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IDEX Safety Engineer in West Henrietta, New York

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JOB TITLE: Safety Engineer

REPORTING TO: EHS & Sustainability Manager

LOCATION: West Henrietta, NY


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Who is IDEX Health & Science (IH&S)?

As a business unit of IDEX Corporation, IH&S has a long history of driving growth in life sciences and healthcare by embracing innovation and redefining the supplier-customer relationship. The work we do every day allows us to discover key insights and break new ground to create some of the most meaningful technologies that have a lasting impact on companies, industries, and society. One of business segments is called Life Science Optics and we are looking to add more talent to the team.

Life Science Optics (LSO):

Our newly opened Optics Center of Excellence (COE) in West Henrietta, NY , is a manufacturing and R&D focused team that sits at the leading edge of high-end optics for life sciences. Focused on assisting partners at every stage of the development processes, we invest in people and infrastructure to drive bold ideas and pragmatic solutions. With its optics-rich foundation of talent, universities, and supporting businesses, Rochester is the ideal location to elevate your career with fascinating work and endless opportunities.

Our formula for success is simple. We work hard to maintain a culture where you can own your work; you are encouraged to try new ideas in a collaborative environment; and you can apply your skillset to enable our clients to gain a competitive advantage in their own market. At IDEX Health & Science, you have the opportunity to work with a great group of people, mentor others, and build a great future.


The Safety Specialist/Engineer is responsible for implementing the Life Science Optics Safety Program to help ensure that al employees recognize and understand hazards in the workplace including chemical, mechanical, electrical, and physical hazards. The Safety Specialist/Engineer creates and administers the procedures and training elements that support the safety program including early intervention, injury investigation, root cause analysis and corrective actions. The Safety Specialist/Engineer manages inspections and audits that confirm the effectiveness of the safety program.


  • Perform Job Hazard Analysis that identify potential risks and risk mitigation strategies

  • Review New Chemicals, New Processes, and New Equipment (Change Management) to ensure proper safety protocols are considered

  • Manage chemical Safety Data Sheet system, Hazardous Waste Program, and reporting requirements

  • Coordinate employee exposure assessments, ergonomics Process, and respirator fit testing

  • Perform walkthroughs, inspections and safety auditing identifying and tracking improvements to completion

  • Lead Safety Committee activities, participate in daily morning markets, and communicate safety issues

  • Ensure required safety training is complete for all employees and maintain training records

  • Directly responsible for corporate and internal safety reporting

  • Effectively communicate new initiatives, standards, regulations, significant incidents, and management directives to internal stakeholders

  • Liaise effectively with Statutory Authorities, Local Municipalities, OSHA and OHS Representatives as needed


  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, or a related field

  • Certification preferred (e.g., Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Associate Safety Professional (ASP), Occupational Health and Safety Technologist (OHST), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH))

  • 3+ years of safety experience in the field of occupational safety in a manufacturing environment

  • Familiarity with federal, state, and local regulations

  • CPR/First Aid certification a plus


  • Outstanding demonstrated verbal and written communication skills

  • Attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal, negotiation and persuasion skills

  • Experience in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Data analysis, charting, and presentation skills

IDEX Health & Science LLC., a Unit of IDEX Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

Business Unit: IH&S (Shared Services)

Job Segment: HST Health & Science Technologies