Reports to: Director of Human Resources / Cross Functionally to VP of Operations
Education: A bachelor's degree
Experience: Minimum of three to five years’ experience in the safety, environmental, and compliance fields or any similar combination of education and experience.
To be successful in this position one will be required to demonstrate an ability to communicate orally or in written form effectively with co-workers, departments, and vendors, excellent interpersonal skills, and computer literacy. The individual will be high functioning individually and as part of a team with 5+ years of environmental health and safety experience preferred. Demonstrated understanding of OSHA and Ammonia systems required.
Physical environment/working conditions: The position is in a manufacturing setting and could involve sitting, standing, walking and lifting for long periods of time throughout the day. Unrestricted visual and audio abilities are required for the safety of all employees. The ability to lift up to 25 lbs. is required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Responsible for environmental safety and health information for production and corporate team members. Responsible for policies and procedures and recommends improvements in a production environment as they pertain to employee safety and health, operational methods, equipment, operating procedures, and working conditions. Demonstrated job duties and knowledge listed are summarized for the job classification. Knowledge of all duties is to be cross-functional but specific duties are assigned within available individuals.
Primary duties and responsibilities:
Provides EHS leadership through the organization.
Manages EHS priorities.
Be responsible for training and compliance with regulatory training programs to include RMP and PSM.
Identifies safety priorities.
Provides safety leadership to the entire plant through written safety and health programs and policies.
Responsible for holding safety committee meetings on a regular basis.
Coaches and develops employees on safety expectations.
Provides facility support in hazard control, PPE, and overall minimizing risk.
Conduct organizational training and development efforts.
Interpret and disseminate information on all safety matters.
Acts in a proactive manner to communicate company and employee needs and resources.
Align with HR to assure policies are accurate, current and in compliance with federal and state regulations
Create training tools for safety and regulatory matters.