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Edwards Lifesciences Engineer II, Environmental Health & Safety in Irvine, California

Position Summary

Provide occupational health and safety technical expertise to global nonmanufacturing (non-GSC) operations and requirements, including Irvine-based laboratories, administrative, construction, Corporate Services activities and global regions with the primary goal of driving results in compliance, standards, injury prevention and data analysis and reporting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate environmental and/or safety needs with focus on any of the following: air permitting, wastewater solutions, ergonomics, and/or hazardous materials; propose options and implementation plans

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement processes to support EHS goals and programs including the site Safety Committee and Green Team.

  • Evaluate requirements, create policies/procedures and lead the implementation of processes and safety programs in compliance to EHS requirements and risks for the Irvine nonmanufacturing campus and Lab (including satellite areas) and any assigned location.

  • Research, analyze, and evaluate data to create routine reports (e.g., data collection) in response to internal requests

  • Evaluate new processes, equipment, and technologies for EHS considerations and participate in the change control process at the site.

  • Develop and revise EHS training and written programs to ensure compliance with all applicable EHS regulations; may deliver training as necessary

  • Conduct periodic internal inspections and audits at the site to ensure continuous compliance with applicable regulations; and provide guidance to appropriate team members

  • Serve as liaison for non-manufacturing activities with related EHS agencies, including OSHA, EPA, OCHCA, Fire Authority and Regional Water Board, representing Edwards on the entire EHS (with linkage to Corporate Sustainability) Program.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of two years of EHS experience or Master's Degree with EHS experience in internship, senior projects, or thesis in Engineering, Scientific, or EHS related field.

Additional Skills:

  • Good computer skills in usage of MS Office Suite

  • Good documentation, communication and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills

  • Solid understanding and knowledge of EPA, OSHA, local and federal regulations

  • Solid problem-solving, organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Solid understanding of processes and equipment used in assigned work

  • Knowledge of and adherence to Edwards Environmental Health and Safety and Quality

  • Strict attention to detail

  • Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels

  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

  • Must be able to work in a team environment, including the ability to manage vendors and project stakeholders

  • Ability to build productive internal/external working relationships

  • Adhere to all EHS rules and requirements and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control

Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.