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Job Title: Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist
Function: Environmental Health & Safety
Business Unit: Specialty Materials North America
Company: Reflective Solutions-US01
Relocation Available: No
Key Job Responsibilities: The EHS Specialist position will report to the Site EHS Manager, serve as a key member of the Facility EHS Staff, and maintain EHS management system responsibilities that may include but are not limited to the following:
.Develop, implement, and maintain facility EHS programs and facility specific procedures that ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and Company requirements/initiatives.
.Assist in the development of EHS program components: operational procedures, work instructions, training materials, standards, etc.
.Integrate Company and facility level EHS management systems requirements into engineering/program/process documentation and schedules to maintain regulatory compliance, environmental protection, and safe operating conditions.
.Reduce liability within the facility by ensuring all safety and environmental recommendations are completed and documented.
.Compile process safety information for each covered process and keep readily accessible to process employees and management as well as updated on an annual basis.
.Utilize a structured process score card to measure and communicate EHS performance with both leading results and indicators.
.Track and regularly report the status of regulatory compliance and improvement initiatives.
. Maintain OSHA 300 log, form 101, and all other governmental and corporate database records.
.Serve as a resource to the site EHS Manager in regards to EHS matters and act as daily point of contact for all EHS issues. Assists line and staff management in understanding OSHA/EPA/DOT regulations and standards, including guidance on handling OSHA/EPA compliance, inspections, and citations.
.Provide EHS support to ensure that an effective accident prevention program is maintained, that appropriate measures are taken to comply with Corporate, OSHA/EPA/DOT and related safety and environmental policies/directives. Ensure that the company stays in compliance with Company, client policies and procedures as well as federal and state laws.
.Provide advice and counsel to product and process engineers and production leads to incorporate environmental health and safety principles and concepts to prevent workplace, operational hazards and environmental impacts.
.Implement environmental, health and safety education and training to support regulatory and business requirements.
.Function as the contractor-plant representative to assure compliance of all PSM-related requirements from contractors.
.Act as a resource and mentor to facility safety teams. Investigate all releases, injuries and near-misses. . The position may also be responsible for treating minor injuries, managing workmen''s comp. cases, EHS training, recordkeeping, performing accident investigations, etc.
.Manage Job Safety Analysis program and OSHA PPE compliance program.
.Maintain each facility''s compliance records for permits. Review Federal, State and local regulation changes that impact permits and permit compliance.
.Assist in the coordination and resolution of regulatory issues to meet business requirements and regulatory compliance.
.Maintain the process safety program to assure compliance with all 14 elements of PSM.
.Identify and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices and develop hazard control practices and programs. Maintain MSDS system.
.Reviews proposed CERs and approve them from a safety/environmental perspective. Works closely with Engineering and Maintenance departments ensuring safety/environmental compliance of projects and equipment.
.Maintain and implement industrial hygiene program. Maintain and calibrate industrial hygiene testing equipment. Coordinate and conduct periodic industrial hygiene monitoring of noise, air quality and other IH levels.
.Investigate compliance issues in conjunction with line and staff personnel. Notify top management of pertinent details. Guide and assist plant personnel at location with critical environmental, safety and health issues.
.Reviews plant incident statistics and makes recommendations for correction of problem areas.
.Conduct periodic inspections of plant machinery, equipment, and working conditions to ensure conformance to appropriate safety, sanitary, and regulatory standards.
.Assure that all modifications to existing PSM covered processes must go through a pre-safety start-up review, management of change, and a process hazard analysis.
.Use ELS methodology to drive improvements in Environmental and Safety programs. Engineer solutions to occupational exposures. Drive continuous improvement and deliver strong results from behavioral based processes.
.Evaluate new environmental, health and safety technologies and processes to develop strategies and tactics for reducing workplace and operational hazards and environmental impacts.
Position Requirements: . Bachelor''s Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, or Engineering related field preferred.
. 2-5 years of EHS experience with progressive work assignments. Advanced professional EHS certification (CSP, CIH, CHMM, QEP, CEA, REM etc.) desired.
. Experience with behavioral based safety initiative desired.
. Good knowledge of regulatory requirements and EHS policies, procedures and programs.
. Experience in life safety codes: EHS rules, HAZWOPER, training, principles of occupational safety and health, and Industrial hygiene.
. Good Project/Problem Resolution skills.
. Understanding of applicable computer systems, such as Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes and function specific software.
. Strategic thinking with strong leadership skills and good interpersonal communications.
. Strong coaching, facilitating and training skills.
. Must have flexibility to support a 24 hour 7 day manufacturing schedule.
Physical Work Location: 250 Chester St., Bldg #7, Painesville, OH 44077
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