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Location:
Ontario, California
Country:
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Industry Segments:
Aerospace, Manufacturing - Miscellaneous, Metals - Fabricated
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION

SUMMARY

The Environmental, Heath, and Safety (EHS) Engineer is responsible for building and maintaining a world class safety culture to reduce injuries and illnesses and result in significant improvements to the Company’s productivity and financial performance. The individual in this position will own the safety program at the assigned location. This position requires the individual to work and interact with team members in a manufacturing plant.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function.

• With the buy-in at all levels of the Company, lead the safety program at the assigned location.

• Promote and foster the attitude that healthy and safety is first and foremost in everything we do and partner with plant management to drive a safety culture that is world class.

• Take ownership of and drive a strong safety culture where associates go beyond the call of duty to identify unsafe conditions and behaviors and intervene to correct them and where co-workers routinely look out for one another and point out unsafe actions and conditions to each other.

• Lead safety committee meetings as technical resources and set the standard for safe working techniques and demonstrate how to properly comply with company safety policies, guidelines and procedures.

• Identify, design and implement creative programs, solutions, and communication tools.

• Identify and contribute to continuous improvement efforts to reduce costs or increase productivity without reducing effectiveness.

• Advise plant management on accident prevention measures through continuous review of conditions and behaviors and participate in designing improvements and solutions.

• Audit and inspect facilities for compliance with company safety policies and applicable regulations and develop practices to ensure that everyone from the shop floor to plant management is engaged in creating and maintaining a safer workplace.

• Design and present training programs to associates addressing relevant safety and environmental issues in order to reduce injuries and illnesses and maintain compliance with environmental regulations.

• Support facility managers and supervisors with accident response, investigation and root cause analysis and be part of any solutions and improvements.

• Ensure team members have access to, have been property trained on and use appropriate safety equipment.

• Draft, revise and maintain the facilities’ procedures for safe work practices and equipment operation.

• Maintain an open and candid working relationship with immediate supervisor/manager in discussing matters of importance.

• Adhere to established company values, practices, policies and procedures at all times. Follow and support compliance with all applicable safety rules, laws, regulations, and standards.

• Demonstrate regular and punctual attendance at the assigned work location. May be required to travel up to 10% of the time; in the case of an emergency, travel could be required without notice.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

An individual qualified for this job must be able to:

• Exhibit familiarity with manufacturing work and safety procedures.

• Demonstrate strong knowledge of CalOSHA, CARB, SCAQMD, DTSC, CUPA and EPA rules and regulations.

• Find solutions to unsafe working conditions and environmental concerns.

• Make decisions based on combination of analysis, experience, and professional judgment.

• Demonstrate excellent organization and project coordination skills, with the ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously.

• Effectively present information in a way that facilitates learning.

• Lead and motivate team members; spark and direct conversation during committee meetings.

• Possess excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively and respectfully communicate with co-workers, team members, and internal or external customers. Communicate technical issues to nontechnical personnel.

• Read and interpret technical manuals, basic engineering drawings, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.

• Operate a computer—PC proficiency; use Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

• Efficiently and accurately multiply, divide, add, and subtract whole numbers to resolve practical problems.

• Understand written instruction and complete appropriate documentation as directed.

• Use a logical approach to troubleshooting issues and prioritizing production needs.

• Recognize problems when they occur and to work toward the solution of those problems.

• Pay attention to details and pursue quality in accomplishing work duties and tasks. Look for opportunities to reduce costs or increase productivity without reducing effectiveness.

• Handle challenges skillfully, thoroughly, and effectively.

• Effectively and professionally communicate with co-workers, team members, and internal or external customers. Present information clearly and accurately.

• Independently take advantage of opportunities to improve or increase skills, abilities and job knowledge.

• Make sure that work is delivered on time and of high quality.

• Develop good work practices to get the job done.

• Use equipment, resources and time in an efficient and effective manner.

• Use good judgment when making decisions.

• Perform work in a safe manner at all times.

• Work in a cooperative manner with management, co-workers, internal/external customers, and vendors.

• Do the right thing, even when it is difficult.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND CERTIFICATIONS

An individual qualified for this job must have and maintain the following qualifications:

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university (Chemistry, Environmental/Earth Science, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Safety/Hygiene, Occupation Healthy and Safety; at least three (3) years’ experience implementing health and safety initiatives in a manufacturing facility; or any satisfactory combination of education and experience demonstrating your ability to drive a strong safety culture.

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