Posted on Feb 22, 2024

Occupational Health Nurse
Kent, WA

With our strong investment in research and development and our culture of continuous improvement, Hexcel is the industry leader in the manufacturing of advance composite materials, including carbon fiber, woven reinforcements, resins, prepregs, honeycombs and additive manufactured parts. We invite you to join the Hexcel team at various manufacturing sites, sales offices and R&T centers around the globe. Become a part of the “strength within.”

Hexcel is currently seeking an Occupational Health Nurse for our Kent, WA, USA location.  This role is responsible for providing programs and services to safeguard and enhance the health and wellness of employees. 

Summary pay range: $53,138 - $91,093 annually ($25.54 - $43.79 hourly)

The selected individual will be responsible for but not limited to the following obligations:

  • Provide comprehensive occupational health support to all employees in a manufacturing facility. This includes but is not limited to injury and illness assessments, treatment, and follow-up care.
  • Collaborate with the EHS and local leadership teams to develop, implement, and evaluate occupational health programs, policies, procedures, and wellness programs.
  • Actively participate in achieving the objectives of the EHS team, demonstrating a commitment to environmental health and safety practices and initiatives.
  • Provide treatment, necessary medication, and immunizations.
  • Perform nursing services and timely assessments for employees with injuries and/or illnesses including emergency and urgent care, within established guidelines of Hexcel’s policies and the Nurse Practice Act in the State of Washington.
  • Manage and work with the TPA on the worker’s compensation program Work with Safety to report monthly statistics.
  • Track results for physicals and drug screening results for pre-employment, return to work, random and reasonable suspicion processes.
  • Ensure the Occupational Health Clinic follows Federal and State regulations. Stay up to date with current industry trends and best practices in occupational health nursing.
  • Maintain confidential medical records according to company policy and or State and Federal standards.
  • Perform Audiograms and Respiratory Physicals with respirator fit testing which comply with the OSHA Noise and Respiratory Standards.


  • High school diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from accredited school, preferred.
  • Requires current Washington State Licensed Practical Nurse license in good standing.
  • Requires the completion of training from a Practical/Vocational Nursing Program from an accredited school of nursing.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in occupational health nursing.
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations and guidelines.
  • Experience with claims management for work-related injuries.
  • Previous experience working in a unionized manufacturing environment desired.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Certification in hearing conservation through the Council of Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC) desired.

At Hexcel, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain the top talent. Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.

Hexcel also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.

The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Please note that the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Eligible candidates must be a:  U.S. citizen, U.S. national, person lawfully admitted for permanent residence, temporary resident under sections 210(a) or 245(A) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, person admitted in refugee status, or person granted asylum. Hexcel (NYSE: HXL) is a global leader in advanced composites technology, a leading producer of carbon fiber, and the world leader in honeycomb manufacturing for the commercial aerospace industry.

Hexcel is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected class.

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