Siemens EHS Specialist in Knoxville, Tennessee

EHS Specialist

Locations:Knoxville, Tennessee

Job Family: Environmental Protection, Health & Safety

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Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers

Business Unit: Diagnostic Imaging

Requisition Number: 231977

Primary Location: United States-Tennessee-Knoxville

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 25%

Division Description:

At Siemens Healthineers, we are passionate about enabling healthcare professionals to deliver high quality patient care, and to do so affordably. A leading global healthcare company, Siemens Healthineers continues to strengthen our portfolio of medical imaging and laboratory diagnostics, while adding new offerings such as managed services, consulting, and healthcare IT services – as well as further technologies in the growing market for therapeutic and molecular diagnostics.

Siemens Healthineers develops innovations that support better patient outcomes with greater efficiencies, giving providers the confidence they need to meet the clinical, operational and financial challenges of a changing healthcare landscape.

Job Description:

Position Overview

The EHS Specialist will be responsible for ensuring compliance with all local, state and federal regulations and developing, implementing and administering all environmental, health and safety programs. This position supports the Clinical Solutions manufacturing operations and reports directly to the Senior EHS Manager.


  • Maintainsite-related EHS permits, licenses and registrations

  • Prepare and submit all environmental,health and safety regulatory & company required reports

  • Investigateaccidents and incidents (including near misses, releases), determine rootcauses and implement corrective action plans

  • MaintainOSHA logs and associated documentation, manage worker’s compensationclaims and return-to-work program

  • Performevaluations of existing and new processes to ensure all EHS requirementsare being met and recommend improvements to eliminate, reduce or controlwaste, emissions and hazards

  • Conductindustrial hygiene (IH) surveys, job hazard analyses (JHA) and personalprotective equipment (PPE) assessments

  • Conductergonomic evaluations of office and manufacturing work environments

  • Workwith the facilities team to manage the Contractor Safety Program

· Conduct compliance and management systemassessments

  • DevelopEHS training courses for Siemens Molecular Imaging locations

  • Leadsite Emergency Response, Evacuation and EHS Teams

  • Maintainthe chemical inventory and SDS database

  • Maintain environmental regulatory compliance activities including,but not limited to hazardous waste handling and reporting, SARA 312 HazardousMaterial Reporting, SARA 313 Toxic Release Inventory Reporting

  • Providetechnical guidance to management regarding environmental, health and safetyrelated issues or concerns, and regulatory compliance

  • Serveas the EHS Product Related Environmental, Health and Safety Protection (PREP)Lead

  • Interface withEHS regulatory agencies

RequiredKnowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelor’sdegree in Safety, Environmental Science,or related discipline

  • Minimumof 5 years experience in EHS Program Management

  • Working knowledge of EPA and OSHA regulations andindustry EH&S standards

  • Strong knowledge in electrical safety and high voltageincluding OSHA and NFPA 70E compliance

  • Demonstrated ability to recognize, evaluate, and recommendcontrols for workplace hazards

  • Excellent interpersonal,communication and analytical skills

  • Strongwriting capabilities, especially with writing clear, concise EHSprocedures

  • Proficient in MS Office (Word,Excel, PowerPoint, and Access)

  • Ability to manage multipleprojects/tasks and work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Must be able tointerface with all levels of the organization

  • Travelup to 25% when necessary

PreferredKnowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Certified SafetyProfessional (CSP) certification,Certified Hazardous Material Manager(CHMM) certification , orequivalent

  • Experienceworking with ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 Management Systems

  • Forklift train-the trainer certification


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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