MGR Environmental, Health & Safety, HY

May 8, 2024

Oceanside, CA, California, US

Regular Full Time

Hydranautics is a part of the Nitto Group of companies and one of the global leaders in the field of integrated membrane solutions. We offer complete membrane solutions like reverse osmosis, nanofiltration, ultrafiltration and microfiltration for water, waste water and process treatment and applications. Hydranautics membrane-based solutions are currently in use on seven continents throughout the world for diverse applications such as seawater desalination, industrial high-purity water, surface water treatment, waste water treatment and specialty process applications.


Under general direction accountable for planning and directing Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS), environmental sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs and initiatives, including Injury and Illness Prevention, Industrial Hygiene, Safety, Workers’ Compensation, Environmental Protection, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Health Promotion, and support of corporate initiatives.  Implement programs and policies designed to ensure compliance with EHS laws and regulations and reduce the company’s EHS risks in accordance with business objectives.  Identify and comply with legal requirements and government reporting regulations.  Ensure quality operations of EHS processes and compliance with ISO 9001 requirements.


  1. Develops strategic plans to achieve the company’s objectives for EHS, environmental sustainability, and CSR.
  2. Sets clear, challenging goals for the EHS Department personnel aligned with the company’s strategic goals.
  3. Ensures staff is adequately trained for assigned duties.
  4. Represents Hydranautics on matters related to EHS, environmental sustainability and CSR to key external stakeholders (e.g. regulators, community, industry peers).  
  5. Establishes partnerships within the Hydranautics’ organization to proactively influence the integration of EHS, environmental sustainability, and CSR into operational activities and plans.
  6. Participates in meetings with key external stakeholders, including matters which require negotiations on behalf of Hydranautics.
  7. Provides critical project leadership, staffing requirements, and related financial budgets for EHS, environmental sustainability and CSR initiatives.
  8. Identifies, evaluates and communicates problems and makes recommendations for solutions to executive management.
  9. Directs the implementation of EHS, environmental sustainability, and CSR initiatives as required by the Nitto Group (RoHS, REACH Conflict Minerals, Green Procurement Guidelines, CSR and related programs)
  10. Manages third-party onsite security services.
  11. Other duties as assigned. 



  1. Environmental, Health & Safety Specialist
  2. Onsite security officers


The following are preferred:  

  1. Occupational Health and Safety Professional Certification 
  2. CPR/First Aid Certification


  1. Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Chemistry or Business; and 3-5 years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Expert knowledge in Cal-OSHA regulations and ability to apply them in a manufacturing environment.
  3. Experience working with local, State and Federal agencies such as EPA, Cal/OSHA, air pollution control districts, water agencies, Department of Environmental Health (hazardous materials), and the fire department.
  4. Experience with environmental reporting such as EPA Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) report, DTSC Biennial Hazardous Waste Report, CUPA Hazardous Materials Inventory Report, Industrial Wastewater and Storm Water Discharges Report, SB14 report.
  5. Experience in managing chemical process operations.
  6. Strong analytical skills with the ability to assess situations, apply appropriate regulations, and take corrective action.
  7. Ability to interpret complex regulations and protocols and to work with precedents.
  8. Ability to motivate and evaluate staff, manage projects and personnel.
  9. Intermediate or higher skill level in Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and MS Word.

Salary $107,000.00 - $150,000.00  


Hydranautics offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.  We believe diversity is key to our competitive advantage and value the diversity among our employees. We are proud to be an EEO employer.