Pace Analytical

  • Laboratory Safety Specialist

    ID
    2018-2687
    # of Openings
    3
    Job Locations
    US-MN-Maplewood
    Category
    Science
  • Overview

    Candidate will be part of a team that provides Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) support to laboratory R&D operations.

    Responsibilities

    • Monthly safety surveys (enter safety surveys into database, track survey data, and make sure findings are closed out in a timely manner)
    • Initiate, follow up, and complete incident documentation of all incidents/injuries within a timely manner; complete WIMS investigations, identify root cause(s), and document measures taken to prevent reoccurrence; provide updates to management regarding causal analysis and corrective actions
    • Hazard Review documentation (including pre- and post- work) and identify processes within a division/area that will need a Hazard Review
    • Participate in monthly Tech Forum Lab Safety meetings; communicate EHS updates to committees as needed
    • Understand and follow waste storage and handling procedures; generate, update, or inactivate Waste Stream Profiles (WSP) as needed
    • Provide and follow up on all office ergonomic requests; coordinate with site ergonomics coordinator for non-office ergonomics assessments
    • Analysis of data related to ergonomic costs and identify opportunities to drive injuries and associated costs lower
    • Provide respirator fit tests
    • Air and Noise Monitoring and reporting
    • Lock Out/Tag Out (LOTO) training and procedure writing
    • Electrically Qualified Personnel Audits
    • Machine guarding assessments
    • Lab commissioning support (to include lab EHS readiness, equipment start up, pre-start up safety reviews, technical support for lab moves, and lab exiting for vacated areas)
    • Inspections of 90 day hazardous waste rooms

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Health and Safety, Safety Engineering, Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, or Chemistry
    • Ability to identify improvement opportunities, develop plans to close gaps, garner management support for key initiatives, and track improvement initiatives to closure
    • Risk analysis skills - capable of hazard and risk identification, assessment, and controls; communicate risks and methods to reduce risk
    • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances and prioritize work effectively
    • US Person status required

    OFCCP Statement

    Pace Analytical is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, age, religion, sex, veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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