Under direction of the Site Leader, along with direction from corporate EHS leadership, the Site EHS Leader’s primary objective is to develop, execute, and sustain the Louisville Site’s strategic and tactical plan for all Environmental, Health, Safety, and Security matters.
The primary deliverable of this position is to create a culture of engagement, empowerment, and compliance through direction and oversight of all programs that support of the site’s primary goal of an incident-free workplace.
The EHS Leader plans and directs activities for the site’s EHS organization.
The position provides leadership and technical expertise to meet Momentive corporate and site expectations in environmental, health, safety, and security management systems.
It also ensures compliance with policies and applicable regulations as an active member of the Site Leadership Team.
Set tactical and strategic direction and provide leadership for the EHS department.
Actively participate on the Site Leadership Team.
Maintains communication with corporate EHS to keep abreast of strategic initiatives and expectations, and to provide guidance and feedback regarding all corporate initiatives and expectations.
Participate on corporate teams in order to improve Momentive’s global EHS network and performance
Develop and lead a site sustainability initiative.
Be the focal point for the site for all community relations.
Operational EHS Management
Establishes and continually refines the plant’s long term EHS strategy and improvement plan.
Establishes EHS performance and cultural metrics to gauge the “current state” and provides the basis for continuous improvement measurement.
Manages the site EHS budget and associated spending.
Provides monthly spending analysis reports as necessary.
Participates in the development of the site’s capital expense spending budget and site plan.
Reviews all EHS capital expense requests for risk, cost, and prioritization within the overall plan and budget.
Review and enhance the site’s incident investigation process.
Ensure a robust process is in place to fully determine root cause and corrective actions as necessary.
Provide leadership and facilitation of all incident investigations.
Ensures EHS matters are fully addressed in plant PHA studies.
Participate in the review of all PHA studies.
Provide oversight and management of all site EHS related action items.
Functions as the site lead for the Gensuite EHS digitized management system.
Ensure site compliance with all federal (EPA), State (Kentucky), and local (LMAPCD) air, water, and waste regulations.
Ensure site compliance with OSHA’s Occupational Safety and Health Standards, 29CFR1910 and 1926.
Responsible for the overall site Process Safety Management process, ensuring that all requirements are met per OSHA’s 1910.119 Process Safety Management (PSM) standards and regulations.
Ensure that management of change (MOC) requirements are met.
Reviews all modifications and changes associated with MOC.
Reviews equipment design, installations, and modifications to ensure that all EHS requirements are addressed.
Be the focal point for the site for all Governmental regulatory contacts and inquiries.
Ensures all reporting requirements are met.
Reviews all reports for thoroughness and accuracy.
Training & Development
Defines and manages the EHS training needs for all site associates and contractors.
Ensures all training is completed according to established training plan.
Defines and manages the training needs for EHS personnel and develops an associated training plan.
Participates in EHS professional organizations and networks to stay abreast of best practices, emerging technology, and all regulatory changes.
Communicates with EHS professionals in other plants on a regular basis to share best practices and ensure consistency in practices.
Auditing and Management Systems
Tracks and publishes standardized EHS performance and cultural metrics on a routine basis consistent with company requirements and aligns EHS performance indicators with overall business key performance indicators.
Identifies and implements initiatives to drive continuous improvement.
Administers, plans, coordinates, and executes company adopted EHS management systems.
Responsible for ensuring the site complies and meets deadlines on all management systems as necessary.
Conduct periodic self-audits of site EHS policies, procedures, practices, and documentation to ensure compliance with all regulatory and corporate expectations.
Serve as the focal point to coordinate all internal or external EHS audits that are conducted on site.
Ensure all audit findings are closed and recommendations are implemented in a timely manner.
· Minimum of 10 years’ experience as an EHS professional, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in both Environmental and Safety roles.
· Minimum of 6 years’ experience at a chemical manufacturing plant or equivalent industry.
· Demonstrated knowledge and application of EPA air, water, and waste regulations
· Demonstrated knowledge and application of the OSHA 29CFR1910 and 1926 regulations.
· Demonstrated knowledge and application of the OSHA 29CFR1910.119 PSM regulations.
· Computer literate with standard business software.
· Ability to work in multi-tasking environment.
· Ability to effectively communicate and interact with all levels of the organization
· Ability to lead and influence project teams.
· Ability to positively influence hourly and salaried associates
· Must be able to effectively recognize the need for and be able to lead positive change.
· Must have a strong track record of delivering results.
· Must have the ability to lead and make decisions in stressful situations.
· Six Sigma Green Belt Certification or willingness to complete training.
· Must be willing to support community outreach and communication programs as necessary
Must be available to come in to plant at any time of the day or night.
· Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing an Environmental compliance program in a chemical plant.
· Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing an Occupational Safety compliance program in a chemical plant
· Familiar with standard chemical plant processes
· Working knowledge of SAP functionality
· Demonstrated ability to develop and implement management systems and compliance programs.
· Six Sigma Black Belt Certification
CSP and/or IH Certification
Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical or Environmental Engineering or equivalent.
In order to be considered for this position candidates are required to submit an application for employment through momentive.com, be at least 18 years of age, willing to take a drug test and submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process.
Candidates are required to have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.
If currently a Momentive employee, you must have current satisfactory work performance and in most cases, have been in your current role 18 months.
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