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Northrop Grumman

Environmental Health & Safety Professional (EHS Engineer/Principal EHS Engineer)

Sunnyvale, CA

Northrop Grumman Missions Systems Sector is seeking an EHS Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in Sunnyvale, CA. This position will be responsible for providing EHS support for our Sunnyvale Plant and may
support field operations in other states as well.

Working in Northrop Grumman means making a direct contribution to mission projects that keep our homeland safe, expanding the boundaries of possibility, and reshaping the world we live in. For us, it's about more than just performing.
It means realizing the values that define us: responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide. These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.

Key roles and responsibilities include:

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  • Reviews and interprets existing and proposed environmental, health, and safety (EHS) regulations to determine applicability and impact for sites.
  • Assists with implementation of programs to comply with EHS regulations.
  • Partners with business leaders to continuously improve the culture, awareness and accountability in support of EHS programs.
  • Assists with the development, implementation, and maintenance of EH&S programs to ensure compliance, injury prevention, and risk mitigation.
  • Completes audits, IH sampling, ergonomic assessments, and assists in pollution prevention activities.
  • Interfaces with regulatory representatives, senior management, the site EH&S Committee.
  • Assists with the implementation of EHS management systems at the site level.
  • Additional roles and responsibilities may include:
  • Serves as liaison with regulatory agencies.
  • Provides timely and accurate submission of necessary reports to the company and regulatory agencies.
  • Writes and updates EHS plans and procedures.
  • Applies for new permits and renewals.
  • Conducts compliance inspections and identifies actions necessary to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinates EHS training for employees and conducts instructor-led EHS training.
The position can be filled as an EHS Engineer (Level 2) or an Principle EHS Engineer (Level 3) depending on experience.

Basic Qualifications for Level 2:
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in industrial hygiene, engineering, environmental science, or a related field and a minimum of 2 years of experience in an EHS position.
  • Experience with at least one of the two: 1) managing various EHS compliance programs (such as hazardous waste, storm water, wastewater, air, occupational safety, etc.) based on the review and interpretation of EHS regulations; and/or 2) experience in completing industrial hygiene assessments and sampling.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills with all levels of an organization are a must.
  • Ability to solve complex problems by: actively seeking information and new ideas from a variety of sources; consistently looking for novel ways to solve problems; mastering unfamiliar information, tasks and situations quickly and effectively.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearance (U.S. Citizenship required).
Basic Qualifications for Level 3:
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in industrial hygiene, engineering, environmental science, or a related field and a minimum of 5 years of experience in an EHS position (or Master of Science (MS) degree in industrial hygiene, engineering, environmental science, or a related field and a minimum of 3 years of experience in an EHS position).
  • Experience with managing various EHS compliance programs (such as hazardous waste, storm water, wastewater, air, occupational safety, etc.) based on the review and interpretation of EHS regulations; experience in completing industrial hygiene assessments and sampling
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills with all levels of an organization are a must.
  • Ability to solve complex problems by: actively seeking information and new ideas from a variety of sources; consistently looking for novel ways to solve problems; mastering unfamiliar information, tasks and situations quickly and effectively
  • A bility to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearance (U.S. Citizenship required).
Preferred Qualifications for Level 2 or 3:
  • Master of Science (MS) degree in an environmental, health, and safety program of study, or currently enrolled in an M.S. degree program.
  • Certifications in environmental or health & safety related programs.
  • Experience with SAP and Microsoft SharePoint programs.
  • Computer based skills specifically with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point programs.
  • Oversight of third party consultants/contractors.

Client-provided location(s): Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Job ID: NorthropGrumman-R10151109
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • On-Site Gym
    • Pet Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • Adoption Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
    • Four-Day Work Week
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Company Outings
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Sabbatical
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
    • Profit Sharing
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Internship Program
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Woman founded/led

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