POSITION PURPOSEWorking with the West Coast EHS Manager and VP of Operations to successfully integrate EHS into the functional operation of the facilities by implementing processes, systems and procedures to prevent injuries to our associates and to facilitate and maintain regulatory compliance the facility(s). Partner and Work effectively with the corporate EHS community. Champion and develop in collaboration with Corporate EHS team and the operations leadership team, a "World Class" injury free safety culture. Lead, initiate and manage a philosophy of continuous improvement in environmental, health and safety areas. Limited overnight travel will be involved as well as presentations to internal and external clients. Strong 1926, 1910 & 1904 knowledge is preferred for this position with solid industry experience in facilities, manufacturing or distribution.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
This role will have responsibility for EHS administration, injury case management, ergonomic injury prevention, technical safety advice, emergency response, behavioral safety process and site-wide safety training. Will be responsible for reviewing and updating existing facility EHS policies and procedures assuring their alignment with corporate and governmental regulations/policies and recommend changes as appropriate. Ensure facility compliance with all State, Local and Federal Regulations relating to EHS such as federal and state OSHA, DOT, EPA; Maintains positive relationships with Regulatory Agencies. Remain current in changing EHS regulations to actively advise the organization as to potential business impact.
Responsible for compliance in all aspects of the Health, Safety, Environment and Security regulations as well as process safety at the site
Leads and maintains an integrated management system based on "Responsible Care Management System" from Corporate EHS&S, incl. policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable law, regulations and guidelines
Ensures compliance with national and local EHS regulations
Ensures that the company personnel are adequately trained with respect to EHS matters
Establish EHS goals for the facility's and develop programs to achieve the goals
Reports on an annual/monthly basis key performance indicators
Coordinate internal audits as required to ensure the management system is being adequately followed on both sides
Leads communication on learning from internal and/or external incident investigations and ensure integration of the new learning
Leads Hazard Analysis initiatives
Provide local EHS leadership by partnering with operational business functions to enable efficient knowledge transfer of key skills to managers, supervisors and employees.
Analyze/trend observation data and spend a significant amount of time on the production floor to identify needed safety improvement projects
Bachelors Degree in an environmental or safety related discipline preferred but will also consider a combination of education and relevant work experience.
Prefer 5 year's minimum safety experience in a fast paced, dynamic environment as a dedicated safety professional.
Excellent written and verbal skills with the ability to articulate presentations to groups of all sizes and levels
Ability to establish and maintain partnerships cross functionally on all levels.
Ability to serve as a mentor and coach to others and ability to manage through others while influencing
Bilingual candidates preferred (Spanish)
Ability to be on-call
Track record of driving safety programs that achieved and demonstrated a record of safety achievement in past assignments. Strong influential leader with good instincts. Innovative and "out of the box" problem solving skills; adaptable and self-directed.
Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include nights and weekends
Available Shift: Full Time
Compensation: Depends on experience