Diodes Incorporated

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Manager - South Portland, ME

Diodes Incorporated (Diodes) is seeking a hands-on Environmental Health and Safety Manager at the South Portland, ME facility. Reporting to the Site Director, this position is responsible for managing the site’s full EHS Program. The EHS Manager is also responsible for ensuring site compliance with federal, state, and local environmental and safety regulations as well as company policies to manage risks associated with semiconductor manufacturing and for guiding site focus on environmental sustainability. 


Principle Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Provide leadership to the site and direct staff on matters related to EHS.
  • Implement health, safety, environmental and sustainability initiatives. Lead employee teams for continuous improvement of EHS goals. Effectively interact with managers and employees at all levels to drive EHS improvements and enable them to meet specific business goals.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and standards involving general safety, fire safety, environmental safety, and industrial hygiene.
  • Prepare or ensure completion of regular site EHS reports and all regulatory reports/statistics.
  • Maintain ISO14001 and ISO45001 certifications.
  • Ensure maintenance of all required EHS related permits.
  • Develop effective safety programs to prevent employee injury and minimize workers compensation costs.
  • Track environmental and safety metrics.
  • Develop and deliver training programs to meet regulatory requirements and company objectives.
  • Track timely closure of all EHS audit findings and corrective action items.
  • Drive root cause analysis and corrective actions.
  • Maintain and continuously improve the site's regulatory compliance assurance process through overall direction of the EHS programs.
  • Direct a strong structured safety process to drive a positive safety culture, insisting on consistent implementation of and adherence to policies and procedures.
  • Interface with regulatory agencies relative to inspections, inquiries and associated corrective action plans.
  • Develop and implement effective regulatory compliance assurance programs.
  • Successfully implement EHS Management systems.
  • Engage with each manufacturing site's EHS Team on challenges and initiatives with a timely response to requests, with the ultimate goal being to streamline processes and programs to help manage each site’s workload. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • BS degree in chemical or environmental engineering, physical sciences, industrial hygiene, or other engineering discipline; advanced degree in health, safety and environmental science and CIH, CSP certifications is a plus.
  • At least 10 years of experience as an Environmental or Safety engineer/specialist, Fab/Facilities Engineer or Industrial Hygienist.
  • At least 5 years of experience directly managing small to moderate sized teams.
  • Have a deep knowledge and understanding of EHS regulations (OSHA, EPA, DOT, etc.).
  • Strong ability to work well with all functional departments and posess the flexibility to support the site while ensuring corporate standards are met.
  • Strong project development/management skills with the ability to work with minimal oversight and a strong bias for delivering on commitments to achieve desired results.
  • Able to organize and prioritize complex and varied tasks and projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization including the hourly workforce, first line supervision, plant leadership team, business level organization, as well as regulatory and external customers.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated success in managing, motivating and mentoring EHS professionals.
  • Proficient in web-based and other electronic tools and systems.


Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a Standard and Poor’s SmallCap 600 and Russell 3000 Index company, is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic, and analog semiconductor markets. Diodes serves the consumer electronics, computing, communications, industrial, and automotive markets. 

We offer a competitive benefits packages which include: medical, dental, vision, FSA, 401k with company match, company paid short term and long term disability and a standard life insurance policy. We also provide paid time off and an employee wellness program.


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