Sr. Environmental Health and Safety Specialist
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Sunnyvale, California
$112,500.00 - $168,750.00 per year

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Job Description

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $40 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving sophisticated analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them.

When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan, implement and coordinate all safety programs to reduce or eliminate occupational illness and injuries and financial losses.
  • Maintain, report, and work to improve safety metrics that are both proactive (such as number of Hazard ID's, or Closed Safety Items) and reactive (such as near-misses, accidents, and lost-time incident rates); report any trends and recommendations to management.
  • Conduct & document near-miss and accident investigations to develop solutions that prevent or minimize reoccurrence.
  • Conducts site audits for compliance with company global standards and conduct all Site safety training
  • Ensure compliance with applicable laws by making sure legally mandated training is up to date and appropriate records kept. Complete required reports as necessary (ex: Tier II)
  • Leads and influence day-to-day programs at the site, including new employee orientation, and regulatory record keeping/reporting
  • Manage the company hazard communication program including maintaining the SDS sheets on any chemicals used in the facility.
  • Lead safety-related teams including the site Safety Committee, the Emergency Evacuation Team, and the First Aid Team.
  • Prepare applications, interpret regulations and adapt written programs as necessary.
  • Represent company to regulatory agencies on EHS matters and coordinate EHS related response to corporate, or regulatory agency audits and questionnaires.
  • Develops and manages site EHS budget
  • Coordinate company industrial hygiene program
  • Coordinate and maintain biohazard & hazardous waste disposal and clean up programs as needed
  • Maintain first aid equipment throughout the facility
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in safety, environmental management, and/or sustainability engineering discipline required.
  • 5+ years EH&S experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Must have thorough knowledge of federal and local EHS regulations, including OSHA and EPA
  • Demonstrated ability to recognize, evaluate, and recommend controls for workplace hazards
  • Demonstrated ability to determine training needs, organize and/or conduct training.
  • Must possess the leadership skills to take charge and initiate actions to drive change
  • Must possess the analytical qualities to make sound decisions through the conceptualization and evaluation of different courses of action to meet or exceed operational goals
  • Excellent and complete attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate openly and honestly
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrate Thermo Fisher Scientific values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, and Involvement
Our global team of more than 100,000 colleagues delivers an outstanding combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Compensation and Benefits
The salary range estimated for this position based in California is $112,500.00-$168,750.00.

This position may also be eligible to receive a variable annual bonus based on company, team, and/or individual performance results in accordance with company policy. We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package that our U.S. colleagues and their families can count on, which includes:
  • A choice of national medical and dental plans, and a national vision plan, including health incentive programs
  • Employee assistance and family support programs, including commuter benefits and tuition reimbursement
  • At least 120 hours paid time off (PTO), 10 paid holidays annually, paid parental leave (3 weeks for bonding and 8 weeks for caregiver leave), accident and life insurance, and short- and long-term disability in accordance with company policy
  • Retirement and savings programs, such as our competitive 401(k) U.S. retirement savings plan
  • Employees' Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) offers eligible colleagues the opportunity to purchase company stock at a discount
For more information on our benefits, please visit:

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