Facilities - EH&S Specialist

Date: May 24, 2022

Location: Santa Barbara, CA, US, 93111

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 51199 
Title: Facilities - EH&S Specialist - ACT 
Division: Arthrex California Inc (US03) 
Location: Santa Barbara, CA 











Arthrex, Inc. is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics.  The Facilities / EH&S Specialist will assist in the planning and execution of maintenance and general repairs of commercial buildings. Performing Facilities and Environmental Health and Safety functions, maintaining a safe and effective work environment for all Arthrex employees. Partnering with the Corporate EH&S Team carrying out Safety Training and ongoing Safety Initiatives. Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™.




Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide hands-on supervision and guidance to the maintenance and custodial personnel.
  • Perform frequent evaluations of the Arthrex site to ensure the highest level of care and appearance.
  • Manage the contractor and vendor relationships and documentation.
  • Foster a work environment that emphasizes the implementation of quality and safety practices.
  • Coordinates facility changes with contractors, building trades and regulatory agencies.
  • Present training programs to personnel related to accident prevention and workplace safety.
  • Maintain statistical data and prepare reports regarding occupational injuries and accidents.
  • Participate in new hire orientations and perform inspections of Fire and Emergency systems.
  • Recognize and correct safety hazards in the workplace.
  • Must have flexible hours with occasional evening and weekend work.
  • Involvement in the creation and maintenance of company safety teams.
  • Develop equipment and job specific hazard analysis.
  • Assist in maintaining Hazardous Material storage / disposal and regulatory compliance.
  • Support all areas of the Arthrex Environmental, Health and Safety Program.  
  • Perform workplace inspections and training to maintain compliance with applicable OSHA and EPA Regulations and established procedures.
  • Perform & Document equipment maintenance (PM’s) as required by the Quality Management System


Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s Degree or 3 years comparable experience required in implementation of EHS programs & Facilities maintenance required.



Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

Broad knowledge in electrical, mechanical, HVAC and other building maintenance.

Knowledge and working experience with security and life-safety systems.

Experience with Property Conservation programs including fire system testing and maintenance.

Knowledge and skills necessary to interpret regulations, permits, and other technical data.

Able to attend off-site training courses as necessary.

First Aid, CPR and AED certified or ability to attain certification within 90 days.


Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

Advanced knowledge and experience with maintenance tools and machines.

Experienced in Microsoft Word, Excel, Project and Outlook.

Experience with Auto Cad desirable.



About Arthrex


Arthrex Inc., a privately held company headquartered in Naples, Florida, is a global leader in orthopedic surgical device design, research, manufacturing and medical education committed to one mission: Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™. Arthrex has pioneered the field of arthroscopy and sports medicine and innovates more than 1,000 new products and procedures every year to advance minimally invasive orthopedics worldwide.


Our core value is Making People Better. As a leading health care technology innovator, we are committed to making people’s lives better. The contributions we make to science and medicine have the potential to get a star athlete back in the game or improve the quality of someone’s life. It’s truly meaningful work.


Making People Better also signifies our corporate social responsibility and commitment to employees and communities. We make employees’ lives better through job security, educational and professional growth opportunities, unique benefits and amenities, and modern facilities that promote a vibrant and dynamic atmosphere of collaboration, mutual respect and camaraderie. We also make important economic and philanthropic contributions to the communities we serve.


As a certified Great Place to Work® and one of the country’s Best Workplaces for Manufacturing and Production, Arthrex is proud of its award-winning, family business culture. With more than 6,000 employees around the world, we are growing and looking for candidates who champion our Arthrex Proud values of Innovation, Integrity, Dedication, Teamwork and Competitive Spirit.


We invite you to explore our numerous exceptional benefits at careers.arthrex.com or visit us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.







All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Santa Barbara
Nearest Secondary Market: Santa Maria

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