EHS Coordinator in Sunnyvale, California at Molecular Devices

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

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Job ID: MOL001996

About Us

Molecular Devices, LLC creates innovative, high-quality bioanalysis solutions that increase our customers’ productivity.  By joining Molecular Devices, you will work with best-in-class people who share a common purpose, to be our customers'  first choice for systems, consumables, software, and support that advance both basic and applied life science discovery.  Our core values are critical elements of our past and future success -- The best team wins.  Customers talk, we listen.  Continuous improvement is our way of life.  Leading edge innovation defines our future.  We compete for our shareholders.

Molecular Devices offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.

Molecular Devices is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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This person is responsible for driving continuous improvement in our quality management system and insuring we meet or exceed all local, state and federal regulatory guidelines and make improvements in workplace safety supporting the Sunnyvale Quality and EHS Department by providing efficiency and organization to the business and acts as a liaison to company personnel, clients and vendors

• Committed to building and maintaining a world class environmental, health and safety culture.
• Coordinate deployment of processes to maintain compliance of all legal, corporate policy, procedures and initiatives; Research new or existing laws, rules, and regulations and make recommendations regarding appropriate actions.
• Coordinate daily management of EHS activities across the site. Be a champion of driving improvements and ensuring sustainment.
• Maintain standard work to support site operations; Manage and deliver training to ensure compliance and build functional competency.
• Provide support and leadership in the coordination and management of the safety incident management system; Facilitate incident investigation process. Conduct accident investigations and implement corrective actions.
• Coordinate safety activities, i.e., monthly audits, monthly meetings, and publishing/posting of metrics.
• Manage/maintain safety, first aid, spill kit, and protective equipment supplies; site contact for waste management.
• Be the point of contact for Environmental and Safety calls in the absence of the EHS Director.
• Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


Education or certifications that are essential to this role:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health & Safety or equivalent field preferred.
• Minimum 3 years experience with EHS.
• Shown ability to maintain compliance with OSHA, CalOSHA, AQMD, DTSC and EPA regulations.
• Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Office.
• HAZWOPER certified preferred.

Personal characteristics that are common for this role:
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Proactive in anticipating needs, planning ahead, and determining next steps. 
• Strong teamwork, analysis, judgment and understanding on Root Cause Analysis.
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously as well as one’s own time.
• Maintains professionalism and a positive attitude while working in a fast-paced environment.
• Emergency Response experience; Knowledge of incident command systems; Calm demeanor in emergency situations.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team. MOLRSR