Associate Director, EH&S

Hybrid – Berkeley, California

Twelve is a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning CO2 into essential products. We are a team of scientists, engineers and problem solvers on a mission to fundamentally shift the way the world addresses climate change and lead the transition to a fossil free future with our carbon transformation technology.

Job Brief 

We are seeking an experienced leader to grow our safety program at Twelve. As an EH&S manager you will be supporting a dynamic research organization working on cutting edge technologies with huge environmental benefits. You’ll be a strong voice for safety and environmental stewardship in the workplace. You’ll manage internal and external resources in expanding our safety program across a growing number of sites. You’ll work closely with scientists and engineers to safely advance progress in research and development, manufacturing, and production environments. An ideal candidate will be a fast learner, problem-solver and self-starter who is comfortable operating in a rapidly changing startup environment.

What you will do 

  • Direct the development, implementation, maintenance, and improvement of EHS programs and processes
  • Lead and support team members by providing training, coaching, and guidance to ensure alignment with all federal, state, local, and corporate requirements
  • Manage EH&S specialists and external consultants in executing and improving Twelve’s safety program
  • Collaborate with operations, facilities, and IT teams to develop policy and programs to improve employee experience
  • Act as a technical safety resource for research, process development, and manufacturing teams
  • Manage EH&S training programs such as Hazardous Waste handling, GHS, Lockout/Tagout, etc.
  • Conduct and/or coordinate risk assessments, regular inspections of work areas, incident response and after action reports

Who you are 

  • 10 years of EH&S experience
  • Experience leading EH&S in a research environment and manufacturing OR production environment
  • Strong communication (oral and written) skills, with the ability to influence across multiple areas of the business and external partners
  • Strong knowledge of federal, state and local safety and environmental regulations, relevant codes, and permitting processes
  • Skilled in core computer tools such as Google Workspace, task tracking software & cloud storage

Twelve Benefits

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Paid sick days and vacation
  • Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience
  • Diverse and inclusive work environment

At Twelve, it’s important each employee is compensated competitively and fairly. In alignment with state legal requirements, Twelve conducts exhaustive research to understand compensation markets. A range for the included position is listed below. Be advised, actual offer details are determined by job category, job location, and candidate skill level. 

United States Wage Range: $140,000 – $175,000

Please note that some pay bands may have wide ranges of compensation to accommodate candidate’s diverse sets of skill levels.

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