Senior Engineer -EHS

5 days ago
Job ID
Solar Manufacturing - Plant Facilities

Company/Position Overview

At SolarWorld, each and every one of our employees is helping to save the world by delivering clean energy from sand and sun.  Our vision is simple: We Build the SolarWorld. We are a leader in providing customer-oriented solar energy solutions, striving to make solar energy competitive and affordable for the average consumer.  We have 500 MW of production capacity at our state of the art manufacturing facility in Oregon.  SolarWorld is dedicated to providing a work climate that promotes career growth, open communication and new ideas. 


Growth and innovation not only define our company, but also describe our employees – the foundation of our success.  SolarWorld is dedicated to providing a work climate that promotes career growth, open communication and new ideas.  To ensure employees’ success, we provide best-in-class benefits that focus on delivering quality of life and personal development. SolarWorld employees enjoy a minimum of 4 weeks of vacation (5 weeks for exempt) and continuing education reimbursements on education expenses for qualified collegiate level programs! 


Our culture not only encourages, but also demands personal responsibility, diversity, and an entrepreneurial way of thinking.    Come grow with us and build a successful career for yourself and feel good knowing that the work you do every day will build a better tomorrow!

Job Accountabilities

  • Responsible for monitoring and maintaining compliance with all environmental permits.
  • Responsible for documentation and completion of all routine environmental reports (i.e. TRI, Tier II, Air Emissions Inventory, etc)
  • Actively drive the development and coordination of Emergency Response training, drills, equipment, and plans
  • Lead the ongoing development and training on the HSE Management System, driving proactive behaviors
  • Manage the development of ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 Management Systems
  • Manage all aspects of contractor safety training program and safety program reviews.
  • Perform site audits (JSA’s, Ergonomic reviews, routine inspections, compliance audits) with area owners
  • Provide training to employees on various safety elements as required by law or internal programs and expectations
  • Manage the ongoing industrial hygiene monitoring by performing field data collection
  • Collaborate with tool owners to design, monitor and manage procedures for the safe operation and maintenance of the tools
  • Define, implement and maintain statistical process control as applicable
  • Support specify, coordinate, and drive acceptance tests for new systems
  • Drive continuous improvement and cost reduction programs, specifically aligned with sustainable practices


Job Requirements

This position is ideal for an experienced engineer who is self-motivated, works well with others and has demonstrated technical leadership skills in a fast-paced production environment. The successful candidate will possess the following education and experience:

  • BSENVE, BSOS, BSME, BSChE or equivalent
  • ASP, GSP, ASM, or CSP
  • 5+ years’ experience in same or closely related field
  • P.E. Registration a plus
  • Excellent understanding of chemical and gas delivery systems, waste treatment and handling practices and control principles
  • Strong “hands-on” experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment
  • Experience working with safety and environmental regulatory agencies
  • OHSAS 18001 /ISO 14001 training or auditor experience
  • Experience as a member/leader of Emergency Response Team
  • Working knowledge of test equipment, calibration standards, statistics, SPC
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office
  • RCRA Certification & 3+ yrs Waste Management Program Experience
  • 24/40 hour HAZWOPER certification
  • Proven ability to work well with production and management personnel at all levels
  • Ability to work in an office and a manufacturing enviornment


SolarWorld is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Disabled/Veteran/G

All offers of employment are contingent upon a candidate’s successful completion of SolarWorld’s pre-employment drug testing, and background investigation, which includes employment, education and criminal histories. 






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