Reference : VIE00122

VIE - Industrial Hygienist

  • United States HOOSICK FALL
  • VIE (European Citizens)
  • Posting date : 07/18/2022

Position description

Regarding our strategy, we want to accelerate the growth of our chemicals management programs - specifically hazard profile updates and prioritization of risk assessments. The Industrial Hygienist VIE will be in charge of improve the quality of raw material inventory by identifying/eliminating high hazard materials and prioritizing exposure risk assessments.  This role will directly contribute to our health indicator which monitors the reduction of high risk exposures.   

Main responsibilities:

  • Secure and upload safety data sheets (SDS’s) into data management system (Safhear) for raw materials and perform QA/QC.
  • Achieve 50% of SDS’s
  • Establish hazard profiles for raw materials. Chemicals >90% of raw materials      
  • Identify raw materials that contain CMR’s, sensitizers, acute hazards, and SVHC’s and work with EHS Director on elimination projects
  • Visit US locations to verify exposure profiles and risk reduction efforts are adequately control
  • Capture key EHS and sustainability data from the raw material supply chain based on prioritized list.
  • Develop data acquisition tool in existing data management system to automate the capture of key EHS and sustainability data.


  • BS and MS (preferred), or equivalent, in environment and safety field or engineering field Experience in ceramic or materials laboratory techniques and practices.
  • Experience with safety or health background in a plant environment will be a plus
  • Understanding of uncertainty and risk, plus ability to evaluate options and recommend solutions.
  • Ability to work independently and with limited supervision.
  • Ability to work in a team setting, accept critical input, and to provide support efforts of others.
  • Good communications skills, especially related to preparing technical reports and presentations.

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.