsible for promoting a positive working environment dedicated to identifying and eliminating hazards, managing risks, and improving the overall quality of life for our employees. You will focus on providing expertise and EHS leadership in support of the site and company business objectives.Additional responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for maintenance of the EHS management system in line with internal and regulatory requirements ensuring procedures and other documents are kept up to date.
  • Prepare and deliver training programs, including induction and job specific EHS topics.
  • Conduct regular EHS inspections and audits to monitor the effectiveness of the EHS management system and highlight any areas for attention/action.
  • Prepare EHS reports/metrics for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Advise on EHS issues, stays abreast of evolving standards and technological solutions, and readily shares expertise with others.
  • Coordinate the Emergency Response Program ensuring the procedures, resources, and training are in place to deal with all likely emergency scenarios on site.
  • Ensure a robust EHS incident investigation process is in place.
  • Monitor incident trends identifying areas requiring action and lead investigations when necessary.
  • Assess the EHS impact of proposed changes to plant, process, equipment etc. and identifies actions to ensure compliance and risk control.
  • Ensure effective risk assessment and risk reduction programs are in place for the site.
  • Monitor EHS legislation ensuring site compliance with current and future requirements as necessary.
  • Maintain waste management requirements and environmental monitoring program in line with license requirements.
  • Lead EHS projects on site as required and supports cross functional teams.
  • Maintain regular interaction with site leadership to ensure alignment on priority EHS issues and plans to address same.
  • Promote and support a culture of accountability and collaboration in relation to safety and environmental performance and expectations.
  • Manage spend in line with budget and identifies opportunities for cost savings.
  • Supports EHS Committee and Chairperson towards meeting local and global EHS Objectives. Who we want-
    • Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
    • Meticulous documenters. Detail-oriented people who enjoy maintaining meticulous documentation of reports, metrics, proposals, and presentations.
    • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices. What you need-
      • Bachelor's degree required
      • 4+ years of related work experience required
      • Experience with workers injury response and reporting requirements required
      • Proven written and verbal communications skills; ability to write clear and concise reports and interact with team members of various levels of the organization and cultures globally required
      • Environmental Health & Safety work experience in a regulated industry including medical device manufacturing, automotive, aerospace and pharma- highly preferred
      • Familiarity with coordinating and executing plans to maintain an ISO-certified quality system- preferred
      • Proficient in programs covering areas such as regulatory compliance, risk management, internal auditing and training for employees- preferred
      • AED/CPR and First Aid certified -preferred
      • Experienced managing EH&S regulatory compliance, ISO 14001 Environmental Management System, and OSAS 18001 Safety Management System -preferred
      • Knowledge of labor & industries, WISHA, OSHA, Dept of Ecology, and EPA -preferred$95-150k salary plus bonus eligible + Benefits (Health, Vision, Dental, 401K, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Wellbeing Program, Employee Stock Purchase Program). This information reflects the anticipated salary range for this position based on current national data. Actual minimum and maximum may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience, and other relevant factors.About Stryker Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Medical and Surgical, Neurotechnology, Orthopedics, and Spine that help improve patient and healthcare outcomes.Alongside its customers around the world, Stryker impacts more than 100 million patients annually. More information is available at

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