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Chemical Hygiene Specialist

Electric Hydrogen Co.

Electric Hydrogen Co.

Other Engineering
Natick, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, October 20, 2023

Electric Hydrogen’s mission is to make molecules to decarbonize our world! Our outstanding people are our most important asset and will allow us to deliver hydrogen from renewable electrolysis for heavy industry, at prices below fossil fuels.

We are searching for an experienced and responsible Chemical Hygiene Specialist to join our EHS team. As the Chemical Hygiene Specialist at Electric Hydrogen, you will be responsible for ensuring that our research and manufacturing operations comply with all environmental, health and safety regulations while making some of the most complex electrolyzer cells and stacks. You will serve as the technical expert in Chemical Safety, responsible for providing guidance to our research & manufacturing teams, training personnel on safe chemical hygiene principles, and managing Electric Hydrogen’s Chemical Hygiene Plan and Laboratory Safety Manual. Your primary responsibility is to ensure chemical safety knowledge is effectively disseminated to our researchers and manufacturing teams, engineering controls and safe work methods are in place.

You will work onsite, be based at our location in Natick, MA and report into our EHS Manger.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Manage all activities related to the use of hazardous chemicals in laboratories and manufacturing operations, investigates chemical-related incidents and exposures
  • Manage safety training schedules for several teams and departments and conduct in-person training for manufacturing and laboratory safety
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local environmental, health, and safety regulations, and conformance to internal standards
  • Review equipment and space designs on everything from machine guards to chemical processes, and provide feedback on EHS impacts; Industrial Hygiene, Fire Safety, Chemical Safety, Process Safety, Hazardous Materials, NFPA Standards, ANSI/ASTM Standards
  • Drive root-cause analysis of incidents to maximize the learning's and avoid recurrence and conduct incident investigations from a Learning Teams approach
  • Oversee daily compliance with EHS policies and regulations.
  • Represent, emphasize, and promote our Zero Injury Culture to all employees
  • Manage the hazardous waste inspections and environmental operating permits.
  • Conduct task hazard assessments and job safety analyses of new processes, Equipment, and materials
  • Conduct Environmental, Health and Safety compliance audits and tracking audit findings to completion.
  • Communicate and engage with management, EHS leaders, site operations teams, contractors, and vendors.
  • Lead investigations into all safety & security incidents and near misses and continuously improve safe operations

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of applicable Federal and State EHS related regulations and procedures
  • BS Degree in chemical engineering, industrial engineering or environmental engineering
  • 8+ years of experience working in an environmental/safety role in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in the handling and use of powdered metals & catalysts
  • Experience working in a high-level collaborative environment and promoting a teamwork mentality

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Compensation and Benefits | [Natick Zone] P4

Natick Zone
$101,000$111,000 USD

Actual base salary offered to the hired applicant will be determined based on their work location, level, qualifications, job-related skills, as well as relevant education or training and experience.​

Base salary is just one part of Electric Hydrogen’s total rewards package. We feel strongly that our team should not have to worry about having quality healthcare. In addition to the base salary offered, the hired applicant may receive:​

  • an equity grant​
  • time off programs​
  • a $75/month cell phone allowance​
  • a 4% employer 401(k) match​
  • 100% fully paid premiums for employees and their families: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term & long-term disability coverage​
  • a discretionary bonus​

Electric Hydrogen’s benefits programs are subject to eligibility requirements.

COVID-19 vaccination required for all employees and contingent workers, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved. All prospective hires will be expected to provide proof of vaccination to attend an onsite interview or at their first day of employment.

About Electric Hydrogen

Electric Hydrogen is a team of the world's experts in scaling technologies for the post-carbon world, with a proven record in transforming the grid and transportation sectors. Backed by some of the world's top venture capital firms, we design and manufacture electrolytic hydrogen systems matched to renewable power sources to create green hydrogen by splitting water. We are building a cost-effective and transformative path between renewable energy and multiple large industrial sectors. Abundant and low-cost renewable energy sources will power the world, and Electric Hydrogen technology will use this energy to decarbonize industry through sustainable materials. We were founded in 2020 and are based in California and Massachusetts.

Electric Hydrogen is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace for all to belong. We are aware that people from historically underrepresented groups are less likely to apply if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We are actively working on efforts to change this social norm. If you are excited about this role, we encourage you to apply!