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Environmental Health & Safety Engineer in Union, SC at Gestamp North America

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY Responsible for Environmental Health & Safety in the plant to ensure compliance to OSHA & corporate standards.  Directly and personally plans, implements and maintains EHS tasks.  Completes audits in plants to ensure compliance.  Serves as EH & S expert for the plant and provides direction to plant leadership.  Ensures training of all plant employees related to EH & S regulations.  Directly coordinates training and personally conducts applicable training.  Compiles and submits required OSHA accident reports.  Controls workers compensation costs through accident and lost time injuries reduction.  Personally manages workers compensation cases.  Ensure all environmental permitting is current and accurate.  Identifies, personally conducts or coordinates outside vendor for environmental testing and other requirements. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

1.      Manage the corporate and plant safety programs

2.      Establish safety procedures for critical processes (LOTO, overhead cranes, powered industrial vehicles, contractor safety, etc.) and all other manufacturing process.

3.      Coordinate and track progress of government regulations compliance.  Ensures OSHA compliance

4.      Responsible for employee safety training

5.      Change agent for improving safety culture at the plants

6.      Write/keep up-to-date manuals, procedures and policies for safety functions for all locations

7.      Direct plant safety teams

8.      Work with manufacturing on engineering and plant layout changes

9.      Identify and remedy environmental issues

10.   Continuously ensure plant complies with environmental requirements

11.   Completes periodic reporting for EHS

12.   Works to improve division EHS safety index score

Job Requirements

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

1.      University Degree in related field preferred or accomplished training in EH & S/OSHA.

2.      At least 5 years EHS leadership in a manufacturing facility.

3.      Five to ten year's safety experience; workers compensation loss control.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

1.      Knowledge of OSHA, Workers Compensation, EEO and ADA law and regulations

2.      Excellent people and project management skills

3.      Self-starter - excellent ability to initiate, analyze and resolve

4.      Proficient in writing and speaking skills

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB

1.      Good vision required.

2.      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle, manipulate, or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, talk and hear.

3.      Employee must occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds.

4.      While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.

5.      The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

6.      The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

7.      The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.

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