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Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

Company: Strivector
Location: Mayodan
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

BE THE CHOICE, NOT THE OPTION

Strivector specializes in catering to your specific desired company culture and purpose-filled job needs.

We help our clients meet their fast-growing business, new and existing positions with talented individuals like you.

Strivector works alongside Fortune 500, mid-sized and Start-ups for full-time and contract positions; on our list of companies, we have Bank of America, Fannie Mae, Philips, Smith & Nephew, Arthrex.

THE EMPLOYER
Take your career up a few notches with this is the world's largest tire and rubber company.

THE JOB
This is a Environmental Health & Safety Specialist position and requires someone who has OSHA certification and Excel skills with data/metrics. As a Environmental Health & Safety Specialist your roles and responsibilities will include:


  • The Environmental and Safety (EHS) Specialist will be responsible for administrating and coordinating all of the plant safety and training programs including policies, legal requirements; organize and maintain all required documentation, investigate safety/environmental incidents, uphold and promote safe work rules, procedures and practices throughout the facility; champion continual improvement activities; ensures compliance with environmental and government safety regulations and industry standards and addresses any unsafe acts and conditions as required. Responsibilities also include management of the environmental management system for ISO-14001:2015 program.
    Position Duties:
  • Achieve safety vision through management commitment and teammate involvement and ownership; Enforces safety standards and processes
  • Improve on and assist in developing and maintaining a safety training program and related environmental information and communication, including an annual training schedule, for all regulatory and plant specific training; Ensure training is conducted as needed, including safety orientation for new hires, transferred teammates, contractors, and temporary staff; Ensure all supervisory personnel are trained in safety procedures
  • Understand local, state, and federal occupational health, environmental and safety regulations and monitors regulatory changes as they occur
  • Ensure the development, implementation and updating of required written safety and health programs and plans under the general OSHA standard
  • Responsible for leading the investigation of all accidents; compile and submit incident reports as required by company reporting requirements; ensure effective incident follow-up investigations, including post-incident re-training. Investigates incident or near-misses and lead root cause analysis
  • Conduct investigations into teammate safety inquires, suggestions and complaints
  • Create, educate, and assure compliance with facility Occupational Health and Safety Policy
  • Creates, maintains, and improves policies and systems related to teammate welfare and safety designed to create a culture of continuous improvement
  • Performs regular patrols, inspections, evaluations, and/or walkthrough of facilities and/or properties for EHS, safety and illness prevention compliance
  • Conducts toolbox meeting and other ongoing learning opportunities for staff
  • Takes measures to drive accountability for safety throughout the organization; Drives the development of a data-driven culture that can coach around safety
  • Organize and maintain all safety and compliance related forms
  • Uses emergency authority when needed to stop unsafe behaviors
  • Develop and maintain a written inspection and auditing program for the facility (as developed through plant walkthrough inspections). Ensure that identified action items are completed and t hose actions are implemented effectively
  • Responsible for maintaining hard copy and digital current and obsolete SDS files and associated manuals
  • Lead the development of risk assessment methods/systems for anticipating, identifying, and evaluating hazards
  • Monitor and maintain company safety program as directed by Japan, i.e., 3S, KYT, RA, and Safety Rules
  • Assures that appropriate persons are trained in first aid and CPR and emergency numbers, and first responder postings are updated
  • Assist management with the development of short and long-term safety and environmental management system (ISO-14001) goals including objectives, targets, strategies, auditing, and record keeping; Assist in all regulatory and compliance inspections
  • Make recommendations concerning the modification, improvement, or removal of any company equipment, facilities, or machinery which are hazardous to teammate safety or health; Conducts job hazard analysis
  • Manage contractor safety program. Track contractor compliance to safety plan including but not limited to, safety submittal, training and equipment inspection and other documentation. Creates and tracks safety reviews and approves subcontractor plans and safety standards
  • Define safety-related objectives, metrics, and goals for the facility
  • Identifies leading indicators and other metrics for the organization that can be used to support safety, safe practices, and teammate engagement in general
  • Completes safety and environmental reports as required
  • An ability to perform on the job training to a new teammate
  • All other duties as assigned


    DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
    Most importantly, you need to be a passionate Environmental Health & Safety Specialist who enjoys his work and is considered to be one of the best within your organization. The ideal Environmental Health & Safety Specialist would be someone with deep experience in many (if not all) of the following:


    • Required-bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or four to eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
    • Ability to communicate in writing and verbally with all levels of organization
    • Exceptional external and internal customer service skills
    • Preferred-advanced education & ability to train and certify powered industrial trucks (optional)

      We understand that even if you are a seasoned Environmental Health & Safety Specialist you may not have all the skills listed here. If you are a good at what you do and have a willingness to learn, lets talk.


      ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
      Compensation: Based on Experience. One of the best in the industry
      Minimum Education: Required-bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or four to eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
      Type of position: Full time Permanent Position with benefits
      Telecommute: No
      Location: Mayodan, NC
      Relocation accepted: Yes

Keywords: Strivector, Greensboro , Environmental Health & Safety Specialist, Healthcare , Mayodan, North Carolina

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