EHS Specialist

Tesla - Fremont, CA3.6

The EHS Specialist is responsible for complex technical work within a wide range of EHS disciplines across within the Fremont Paint and Plastics organization. The EHS Specialist supports day-to-day operations by managing a number of EHS processes including developing safety trainings and participating in the auditing process. EHS Specialists play a key role in the incident reporting and analysis process and work closely with Supervisors and associates across multiple business units to develop and implement corrective actions preventing reoccurrence. They will also work with leadership to implement best practices within a comprehensive safety management system.

Support day-to-day EHS operations and process management
Develop and maintain strong communication between all organizations within factory production operations
Assist with the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of EHS management system processes
Ensure compliance with Local, State and Federal environmental, health, and safety regulations
Lead incident analyses to determine root cause(s), prevention, and corrective measures
Design safe work spaces and create policies for employees to follow that minimize job-related hazards
Immediately prioritize your many priorities and tackle new initiatives as well as risks with determination
Provide support for EHS programs such as LOTO, Hazard Communication, Emergency Response, Fall Protection, Respiratory Protection, Hearing Conservation, etc.
Develop and conduct education and training for processes required in your department
Support on-the-job instruction for life safety program application
Grow technical skills and bring knowledge to operations teams
Make quick decisions in a changing environment while ensuring compliance in EH&S programs

3+ years of experience within a health and safety role
Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Safety, Industrial Safety, Ergonomics, Environmental Health, Industrial Hygiene, or Safety-related discipline
Certifications – ASP certification highly preferred
Knowledge of Local, State and Federal regulatory agencies and requirements
Practical, hands-on experience with LOTO, Machine Guarding, Ergonomics, Providing education / training, Risk assessment, Incident Analysis
Ability to influence and communicate effectively with Supervisors and Associates
Ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure while managing competing demands and tight deadlines
Well organized with meticulous attention to detail
Available for night and day shift flexibility as needed
Evidence of exceptional ability
Tesla participates in the E-Verify Program