30+ days ago
Canoga Park, CA
Aerojet Rocketdyne is an innovative company delivering solutions that create value for its customers in the aerospace and defense markets. The company is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets.
Aerojet Rocketdyne seeks aHealth & Safety Specialist Engineerfor our Canoga Park, California facility.
The Health and Safety Specialist, will have a strong background in industrial hygiene and will be responsible for a variety of health and safety programs, such as hazard communication and safety data sheet management, office and industrial ergonomics, confined space, hearing conservation, control of hazardous energy, machine guarding, and bloodborne pathogens.
The candidate will oversee and audit all aspects of these programs to ensure compliance with all Federal, State and local regulations, and will work with SH&E management to implement best practices within the enterprise’s comprehensive safety management system. This includes:
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Occupational Safety, Ergonomics, Industrial Hygiene, or Safety related discipline and nine (9) years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's degree preferred.
Requires U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency or other status as a U.S. Person. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e., ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels or with fume or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc. requiring the use of personal protective equipment such as face protection (safety glasses, goggles, face shield), foot protection (i.e. steel toed shoes, rubber boots, etc.), gloves, hard hat, shop coat and hearing protection. Some positions may require Respirator clearance. Work requires the ability to change into or out of personal protective equipment when entering or exiting manufacturing, laboratory, or other areas. Work duties may also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer and/or the ability to travel by air or auto. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.
5,000 to 9,999 employees
Aerospace and Defense