John Deere Industrial Hygienist Senior in East Moline, Illinois

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Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois (US-IL) - East Moline

Function: Environment / Health / Safety

Title: Industrial Hygienist Senior - 41519

Your Responsibilities

As an Industrial Hygienist for John Deere in East Moline, IL, you will be part of the Corporate Industrial Hygiene (IH) team that provides IH technical guidance and functional support to our global units. In addition, you will:

  • Plan and direct IH hazard assessments, investigations and audits to quantify risk and determine compliance.

  • Compile and analyze IH data, draft report documentation and make recommendations to identify, correct, control and prevent IH related hazards.

  • Support tactical and strategic IH plans necessary to develop company policies, programs, and standards.

  • Act as a resource to the global organization by providing industrial hygiene support with interpretation of regulations, standards, scientific studies and other related data.

  • Maintain awareness of emerging IH issues, regulations and standards from agencies such as OSHA, NIOSH, NFPA, FM Global or other associations.

  • Maintain current professional/technical knowledge and certification through continuing education and professional practice.

  • Research and implement new sampling strategies and analytical methods.

  • Ensure proper operation, calibration, maintenance and record keeping of IH equipment.

  • Collaborate with other functional areas to share IH information to reduce risk.

  • Assist the organization in developing and delivering IH related training.

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 5 or more years of Industrial Hygiene experience, ideally having IH experience in heavy manufacturing

  • 5 or more years of applying industrial hygiene sampling and analytical methods, as well as operating, maintaining and calibrating IH equipment

  • 5 or more years of applying industrial hygiene specific legal regulations and consensus standards

  • 5 or more years of conducting chemical and physical hazard assessments, as well as root cause and trend analysis

  • Experience with engineering principles related to IH evaluation and troubleshooting of manufacturing processes including metal cutting, welding, pretreatment, painting, process local exhaust and building ventilation systems

  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and/or internationally up to 25%, and work off-shifts on occasion

  • Good interpersonal skills applied to communications, negotiations, and presentations

  • Experience with occupational health, safety, and ergonomics principles

What Makes You Stand Out

  • 5 or more years of Industrial Hygiene experience

  • IH experience in heavy manufacturing

  • IH knowledge of fundamental manufacturing processes and factory operations

  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) professional certification

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Engineering/Technology, Industrial hygiene, Occupational safety or related discipline

  • Master's degree in Industrial Hygiene is desired

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.