Samsung Austin Semiconductor is one of the most advanced semiconductor manufacturing facilities in the world and an integral part of Central Texas for more than 26 years, driving job generation, economic impact and engagement with the surrounding community.
Samsung Austin Semiconductor serves a global customer base with broad semiconductor process technology offerings that impact everyday life including mobile, graphic, consumer, networking/high performance computing, Internet of Things, RF and automotive. Through successful collaborations with foundry customers and a continuous drive to develop the most cutting-edge technologies, Samsung Austin Semiconductor has become a major player in the foundry market. Samsung Austin Semiconductor’s technology portfolio ranges from 65nm to 28nm using planar transistor technology to the more advanced 14nm 3D FinFet technology.
With more than 3,300 employees, 2.45 million square feet of floor space, and more than 600+ acres in land holdings, Samsung Austin Semiconductor’s economic impact in 2021 generated $6.3 billion into Austin’s economy through salaries and other expenditures. Plus, that same year, its parent company, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd announced a $17 billion investment to boost semiconductor production capacity at a new site in Taylor, Texas. This is in addition to the $18 billion invested in Samsung Austin Semiconductor’s Austin, Texas campus, since 1996 -- making it one of the largest direct foreign investments in United States history.
Samsung Austin Semiconductor is a premier and growing employer who provides a great place to work, is committed to environmental stewardship and being a good corporate citizen. Our employees are the key to our success and we invest in our people with competitive compensation & benefit packages, career development opportunities and programs that enhance physical, emotional and intellectual well-being. Our employees work at various locations throughout Central Texas including the main plant on East Parmer Lane in northeast Austin, a satellite office near Pflugerville and the construction site in Taylor, Texas. Learn more at www.samsung.com/us/sas.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Seeking a high performing Engineer to join the Occupational Health Services team supporting the Austin and Taylor, Texas locations.
This position is expected to apply an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to plan, design, develop and verify mitigations to existing and future ergonomics risks in complex manufacturing environments including offices. This individual will partner with and provide support for site-based ergonomic teams, risk reduction projects and associated initiatives. Additional duties include supporting incident investigation, implementation of company safety standards and best practices, and providing information and metrics in support of achieving functional and business goals and objectives. The successful candidate will work in a fast-paced environment, supporting a data landscape that serves customers internal and external to the EHS department.
Specific Job Duties:
• Plans, implements, and assesses occupational health and safety programs and processes to maintain a safe and healthy work environment
• Conduct ergonomics field risk assessments for industrial and office settings
• Lead the ergonomics team and provide advanced ergonomics training
• Responsible for managing ergonomic projects associated with leading, planning, controlling, and improving the workplace
• Manage costs within budget of assigned ergonomic equipment and projects for employee posture aides and reasonable accommodations
•Participate, leading on occasion, incident analysis to determine and make visible injury and near miss root causes, including corrective and preventative fixes, following the hierarchy of controls, to prevent incident reoccurrence
Work hours for this position are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday. This position is not on call.
Skills and Qualifications:
Education, Training, Certification(s) and Minimum years of experience required
•Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in Occupational Health, Occupational Biomechanics, Ergonomics, Human Factors, Industrial Engineering, or an equivalent and relevant discipline
•Minimum 3 years' experience in Ergonomics, Industrial Engineering, Human Factors, or relevant disciplines
•Board certified as an Associate Ergonomic Professional (AEP), Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE), Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist (CEAS), or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Software, and Tools
•Demonstrated experience in manufacturing / industrial setting
•Demonstrated ability to lead & manage programs / projects
•Familiarity with Analysis tools such as REBA, RULA, NIOSH Lifting Equation, Push/Pull Testers,
•Understanding of anthropometrics and the hierarchy of controls
•Strong oral/written communication skills & interpersonal/leadership skills
•Transparent, shares critical information, speaks with candor, contributes constructively
•Focused, quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed
•Analytical-minded, challenges existing processes, critical thinker, and resolve problems
•Ability to work & learn quickly in a fast-pace team environment while targeting deadlines and applying sound design principals