Health and Safety Facilities Specialist

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About Us

Oxford Instruments plc is a leading provider of high technology products and services to the world's leading industrial companies and scientific research communities. Our core purpose is to support our customers to address some of the world's most pressing challenges, enabling a greener economy, increased connectivity, improved health and leaps in scientific understanding. We are proud to be recognised as the leaders in what we do and for the difference we make in the world. This is an exciting time to join our growing team!


How we work

We’re committed to being the leading provider of high-tech products and services for the world’s most important industrial and scientific research communities. Our people are vital to our success. We strive to offer the opportunities that will attract, motivate and retain the very best talent in our sector. This involves creating an inclusive environment and culture, where difference is valued and people are recognized for what they deliver and bring to the team.


Empowering People to Make a Difference

We don’t wait for change to happen. We enable it. That’s why we aim to create the best working environment and culture for our people to thrive. We share the same goals and value diversity of thought, perspective and experience. With a focus on the ongoing development, engagement and wellbeing of our people, we know we will continue to exceed customer expectations and drive change for the future.


About the Opportunity:

The Facilities Health & Safety Specialist will be responsible for conducting safety training, perform safety inspections, update logs and records related to safety inspections, perform or schedule routine maintenance on production equipment and facility. Assign and audit maintenance of equipment and facility.  This position is located in Scotts Valley, CA at our X-Ray Technology site.


Additional Responsibilities:

Provide a positive, proactive attitude toward implementing annual strategies, including continuous improvement, and other identified and communicated quality-oriented objectives.
Interact with engineering department as needed on new products and engineering tests concerning new equipment and premises requirements.
Participate in the specification, design, and implementation of manufacturing equipment, including technician training if necessary.
Maintain facilities and equipment, performing prtative maintenance and repairs as necessary.
Act as the safety officer for the organization, performing regular safety audits, and leading for a overall safe working environment.
Prepare for, coordinate, and support inspections by local, state, and federal regulatory agencies
Conduct monthly safety inspections of fire extinguishers and fire safety equipment, hazmat, and radiation emitting systems within the facility.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to report findings and maintain clear records.
Correct, update, and maintain databases and other written/electronic logs and records related to safety inspections.
Conduct basic inspections of facilities to ensure compliance with fire and life safety standards.
Investigate, address, and track environmental complaints, violations, and incidents. Provide guidance and support for environmental impact assessments, and permit applications.
Participate in the investigation of incidents, near misses and property damage incidents. Ensure follow-up is done to minimize future exposure and proper records/documents are maintained.
Conduct routine safety observations to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies, company environmental, health, and safety policies, procedures and practices.
Participate in manufacturing meetings to discuss workplace safety and regulatory concerns and opportunities.
Establish and maintain effective relationships with Operations, Managers, Supervisors, and employees.
Responsible for ensuring compliance with State and Federal environmental regulations and laws.
Educate and train employees, contractors, and other stakeholders on environmental issues and best practices.
About the Candidate:

The right candidate will have 1 – 5 years’ experience in manufacturing environment with responsibility for Environmental, Health and Safety; experience working within a Preventive Maintenance System (PMS) and an understanding of the value; and BS or AS degree in electronics, or equivalent practical experience with maintaining modern manufacturing systems.


Additional requirements:

Experience troubleshooting in a variety of areas – mechanical, electrical, structural
Ability to take necessary steps to ensure a safe work environment for all employees.
Understanding and experience safely maintaining and repairing equipment using explosive gasses, high voltages, and radiation.
Proven ability to work well and productively with all employees
A good memory for discussion of previous projects and adaptations
Salary: In accordance with California law, the expected annual salary range for this position is between $62,000 - $72,000.  The actual compensation will be determined based on experience and other factors permitted by law.


Oxford Instruments Perks and benefits:

Generous benefit packages - We offer our employees competitive health insurance options, including Medical, Dental, and
Vision plans.
Our 401k program has options for saving both pre- and post-tax dollars for retirement.
Paid Time Off (PTO) Work-life balance is a key part of our company culture here at OI, and we know that our employees do their best work when they can take the time they need to rest and recharge. Employees start with 4 weeks of PTO which is accrued each pay period.
Holidays - We recognize 12 holidays this year
In addition to all the standard PTO options, OI proudly offers a generous and progressive paid family leave policy.
Professional Development - OI supports you and your professional development with $5,250 available in annual tuition reimbursement after 6 months of service.
Oxford Instruments requires all employees to be fully vaccinated by their first day of work. The Company will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation as required by law.


Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the US. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of employment Visa at this time for this position.


Oxford Instruments Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. EOE/M/F/D/V


This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the I-9 Form.


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