Harris Corporation EHS Generalist in Rochester, New York

EHS Generalist 9/13/17--EHSUSA - NY - Rochester




Job ID: CS20171508-20379


Job Title – EHS Generalist

Job Location – Rochester, NY

Job Code – CS20171508-20379

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. Learn more at harris.com at https://www.harris.com/ .

Job Description:

Assist the EHS Senior Manager with all company safety, health and environmental compliance efforts. This position has an emphasis on health and safety and the management of EHS programs, risk assessments, training, audits, ergonomic, environmental permitting, general regulatory compliance (local/state/federal) and hazardous waste management.

Responsibilities include consulting with departments to review proposed new equipment and processes, incident investigations, risk evaluation, chemical approvals, ergonomic assessments, waste evaluations, industrial hygiene monitoring and personal protective equipment evaluations at a minimum. Will coordinate Hazardous / Universal waste collections. Will complete all battery recycling needs and focus on sustainability improvements.

The candidate will be asked to create and implement risk reduction programs across the Rochester area. They must be able to assist with implementation of management initiatives while also proposing ideas of their own.


•BS/BA degree in environment, safety or equivalent engineering/science degree with 6+ years of experience in an industrial setting or 10+ years of experience in an industrial setting with an Associate’s Degree or 14+ years of experience in an industrial setting with no degree.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Demonstrated participation in EHS processes including:

  • OSHA, EPA and NYS DOH Regulations

  • Health and safety requirements

  • Ability to adapt and learn in a changing work environment.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills both verbal and written.

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Demonstrated strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Ability to encourage and build culture of inclusion.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills

  • Ability to encourage and build a culture of inclusion

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

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LocationUSA - NY - Rochester