Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Veeco Instruments
Somerset, New Jersey 08873
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Making a Material Difference is at the core of our DNA. For more than 30 years, we have developed differentiated technologies and built expertise and know-how that has enabled world-changing devices such as LED lighting, data storage, advanced computing and mobile devices to reach industrial scale. We help customers overcome technical and cost barriers that make it possible to convert novel materials into high-yielding device performance at production volumes. Our customers produce the newest, fastest, smallest, and most efficient electronic components used in devices to help deliver a better world.


We serve the semiconductor and emerging high-growth markets. Our process equipment and technology are used to manufacture advanced semiconductors, LEDs, displays, photonics, VCSELs, power electronics, compound semiconductors, hard disk drives, MEMS and wireless chips.



Veeco is hiring a Manager of Environmental Health & Safety for our Somerset, NJ, location. The person in this role will be accountable and responsible for EH&S programs and for ensuring the EH&S management policies and procedures are followed. The successful candidate will interact with and influence EH&S culture and ensure compliance with company and legal requirements.



  • Review and update existing Environmental Health & Safety programs to ensure compliance with regulations
  • Design and present employee training, as needed, on applicable regulations and EHS topics
  • Perform routine site EHS inspections, follow-up and verify corrective actions
  • Support ISO 14001 and 9001 Management systems
  • Complete and maintain Process Hazard Analysis evaluations and Job Hazard Analysis
  • Create and maintain a regulatory compliance register for each location, report gaps and develop corrective actions
  • Deliver safety reporting and Key Performance Indicators (e.g. Accident Reporting and Investigation, Safety Work Orders, and Near Misses)
  • 15% travel to local Veeco locations



Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Safety Management, Industrial Hygiene or a related field with 8+ years of experience or a Master’s Degree and 6+ years of experience in a manufacturing, chemical or R&D environment is required as is strong knowledge of environmental regulatory reporting requirements. EH&S professional certification(s) (CSP, CIH, ASP) a plus.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the technical fundamentals of safety and environmental risk assessments and reduction including machinery & process safety, industrial hygiene, fire prevention, ergonomics and environmental controls
  • Experience supporting semiconductor/manufacturing fab operations with similar risks is a plus
  • Familiarity with SEMI and NFPA fire protection standards; EH&S regulations including but not limited to OSHA, EPA, or DHS
  • Experience with EH&S Program Implementation, inspection practices, incident investigation, Hazard/Risk Assessments and EHS Training
  • Familiar with Fire Protection and Security Systems, Incident Response and Command Activities, Environmental Controls, Industrial Hygiene and Ergonomic Evaluations
  • Ability to effectively and cooperatively interface with peers and colleagues
  • Good presentation skills, team interaction and project organizing
  • Excellent MS Office skills and other related business software applications
  • Knowledge of OSHA and ISO 14001 management systems


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