Santa Clara, California

Key Responsibilities

  • Position will report to the Sr. Manager of EHS responsible for operations in Santa Clara and Sunnyvale, CA.  Position will work closely with site management in RD&E and manufacturing and other EHS staff to drive environmental programs, ensure regulatory compliance and promote continuous improvement.
  • Responsible for the program management of the health and safety function for the Applied Materials’ RD&E and manufacturing operations in Santa Clara and Sunnyvale, CA.
  • Performs a wide range of health and safety compliance duties including equipment and facility permitting, compliance auditing, management of change and chemical authorization approvals, record keeping and reporting, liaison with the local authorities
  • Ensure health and safety programs and management systems in place and effective to minimize the risks to employees, the environment and the community.  Some of the Key Health and Safety programs for the site include:

    New chemical review

    Management of Change (MoC)

    Hazard Communication


    Control of Hazardous Energies

    Confined Space

    Working at Heights

    Accident/Incident Investigation

    Design Review for tool installation

    Code Review: Fire and Building

  • Monitors compliance with required health and safety, fire code and building codes, standards and regulations.  Act as a liaison with local, regional or federal regulatory authorities.
  • Partners with business unit or company function to properly investigate health and safety incidents and drive corrective actions to closure
  • Review and report health and safety progress and performance for assigned site/function based on established EH&S metrics to site management.
  • Drive specific projects assigned are completed as planned to meet EH&S goals. Provides management with updates and escalation on projects/programs.  Maintain communication channel with site/location functions.
  • Interfaces with internal and external customers regarding health and safety issues
  • Provide technical guidance on health and safety issues to the site manufacturing and engineering organizations and contribute to the development of site-wide EH&S standards and procedures.
  • Develops and conducts employee EH&S training.
  • Develops, implements and monitors company safety programs and policies. Ensures compliance with government health and safety regulations.
  • Completes required federal, state and local government reports relating to safety.
  • Monitors safety and health compliance and maintains liaison with appropriate regulatory agencies.
  • Recommends corrective action where environmental health and safety hazards exist.
  • Identifies, analyzes and controls occupational hazards and promotes worksite by applying knowledge of industrial processes, mechanics, psychology, physiology, and industrial health and safety laws.
  • Advises on structural safety requirements based on failure mode analysis of such factors as fatigue, stability, stress, concentration and creep.




Bachelor's Degree




Years of Experience:

4 - 7 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information


Yes, 10% of the Time

Relocation Eligible:


Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Santa Clara, California

A global leader in the nanomanufacturing technology solutions for the electronics industry, Applied Materials is built on the strength of talented people. We offer a wide variety of job opportunities for experienced professionals and recent college students/graduates that will capitalize on your current skills while broadening your experience and engaging you in a dynamic, fast-changing industry.

Here, you will work in community to achieve a common goal and encounter exciting new challenges every day. Our company is continually evolving: implementing innovations to make semiconductors more portable, powerful, and affordable than ever before.

Employee Benefits:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Paternity Leave
  • Custom Work Station
  • Disability Insurance
  • Gym/ Wellness Reimbursement
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Maternity Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Leave
  • On Site Gym/ Fitness Classes, Clinic (Site Dependent) 

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