Senior EHS Specialist

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In a nutshell


San Diego - CA, US

Work Experience

3-7 years

Job Category

Other technical job categories

Job ID: J-00268091-208

Introduction to the job

ASML US, including its affiliates and subsidiaries, bring together the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers - to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics. Our headquarters are in Veldhoven, Netherlands, and we have 18 office locations around the United States including main offices in Chandler, Arizona, San Jose and San Diego, California, Wilton, Connecticut, and Hillsboro, Oregon.

The Senior EH&S Specialist assists in the development and implementation of Environmental Health and Safety programs to address government regulations/standards, fully addressing their implications on the facility. Develops, presents, and ensures the completion of any employee training in Environmental Health and Safety policy and procedures. Researches industry “Best-Practices” to ensure world class leadership in EHS.Performs risk assessments and recommends corrective actions in R&D and Manufacturing environments. Ensures a thorough investigation of incidents. Uses knowledge to develop solutions and engage resources to implement improvements to Environmental Health and Safety issues/challenges.

This position may require access to controlled technology, as defined in the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. § 730, et seq.). Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to access such controlled technology prior to beginning work. Business demands may require the Company to proceed with candidates who are immediately eligible to access controlled technology.

Role and responsibilities

  • Improve EHS workplaceperformance by promoting an incident-free work place, identifying andmitigating EHS risk and implementing safety and environmental managementsystems in accordance with regulations, corporate compliance policies andstandards.
  • Communicates all findings,concerns, and deficiencies to the responsible managers to effect timelyand necessary corrections.
  • Develops and implements strategicsolutions that will support management's efforts to improve and maintaincompliance as required.
  • Performs duties related tothe hazard identification and control process, safe work planning,inspection and assessment, incident investigation, hazardousmaterials/waste management, emergency preparedness, fire/life safety,ergonomics, industrial hygiene, training, safe work procedure development,and regulatory compliance recordkeeping and documentation.
  • Identifies opportunitiesto reduce costs while enhancing quality of services.
  • Conduct necessary safetytrainings for employees and ensure compliance and understanding.
  • Guide and directdepartments toward compliance with local, state and federal safety andenvironmental regulations, and corporate compliance polices.
  • Facilitate and engagebusiness unit teams and team members to drive projects that will lead toreductions in accidents, energy use, and waste minimization.
  • Ensure timely submittal ofrequired state, federal and/or local environmental and safety regulatoryreports.
  • Participate and leadSafety Committees and team meetings.
  • Conduct inspections andaudits throughout the entire manufacturing facility to identify existingor potential hazards and determine corrective or preventative measures.
  • Assist in incidentinvestigations and problem solving.
  • Maintain thoroughknowledge of federal, state and local OSHA regulations, safety codes andenvironmental quality regulations.
  • Conduct both safety andenvironmental audits and inspections.
  • Write and own EHSprograms.
  • Conduct ergonomicsevaluations, prepares associated documentation and provides employeeworkstation ergonomic recommendations.
  • Decisions madewith in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, companypolicies and business practices to achieve general results.
  • Support incidentmanagement and follow all required protocols.

Education and experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental, Health and Safety or related field required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of related experience with a strong competence with the various tools and procedures used to accomplish the job.
  • Knowledge/experience with working in a manufacturing environment preferred. Semiconductor industry a plus.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of 29 CFR 1910, Title 8 Cal/Osha General Industry and local health and safety, and environmental regulations is required.
  • Knowledge ofISO Standards (ISO 14001) preferred, ISO 45001beneficial but not required.
  • Certificates and/or Licenses: Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Hazardous Material Manager (CHMM), Occupational Health and Safety Technician (OHST) – Beneficial but not required.


Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve – and working together is the only way to do that. You won’t work in a silo. Instead, you’ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you’ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You’ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.

To thrive in this job, you’ll need the following skills:

  • Excellentwritten and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability toconduct trainings/presentations to large audiences.
  • Ability totranslate, statistically analyze data, and effectively report problemsthrough written and/or graphical formats.
  • Excellentcustomer service skills, with an advanced understanding of customerrelationship building.
  • Ability to useinternal Web pages, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and electronice-mail systems.
  • In depthknowledge of EHS regulations and regulatory requirements.
  • Uses strongproject management skills in facilitating projects/activities.
  • Ability toeffectively work with safety databases and perform data entry.

Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

Other information

Role within Office

  • Routinely required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch. Occasionally required to move around the campus.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • May require travel (specify domestic and/or international) dependent on business needs – specify percentage of travel.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Can observe and respond to people and situations and interact with others encountered in the course of work.
  • Can learn and apply new information or skills.
  • Must be able to read and interpret data, information, and documents.
  • Strong customer focus and commitment to customer satisfaction through prioritization, quality, efficiency and professionalism.
  • Ability to complete assignments with attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.
  • Proven ability to perform effectively in a demanding environment with changing workloads and deadlines.
  • Result driven-demonstrate ownership and accountability.
  • Identifies bottlenecks and drives improvements.
  • Work independently or as part of a team and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate open, clear, concise and professional communication.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with manager, co-workers and customer.
  • Work according to a strict set of procedures within the provided timelines.

Role within the Factory

  • Must be willing to work in a clean room environment, wearing coveralls, hoods, booties, safety glasses and gloves for entire duration of shift.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to sit; walk; talk; hear; use hands to keyboard, finger, handle, and feel; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, reach, and stretch.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Can work under deadlines.
  • The environment generally is moderate in temperature with moderate to high noise level.
  • This must include references to day and night shifts for accommodation purposes.

The California base annual salary / hourly range for this role is currently $72,750- $121,250. Pay scales are determined by role, level, location and alignment with market data. Individual pay is determined through interviews and an assessment of several factors that that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to, job-related skills, relevant education and experience, certifications, abilities of the candidate and pay relative to other team members. Our recruiters can share more information about our bonus program, benefits and equity during the hiring process.

EOE AA M/F/Veteran/Disability

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