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Manufacturing EHS Technician

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/17/2017 5:08:49 PM
  • 2905212
  • Job Function: Environmental Health & Safety
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Global Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; Wisconsin; Waukesha


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GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
This position is responsible for conducting Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) activities, under the direction and supervision of the site EHS leader on the manufacturing floor. The primary focus is to conduct EHS inspections, maintain EHS recordkeeping systems, conduct or assist with EHS employee site trainings, and participate in other EHS program activities to ensure employee safety and regulatory compliance in the manufacturing environment.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Maintain all required records and documentation. • Assist EHS team in data trending and analysis. • Own or actively participate in one or more Enviromental Health & Safety (EHS) Framework Element. • Facilitate site specific Enviromental Health & Safety (EHS) Training requirments. • Supply, operate, and maintain personal protective equipment and ensure availability of safety supplies and PPE equipment. • Verify that safety equipment such as Dosimetry and PPE are available to employees, and monitor their use of such equipment to ensure proper fit and use. • Prepare and calibrate equipment used to collect and analyze samples. • Test workplace for environmental hazards such as exposure to radiation, chemical and biological hazards, and excessive noise. • Prepare and review specifications and orders for the purchase of safety equipment, ensuring that proper features are present and that items conform to health and safety standards. • Report the results of environmental contaminant analyses, and recommend corrective measures to be applied. • Conduct worker studies in order to prevent instances of disease or illness in job related functions. EHS Element 6 Accident Investigation has a formal process for reporting, investigating and follow-up of any injury/illness in conjuction with the EHS Department. • Examine credentials, licenses, or permits to ensure compliance with site licensing requirements. • Test workplace for environmental hazards such as exposure to radiation, chemical and biological hazards, and excessive noise. Quality Specific Goals: 1. Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position 2. Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines 3. Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required 4. Comply with EHS regulations and Policies

Qualifications/Requirements:
1. High School diploma or equivalent 2. 1 year of experience understanding EHS programs in a manufacturing environment. 3. Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

Desired Characteristics:
Preferred Qualifications: 1. Education – 2 or 4 year post-secondary degree, with coursework in occupational and environmental safety and health 2. Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills. 3. Previous EHS Training 4. EHS certificates

Locations: United States; Wisconsin; Waukesha

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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