The person hired for the position of 3M Corporate Industrial Hygiene Specialist will be a highly motivated, detail orientated and independent individual responsible for providing leadership and technical expertise for assessing and managing human exposure risks across 3M. Develop, implement and refine human exposure assessment and management programs, methods and strategies. Performs audits, analyzes data, and systems. Proactively supports development of professional competency for Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) professionals.
Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Provide technical support to assigned manufacturing sites, businesses and countries for comprehensive exposure assessment and management program implementation.
Apply scientific, exposure risk management, and engineering principles to drive EHS risk reduction efforts and compliance activities.
Participate and lead EHS audits, audit program management or self-assessment standard development
Coach and mentor EHS contacts, engineers and supervision leading or supporting industrial hygiene improvement projects, program development and related activities
Support product exposure assessments for assigned divisions / countries and industrial hygiene elements of life cycle management and sustainability programs.
Influence or lead corporate and facility systems and processes to proactively address human exposure issues and reduce overall EHS footprint
Identifies needs and supports chemical agent sampling and analytical method implementation and development including real time detection systems, exposure limit and hazard band development.
Apply scientific, occupational hygiene regulatory and risk management skills across multiple countries and regions, product evaluation, exposure modeling and retrospective exposure reconstruction projects
Promotes engineering control concepts and design for reducing exposure risks using practical implementation perspective and experience
The job may require up to 35% domestic/international travel.
Bachelor’s degree or higher in an Engineering or Science discipline from an accredited institution
Minimum of five (5) years of experience working in an Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS), Industrial Hygiene and/or Safety auditing environment (private, public, government or military)
Certified Industrial Hygienist® (CIH®) by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene®(ABIH®) or Certified Safety Professional® (CSP) by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP)
Master’s degree or higher Industrial Hygiene, Safety or EHS related discipline from an accredited institution
Experience in the design and implementation of comprehensive risk assessment strategies, tools and systems
Industrial Hygiene, Safety, Regulatory and/or Legal experience related to risk assessment and compliance (private, public, government or military)
Strong project management skills and ability to set objectives and deliver results
Strong computer and database skills
Experience in development of auditing protocols, tools and systems
Experience with a wide range of exposure risk assessment sampling methods and relevant analytical methods including real time instrumentation
Engineering control design and implementation experience
Able to lead, influence and inspire others
Strong communication skills (oral, written and presentation)
Microsoft Office proficient, statistical analysis tools a plus
Internal Number: R00941730
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