Environmental Health & Safety Specialist - Dentsply Sirona International

  • Port Penn, DE


: $77,400.00 - $158,170.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

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Dentsply Sirona is the world s largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies, with a 130-year history of innovation and service to the dental industry and patients worldwide. Dentsply Sirona develops, manufactures, and markets a comprehensive solutions offering including dental and oral health products as well as other consumable medical devices under a strong portfolio of world class brands. As The Dental Solutions CompanyTM, Dentsply Sirona s products provide innovative, high-quality and effective solutions to advance patient care and deliver better, safer and faster dentistry. Dentsply Sirona s global headquarters is located in York, Pennsylvania, and the international headquarters is based in Salzburg, Austria. The company s shares are listed in the United States on NASDAQ under the symbol XRAY. This position is location in the heart of Southern Delaware; located just 25 miles north of Rehoboth Beach and only 20 miles south of the state s capital, Dover. Also, we are centrally located east and south of Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington DC. Whether standing at a scenic point along the downtown River walk, or spending the day at one of Delaware s beautiful beaches, know that underneath the calm tranquility is the energy of a community on the move!

Bringing out the best in people

As advanced as dentistry is today, we are dedicated to making it even better. Our people have a passion for innovation and are committed to applying it to improve dental care. We live and breathe high performance, working as one global team, bringing out the best in each other for the benefit of dental patients, and the professionals who serve them. If you want to grow and develop as a part of a team that is shaping an industry, then we re looking for the best to join us.

Working at Dentsply Sirona you are able to:

Develop faster - with our commitment to the best professional development.

Perform better - as part of a high-performance, empowering culture.

Shape an industry - with a market leader that continues to drive innovation.

Make a difference -by helping improve oral health worldwide.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with staying up to speed with all applicable regulations and conducting internal audits of EHS plans, policies, programs, procedures, and permits.
  • Asist with closing compliance gaps through development and management of corrective actions and conducting post closure follow-up to ensure sustainment.
  • Assist with training development, revisions and delivery to associates and contractors.
  • Function as secondary Incident Commander, Emergency Response Coordinator and Site Safety Health Supervisor when needed.
  • Function a lead auditor or liaison during regulatory inspection or audits (e.g., OSHA, DNREC, EPA, DOT, DHS, interdivisional, internal, etc.).
  • Assist with conducting incident/injury investigations using root cause analysis techniques
  • Assist with tracking corrective actions from incidents and injuries in order to comply with regulatory requirements and ensure sustainment.
  • Manage and prepare annual regulatory reports (e.g. waste, Form R s, Tier 2 s etc.)
  • Manage environmental permits through completing permit amendments, approvals, or cancelations (e.g., air, stormwater, wastewater, landfill etc.).
  • Assist with managing the hazardous and non-hazardous waste programs (budget, manifesting, profiling, satellite waste collection, and project management).
  • Assist with EHS administrative responsibilities (e.g., recordkeeping, budget tracking, metric tracking, training tracking, UST inventory etc.).
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Education/Experience/Certifications:

  • Bachelor s degree is required and in a field of science is preferred science (geology, earth science, geo-physics, geography, engineering, or chemistry)
  • At least two to three years of relevant work experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience is preferred
  • Skills, Knowledge and Capabilities :

  • Knowledge of Environmental Health and Safely laws and regulations
  • Practical experience implementing EHS processes and programs at an industrial facility
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret regulatory requirements
  • Ability to produce training materials for in-house courses; ability to amend and revise training and compliance programs as necessary; and, ability to deliver effective training using a variety of techniques
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to all levels of employees in the organization
  • Good public speaking skills
  • Ability to stay calm and function under pressure
  • Ability to obtain results through others
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks and initiatives simultaneously
  • Ability to use Microsoft Suite (Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Ability to work alone and in a team
  • Self-motivated and results oriented
  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to pass a medical fitness exam and respirator fit test
  • Must obtain a 24 Hour Hazardous Material Technician certificate within the first two months of hire
  • Must obtain the OSHA 30-hr (General Industry) certificate within the first two months of hire
  • Must obtain a 24 Hour HAZOPER Technician certificate within the first six months of hire
  • Must complete all other training commensurate with Master SOP List
  • Dentsply Sirona is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or protected Veteran status. We appreciate your interest in Dentsply Sirona.

    If you need assistance with completing the online application due to a disability, please send an accommodation request to ...@dentsplysirona.com. Please be sure to include Accommodation Request in the subject.

    Associated topics: climate, compliance, diligence, ehs, environment, health and safety, hygiene, recycle, safety specialist, sewage

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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