Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. Serving three primary markets passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.
The EHS Specialist partners with the management team to help ensure that a robust, continuous-improvement based Environmental, Health and Safety Management System is in place and managed effectively. This EHS Management System includes provisions for the establishment of EHS related goals and metrics, programs to help ensure compliance with Federal, State and Local regulations, injury and Illness prevention programs, and Safety Leadership. This position assists the EHS Director and broader Management Team in the establishment and maintenance of a safe work environment and a safety culture where the company and the employees value working safely. The position includes the hands-on application of technical safety knowledge, risk identification and problem resolution.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
This person will:
Be responsible for providing compliance for Safety and Health programs and assisting with Environmental compliance programs.
Manage the Industrial Hygiene and Ergonomics Programs, including oversight of IH monitoring, review and communication of sample results, coordinating ergonomic assessments, and implementing controls to address specific IH and ergonomic issues.
Review processes, facilities, procedures and management of change documents to assure conformance to recognized EHS regulations, standards and guidelines.
Provide support to client groups in completing injury/illness analysis, training, self-assessments and addressing specific EHS concerns as they are raised.
Assure completion of all regulatory submissions, notifications, etc. required to maintain compliance with federal, state, and local EHS requirements.
Organize and maintain OSHA/EPA mandated records in coordination with the EHS team.
Prepare and share plant safety related messages through multiple channels and help establish and report performance on key safety metrics (both leading and lagging).
Strong knowledge of OSHA regulations, particularly those pertaining to lockout/tagout/tryout (energy control), machine guarding, and powered industrial trucks.
Knowledge of basic monitoring techniques for noise, oil mist, solvents is helpful.
Strong verbal and written communication skills. Excellent MS Office Suite skills, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Demonstrated project management skills. Effective identification and management of identified issues through validated closure.
Knowledge and (preferably) implementation of EHS Management Systems such as OHSAS 18001, OSHA VPP, ISO 14001, and ISO 14000.
Education and work Experience:
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.