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Manager, Environmental Health & Safety

Alta Devices - Sunnyvale, CA (San Francisco Bay Area)

Position Title: Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Reports To: Head of Global Ops and Facilities

Job Summary: Hands-on personnel responsible for the development, implementation, and enforcement of Alta’s Environmental, Safety and Industrial Hygiene programs.

Job Duties: The Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) manager will be solely responsible for the formulation and implementation of a multifaceted program which is appropriate to Alta’s technology and equipment, and, provides the general and specific training and protection of Alta’s employees, on-site contractors, and visitors. Furthermore, the EH&S Manager will be responsible for all environmental and safety and health reports that are required by federal, state, and municipal authorities. He/she will work actively with all regulatory agencies to ensure conformance with all requirements and recordkeeping along with resolving Alta’s concerns within the regulatory framework. The EH&S Manager will work with the development, manufacturing, and facilities organizations within the company to insure that applicable safeguards and programs are in place for all existing equipment and processes. In addition, he/she will work with these teams to provide timely inputs to the equipment and process design reviews, installation and start-up of equipment and processes, and with construction activities. The EH&S Manager is responsible for chairing the weekly meeting of Alta’s Safety Committee and reporting weekly on the EH&S status to the employees.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: The successful candidate understands the requirements of corporate Environmental, Health and Safety programs as mandated by federal, state, and local governments and insurance companies. Furthermore, he/she has a demonstrated expertise in environmental, health and safety regulations and related reporting requirements. The successful candidate will have a minimum of ten years of EH&S experience related to semiconductor manufacturing and/or R&D. Additional requirements include:

  • BS, preferably MS degree in chemistry or chemical engineering or environmental engineering
  • Leadership skills
  • CSP or CIH certified
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • ERT team leadership
  • Demonstrated capability to manage and implement environmental, health and safety programs for a group of at least 100 professionals
  • Semi Equipment Design Knowledge
  • Toxic Gas Ordinance Knowledge
  • Ability to conduct industrial hygiene sampling
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Positive attitude

Experience with EH&S requirements in multiple geographic locations is strongly desirable. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or promotion without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

For consideration, email your resume to: EH&

545 Oakmead Parkway
Sunnyvale, CA 94085