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Sr Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

Date: Jul 25, 2019

Location: US - MN - Eden Prairie, US

Company: MTS Systems

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Why do so many people join MTS Systems Corporation and stay for a career? Because this is a place where you get to apply your creativity, work with smart people on fascinating projects, and make a positive impact on people’s lives. It is a place where you can learn, innovate and grow professionally.


Transforming what’s possible with cars, aircraft, bridges, wind turbines and space-age materials — this is work we dream about as kids. At MTS, it’s a rewarding career path for talented individuals who are willing to work hard, think hard, and commit to solving complex and critical challenges for our customers around the world, many of whom are leaders in their respective industries.


By joining MTS, you’ll have access to the latest tools and technologies, along with the support of colleagues who are passionate about their work. You’ll discover a dynamic culture of continuous improvement that extends to our people, one that offers numerous ways to expand your knowledge and advance your career. And because we are a global company, your work may also include world travel.


Our business is thriving. Our future is exciting. Your potential is unlimited.



Primary Objective: To support the Eden Prairie site in the development, implementation, monitoring, maintenance and improvement of the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) programs to ensure a working environment is aligned with the EHS management system, and is compliant with federal, state, and local regulatory requirements.


Major Areas of Accountability:
1. Performs reporting, analysis and recommends improvements for the EHS programs. Maintains various reporting, files and records systems in support of compliance tracking programs, core databases and program support systems.

2. Facilitates across functions in the development, deployment and improvement of EHS programs and procedures.

3. Plans, communicates and participates in EHS site audits, regulatory inspections and routine surveys including monitoring of trends/results of these activities.

4. Facilitates the EHS management of change process and its initiatives. Supports all site functions in their risk assessments by participating during initiation or change to processes and procedures.

5. Leads investigations for EHS incidents, performs root causes analysis and risk assessment evaluations. and contributes to successful resolutions.

6. Facilitates the continual integration of EHS training program elements including setup, use, and review of the learning management system.

7. Supports the Site Facilities function in the environmental measuring and monitoring for facility discharges, storm water management and other environmental related permits.

8. Performs routine industrial and hazardous waste management activities such as waste inventories, vendor scheduling and waste haul oversight, and manifest tracking.

9. Seeks out and participates in professional conferences, workshops, training programs, and seminars, as needed or required for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information to perform job functions and to enhance, grow, and expand their core competencies and capabilities




• B.A./B.S. Environmental Studies or related discipline and 2+ years experience in Environmental, Health and Safety or Associate Degree with an Environmental, Health and Safety related focus and 6+ years applicable experience in an applicable environment or high school/GED and 8+ years applicable experience in an applicable environment
• Experience in a manufacturing environment
• Demonstrated analytical, project planning, program development and deployment skills

• RCRA and Hazardous Waste Management Certification
• OSHA 10 hour or 30 hour Certification
• 24 Hour HAZWOPER/Emergency Spill Response
• Occupational health and Safety Technologist (OHST); Certified Loss Control Specialist (CLCS);
Safety Trained Supervisor (STS); Associate Safety Professional (ASP); or similar professional accreditation • 40 Hour HAZWOPER/Emergency Spill Response


MTS Systems Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, marital status or veteran status.

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