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Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

REQ: REQ-139100 Facilities

  • Wilmington, MA, United States
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Panasonic Connect - Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

At Panasonic Connect, we connect the power of people and technology to change work, advance society and help connect to tomorrow.   Empathy, results, relentlessness and teamwork are the foundations of the Panasonic Connect Culture.  Our mission is to elevate the employee experience by empowering individuals to use their voice and have a positive impact on our business.  As part of our team, you will push boundaries, take action, and face challenges alongside our customers to innovate experiences that define the changing world of work. 


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What You 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 monthly and quarterly safety audits, “GEMBA” walks, Manager and lead Safety Committee monitors completion of opens items and tasks, and recommends improvements to the management safety committee. Conduct monthly OSHA mandated inspections (ex: eyewash stations, fire extinguishers) and develop corrective actions as required. Develop preventive and proactive safety program

  • Creates and conducts interactive hands-on training programs to supplement training provided through online learning management system, maintain training records, suggest needed training and work to source outside vendors if required

  • 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 maintaining corporate governance regarding all aspects of safety, develops and modifies written safety programs to be 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 Department goals and operations as needed

What You'll Bring:

Education and 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 in a similar working environment


  • 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 and test results on test equipment

  • Must be able to use a computer and other manual and computerized equipment

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee(s) for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

What We Offer:

The salary range of $70,000 –$100,000 is just one component of Panasonic’s total package. Actual compensation varies depending on the individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience. This role may be eligible for discretionary bonuses and incentives.

  • High Performance Culture
  • A focus on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Rewards and Recognition
  • Learning & Development Opportunities Across Multiple Business Units
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Hybrid work model
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Paid Parental Care Leave
  • Educational Assistance
  • Volunteer time off
  • Total Well Being Program
  • Employee Referral 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-139100 Facilities

  • Wilmington, MA, United States
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