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Manager Environmental Health & Safety in Sunnyvale, California at Cepheid

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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Job ID: CEP002572

About Us

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. With our GeneXpert® System, we’ve taken the most sophisticated molecular technology and packaged it into an automated, easy-to-use format that has quickly become the platform of choice worldwide. From the largest laboratories to small physician offices, our game-changing solution delivers critical answers when clinicians and patients need them most. Through strong molecular biology capabilities and ongoing product innovation, we are focused on developing tests for healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology, and oncology applications. Come join our vision for a better way and help make life better for us all! For more details, visit us at or follow us on Twitter (@CepheidNews).


Job Description
Job Description

Manager, Environmental Health & Safety

Individual will support global EHS programs. Manage and track a variety of EHS regulatory permits and submittals to assure compliance with EHS federal, state, local laws, permits, licenses and renewals, and global regulations and company standards or expectations in these areas. Support and audit company Injury and Illness prevention Program (IIPP) effectiveness. Conduct EHS program audits and inspections according to applicable established audit practices; communicate audit results, develop and track remedial action and plans. Manage industrial hygiene investigations, surveys, and solutions to identified deficiencies, and IH data report management. Manage ergonomic evaluations and corrective solutions. Support hazardous chemical waste and biological waste programs. Support the emergency response, disaster preparedness and recovery program. Maintain EHS related records and prepare EHS reports as required. Review Manufacturing SOPs for EHS criteria. Work with Facilities, Engineering and operating departments to incorporate design and implementation of projects with EHS impacts. Provide EHS training, incident investigations, and other EHS duties as assigned. Support Danaher EHS program initiatives and requirements. Provide input on product safety design during design input reviews. Manage other projects within the EHS department as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • > 10 years of experience with EHS and product safety programs
  • Broad knowledge of EHS issues / programs as they relate to company operations
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of current Cal-OSHA and Regulations, and Federal, State & Local Environmental Regulations
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with external regulatory authorities and senior personnel within the organization
  • Experience dealing with the complexities of the Bio-Tech industry a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree Science or Engineering with 9+ years of experience OR Master’s degree EH&S discipline  with 7+ years of experience
  • Board Certification in an EHS related discipline (e.g., Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Hazardous Materials Management) a plus

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 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% 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.