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Sr. Safety, Health and Environmental Engineer

Lincoln (Nebraska), United States
Sustainable Development
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Job Description

Schneider Electric has an opportunity for a Safety, Health, and Environmental Engineer in our Lincoln, NE location. This position will ensure the manufacturing location complies with all applicable Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) requirements (e.g. State, Federal, and Schneider-Electric). We are looking for an individual to fill this role at our VPP Star-certified facility in Lincoln, Nebraska. 

Schneider Electric creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 135,000+ employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment. https://youtu.be/4EtpkB0cuXE

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The SH&E Engineer will provide EHS support to operations including engineering, manufacturing, and non-manufacturing. You will be an integral part of the Lincoln manufacturing operations and the Safety and Environment function and will work closely with multi-disciplinary teams to establish the necessary programs to ensure excellent overall results in the environment, health, safety, and sustainability.

It is envisioned that you will promote the importance of a strong environment, health and safety culture by providing training and establishing/directing EHS programs. You must display good communication, planning, and management skills. 

The engineer will support Safety, Health & Environmental Programs consistent with regulations and company policy. They will also train associates, supervisors and other employees in the areas of general safety, health, and environmental awareness, specific program requirements, and specific job requirements. This also includes developing and implementing personal computer applications as identified for safety and environmental needs.

What do you get to do in this position?

  • Establishes and maintains occupational, health, and environmental programs that comply with applicable regulations and company policies and procedures
  • Audits established programs and procedures to ensure compliance with Corporate/Plant Policies and Procedures
  • Conduct hazard analysis and job safety analysis to ensure proper use of machinery and equipment, personal protective equipment, and procedures
  • Develops and prepares reports of findings with recommendations for corrective action
  • Assesses ergonomic issues; develops and implements programs related to the physiology of cumulative trauma disorders
  • Identifies opportunities to increase functional safety/environmental productivity by utilizing personal computer technology
  • Maintain Occupational Health, Environment and Safety Management System to conform to ISO14001 and ISO45001 standards
  • Perform a variety of engineering work in designing, operating, and maintaining measuring apparatus necessary to determine the level of pollutants involving air, land and water and other monitoring equipment such as sound level meter, light meter and force gauge
  • Ascertain level of pollution and recommend appropriate action to management to assure conformance with federal, state and local legislation and regulations regarding environmental control
  • Coordinate with HR to monitor and review active work comp claims and issues
  • Serve as liaison between injured employees and medical staff to ensure timely response and continued care
  • Lead Emergency Response Team
  • Serve as a liaison between the company and regulatory agencies concerned with environmental, safety and health control
  • Perform tests or experiments requiring the use of non-standard procedures and complex instrumentation

Job Duties will encompass some environmental, Waste Water Treatment and Plating engineering responsibilities and successful applicant will be willing to learn and take on after initial onboarding of the overall responsibilities listed above.


We know skills and competencies show up in many different ways and can be based on your life experience. If you do not necessarily meet all the requirements that are listed, we still encourage you to apply for the position.

This job might be for you if:

  • Have a four year degree in Safety/Environmental/Health, IE, ME, CE or equivalent
  • Must possess language skills/abilities to effectively write reports, business correspondence and procedures
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers
  • Ability to operate a PC on a wide-area-network using Windows environment and Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint) are required
  • 1-3 years experience in Safety, Health and Environmental field
  • Ability to work well individually or with others
  • Organizational, motivational and mechanical abilities, as well as good communication skill
  • Normally receives no instruction on routine work. General instructions provided on new assignments. Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on assignments.
  • Experience with plating (Ni, Sn, Zn) and waste water treatment or equivalent chemical experience and/or education
  • Certified in Industrial III level wastewater treatment facility operator for the State of Nebraska or receive certification within 12 months of hire date.
  • Must be able to work around chemicals, hazardous waste and all types of equipment safely
  • Ability to access all areas of the plant
  • Visual requirements to perform safety inspections,  monitor chemicals, provide training, create powerpoints, etc
  • Ability to communicate (written and verbal) with outside Government and other organizations, all levels of employees, customers, and vendors

This position involves travel up to an average of three times per year

Schneider Electric offers a robust benefits package to support our employees such as flexible work arrangements, paid family leave, 401(k)+ match, and more. Click here to find out more about working with us: http://se.com/us/careers


We seek out and reward people for putting the customer first, being disruptive to the status quo, embracing different perspectives, continuously learning, and acting like owners. We’re recognized around the world for welcoming people as they are. We create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company.  See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric.  




Let us learn about you! Apply today. 


You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled. 


It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct. 


Concerning agencies: Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for fees related to such. 


Schneider Electric is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

Schedule: Full-time
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