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Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

REQ: REQ-130372 Facilities

  • Wilmington, MA, United States
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Panasonic / Teradiode  –Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

Every moment of every day, people all over the world turn to Panasonic to make their lives simpler, more enjoyable, more productive and more secure. Since our founding almost a century ago, we’ve been committed to improving peoples’ lives and making the world a better place–one customer, one business, one innovative leap at a time. Come join our journey. 

TeraDiode (TDI) is a Massachusetts based Panasonic subsidiary and a world leader in developing high-power, high-brightness diode laser systems. Our kW-class direct diode laser technology is a disruptive force in the materials processing industry, which is currently dominated by Fiber and CO2 lasers. Our patented wavelength beam combining technology was developed by our co-founders from MIT Lincoln Laboratory for defense, industrial, and commercial materials processing applications.

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What You'll Get to Do:
  • Proactively reviews policies, procedures, products, testing, experiments, and activities to determine potential for any safety related issues and eliminate or reduce the chance of injury or illness. Conducts/monitors quarterly safety audits and recommends improvements to the management safety committee
  • Creates and conducts interactive hands-on training programs to supplement training provided through online learning management system, develop and manage on-line training curriculum via LMS, maintain training records
  • Maintains and updates SDS program, reviews and approves chemical use at facility and keeps accurate chemical inventories. Arranges for the proper disposal of all chemical waste. Ensures compliance with all EPA guidance and enforces the use of the GHS labelling system for hazardous substances
  • Assists with creating and maintain corporate governance regarding all aspects of safety, develops written safety programs compliant with all local, State and Federal regulations
  • Conducts comprehensive safety incident investigations and determines root cause for problems and makes recommendations to prevent reoccurrence
  • Support Facilities management as needed
  • Support Planning department operations as needed

What You'll Bring:

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Health, Occupational Safety and Health or Industrial Engineer preferred
  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or Associate Safety Professional (ASP) a plus
  • 2 years related experience


  • Ability to quickly respond to emergencies, make fast decisions regarding life and safety, problem solve efficiently
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations, EPA regulations, legal requirements, local and company policies
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate others to understand the importance of safety
  • Able to hold people, departments, institutions accountable to standards
  • Able to properly articulate standards to all parties and stakeholders
  • Able to be CPR and First Aid trained, and a first responder to any incidents


  • Must be able to present ideas, status updates, analysis, solutions to all stakeholders
  • Must be able to transfer knowledge accurately and collaborate with other functional teams
  • Must be able to build and develop key relationships to influence when needed
  • Must be able to interact with managers and other staff, become a trusted source of information

Other Requirements:

  • Will be required to wear PPE, safety gear and work in a Cleanroom environment
  • Must be able to use small hand tools, and be mobile throughout the various labs
  • Must be able to sit, stand, bend, reach
  • Must be able to see lab/test results on test equipment
  • Must be able to use a computer and other manual and computerized equipment

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Pet Insurance
  • Paid Parental Care Leave
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Educational Assistance
  • Flexible Work Program
  • Volunteer time Off
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Total Well Being Program

Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.


REQ: REQ-130372 Facilities

  • Wilmington, MA, United States
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