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This position will be responsible for the day to day implementation and continuous improvement of Health Safety programs, and maintaining all State and Federal environmental programs and report requirements. The Health, Safety & Environmental Engineer position provides technical and professional support services to operations and reports directly to the local Plant Manager and functionally to the Director of Health, Safety & Environmental. This is an on the floor, high visibility position.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Implement safe working techniques and reinforce the safety policies, guidelines and procedures as set out by IKO and all regulatory agencies. Provide daily guidance and direction in EHS programs.
Team player able to build and maintain relationships, communicate and function well within his/her peer group. Must have excellent communication skills throughout all levels of the organization.
Actively coaches peers, salaried and hourly employees on expected and acceptable safety behaviors and activities on the shop floor to improve and attain a goal of zero incidents.
Provide advice, assist, and audit line management to ensure that EH&S policies and procedures are implemented and working as intended.
Anticipates, identifies, evaluates and works to implement solutions to hazardous conditions and practices.
Responsible for investigations of possible losses; evaluating the risk in such loss exposure; developing and implementing a plan to correct or prevent a loss and audit the plan to ensure its effectiveness. Focal point for Corporate H&S, Environmental, and Loss Prevention Audits.
Responsible for preparing and maintaining all plant environmental and regulator records. Ensuring that reports are completed on time and ready for the Plant Manager's review and signature.
Responsible for ensuring that the Plant Manager is immediately informed of any regulatory compliance issues with the Plant.
Collaborates with Plant and Process Engineers to identify and track engineered safety solutions to eliminate unsafe conditions.
Provides hands-on guidance to Plant leadership & Supervisors regarding incident reporting/investigation program to ensure company standards and processes are met.
Reviews incidents to ensure Root Cause Analysis is completed to prevent reoccurrences and drive corrective actions through health checks.
Evaluates, monitors, and approves the safe installation or modification of new or existing equipment including application of FLRA and JHA/JSA.
Applies and uses hierarchy of controls to eliminate hazards and reduce risks in the facility or site.
Implements, administers and advises others on hazard control programs for their respective Plant(s).
Lead coordination of inspections by regulatory agencies, ensure deficiencies are minimized and corrected and present findings and corrections to Plant Manager.
Maintain all logs and documentation associated with regulatory requirements.
Monitors legislative changes then assesses and makes recommendations based on their potential impact to the business.
Supports the development of SOPs, JHA/JSA, maintains Plant training calendar and ensures training records are maintained per regulatory requirements.
Conducts employee safety training for EHS as required using appropriate training materials (hands-on, PowerPoint's, props, etc.) and performs safety evaluations, site level self-audits, run site safety committee and ergonomics programs.
Maintain working relationships with Regulatory Agencies, to include participation in industry specified organization.
Administer the local hearing conservation program per regulatory requirements and adherence to HIPAA's Privacy Rule.
Collaborates with peer group to ensure facility monthly safety inspections are being completed on time. Makes recommendations to remedy noted deficiencies.
In conjunction with Human Resources provides internal support for Workers' Compensation cases and adherence to HIPAA's Privacy Rule.
Conducts new hire safety on-boarding for new employees.
Maintain metrics in accordance with company requirements.
Education and Experience:
Requires a minimum of a BA/BS degree in occupational safety, science, engineering or related discipline
Three to five years prior experience in a manufacturing setting working in a Health, Safety & Environmental Role
Professional EHS certification desired
Skills and Competencies:
Proven HSE Leader with 3-5 years of experience in a manufacturing setting
A team player who can lead by example and influence
Sound, comprehensive knowledge of US occupational health, safety, and environmental regulations
Detailed understanding of general industry standards and knowledge of basic health and safety concepts such as hazard & risk assessment, behavior-based safety, machine / equipment safety etc.
The ability to chair meetings and presentations
Above average communication skills to enable the transfer of clear and concise information at all levels of the organization.
The ability to relentlessly follow up to achieve stated deadlines
The ability to organize the workload and manage multiple tasks effectively
Passion for results, strong work ethic and acts with a sense of urgency and purpose balanced with strategic and day-to-day operational intent
Superior analytical skills with the ability to identify problems, resolve issues, mitigate risks, and initiate continuous improvements initiatives
Possess the ability to handle multiple priorities and a wide variety of tasks to meet deadlines, all with a sense of urgency
Demonstrated leadership and management capabilities with the ability to make decisions under pressure in an environment of rapid change
DOT Hazardous Waste Manifest/ RCRA
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