The primary purpose of the position is the planning and execution of Environmental, Health and Safety (ESH) programs.
- Serve as expert on EHS matters related to associate safety, environmental protection, property protection, and process safety in a manufacturing environment
- Develop and lead safety strategy and critical proactive initiatives for the overall business
- Initiate policies, programs, and initiatives to ensure EHS compliance and achieve company goals
- Monitor and evaluate the impact of new laws, regulations, and industry standards
- Lead efforts, projects and cross-functional EHS teams in the direction of a continuously improving work environment that is safe and environmentally friendly
- Ensure required records, permits, and reports are maintained and prepared according to established guidelines by local, state, and federal agencies
- Train new and existing associates on company policies, procedures and regulations as required by regulations and best practices
- Identify hazardous workplace conditions, perform and document job hazard analysis, and coordinate activities to ensure corrective and preventative actions are implemented
- Respond to day-to-day associate concerns in an appropriate and timely manner
- Manages the investigation and assessment of work-related injuries, illnesses, and near-misses. Monitors Medical Incident Notifications (MIN) at the facility, works with Human Resources on workers compensation and return to work programs
- Review, measure, audit, and report on efforts in attaining compliance with EHS laws, regulations, company policies, and best practices to all levels of the organization
- Perform internal audits and inspections of facility and operations.
- Train and lead Emergency Response Team in hazmat, incipient fire, medical, and other potential emergencies
- Primary safety liaison for the customer base
- Liaison for government agencies emergency responders
- Provide training for emergency responders and customers as required
- Coordinate removal of hazardous materials and waste
- BS degree in engineering, safety, science or other EHS related field (MS preferred)
- Minimum of 10 years experience in EHS in a manufacturing environment, with 2 years in a managerial capacity
- Working knowledge of OSHA, EPA and DOT regulations including process safety, emergency response, hazardous materials transportation, air permitting, water permitting, ergonomics, and worker’s compensation
- Training and certifications preferred: First Aid, CPR & AED, RCRA, DOT, IATA, and Hazwopper
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