Leads the location (s) in various health/safety and environmental practices and programs designed to safeguard all employees in a working environment which is conducive to their well-being; Recommends and spearheads specific actions to assure that the plant complies with all federal, state, provincial and local laws related to the health/safety and environmental;
Administers the plant's risk management program which is designed to minimize physical and financial exposure resulting from potential, alleged or actual on-the-job injuries
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties also include assisting in the day-to-day management of the Environmental Management System. Following all environmental work instruction and / or cleaning up spills or other duties required of the Environmental 1st Response Team.
Reports directly to the Plant Manager
EDUCATION REQUIRED & PREFERRED:
Degree in Health/Safety, industrial hygiene or a related specialty preferred or 10 years related job experience.
Certification in specialty preferred.
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED & PREFERRED:
Three to five years in industrial safety preferably coupled with industrial health care experience.
POST HIRE TRAINING REQUIRED:
OSHA Record Keeping
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Must have the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must be computer literate and familiar with appropriate software programs. Ability to create visual aids for communication purposes. PC based software knowledge must include word-processing, spreadsheet and email based systems.
The Physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The facility is a manufacturing/assembly facility. The noise level and temperature in the work environment are usually moderate but may vary. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The Job description outlined above is not intended to be a detailed list of job functions or responsibilities. It outlines the essential functions of the job. An individual may be required to perform other duties from time to time. The company reserves the right to amend, change or delete the contents of this description.