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Google Global Health and Ergonomics Program Manager, Data Centers in Council Bluffs, Iowa

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Health and/or Ergonomics, equivalent degree, or equivalent practical experience.

  • 5 years of experience in global health and safety programs

  • Experience in leading a decentralized global health and safety program

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Human Factors, Occupational Ergonomics, Kinesiology, Human Kinetics, Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering, Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene or equivalent experience.

  • Experience implementing EHS needs in the design of data centers and knowledge of Data Center Operations, Facilities Management, Engineering, and Construction.

  • Data driven problem solving skills; ability to identify key issues, gather and analyze large complex data sets to support hypotheses and develop actionable recommendations; ability to quickly understand new equipment, creative problem solving and ability to think outside the box.

Google's projects, like our users, span the globe and require managers to keep the big picture in focus while being able to dive into the unique engineering challenges we face daily. As a Technical Program Manager at Google, you lead complex, multi-disciplinary engineering projects using your engineering expertise. You plan requirements with internal customers and usher projects through the entire project lifecycle. This includes managing project schedules, identifying risks and clearly communicating them to project stakeholders. You're equally at home explaining your team's analyses and recommendations to executives as you are discussing the technical trade-offs in product development with engineers.

The mandate of the Data Center Environmental Health and Safety (DCEHS) team is to, drive to a zero harm culture as measured through Environmental Health Safety and Sustainability (EHS&S) analytics, design and implement EHS programs and products (ie. assurance, global health, ergonomics, training, sustainability) that deliver improved performance, minimize post-construction changes by integrating EHS&S requirements throughout Data Center lifecycle.

100% of new sites are permitted (environmental) within committed construction timeframes and maintain compliance with regulatory (safety/environmental) requirements at all sites.

This job is critical to DCEHS achieving a zero harm culture by proactively addressing health and ergonomic risks.

  • Manage the global DC Occupational Health Program - which primarily focuses on ergonomic risks to ensure occupational health requirements are met for all current and future equipment at all sites globally.

  • Manage, drive, and optimize the standardized ergonomic and occupational health assessments program across the global data center sites.

  • Leverage existing global EHS staff (site level and subject matter expert team) to conduct occupational health assessments and address ergonomic issues.

  • Provide end-to-end ergonomic and other occupational health reviews of new technology product designs, data center equipment, and processes through Design for Safety processes for server floor infrastructure including Servers, Racks, Tools and related support infrastructure; coordinate equipment changes with cross-functional teams such as Platforms, Hardware Acceptance Testing, electrical and mechanical engineers.

  • Manage multiple programs and initiatives and report back regularly to leadership on progress.

Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.