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At Ericsson, you can be a game changer! Because working here isn’t just a deal. It’s a big deal. This means that you get to leverage our 140+ years of experience and the expertise of more than 95,000 diverse colleagues worldwide. As part of our team, you will help solve some of society´s most complicated challenges, enabling you to be ‘the person that did that.’ We’ve never had a greater opportunity to drive change; setting the bar for technology to be inclusive and accessible; empowering an intelligent, sustainable, and connected world.

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Env Health & Safety Spec II

Job Description

Date: May 4, 2020

Location:  Plano, Texas

Ericsson is seeking a motivated Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) professional to support Ericsson facilities. The EHS professional is responsible for a wide range of complex technical work across EHS disciplines, focused on reducing risk, engaging stakeholders, and promoting a positive safety culture.


Our Exciting Opportunity:

  • You will work to safely empower all personnel to act as self-sufficient EHS-problem solvers.
  • Promote compliance to federal, state, and local environmental, health, and safety regulations, and conformance to ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 standards.
    You will:
  • Strengthen and continuously improve EHS Management System elements pertaining to business unit Operations, Engineering, Facilities, Maintenance, and management teams, with specific focus on business unit partnerships
  • Promote and support Facility EHS Committees and EHS Committee programs.
  • Analyze incident trends and assess facility and process-related risks to identify continuous improvement projects that reduce the injury, illness and environmental impact events.
  • Define and execute EHS programs and secure adherence to strategic targets
  • Monitor, control, and report EHS performance through documentation
  • Create facility and project specific safety programs aligning with corporate EHS programs with Federal, State and local regulations
  • Work closely with site employees and facility leadership to set EHS standards and expectations
  • Build partnership with facility workplace manager to understand and convey risk in order to proactively drive growth toward a best in class safety program
  • Perform periodic documented facility audits recommending corrective actions a follow through to closure of identified corrective actions
  • Promote, support, and proactively review job safety analysis reports and required safety permits and safety plans
  • Prepare and leverage reports and analytics that identify EHS opportunities that align with workplace optimization with minimum coast impacts allowing site leaders to make informed decisions.
  • Promote compliance with federal, state, and local environmental, health, and safety regulations, and conformance to ISO 14001 and 45001 standards.
  • Lead and document accident/incident investigations to determine root cause, prevention and corrective measures in partnership with operations teams.
  • Coordinate or conduct and track EHS trainings as needed. Review training data and communicate compliance.
  • Perform and promote EHS recognitions of engagement at all levels
  • Participate in work environment Ergonomics improvement and development projects
  • Coordinate environmental activities for the site.
  • Coordinate the SDS (Right to Know) program via applicable database.
  • Perform frequent combined safety and environmental inspections and procedural audits in work areas and have the skills, knowledge and ability to take immediate corrective action if required.
  • Coordinate and track corrective action items.
  • Promote EHS compliance of all subcontractors prior to working onsite.
  • Participate in equipment safety design reviews, facilities design change notification reviews, etc. with responsible parties to provide essential EHS-performance and compliance input.
  • Participate in and contribute to new project planning and hazard analyses.
  • Serve as coordinating member for voluntary Emergency Response Teams.
  • Performs any other duties assigned by Manager


To be successful in the role, you must have:


  • 2 – 5 Years of experience in Environmental, Health and Safety required
  • Recognized formal EHS qualifications such as certifications or designations (e.g. degree, diploma, recognized trainer certifications, or BCSP designations)
  • Strong preference for candidates with EHS experience in manufacturing, OSHA General Industry, ISO, or similar industrial environments.
  • Experience with managing EHS programs, auditing, interacting and training all levels of personnel.
  • Expert proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Work, Power Point, Project, etc.).


You might also have:

  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure while managing competing demands and tight deadlines.
  • Hands-on experience with lockout/tagout procedures, electrical safety, OSHA regulations, and incident root cause analysis.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills as well as strong organizational skills.


Why Ericsson:

We work in an industry where new opportunities are emerging every day. And as these new opportunities emerge, we see the potential to make a difference.   With over 90,000 employees across 180+ countries, we have a culture that respects and supports your ambitions, in alignment with our values of Respect, Professionalism and Perseverance. Ericsson is extremely focused on learning and development, supports mobility and flexible working hours. We are also committed to diversity and inclusion and to be a responsible and relevant driver of positive change. We also offer some awesome benefits, amazing career development and training programs to provide an empowered career in a connected world.

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Therefore employees assigned may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.

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