Senior Environmental Health & Safety Engineer in Redmond, WA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/2/2020

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Job Description

Stryker is seeking to hire a Senior Environmental Health and Safety Engineer in Redmond, Washington.

In this role you will sustain, implement and aide in building the environmental health & safety program for Stryker’s medical device manufacturing of emergency response lifesaving products. These products include automated external defibrillators, CPR devices and tools that support first responders.   

 • Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues. 

• 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. 

Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes – finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate. 

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

As the Environmental Health & Safety Engineer you will be responsible for driving and executing environmental, health & safety programs. In this position you will be responsible for promoting a safe working environment by identifying and eliminating hazards, managing risks, and improving the overall quality of life for our employees.

  • As the Environmental, Health & Safety Engineer you will have the opportunity to evaluate, implement and monitor Stryker’s environmental safety programs and policies to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local environmental, health, and safety regulations.

  • In this role you will maintain safety equipment inventory, perform periodic safety inspections, monitors hazardous waste removal vendors, and may assist in consolidating hazardous wastes (chemical, radioactive, and/or medical).

  • You will have the opportunity to interact with a variety of departments, conduct training in emergency response and hazardous material handling.

  • This role will monitor environmental compliance and maintain liaison with appropriate regulatory agencies.

  • As the Environmental, Health & Safety Engineer you will recommend corrective action where environmental health and safety hazards exist.

  • This roll will interact with others in the administration of the worker’s compensation program and the implementation of workplace ergonomics and program solutions.

  • In this role you will be responsible for following areas: hazardous materials, waste manifesting, industrial safety, ergonomics, workplace injuries and product environmental compliance.

  • In this role you would be responsible for creating and delivering online and in-person EH&S training material.

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • Bachelor’s degree- required

  • 2+ years 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

ADDITIONALLY, YOU SHOULD HAVE:

  • Environmental Health & Safety work experience in a regulated industry including medical device manufacturing, automotive, aerospace and pharma- 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

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 10%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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