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EHS Specialist

  • Sunnyvale, CA, United States
  • Not Remote
  • Global Business Services
  • JOB8436

Company Description

At Intuitive, we are united behind our mission: we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints.
As a pioneer and market leader in robotic-assisted surgery, we strive to foster an inclusive and diverse team, committed to making a difference. For more than 25 years, we have worked with hospitals and care teams around the world to help solve some of healthcare's hardest challenges and advance what is possible.
Intuitive has been built by the efforts of great people from diverse backgrounds. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. We strive to foster an inclusive culture built around diversity of thought and mutual respect. We lead with inclusion and empower our team members to do their best work as their most authentic selves.
Passionate people who want to make a difference drive our culture. Our team members are grounded in integrity, have a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and bring diverse, real world experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and achieve their highest potential.
Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together, let's advance the world of minimally invasive care.

Job Description

Primary Function of Position

We are looking for an earnest and responsible Environmental Health and Safety Specialist to join our team. As an Environmental Health and Safety Specialist at Intuitive, you will create and enforce a culture of safety within our organization.

The EHS Specialist will work with local process owners and business partners. They will ensure the site meets requirements. Additionally, they will assess, document, and address changes impacting the environment and safety for employees and operations.

Essential Job Duties

  • Ensure adherence to all relevant legal rules and regulations
  • Educate and oversee employees on health and safety procedures and regulations
  • Conduct ergonomic evaluations and job hazard assessments to identify risk
  • Partner with stakeholders, including Engineering and Manufacturing Operations to mitigate risk
  • Conduct employee safety trainings
  • Encourage and promote the use of safer work equipment, materials and supplies
  • Track the number of incidents and produce reports
  • Conduct root causes analyses and share lessons learned across business units
  • Monitor exposure to certain hazardous chemicals
  • Keep abreast of industry and market trends and best practices.

Qualifications

Required Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 2-5 years management system experience, ideally in the medical device industry or with EH&S
  • Influential personality with exceptional interpersonal, exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Exceptional administrative and record keeping skills
  • Knowledge of ISO 14001 and/or other management systems, such as ISO 45001
  • Exceptional knowledge of local, state, national, and international laws on environmental protection and employee health and safety.
  • Proven track record of providing training support to employees
  • Ability to exercise autonomous judgment within a broad range of policies and practices. This includes systematic problem solving.
  • Demonstrated organizational and planning skills, including action oriented, focused urgency and driving for results
  • Ability to be effective in complex projects with ambiguity and/or rapid change
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and to prioritize and schedule work to meet business needs
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to work with others in team environment; effective interactions in cross department teams
  • Computer literacy (PC, Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint, Outlook), experience with Agile a plus
  • Detail orientated, with emphasis on accuracy and completeness
  • An ability to travel up to 10%
  • Proficient in English and the site's local language(s)

Required Education and Training

  • A college degree in science or engineering is preferred. Equivalent training or experience is also acceptable. This may include work with Environmental Management Systems or other Management Systems.
  • Professional certification such Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE); or equivalent preferred

Additional Information

Due to the nature of our business and the role, please note that Intuitive and/or your customer(s) may require that you show current proof of vaccination against certain diseases including COVID-19.  Details can vary by role.

Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.

We provide market-competitive compensation packages, inclusive of base pay, incentives, benefits, and equity. It would not be typical for someone to be hired at the top end of range for the role, as actual pay will be determined based on several factors, including experience, skills, and qualifications. The target salary ranges are listed.

Due to the nature of our business and the role, please note that Intuitive and/or your customer(s) may require that you show current proof of vaccination against certain diseases including COVID-19.  Details can vary by role.

Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.

Preference will be given to qualified candidates who do not reside, or plan to reside, in Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, or Tennessee.

We provide market-competitive compensation packages, inclusive of base pay, incentives, benefits, and equity. It would not be typical for someone to be hired at the top end of range for the role, as actual pay will be determined based on several factors, including experience, skills, and qualifications. The target salary ranges are listed.

Base Salary Range Region 1: $104,700 USD - $150,700 USD
Base Salary Range Region 2: $89,000 USD - $128,000 USD
Shift: Day
Travel: 10% of the time
Workplace Type: Set Schedule - This job will be onsite weekly, the percentage of onsite work will be defined by the leader.

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