EH&S Coordinator in Torrance, California at Phenomenex

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: PHE000790

About Us

Phenomenex is a global technology leader committed to developing novel analytical chemistry solutions that solve the separation and purification challenges of researchers in industrial, clinical, government and academic laboratories. From drug discovery and pharmaceutical development to food safety and environmental analysis, Phenomenex chromatography products, technical services and chemical reference standards accelerate science and help researchers improve global health and well-being. 

Selected by the Wall Street Journal as an "Exceptional Workplace," Phenomenex is defined by its passionate people, dynamic culture and distinctive ingenuity. These common characteristics unify the Phenomenex companies worldwide behind our mission "to promote the growth, prosperity and well-being of those we serve - our customers, our employees, and humanity.


In addition to their normal job responsibilities, the EH&S Coordinator will be responsible for responding to incidents that impact Phenomenex employees and facilities during emergency situations, such as fire, chemical spill, power outage and earth quake. The EH&S Coordinator proactively identify safety issues and unsafe behaviors to Management. They conduct inspections, participate in monthly Team Meetings, maintain their safety related certifications and actively participate in drills.

The EH&S Coordinator assists in the creation of a culture of safety and environmental protection by performing work safely in accordance with departmental safety procedures.  They are expected to set a good example, by operating equipment safely and reporting unsafe work conditions or practices to management.  They will most likely be exposed to hazards or hazardous materials requiring use of personal protective equipment to prevent exposure.

1. Make recommendations for the elimination or control of hazardous conditions and behaviors
2. Provide leadership in incident management, scene stabilization, and evacuation procedures
3. Conduct monthly safety inspection and actively participate in Monthly Team meetings
4. Attend and pass assigned training classes
5. Maintain a building/floor list of employees for roll call during evacuations
6. Respond to fires and other disasters, as appropriate
7. Provide First Aid and CPR to injured employees, before emergency agencies arrive
8. Coordinate and participate in chemical/biological spill cleanup, as necessary
9. Use hazard monitoring equipment, and analyze results to determine spill response.
10. Communicate with regulatory agencies, when appropriate
11. Perform other emergency related duties as assigned

Job Requirements



  • Knowledge of emergency response procedures and protocols.
  • Working knowledge of chemical hazards
  • Must have good written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel
  • Completion of 24 hour HAZWOPER training or CPR and First Aid Training


  • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment including a respirator.
  • Ability to pass a respirator fit test required.
  • Ability to pass a First Aid/CPR Class is required.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Diversity & Inclusion
At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 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.

Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.