Sr Industrial Hygienist

May 29, 2019

This position is responsible for Industrial Hygiene activities in the USA and Europe as well as support of the Asia program. The role of the Sr. Industrial Hygienist is to ensure that all Occupational Health (IH) related programs for Rogers facilities in the USA, Europe and Asia are implemented and managed to meet regulatory compliance and Rogers best practice guidelines. This is a corporate role that will also be responsible for maintaining and continuously improving environmental, health and safety management systems.

Essential Functions

  1. Determines sampling strategy and conducts workplace monitoring to meet regulatory requirements/Rogers guidance, to help ensure Rogers’s employees work in a safe environment. Annual IH surveys to be conducted at all Rogers US and EU locations directly by this position. Includes equipment management, lab coordination, report writing and employee notifications. (60%)
  2. Maintains relevant database systems including IH database, Incident database (EtQ Reliance), Excel incident tracking etc… (10%)
  3. Takes part in Safety/Health audits conducted at all manufacturing locations as assigned. (10%)
  4. Assesses new materials coming into the manufacturing environment to determine potential health threats and assures appropriate precautions are taken. (10%)
  5. Maintains current understanding of material hazards, regulations and best practice. Develops and conducts training/mentoring of core IH principles to site EHS engineers and factory employees as necessary. (5%)
  6. Works on EHS projects as assigned to include acquisition integration, safety and environmental program implementation. (5%)

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Education and Experience

  • Minimum of a BS degree in Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Safety and Health, Environmental Health/Management, or an equivalent degree in a related field from an accredited college or university
  • 3-7 years’ experience in Industrial Hygiene or related field
  • Certification by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene as a Certified Industrial Hygienist may substitute for the required education and experience.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of OSHA, NIOSH, ANSI and ACGIH standards
  • Professional written, verbal and electronic communication skills
  • Ability to operate various industrial hygiene monitoring equipment
  • Attention to detail and commitment to scientific principles in all areas of work
  • Comfortable providing training for groups of employees and mentorship of IH compliance programs to EHS professionals
  • Analyze complex problems and develop solutions based on sound industrial hygiene principles.
  • Exhibits positivity, integrity and responsibility
  • Willingness to travel to locations worldwide, on an as-needed basis.
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong technical competency of IH related regulations
  • Ability to analyze data acquired, predict probable effects of exposures on the health and well-being of workers, and select and recommend appropriate controls, including management, medical, engineering, education or training, and personal protective equipment
  • Familiarity of IH equipment and sampling methodologies
  • High proficiency in writing and communicating detailed technical reports
  • Comprehensive understanding of health effects and control measures for physical and chemical agents.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Safety and Health, Environmental Health/Management, or an equivalent degree in a related field from an accredited college or university (including coursework in Industrial Hygiene);
  • 5-10 years’ experience in Industrial Hygiene or related filed
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)

Preferred Skills and Abilities

  • Expertise with Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of ventilation systems
  • Capable of managing multiple projects

Why work for Rogers

With an outstanding work environment, vast developmental opportunities, and a top-notch benefit package, we empower employees with a culture of excellence. Come join a winning team! Rogers Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.