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Northrop Grumman Principal/Sr. Principal Engineer EHS in Sunnyvale, California

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman Missions Systems Sector is seeking an EHS Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals at our Sunnyvale, CA location. Working in Northrop Grumman means making a direct contribution to mission projects that keep our homeland safe, expanding the boundaries of possibility, and reshaping the world we live in.

We offer a friendly, casual work environment, great work-life balance and a 9/80 schedule that allows every other Friday off. Our site includes easy freeway access, an on-site cafeteria, and state-of-the-art fitness center.

Key roles and responsibilities include:

  • Reviews and interprets existing and proposed environmental, health, and safety (EHS) regulations to determine applicability and impact for sites.

  • Assists with implementation of programs to comply with EHS regulations.

  • Partners with business leaders to continuously improve the culture, awareness and accountability in support of EHS programs.

  • Assists with the development, implementation, and maintenance of EH&S programs to ensure compliance, injury prevention, and risk mitigation.

  • Completes audits, IH sampling, ergonomic assessments, and assists in pollution prevention activities.

  • Interfaces with regulatory representatives, senior management, the site EH&S Committee.

  • Assists with the implementation of EHS management systems at the site level.

Additional roles and responsibilities may include:

  • Serves as liaison with regulatory agencies.

  • Provides timely and accurate submission of necessary reports to the company and regulatory agencies.

  • Writes and updates EHS plans and procedures.

  • Applies for new permits and renewals.

  • Conducts compliance inspections and identifies actions necessary to meet regulatory requirements.

  • Coordinates EHS training for employees and conducts instructor-led EHS training.

  • Supports the site's environmental sustainability program.

This position may be filled at a level 3 or level 4, depending on experience.

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Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications for a level 3:

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in industrial hygiene, engineering, environmental science, or a related field and a minimum of 5 years of experience in an EHS position (or 3+ years of experience in an EHS position with a Master of Science (MS) degree in industrial hygiene, engineering, environmental science).

  • Experience with managing various EHS compliance programs (such as hazardous waste, storm water, wastewater, air, occupational safety, etc.) based on the review and interpretation of EHS regulations; experience in completing industrial hygiene assessments and sampling.

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills with all levels of an organization are a must.

  • Ability to solve complex problems by: actively seeking information and new ideas from a variety of sources; consistently looking for novel ways to solve problems; mastering unfamiliar information, tasks and situations quickly and effectively.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearance (U.S. Citizenship required).

Basic Qualifications for Level 4:

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in industrial hygiene, engineering, environmental science, or a related field and a minimum of 9 years of experience in an EHS position (or 7+ years of experience in an EHS position with a Master of Science (MS) degree in industrial hygiene, engineering, environmental science).

  • Experience with managing various EHS compliance programs (such as hazardous waste, storm water, wastewater, air, occupational safety, etc.) based on the review and interpretation of EHS regulations.

  • Experience in completing industrial hygiene assessments and sampling.

  • Oversight of third party consultants/contractors.

  • Implementation of EHS management systems.

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills with all levels of an organization are a must.

  • Ability to solve complex problems by: actively seeking information and new ideas from a variety of sources; consistently looking for novel ways to solve problems; mastering unfamiliar information, tasks and situations quickly and effectively.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearance (U.S. Citizenship required).

Preferred Qualifications for Both Levels:

  • Master of Science (MS) degree in an environmental, health, and safety program of study, or currently enrolled in an M.S. degree program.

  • Certifications in environmental or health & safety related programs.

  • Experience with SAP and Microsoft SharePoint programs.

  • Computer based skills specifically with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point programs.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Environmental, Health & Safety

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