EHS&S Engineer

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies - Los Angeles, CA4.3

30+ days agoFull-timeEstimated: $92,000 - $120,000 a year
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company Division of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. develops and markets baby care, wound care and skin care products that address the needs of consumers and health care professionals and incorporate the latest innovations. The portfolio includes heritage brands JOHNSON’S® Baby and BAND-AID® Brand, as well as leading skin care brands such as AVEENO® and CLEAN & CLEAR®.

Position Description:
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. is recruiting for an EHS&S Engineer, located in Los Angeles, California.

Responsible for leading the Safety Programs to ensure a high level of Environmental Health, Safety & Sustainability (EHS&S) performance for the site. This individual has responsibility for and technical expertise in contractor safety, machine safety, lockout tagout, fall protection and emergency preparedness/response. Drive compliance for air, waste and water environmental programs. Under the direction of the EHS&S Manager, this individual provides leadership and technical guidance to management and employees for the establishment and maintenance of robust processes to identify, evaluate and control risk at the Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc. site in Los Angeles, CA. This individual is responsible for ensuring the local facility EHS operations are compliant with federal, state, and local regulations, as well as Johnson & Johnson EHS&S Standards.

Key Relationships:
This EHS&S Professional will work closely with various internal and external stakeholders.
Internal: R&D leaders, EHS Specialist, Facilities partners, and other site functional leaders.
External: Regulators and 3rd party consultants or assessors.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Partner with local management to develop and implement a site Action Plan to address EHS program deficiencies and ensure EHS regulatory compliance.
  • This position ensures that top management and employees are in compliance with the rules and regulations of regulatory agencies and that company policies and procedures are followed.
  • Evaluate, plan, implement, and manage appropriate occupational safety, machine safety, and emergency preparedness program components, including development and delivery of training materials; manage projects/programs from identification of potential risk to analysis of the level of risk to the implementation of appropriate control measures; and, audit effectiveness of programs.
  • Conduct machine safety risk assessments; and develop job safety analysis for automated and manual job functions.
  • Supports responses to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, by evaluating and recommending the initiation of investigative procedures. Performs analysis for reporting of violations or potential violations to duly authorized enforcement agencies and Johnson & Johnson's corporate offices as appropriate and/or required.
  • Maintain regulatory calendar (permits and regulatory fees).
  • Perform routine EHS assessments; utilize the J&J Comprehensive Audit, and Self Assessments to identify program specific deficiencies and areas of risk. Successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with site management to implement corrective measures. Lead incident investigations for all reported injuries and near misses.
  • Evaluate facilities compliance with federal, state, local EHS regulations and J&J Corporate EHS&S Standards.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to develop and establish Operational Procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory and corporate standards. The EHS professional will track and report key performance indicators and metrics.
  • Evaluate, plan and implement EHS training and awareness programs. Develop and implement training packages for on-line and/or classroom training.
  • Develop EHS objectives for the site - auditing, analyzing, documenting, and reporting on their implementation and effectiveness to management via dashboards & reports.
  • Monitor and evaluate EHS risks of operations, including change management, ensuring continuous improvement of the EHS program to make it leaner and more efficient.
  • Perform responsibilities in the area of managing and/or handling hazardous waste. Responsibilities include identifying type of waste, containerizing, labeling, shipping, emergency response initiation and/or coordination.
  • Provides upper management with ongoing consultation pertaining to environmental, health and safety regulations identifying the impacts of changes to regulations on key business objectives.

Bachelors degree is required. Bachelors degree in Environmental, Health and Safety, business, or engineering is preferred. Masters degree in business administration or other discipline related to manufacturing, business or operations desired.

Experiences & Skills:
  • Minimum 5 years of EHS experience required
  • Experience in a manufacturing setting/environment preferred
  • Technical experience in diverse EHS areas including but not limited to air, water, hazardous and medical waste, machine safety, industrial hygiene and chemical handling is highly preferred
  • Strong leadership, analytical, and communications skills
  • Demonstrated project management skills required
  • Technical/working knowledge of federal, state and local regulations required
  • Experience identifying, evaluating and controlling EHS risks in the workplace required
  • Excellent influencing, negotiating, planning, organizational, and time management skills required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required
  • Must be willing and able to meet the conditions & physical demands of the job including:
stooping, crouching, walking, pulling, light lifting (Up to 25 lbs.), grasping, hearing, visual acuity, reaching, pushing, talking, standing, fingering, inside environmental conditions.
  • The ability to work in a team environment required
  • Business management – produce & maintain project schedules & budgets preferred
  • Interfacing – associates & local, state & federal inspectors
  • Ability to quickly interpret complex regulatory issues and provide recommended course of action.
  • Experience in the following areas preferred: AQMD (Air Quality Management District), EPA (Environmental Protections Agency), OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), DTSC (Department of Toxic Substances Control), CUPA (Certified Unified Program Agency)
Computer Skills:
  • Proficient in MS Office software programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required
  • J&J Worldwide EHS data reporting and tracking systems preferred
  • Internet, intranet and database tools (internal and external) as needed to support the EHS function.
  • 10 - 20% domestic and possibly international travel required
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) preferred
  • Six Sigma Certification preferred
Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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Primary Location
United States-California-Los Angeles-5760 West 96th Street
J & J Consumer Inc. (6101)
Job Function
Environmental Health & Safety
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