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Environmental, Health and Safety Engineer

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Date: Apr 18, 2019

Location: Erwin, NY, US, 14730

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 36675

 

Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Corning’s Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.

Are you interested in “Life Changing Innovation”? As with Thomas Edison, we have a history of working with the world’s greatest innovators. We pursue our customers’ most complex problems that others can’t or won’t. Collaboration, Creative Spirit and Career Development are just a few of the reasons extraordinary professionals choose Corning Incorporated for a career. We are headquartered in Corning - a vibrant city in Upstate, NY where residents enjoy the benefits of a rich arts and culture scene, one of the continent's fastest-growing wine regions and a family friendly area with affordable homes and quality education.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Corning’s Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.

Scope of Position:

This position is responsible for promoting a safe and healthy work environment for all plant employees, visitors and contractors. The Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) Engineer will help drive continuous improvement in overall EH&S performance while promoting an interdependent organizational culture. The intent of this role is to lead and effectively integrate EH&S processes/programs into the overall plant strategy.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Incident management
  • Plant safety committee(s)
  • Ergonomics
  • Process Safety Management
  • Radiation Safety
  • EH&S Inspections and auditing
  • Hazard Identification and Risk Assessments (Potential Problem Analyses, Job Safety Analyses, Process Hazard Analyses, etc.)
  • Emergency Response
  • EH&S training program development and implementation
  • ISO 14001
  • Employee engagement
  • EH&S strategy development and execution (short and long-term goals)
  • Subject Matter Resource development and integration
  • Project Management

Travel Requirements: You can expect travel less than 5% of the time.

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: Your typical work schedule will be 8-5pm M-F although you should expect to have flexibility for off shift and weekend coverage is expected to support project assignments including overtime.

Required Education and Experience:

You should a BS in Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Engineering or related field of study as well as:

  • 5+ years of EH&S experience in a manufacturing environment, research and development environment or consulting
  • Knowledge of OSHA/EPA and other relevant regulations and standards
  • Excellent problem-solving skills (DMAIC, DESGN)
  • Excellent social skills and leading teams in a collaborative environment
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Effective management of competing priorities based on risk
  • Integrating aspects of EH&S management into the overall operation of the plant

Desired Skill:

  • Associate Safety Professional (ASP) or Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)

Soft Skills:

Your verbal and written communication skills as well as attention to detail and ability to handle ambiguity will be significant skills for success. We value a positive teammate who is customer-focused, open and approachable to effectively collaborate in teams in a multi-cultural environment and across all levels of our organization.

  • Are you able to lead and influence others (suppliers, commercial partners etc)?
  • Are you a self-starter with the technical curiosity to learn new things and bring forth new ideas?
  • Does your flexibility and dedication to succeed support a positive can do attitude?

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

 


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