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PDS Tech Inc Facilities Specialist in Scotts Valley, California

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking Facilities Specialist

Position Summary:

The Facilities Specialist will ensure that the Scotts Valley facility provides a suitable location for the companys activities by creating an environment which is safe, secure and self-sufficient. The role holder will provide Environmental, Health, Safety leadership and will ensure compliance with all federal, state and local regulations, standards, codes, and company policies. This position is responsible for full integration of safety and environmental management into the facilitys operations ensuring that the facilitys goals are met.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the implementation of the facilitys Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) plan

  • Performs TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) on equipment, machinery, etc. to prevent manufacturing operations downtime

  • Supports manufacturing operations by repairing & calibrating equipment, machinery, etc. as needed to maintain production and a safe working environment

  • Anticipates needs and problems while creating solutions

  • Responsible for facility planning, maintenance of HVAC, electrical, plumbing and fire alarm systems

  • Ensures the smooth running of the facility by establishing internal and external relationships and employing contractors when required

  • Highlights to management any shortcomings and suggests improvements and best practice initiatives to improve the facility and systems & processes particularly where there could be an impact on effectiveness and profitability

  • Responsible for the development, maintenance and reporting of Air Quality, Wastewater, Solid Waste, Hazardous Waste, Universal Waste, Used Oil, and Storm Water programs

  • Coordinate, develop and implement safety and regulatory programs such as Contractor Safety, Electrical Safety, Lock-out - Tag-out, Confined Space, Fall protection and Machine Guarding

  • Maintain, report, and work to improve safety metrics that are both leading indicators (such as number of hazard IDs, or closed safety items) and lagging indicators (such as near-misses, accidents, and lost-time incident rates)

  • Ensures compliance with fire regulations and evacuation procedures

  • Ensures that appropriate fire extinguishers and/or similar equipment is properly installed, maintained and the appropriate testing is carried out

  • Improves the quality of and ensures the effective execution of safety and environmental management processes following established regulations, policies, standards and best practices

  • Educates, trains, and provides support to operations in the development and execution of consistent safety and environmental management programs

  • Executes, measures, and monitors processes to assess the overall safety and environmental performance and identifies opportunities for improvement

  • Conduct & document near-miss and accident investigations to develop solutions that prevent reoccurrence

  • Utilizes accident investigation programs (SHED) to document and resolve near misses, accidents, and hazard IDs

  • Provide leadership to safety-related teams including the site Safety Committee, the Emergency Response Team, and the First Aid Team

  • Inspire a culture where employees at all levels take ownership for safety.

  • Engage employees in safety initiatives to eliminate or control safety hazards and reduce risk of an injury or radiation or chemical release

  • Works with corporate EHS Director on setting priorities and goals

  • Tasks to be performed are not limited by the above and the role holder will be required to take on additional duties relating to the facility as workloads demand

The facilities Specialist is an ambassador for the Company, and it is essential that the individual presents a professional approach as well as excellent interpersonal skills as extensive communication with external agencies is required. There is a great deal of emphasis upon self-reliance and the demonstration of high-quality standards.

Requirements:

  • A Bachelors degree in related technical discipline and a minimum of 3 years of experience in facilities management

  • Degree in EHS is a plus

  • Completion of the OSHA 511 and HAZWOPER courses to current standard

  • Ability to plan and achieve facility goals and objectives as set by management

  • Possesses safety management and program implementation skills

  • Possesses working knowledge of CA regulatory requirements for federal and state programs, processes and program implementation strategies

  • Strong analytical skills to evaluate performance metrics and outcomes

  • The ability to develop, conduct and maintain training programs

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills

  • Ability to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs

  • Ability to lead others through change

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Must be able to lift 50 Lbs. as needed

  • Skill in organization and prioritization, and attention to detail

  • Strong team player and leader with the ability to work across multiple functions and disciplines

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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