Health & Safety Manager
Invista - Chattanooga, TN

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INVISTA is one of the world's largest integrated producers of polymers and fibers, primarily for nylon, spandex, and polyester applications. Operating in more than 20 countries, INVISTA delivers exceptional value for its customers through market insights, technology innovations and a powerful portfolio of global trademarks including LYCRA® fiber, COOLMAX® fabric, CORDURA® fabric, ANTRON® carpet fiber and STAINMASTER® carpet. You may not realize it, but INVISTA's products play a role in nearly every aspect of your life, for example INVISTA fibers may be in your carpet, clothing or bedding--and INVISTA polymers may be in your car, food packaging or camping gear. We transform daily life through innovations that create long-term value for our customers and society. You can be a part of the difference by joining the INVISTA team.

INVISTA is a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., one of the world's largest privately-held companies. Koch companies employ about 67,000 people and have a presence in nearly 60 countries.

INVISTA operates with high compliance standards and expectations. We are seeking at Health and Safety Manager at our Chattanooga, TN plant to pursue a variety of health and safety opportunities.

Successful candidates will have safety & health experience with strong emphasis in federal and state regulations (e.g. OSHA General Industry, including Process Safety Management, etc.).

If selected, your leadership and communication skills will be put to task as you build strong relationships with both internal and external customers. You can also expect to troubleshoot and problem-solve as a member of cross-functional teams.

In addition, the Health and Safety Manager will:
Provide expertise and leadership in the anticipation, recognition, and evaluation of safety related compliance

Work closely with operations to develop, implement and continuously improve the site's safety and health tools, systems and processes to meet the site's goal of zero injuries and to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and INVISTA standards

Develop the capability of the Operations and Maintenance organization to identify key risks and flawlessly execute our safe work practices and to provide ownership for our site EHS systems

Monitor and audit field related activities to ensure safety compliance is being maintained

Provide oversight of the site’s process safety program

Drive closure of H&S related action items utilizing work management computer systems

Provide field health and safety support to plant operations and projects personnel, including the coordination of on-site Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Health programs

Lead and/or participate on safety and health related training

Facilitate incident investigations

Lead corporate and agency interactions, such as audits, program reviews, data submittals, etc.

Seek out best practices from outside the site and share knowledge within the INVISTA EHS network

Manage the site's Health & Safety personnel monitoring programs including noise, indoor air quality, heat stress and PPE assessments

The successful candidate will have:
Strong leadership, organizational and implementation skills with a strong attention to detail

Effective verbal and written communication skills

Excellent interpersonal skills within all levels of the business as well as external contacts

Ability to manage multiple activities simultaneously

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
BS or higher in Safety Management, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, or related scientific or technical discipline

Applied knowledge of OSHA standards with 5 plus years of hands-on experience in delivering Health & Safety compliance at an industrial facility

Experience in preparing submittals for and interacting with regulatory agencies

Experience in MS Office. Excel: updating and creating spreadsheets, applying basic formulas and charts, Word: drafting letters and tables, PowerPoint: updating and creating presentations

Experience implementing standards/procedures/training

EDUCATION PREFERRED:
Bachelor's Degree or greater in Engineering and/or Health & Safety field

Must be authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship now and in the future

We are an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

Job Category

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Environmental/Health/Safety

Location

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USA-Tennessee-CHATTANOOGA-TN

Company

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INVISTA S.à r.l.

Schedule

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Full-time

Job Type

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Regular

Travel

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Yes, 10 % of the Time

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INVISTA is one of the world's largest integrated producers of polymers and fibers, primarily for nylon, spandex and polyester applications....