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Approximate Salary:
Santa Clara, California
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Single site
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Multi-site
Industry Segments:
Aerospace, General Manufacturing, Manufacturing - Miscellaneous
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
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Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Associate

Gore is a technology-driven global company built on entrepreneurial innovation, integrity, and teamwork. Our diverse portfolio includes everything from high-performance fabrics and implantable medical devices to industrial manufacturing components and aerospace electronics. Through our product leadership, we've been changing lives and changing industries for more than 50 years. What can you change by joining Gore? Visit gore.com/change-life to find out.

Job Description
At Gore, our global teams bring together extensive knowledge and collaborate closely to create and deliver products that solve complex problems and perform in the most demanding environments. Our corporate functions help ensure that the company is well-positioned for long-term success, with an environment where associates work together effectively and pursue the highest impact opportunities. We are looking for an Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) Associate to join our West Coast team in Santa Clara, California.

In this role, you will ensure ongoing confidence in compliance with EH&S regulations, providing a safe workplace and protecting the environment. You will drive EH&S performance, including tactical and strategic improvement efforts involving: Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Ergonomics, Environmental and Occupational Health.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be passionate about providing EH&S support across multiple divisions
  • Be passionate about developing, implementing and continually improving EH&S Processes
  • Be energized by working for a world-class manufacturer and collaborating on cross-functional teams
  • Recognize the importance of building and maintaining strong interpersonal relationships


Responsibilities include:

  • Taking ownership of and being accountable for driving EH&S performance
  • Coordinating with plant and divisional EH&S Associates to ensure risk management and confidence in compliance with EH&S requirements while meeting operational and business needs.
  • Developing, implementing, and continually improving EH&S programs, practices, and procedures
  • Mentoring and supporting the site EH&S teams
  • Training and coaching associates in their EH&S related practices
  • Driving EH&S risk assessments for processes and equipment, including prioritization, development, and implementation of appropriate controls
  • Collecting, analyzing, and reporting EH&S metrics
  • Acting as a point of contact with various regulatory agencies, consultants, contractors, attorneys, etc.
  • Partnering  with the global EH&S team as appropriate to drive alignment and integration
  • Driving incident investigations to identify root cause and corrective/preventive actions
  • Engaging and participating with new-product development teams early in the design process to ensure ergonomic principles, safety controls, etc., are incorporated into design
  • Partnering with Occupational Health for effective Case Management involving injured/ill associates
  • Providing training and education as necessary to achieve desired EH&S performance
  • Identifying and understanding appropriate regulations and participating in compliance-gap analysis



Required Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Environmental, Health and Safety or related field (e.g.: Chemistry, Biology, Engineering, Public Health, etc.)
  • At least 2 years of EH&S experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated:Proven problem solving skills including incident investigation and root cause analysis
    • Success in identifying, assessing and controlling EH&S risk
    • Organizational priority-setting skills, attention to detail and follow-through
    • Understanding of risk management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to:
    • Prepare and submit reports
    • Flex schedule to work off-shift hours if needed
    • Implement and manage EH&S processes
    • Develop and implement practical and effective risk-reduction solutions
    • Drive completion of multiple projects and priorities with competing resource needs
    • Build consensus and influence a diverse group of Associates in safe behaviors and practices
    • Effectively lead yourself and contribute in a team environment
    • Actively engage and partner with manufacturing and technical Associates
    • Travel up to 10%


Desired Job Qualifications:

  • CSP Certification by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals and/or CIH Certification by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene
  • Experience with process/equipment hazard risk analysis tools
  • Knowledge of:
    • EH&S management systems (e.g.  ISO 14001 & ISO 45001)
    • EH&S related consensus standards and industry best practices


This position requires access to export-controlled areas and information.  Eligible candidates must be "U.S. Persons," meaning any natural person who is a lawful permanent resident of the United States, citizen of the United States or any other protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. §1324b(a)(3).

Gore is committed to a drug-free workplace. All employment is contingent upon successful completion of drug and background screening.

Gore requires all applicants to be eligible to work within the US. Gore generally will not sponsor visas unless otherwise noted on the position description.

Gore is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer. (Applies to all positions in the U.S.)

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Job:  Safety/Environmental

Primary Location: North America-United States-California-Santa Clara

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Shift:  Day (1st shift)


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