Industrial Hygiene & Compliance Administrator
The Andersons, Inc. - Maumee, OH

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The Industrial Hygiene & Compliance Administrator is responsible to assure compliance with regulatory requirements on a day-to-day basis and facilitate the implementation of the company’s hazard management prevention programs for all company facilities. The Industrial Hygiene & Compliance Administrator is responsible to coordinate the development of protection and prevention strategies and to lead proactive efforts to protect employees, customers, and others, as well as property and assets from safety, health, environmental, fire, and security risks and hazards.

This position is responsible for assisting operations in meeting their obligations with respect to compliance, safety training, facility walkthroughs, safety committees, and other hazard management activities aimed at protecting personnel and assets.

Dimensions
All Company Facilities, Personnel, and Assets

Facilities: 70+

Personnel: 3,000+

Assets: $ 500,000,000+

Nature and Scope
The Industrial Hygiene & Compliance Administrator reports to the Environmental Health Manager and is one of several Administrators working in Safety & Security. The Industrial Hygiene & Compliance Administrator will be based in Maumee and will travel between facilities.

The Industrial Hygiene & Compliance Administrator is accountable to assist in the implementation of the company’s hazard management programs. More specifically, the administrator will provide a wide range of services in the safety, health, environmental, and regulatory compliance arenas.

A primary accountability of the Industrial Hygiene & Compliance Administrator is to coordinate key compliance programs including industrial hygiene and environmental sampling, emergency action planning, and spill prevention and control, among others, as well as data collection activities, field inspections, compliance audits, and record keeping and reporting requirements as is necessary to comply with federal, state, and local rules and regulations.

Another major accountability of the Industrial Hygiene & Compliance Administrator is to perform regular audits of environmental permits and the associated monitoring and record keeping requirements for affected facilities.

The Industrial Hygiene & Compliance Administrator is also accountable to assist in providing high quality safety education and training programs for company employees. The administrator is responsible for assisting in the delivery of safety training programs, most often in a teaching / leading role.

The Industrial Hygiene & Compliance Administrator is responsible to assist with the risk survey process, working closely with operations in the identification of hazards and risks as well as improvements. The administrator is also responsible to perform follow-up inspections and communicate with the appropriate managers on hazards / risks found, recommendations made, and solutions implemented.

To be effective, the Industrial Hygiene & Compliance Administrator must keep current in the safety, health, and environmental fields. The Industrial Hygiene & Compliance Administrator will be required to have a solid understanding of the regulations that affect or potentially affect the company’s facilities. Of critical importance is the need for the administrator to develop and maintain open and candid communications with the facility and operations managers for the facilities served.

Like all members of the corporate Safety & Security staff, the Industrial Hygiene & Compliance Administrator must be pro-active and enthusiastic in providing assistance to operations in fulfilling their hazard management responsibilities. In addition, the Industrial Hygiene & Compliance Administrator will be required to deal with a variety of people, both within and outside the company. The administrator must deal with all of these people in a credible manner. To be effective in such a dynamic arena, the Industrial Hygiene & Compliance Administrator will be expected to grow professionally by taking advantage of educational opportunities that may be available.

Background
The knowledge and skills needed to perform this position successfully are typically acquired through one to three years hazard management experience and a bachelor's degree in a scientific field of study. A master's degree in industrial hygiene or occupational safety and health is preferred.

Principal Accountabilities
The following accountabilities are to be carried out in a manner consistent with the spirit and philosophy outlined in The Andersons' Statement of Principles:
Coordinate the implementation and maintenance of industrial hygiene and environmental sampling activities, including emergency action planning, and spill prevention and control, This includes responsibility for data collection activities, field inspections, compliance audits, and record keeping and reporting requirements as is necessary to comply with federal, state, and local rules and regulations.
Serve as a safety resource to all company facilities. Assist facility / operations managers meet their safety accountabilities. Develop and maintain positive, open, and candid relationships with the appropriate managers at each facility.
Perform regular audits of environmental permits and the associated monitoring and record keeping requirements for affected facilities. Report any significant findings regarding compliance to facility management and work to improve processes and systems where necessary to help ensure compliance.
Present and document employee safety training programs consistent with the company’s hazard management policies and procedures. Assist in providing initial safety orientation training to new / seasonal employees in a timely manner, as needed. Provide and document contractor safety training, as needed.
Assist with the risk survey process, working closely with operations in the identification of hazards and risks as well as improvements. Perform follow-up inspections and communicate with the appropriate managers on hazards / risks found, recommendations made, and solutions implemented.
Develop and maintain an appropriate level of knowledge of the rules and regulations of EPA and OSHA, as well as company and industry loss prevention standards and procedures.
Work cooperatively with regulators, emergency response organizations, insurance companies, universities, trade associations, and other groups, as appropriate, to help promote safety and environmental stewardship.
Serve as a resource to management, supervisors, and the work force in order to assist them in effectively performing their loss prevention and other hazard management tasks.
Assist the Environmental Health Manager and the rest of the staff in special loss prevention and hazard management projects, as directed. Provide other administrative support for the company’s hazard management programs, as needed.
Maintain an open and candid relationship with the Environmental Health Manager and the rest of the department staff.

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Andersons, Inc. is an entrepreneurial company with diversified interests in the agriculture and transportation markets. The Company operates...