Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Manager

January 20, 2022
Milpitas, California

Under the direction of the Director of Quality Assurance, the Environmental Health and Safety Manager is responsible for overseeing, directing, and developing company-wide environmental health and safety programs, policies, and systems to ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal laws and regulations, including Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP), Hazardous Materials Business Plan (HMBP), Spill Prevention Program (SPP), Hazardous Communication Plan (HPC), Emergency Liaison Team (ELT), and ergonomics programs. Other responsibilities include leading inspections and audits, developing and conducting training, and analyzing data, preparing reports, and presenting findings. This position is located in Milpitas, California.


• Supervises, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the department; makes employment-related decisions as necessary, including hiring and terminations
• Oversees all environmental health and safety programs, including OHSA, Cal-OHSA, IIPP, HMBP, ISO 14001 audit, HCP, etc., to ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations
• Leads and directs various compliance audits, analyzes deficiencies, and recommends remediation measures if necessary
• Develops and delivers various safety or compliance training across the organization to ensure regulatory requirements are consistently met
• Analyzes data, creates reports or presentations, and presents findings
• Completes and submits regulatory reports on a monthly, quarterly, or annual basis as required to ensure compliance
• Oversees and directs the company-wide ergonomics program, including providing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) or workstation modifications as needed
• Adheres to all safety policies and procedures as required
• Performs other duties of a similar nature or level*

• Bachelor’s degree in Chemical, Environmental, or Industrial Engineering and/or equivalent relevant experience
• Five years of hands’ on developing and delivering environmental health and safety or industrial hygiene programs in a manufacturing or production environment
• Three years of experience in a supervisory role
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Applications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Advanced knowledge of environmental health and safety principles, practices, and techniques
• Knowledge and ability to comply with all local, state, and federal environmental health and safety regulatory requirements, including OHSA and Cal-OSHA
• Knowledge and ability to use Microsoft Office applications to create spreadsheets, Word documents, and presentations
• Knowledge and ability create reports, analyze data, and present findings
• Able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with all levels of contractors, consultants, employees, and management
• Able to work productively and collaboratively with all levels of employees and management
• Able to comply with all safety policies and procedures
• Demonstrated organizational and time management skills
• Demonstrated project or process management skills
• Demonstrated problem-solving and trouble shooting skills
• Demonstrated analytical skills
• Flexible and able to prioritize

The Environmental Health and Safety Manager works primarily in an office environment Monday thru Friday. The schedule may be altered from time-to-time to meet business or operational needs; may travel from building-to-building as needed. Works in a class 100 ESD sensitive wafer manufacturing facility; wears a cleanroom (bunny) suit, including hood, gloves, safety glasses, booties, and mask. May be exposed to hazardous conditions, chemicals, fumes, and/or gases during the course of work day; may be exposed to loud noise. Stands and walks, bends, twists, and crawls; wears a respirator in order to adhere to safety requirements. Performs various fine grasping movements; operates a computer and enters information using a keyboard, operates a telephone, and other office equipment; may occasionally push, pull, or lift up to 20 pounds.

*Other duties of a similar nature or level are duties that may be required, but may not be specifically listed in the job description or posting.

TDK/Headway Technologies, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. Applicants requiring accommodation in order to complete the application process should contact the Headway Human Resources Department.

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Company Name:

Headway Technologies, Inc.


$100,000.00 - $130,000.00 Commensurate with Experience

Job Category:

EHS Corporate, EHS Single-site, EHS Multi-site, EHS - West Coast region

Position Type:

Full Time


5 - 10 years


Bachelor's Degree

Industry Segments

Electrical & Electronic Products, General Manufacturing, Semiconductor