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Safety & Environmental Engineer II

Company: Canon USA & Affiliates
Location: Newport News
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewAre you interested in growing your career with one of the leading global manufacturers as a Safety & Environmental Engineer? As Canon Virginia transforms in into Canon Americas Regional Technical Headquarters, we are seeking a motivated and driven individual to join our Canon family. Our innovative company is rapidly expanding, and we are eager to find the right person for this position!In this role, you will promote worksite safety and regulatory compliance by applying knowledge of industrial processes, mechanics, chemistry, industrial health and safety/environmental laws. Develops, implements, maintains and monitors safety programs, policies and practices adhering to local, state and federal laws.Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with manufacturing and process engineers to identify potential hazards and determine hazard control measures during the design/installation of new and/or the modification of existing equipment and processes.
  • Recommends process and product safety features that will reduce employees' exposure to chemical, physical, and biological work hazards.
  • Conducts and documents equipment and process pre-acceptance safety inspections.
  • Provides safety expertise and advises engineering and manufacturing groups on regulatory and consensus standards (OSHA, EPA, DOT, NFPA, ANSI, and ASTM), safety engineering principles, and best practices for controlling hazards in production operations.
  • Develops, researches and communicates safety engineering technical guidance documents to engineering groups and project teams as needed.
  • Partners with project and work area teams to apply technical knowledge of safety and environmental engineering principles to mitigate hazards and improve processes and work areas from a safety, health, and environmental standpoint.
  • Serves as Safety Department representative in support of engineering during design and Process Hazard Assessment (PHA) work sessions for future manufacturing equipment/lines and processes.
  • Provides expertise and leadership in the development and implementation of Management of Change (MOC) programs and program documents applicable to chemical manufacturing, tooling, inject molding, and reverse engineering (parts harvesting and recycling) processes.
  • Participates in work area safety inspections and 6S program audits, to include environmental and waste management aspects. Completes inspection reports, follows up with work area representatives to resolve any noted discrepancies, and verifies completed actions on close out reports.
  • Conducts safety training classes, to include Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout), Confined Space Entry Program, Fall Prevention and Protection Systems, Electrical Safety, Combustible Dust and Static Control Measures.Qualifications
    • Requires a Bachelors Degree in Safety, Environmental, Science or related Engineering field and 2-5 years experience providing safety and environmental engineering support or consulting.
    • Knowledge of Federal/State/Local regulations with regard to safety and environmental issues (e.g., OSHA, NFPA, EPA, DOT).
    • Knowledge of machine guarding (fixed and adjustable guarding techniques, interlocks, light curtains and pressure mats).
    • Experience with point of operation, ventilation engineering, noise abatement techniques, engineering fall protection systems and hazardous/non-hazardous waste management practices a plus.
    • Strong communication, organization and interpersonal skills.
    • Experience with Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
    • Certification in First Aid/CPR/AED, Blood Borne Pathogens, and DHR, General Industry Standards preferred.
    • Certification in Hazwoper 24 or 40 hour and DOT Hazmat Employee a plus.
    • Professional certifications such as F.E., OHST, ASP, CSP a plus.
    • Must be 18 years of age or older to apply.PLEASE NOTE: As a federal government contractor, we comply with all applicable federal laws, regulations, orders and mandates.Company OverviewAbout our Company - Canon Virginia, Inc. located in Newport News, Virginia is a global manufacturer for Canons office and consumer products. Our innovative and efficient production methods along with our environmental commitment make us a leading global manufacturer. Since opening our doors in 1985, Canon Virginia has provided world class manufacturing services. It is the policy of Canon Virginia, Inc. (CVI) to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, color, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, national origin, or physical/mental disability except where there is a bona fide occupational qualification. This policy relates to all phases of recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits administration and participation in company sponsored employee activities. This includes hiring, promotions, demotions, transfers, layoffs, recall, training and terminations. Employment practices will conform to all federal, state and local laws on non-discrimination. ( )#LI-CVPosting TagsPM22Location US-VA-Newport NewsCompany Canon Virginia, Inc.Requisition ID 26407Category Environmental/SafetyPosition Type Full-Time

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