The Health and Safety Professional is responsible for implementing and administering standardized plant EHS processes to ensure compliance to federal, state and local regulations and Corporate Policies and Procedures. The Health and Safety Professional will help achieve world class status and impact corporate savings through the elimination of environmental impacts, occupational injuries/illnesses, property damage and improvement of production efficiency as well as safeguarding the health and safety of all employees. Focus on health and safety compliance, World Class Manufacturing (WCM) safety pillar and OHSAS 18001, and safety improvement goals. The Health and Safety Professional will report to the Plant EHS Lead.
The Health and Safety Professional will implement EHS processes through WCM and advise plant leadership of their scope, purpose and impact on plant operations. Direct and support the WCM Safety Pillar and Environment Pillar. Implement EHS training programs and training assessments to ensure required training is identified and conducted. Conduct regular audits of EHS processes and necessary follow up to ensure compliance and advise plant leadership and corporate EHS staff of findings. Analyze injury/illness experience, identifying/tracking injury correlation, determining root causes, establishing corrective action measures and communicating this information to plant leadership and corporate EHS. Analyze environmental incidents, determine root causes, implement corrective action and communicate this information to plant leadership and corporate EHS. Work with engineering/facilities on new equipment programs at the concept stage to ensure that EHS design specifications and regulations are included. Ensure proper PPE, safety devices, ergonomic and environmental equipment is available and used in an appropriate manner. Manage routine environmental reports, permit applications, inventories and surveys; including data acquisition, documentation, record keeping, monitoring, review, and approval and submittal to regulatory agencies. Coordinate communication of EHS regulatory inspection activity with plant leadership. Lead EHS projects to improve EHS key performance metrics. Act as Management Representative for ISO 14001 (EMS) and OHSAS 18001.
- Bachelor's degree in Environmental, Safety, Engineering or related field
- 1-3 years' experience in Occupational Safety & Health or Engineering; OR possess a Health and Safety Bachelor's degree and (1) safety internship
- Must have Hazwopper Incident Commander 40 hour training, hazardous waste training, DOT/TDG training (or obtain within first 6 months on the job)
- Strong understanding of federal, state, and local environmental and OSHA regulations and requirements
- Willingness to work across shifts and additional hours as required
- Effective written and verbal communication skills
- Strong leadership, analytical and problem solving skills
- Computer literacy including proficient use of Microsoft Office suite
- Board Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or environmental professional certifications (e.g. PE, CHMM) is desired or willing to sit for certification within 24 months of hire
Chrysler - 2 years ago