University of Washington School of Public Health
Occ Health & Safety Specialist - Ergonomist - Boeing
Closing Date: September 22, 2017
Posted: August 22, 2017
The Environment Health and Safety (EHS) department has an exciting opportunity for a specialist to join their Ergonomics team. Primary responsibility is to provide ergonomics support to the Boeing Defense, Security/Space (BDS) Puget Sound site to achieve significant reduction in ergonomic related injuries. Primary customers are employees performing work in a fabrication factory environment, but some support to office ergonomics is required. To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have strong communication and technical skills to partner with customers to identify ergonomic hazards, develop both interim and long term mitigation options, and help implement the agreed to mitigations. This job requires working closely with manufacturing, Industrial Engineering, and other support organizations to ensure integration of ergonomics into all aspects of the design and build process to be proactive on injury prevention and injury risk reduction.
Customer support may include:
• Providing leadership for ergonomics program implementation.
• Performing ergonomic assessments, providing ergonomic training, providing guidance for ergonomic solutions.
• Working with the appropriate support organizations to improve the manufacturing process through implementation of new technology or processes.
• Evaluating new tool design and process for ergonomic risk assessment and more.
A technical bachelor’s degree is required, and typically 5 or more years’ related work experience or a Master’s degree with typically 3 or more years’ related work experience. A technical degree is defined as any four year degree, or greater, in a mathematic, scientific or information technology field of study.
This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.
The following is required:
• Experience with industrial ergonomics.
• Experience in Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS).
• Experience implementing ergonomic solutions in a manufacturing environment.