Communications & Power Industries (CPI), headquartered in Palo Alto, California, is a global manufacturer of electronic components and subsystems focused primarily on communications and defense markets. With a heritage of technological excellence that spans decades, CPI develops, manufactures and globally distributes innovative and reliable technology solutions used in the generation, amplification, transmission and reception of microwave signals for commercial and military applications. CPI serves customers in the communications, defense, medical, industrial and scientific markets. The company has manufacturing locations in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia, and sales, service and engineering offices around the world.
Must have prior management experience and heavy Environmental knowledge.
In addition to the above, working knowledge of mgt. systems standards and related auditing is strongly desired (ISO9001; AS9100; ISO14001 / OHSAS18001), but not required, provided candidate is capable of learning those aspects of the position.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
•Develops, implements, and monitors site(s) level environmental, health and safety programs and policies to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local environmental, health, and safety regulations•Monitors environmental compliance to site permits and licenses•Conducts mgt. systems internal audits as well as to assure, where appropriate, the EHS mgt. systems standards are being properly implemented (ISO14001/OHASAS18001) at sites within their purview•Assists in planning for changes in physical facilities to meet new environmental requirements•Performs periodic safety inspections, monitors hazardous waste removal vendors, and may assist in consolidating hazardous wastes (chemical, radioactive, and/or medical)•Participates in and may be called upon to perform internal audits of various mgt. systems in GDMS•Interacts with a variety of departments on topics ranging from training, haz waste mgt., ergonomics,facility renovations, life safety, and related OSHA / EPA programs•Develops, implements & evaluates EHS education, training & awareness programs•Will be accountable for implementing EHS policies, procedures, processes and guidelines•Recommends corrective action where environmental health and safety hazards exist•May be asked to interact with others in the administration of the worker’s compensation program and the implementation of workplace ergonomics and program solutions•Monitors industrial health compliance•Interfaces with outside regulatory agencies such as OSHA, DOT, EPA•Participate in goal setting for functional area•Subject matter expert for all Federal, State and local rules and regulations pertaining to EHS regulations and good industry practice.•Support a culture of continuous improvement and work collaboratively across functional teams at all levels of the organization
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
•Excellent leadership, interpersonal, communication, team building and influencing skills•Resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways•Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes projects with little direction•Fully proficient and able to perform all responsibilities associated with the position•Grasps and applies new information quickly; handles more complex assignments•Fully proficient in use of databases / Microsoft Office Suite•Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors•Demonstrates fully proficient judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions•Creative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skills•Provides work direction to other employees or lead team projects with other staff members•Fully proficient ability to effectively disseminate & coordinate information across various organizational levels•Deals regularly with support functions within the division
This position requires potential access to technology controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The successful candidate must be a “U.S. Person” as defined under ITAR and EAR. In order to be a U.S. Person for ITAR and EAR purposes, you must (i) be a citizen or national of the United States; or (ii) be a lawful permanent resident of the United States; or (iii) a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).
CPI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.