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Applied Materials EHS Engineer III (3) in Gloucester, Massachusetts

Key Responsibilities

Working under general supervision, specifies, provides and manages Safety support on specified projects in accordance with AMAT policies and government regulations in order to control hazards to personnel and equipment and limit liability to the company.Develop and/or implements programs to minimize risk to employees, customer and the environment. Responsible for one or more of the company's EH&S functions (Product Safety, Site Safety, Lab Safety, Field Service Safety, Environmental, I.H., Ergonomics, etc.) as it relates to a specific division products, processes or work methods

Coordinates the safety aspects of operations andengineering within the company, with customers and other organizations which are related to operations andproducts and their design. Develops and maintains a thorough knowledge base regarding safety in accordance with area of specialization and expertisein one or more EH&S disciplines that include: Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental, Facilities/Industrial Safety, Product Safety, Lab Safety and Sustainability.

Develop skills to report and present safety related status and issues to EH&S team and business groups. Implements focused, effective programs aimed at resolving customer concerns and complaints regarding safety designed into new products, and ensures that products meet safety requirements at time of shipment. Report and present safety related status and issues to EH&S team and business groups. Participates in the evaluation and analysis of concept and feasibility studies.Implements focused, effective programs aimed at resolving customer concerns and complaints regarding safety designed into new products, and ensures that products meet safety requirements at time of shipment

Develops and/or implements programs to minimize risk to employees, customer and the environment.Gathers EH&S information and evaluates results. Knowledgeable in understanding of EHS standards and policies.

Participates in compliance evaluation of products, programs, and facilities per company and governmental requirements. Participates in the evaluation and analysis of concept and feasibility studies. Performs product/system safety analysis on components, subsystems, and systems. Prepares periodic and special reports in connection with engineering studies and projects and from liaison with other companies and outside organizations. Investigates accidents and specifies corrective action programs

Manage 3rd party Product Safety tool assessments and drive corrective actions within the various internal organizations.

Evaluates and specifies work methods, design requirements, procedures and policies. Gathers EHS information and evaluates results. Administers EH&S safety training programs.

Participates in compliance evaluation of products, programs, and facilities per company and governmental requirements. Investigates accidents and specifies corrective action. Able to use 8D, FMEA, PHA and other investigation and assessment methods.

Has working knowledge and understanding of regulatory requirements, codes and standard in their EH&S discipline. Evaluates and specifies work methods, design requirements, procedures and policies.

Functional Knowledge

  • Demonstrates conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines

Business Expertise

  • Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market

Leadership

  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements

Problem Solving

  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information

Impact

  • Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies

Interpersonal Skills

  • Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus

  • Sr. Safety Engineering for the Applied Materials RD&E and manufacturing operations in Gloucester/Newburyport, MA.

  • Position will report to the Manager of EHS&S responsible for operations in Gloucester, MA. Position will work closely with site management in RD&E and manufacturing and other EHSS staff to drive EHSS Industrial Hygiene programs, ensure regulatory compliance and promote continuous improvement.

  • Manage Industrial Hygiene programs including development of scopes of work, project management and budget management. Ensures that all work is assigned appropriately and that results are obtained and evaluated.

  • Requires in-depth knowledge and experience. Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions. Works independently, receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

  • Knowledgeable in Equipment Safety, Chemical Safety, Lab Safety, and Facilities/Industrial Safety

  • Develop EHSS Industrial Hygiene strategies and lead team members to develop action plans for continually improving performance and customer satisfaction.

  • Ensures that specific projects assigned are completed as planned to meet EHS&S goals. Provides management with updates and escalation on projects/programs. Maintain communication channel with site/location functions.

  • Interfaces with internal and external customers regarding EHS issues

  • Provide technical guidance on EHS/IHissues to the site manufacturing and engineering organizations and contribute to the development of site-wide EH&S standards and procedures.

Education:

Required - B.S. level degree or equivalent in Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, or a related science/engineering discipline.

Preferred - M.S. level degree or equivalent in Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene or a related science/engineering discipline.

Experience:

Required - 8+ years in comprehensive I.H.

Preferred - Previous experience with related Applied products and/or engineers.

Professional Certifications:

CIH Preferred

Regulatory Matters:

Working knowledge of related EHS/I.H. regulations and awareness of how to implement in semiconductor work environment

Interpret compliance and risks; comment on proposed standards; draft comments on rulemaking, recommend corrective action for audit findings.

Project Management:

Multi-tasks/Assignments

Summary of Tasks (40 hours/Week):

Program Management

CIH Preferred

JHA

Perform job hazard assessments for equipment and tools per Applied Materials requirements

Perform qualitative exposure assessments for equipment and tools per Applied Materials requirements

Coordinate efforts to complete and closeout recommended actions identified in the JHA assessments

Ability to utilize internal JHA databases and systems for tracking and generating metrics

Industrial Hygiene Assessments

Perform industrial hygiene sample preparation and collection with industrial hygiene sampling instruments/ equipment and techniques

Perform planning and calculations to determine monitoring strategy

Radiation Program

Identify and prevent potential radiation (ionizing, non-ionizing, and laser) hazards in tools and equipment. Coordinate radiation protection program with affected employees

Perform direct-reading surveys to check for radiation (ionizing, non-ionizing, and laser) leakage

Exhaust Ventilation

Work with third-party ventilation balancing companies to comply with Corporate and Varian EHS Local Ventilation Program

Use direct-reading instruments to assess adequacy of ventilation requirements based on Applied's internal standards

Perform complex calculations to evaluate ventilation requirements for specific operations or tools

Provide ventilation specifications during tool design reviews

Asbestos

Assess the potential for asbestos hazards in various settings

Collect Asbestos samples and interpret laboratory results

Supervise asbestos abatement jobs

Indoor Air Quality

Respond to IAQ (including mold) complaints or requests and conduct IAQ investigation utilizing EPA Indoor Air Quality Building Education and Assessment Model (I-BEAM) protocol and Building Air Quality Guidance and be able to follow these guidelines when responding to requests

PPE

Conduct PPE assessments and recommend appropriate PPE for specified operations

KPIs

Timely accomplishment of deliverables of assigned task (e.g., JHA and IH surveys) against established goals

Qualifications

Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Skills

Certifications:

Languages:

Years of Experience:

4 - 7 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the Time

Relocation Eligible:

Yes

Applied Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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