Description ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH & SAFETY SPECIALIST The Environmental, Health & Safety Specialist will lead all EH&S initiatives in the facility to drive improvements on a daily basis and implement Plant initiatives and goals effectively while providing leadership to the team.
The EH&S Specialist will also be responsible for : · Directing the resources and activities of the local EH&S team· Maintaining an appropriate level of awareness, knowledge, and preparedness across the site to create a culture that prioritizes EH&S and balances overall costs· Reviewing internal EH&S policies and practices to ensure they are current, conduct hazard and risk assessments, and change existing, or develop new recommendations for these assessments· Serving as a Plant expert within the field when called upon to address regulatory agency compliance issues, third party safety, environmental, and liability consultants and subcontractor representative· Developing an annual budget · Provide regular written reports, as well as, other production related results and updates to the Management team· Devising, supervising, and coordinating training programs and media which will increase proficiency in safe practices and promoting EH&S awareness· Participating in the scheduling of safety meetings across the site to review EH&S performance and policies · Addressing specific reporting and record keeping requirements of OSHA and EPA, as well as, other pertinent safety and regulatory compliance matters.
A qualified EH&S Specialist will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Safety, Environmental, Engineering, or related field and 5 years’ experience in Health, Safety, and Environmental.
This person should also have advanced knowledge of manufacturing practices, regulatory agency requirements, and industry standards.
The EH&S Specialist should have strong verbal and written communication skills, strong reasoning and judgement ability, strong negotiation skills, and the ability to make sound judgement.