Samsung Semiconductor Inc. (SSI) is advancing the world’s technology. As a leader in Memory, System, LSI and LCD technologies, our US teams contribute to breakthroughs in 5G, SOC, memory and display. By seeking the diverse perspectives of our counterparts around the world, we collaborate to make a global impact.

We are looking for team members who share our commitment to learning and growth as well as our desire to build personal connections along the way.

SSI is headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley and is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. the #1 employer in the world (Forbes, Oct 2020) and top patent-holder in the U.S.

Title:  Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator

Job Summary:

The primary focus of this position is managing day-to-day EHS operations. This position will be the main POC for ergonomics, fire-life safety and incident management. The position will work closely with EHS Program managers to implement EHS programs, policies and procedures.

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Essential job duties and Responsibilities

Ergonomics Program Coordination: Schedule ergonomic assessments and assist employees with purchasing recommend ergonomic equipment. Evaluate the program on continuous basis and make recommendations to make the program more efficient. Facilitate quarterly ergonomics trainings.

Environmental Health and Safety Auditing: Schedule quarterly office and lab inspections for the DSA main campus and Regional offices. Follow-up on corrective actions and ensure compliance with applicable regulations. Maintain audit records.

COVID-19: Assist with answering COVID-19 related inquires sent to the EHS mailbox. Manage the COVID-19 supplies. Coordinate COVID-19 testing, as needed.

Risk Management: Identify and mitigate hazardous work place conditions by conducting job hazard analysis. Prioritize major risks and assist with corrective actions to mitigate the hazardous work condition. Assist with the investigation of all injuries and near miss incidents.

Chemical Inventory and SDS Management: Conduct annual chemical inventories for all worksites. Maintain SDS database and hazard communication poster for all labs.

Fire-Life Safety: Manage fire-life safety inspections for all offices. Maintain all applicable records for review by regulatory agencies. Conduct select fire-life safety audits for the Bay Area offices.

Industrial Hygiene: Assist with managing industrial hygiene exposure assessments to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local regulatory requirements.

Environmental Health and Safety Incident Reporting: Conduct incident investigations and complete all incident reporting. Ensure all documentation and associated corrective actions are completed. 


BS Degree in Industrial Hygiene, Safety, Chemistry, Environmental Engineering or related field


Job Qualifications:

  • Entry level or experienced EHS Specialist / Coordinator
  • Interest in developing and implementing EHS programs
  • Quickly acquire knowledge and understanding of OSHA, EPA, and DOT requirements
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Experience working with regulatory agencies
  • Task oriented, self-motivated and the ability to work unsupervised
  • Proficient with computer software programs including MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)

Additionally, we look for the following universal qualities in all candidates:

  • Resourceful Achiever: self-driven and proactive, you apply logic and reason to effectively solve problems and manage risks.
  • Avid Learner: you eagerly take on new challenges and seek out opportunities to grow and stretch
  • Passionate Owner: you are energized by your work, taking ownership and delivering results without ego
  • Committed Collaborator: with a positive attitude and commitment to get to the best result, you welcome ideas from others and drive processes forward in an inclusive manner

This role is considered an essential worker and the job is onsite at our San Jose campus.

Relocation assistance is not available for this role.

Candidates must the legal right to work in the US.

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Samsung Semiconductor Inc (SSI), an equal opportunity employer, is a world leader in Memory, System LSI, and LCD technologies. Headquartered in San Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.- one of the largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world and the industry's volume and technology leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SSDs, mobile DRAM and graphics memory. It is one of the largest providers of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, as well as providing advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. also has a research and innovation center with numerous labs providing product design and research in: logic, memory, image sensors, displays and mobile technologies. In addition, the company supports Samsung Display Company, the largest producer of LCD and OLED displays. SSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is SSI’s policy to comply with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity, and hiring decisions are made accordingly.

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