Environmental, Health & Safety Engineer (EHS)

January 11, 2022
Fremont, California

This job has expired and you can't apply for it anymore. Start a new search.

II-VI Incorporated, a global leader in engineered materials and optoelectronic components, is a vertically integrated manufacturing company that develops innovative products for diversified applications in communications, industrial, aerospace & defense, semiconductor capital equipment, life sciences, consumer electronics, and automotive markets. Headquartered in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, the Company has research and development, manufacturing, sales, service, and distribution facilities worldwide. The Company produces a wide variety of application-specific photonic and electronic materials and components, and deploys them in various forms, including integrated with advanced software to support our customers.

We offer an attractive salary and an excellent benefits package designed to attract and retain individuals willing to accept the challenge and risk associated with being part of a successful company. Our benefits include a company-wide bonus incentive program, medical, dental and vision insurances, 401K program with a substantial match, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, stock purchase program and more.

Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Engineer

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for three California facilities: Sunnyvale Headquarters; Fremont - Christy St.; Fremont Milmont.
  • Provide intermittent support for local Innovion San Jose and Fremont sites.
  • Develops administer and implement environmental programs per federal, state, and local laws and regulations; review and update programs to ensure continued compliance.
  • Drive environmental and workplace safety program improvements.
  • Perform regular risk assessments and job hazard analyses; communicate results and make recommendations to mitigate risks.
  • Prepare and manage sites' regulatory applications, permits, plans and reports, and required recordkeeping and documentation.
  • Evaluate building systems, facility projects and tool installations to applicable environmental regulations, and building and industry safety codes. (NFPA, NEC, SEMI, ANSI, OSHA, etc.); participates in early stages of project planning and provides technical expertise and guidance in support of activities and projects.
  • Lead and manage environmental management system (EMS) efforts per the ISO 14001 standard.
  • Interact with federal, state, and local regulators and assists with regulatory audits and inspections.
  • Participate in the audit processes (compliance and ISO 14001 internal audits) and facility inspections; conducts routine EHS-related facility audits and inspections.
  • Assist with incident investigations and ensures reports focus on root causes and corrective actions; follow up to ensure corrective and preventive actions are identified and implemented.
  • Track and communicate key performance metrics.
  • Identify, develop, and provide or coordinate EHS-related training.
  • Chair and contribute to the sites' safety committee meetings, administer meetings, and related action items.
  • Provide oversight of the Fremont Emergency Response Team and activities, including training, drills, annual physicals, and response activities.
  • Participate in corporate-level EHS initiatives and drive positive change through responsible sites.

Education & Experience

  • BS/MS Environmental, Industrial Hygiene or Safety engineering or equivalent degree.
  • Minimum 7 yr. experience managing EHS programs in an industrial or manufacturing environment; semiconductor-related manufacturing experience preferred.


  • Responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining compliance programs, procedures, processes, and related training.
  • Broad Experience dealing with federal, state, and local regulatory agencies.
  • Compliance, permitting, and reporting experience.
  • Experience with California regulations and agencies (including but not limited to CAL-OSHA, CARB, BAAQMD, and CUPA).
  • Leadership capabilities to successfully coordinate and manage EHS programs and projects, training activities, and audits.
  • Strong interpersonal, teaming, and problem-solving skills.
  • Work effectively with other members of Finisar's engineering, manufacturing, and management teams to ensure effective program implementation at the site level.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of all aspects of EHS program management.
  • Working knowledge of ISO 14001 Environmental Management System.
  • Dependable with the ability to work independently in a high-pressure environment and easily adapt to change.
  • Ability to work in a clean room environment and use required PPE
  • Ability to function as a member of the site ERT and maintain certifications necessary to actively participate

Working Conditions

  • Ability to work in clean room environment and use required PPE

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to function as a member of the site ERT and maintain certifications necessary to actively participate

Safety Requirements
All employees are required to follow the site EHS procedures and II-VI Corporate EHS standards.

Quality and Environmental Responsibilities
Depending on location, this position may be responsible for the execution and maintenance of the ISO 9000, 9001, 14001 and/or other applicable standards that may apply to the relevant roles and responsibilities within the Quality Management System and Environmental Management System.

Culture Commitment
Ensure adherence to the company’s values (ICARE) in all aspects of your position at II-VI:

Integrity – Create an Environment of Trust
Collaboration – Innovate Through the Sharing of Ideas
Accountability – Own the Process and the Outcome
Respect – Recognize the Value in Everyone
Enthusiasm – Find a Sense of Purpose in Work

II-VI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Apply Now

This job has expired and you can't apply for it anymore

Company Name:

II-VI Incorporated

Job Category:

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

Position Type:

Full Time


5 - 10 years


Bachelor's Degree

Industry Segments

Electrical & Electronic Products, Manufacturing - Miscellaneous, Semiconductor