Senior EHS Engineer

  • QuantumScape
  • HQ- San Jose, CA
  • Sep 24, 2020

Job Description

Come join us on our mission as we revolutionize energy storage to enable a sustainable future.

Come join us on our mission as we revolutionize energy storage to enable a sustainable future. QuantumScape is an energy storage technology company located in San Jose, California, and we are working on a fundamental disruption in the field of energy storage.
We seek to change the paradigm in energy storage by developing a completely new class of electrical energy storage devices. Our ground-breaking technology is based on work done by researchers at Stanford University.
We're growing and are looking to add an Environmental Compliance Engineer to our team who can take our Environmental programs to the next level.
In this role:Develop, implement, and maintain environmental, health, and safety (EHS) programs to ensure compliance, injury prevention, and risk mitigation.Evaluate proposed EHS compliance laws and regulations to determine applicability and impact to current programs and operations.Manage all aspects of environmental programs, including:Ensure BAAQMD permit requirements are met. Participate in abatement selection, manage operation and discharges per air regulations.Oversee chemical storage and handling. Serve as a technical resource in evaluating chemical hazards. Manage TSCA compliance for all incoming and outgoing chemicals.Ensure all waste is properly managed.Update HMBP as required.Manage wastewater and storm water programs.Implement EHS management systems programs and associated documentation.Complete audits, IH sampling, ergonomic assessments and assist in pollution prevention activities.Manage safety and environmental/sustainability metrics.Provide input in equipment design and installation projects in EHS; ensure safety and environmental compliance during construction projects.Interface with site EHS committees and regulatory personnel. Play an integral part in the Emergency Response Team.Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time.
Minimum Requirements:BS in chemistry or engineering fields7+ years of work experience in the EH&S fieldStrong Environmental Experience, including hazardous materials and waste, air emissions, wastewater, sustainabilityMust demonstrate personal integrity and high ethical standardsMust be able to work in a fast-changing environment with Facilities, Hardware, and R&D leaders, and staffing at all levelsExcellent communication and collaboration skills with all levels of organizationAbility to solve complex problems by: actively seeking information and new ideas from a variety of sources, consistently looking for novel ways to solve problems, and mastering unfamiliar information, tasks, and situations quickly and effectivelyHighly Desirable:MS in chemistry or engineering fieldsCSP, CIH, or CHMM certificationExperience working within a battery or automotive operations and/or manufacturing teamsStrong project management skills as the position requires integration across various teams.Strong data management and analysis skills .Experience with environmental audits, ISO 14000, TSCA compliance, IATA, BAAQMD compliance, waste minimization, sustainabilityStrong people skills as the position will be required to influence people.
Physical Requirements:May work with airtight isolation chambers and/or wear neoprene or vinyl gloves for 15-30% of the time. May frequently reach above shoulder heights and below the waist. May be required to use hand or power tools. Ability to stoop, kneel, crawl, lift, push and extend arms. #zrWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
*QuantumScape does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. 

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