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EHS Manager (Datwyler: Pennsauken, NJ)

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION: Responsible for ensuring plant wide compliance with all relevant Federal, State, and Local government regulations related to health, safety, and environmental affairs. The EHS Manager maintains and applies knowledge of current regulations, laws and industrial processes.

• Ensure that the Company complies with all relevant OSHA regulations
• Develop, implement, and maintain all relevant OSHA-mandated written Health and Safety Programs
• Develop and maintain effective safety programs, policies, and procedures to help prevent workplace incidents/accidents
• Manage all SDS record system and chemical labeling to ensure compliance with all relevant regulations
• Conduct employee safety and health segment of new hire orientation
• Conduct routine safety audits of all plants and follow up on action items

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION: Leads and supervises all safety/environmental related projects and coordinates with management of all departments on the completion of safety all safety goals and objectives.

• Consult with all department managers on plant and equipment safety and occupational health issues.
• Chair Safety Committee and give direction to committee members and follow up on action items.
• Interact with employees on all shifts in all facilities to maintain communication and raise the level of health and safety awareness.
• Conduct risk assessments for all company sites and propose needed changes to reduce or eliminate identified risks. When appropriate, coordinate with outside consultants or vendors to assess risks outside the scope of incumbent’s experience.
• Routinely inspect plant machinery and equipment to identify needs for improvement, then submit proposal to the Manager, Engineering or the Manager, Maintenance for the new project.
• Ensure that Datwyler U.S.A. operations comply with all safety rules and procedures, as well as good housekeeping within the plants, in accordance with SOPs, work instructions, and GMPs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION: Conduct and/or coordinate all worker training in areas such as safety policy and process, safety laws, job specific required safety training, hazardous condition monitoring, and use of safety equipment.

• The EHS ensures all employees are trained and retrained in accordance with applicable law and with company policy

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION: Investigate industrial accidents, injuries, or occupational diseases to determine causes and preventive measures. Report and review findings from accident investigations, facilities inspections, and/or environmental testing; make recommendations and implement new process/procedures to ensure a safe working environment and to ensure plant is in compliance with all applicable safety and environmental laws/regulations.

• Ability to work a flexible schedule depending on the needs of a 24/7 operation which may require working extended hours, additional workdays and work weeks of more than 40 hours
• Conduct investigations of all workplace accidents and ensure needed improvements are implemented to help prevent future incidents. Works closely with the Human Resources department on the completion of Workers’ Compensation reporting requirements and related issues

Duties and Responsibilities

SKILLS & ABILITIES:
• Works effectively and relates well with others including superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company. Exhibits a professional manner in dealing with others and works to maintain constructive working relationships
• Demonstrated strong management skills and experience with skilled and unskilled workforce
• Demonstrated ability to balance multiple projects, meet deadlines and communicate effectively in a frequently flexible and quick moving environment
• Effective written and verbal communication skills. English fluency (verbal and written) necessary to perform the position effectively
• Able to provide direction, training and guidance to employees at all levels of the organization and demonstrated ability to influence by example.
• Computer software proficiency; particularly MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel. For Excel, an intermediate level of proficiency is required
• Working knowledge of OSHA and environmental regulations
• Ability to drive results, driving change, business understanding and teamwork
• Thorough understanding of risk management, as relates to environmental, and loss control methodology
• Ability to develop and make presentations before various audience sizes at all levels of the organization

Required knowledge and education

• At least 5 years’ experience in any combination of occupational health and safety and/or environmental compliance preferred
• Bachelor’s degree in Safety related field preferred, or equivalent education, knowledge and experience
• Industry standard safety certification preferred
• Experience managing worker's compensation claims required
• Experience in a manufacturing environment required
• Experience in a union environment required
• Direct experience in developing and implementing environmental health and safety programs
• Direct experience developing and implementing waste minimization plans and programs
• Direct experience performing objective based training

Interaction / Communication / Meetings

Chairperson of Safety Committee
Management Team Meeting
Town Hall Meeting Presenter

For more information, or to apply, please contact Kimberly lane (Kimberly.lane@datwyler.com)

Posted 10 February 2019


 

EHS Leader (Axalta: Philadelphia, PA)

Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions.  From light OEM vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer.  With more than 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the approximately 14,000 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 100,000 customers in 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology. For more information visit axalta.com and follow us @Axalta on Twitter and on LinkedIn

See link:  http://www.axaltacs.com/content/dam/Corporate/Documents/About%20Axalta/Axalta%20Brochure%202018.pdf


Responsibilities

Role Summary:

This position is responsible for supporting environmental, health, safety, and security (EHS&S) risk control and regulatory compliance for the Global Innovation Center (GIC), serving as a key member of the GIC leadership team and directly responsible for EHS&S leadership and management system support for all site EHS&S matters. Key professional requirements include advanced EHS&S technical expertise and professional skills to understand and control complex EHS&S compliance and risk-related matters.

Key Responsibilities:

Works directly for the GIC Facility Leader role and partners closely with the NA EHS&S Manager.

Strategic:

  • Develop strategic site-level EHS&S direction that will achieve and sustain regulatory compliance and control of key EHS&S risks.
  • Provide coherent leadership supporting consistent and effective implementation of EHS&S standards and programs at the site level.
  • Provide visibility to progress, performance, and issues for the site and the Corporate EHS&S leadership team.
  • Foster an atmosphere of transparency and information sharing to encourage culture of acute awareness and diligence pertaining to site EHS&S matters.
  • Monitor EHS&S regulatory developments and emerging issues, and determine the impacts on site operations to advise on future direction and action which will minimize the potential for business risks.

Regulatory Compliance and Standards Implementation:

  • Lead development, implementation, and continuous improvement of Corporate/RC14001 standards implementation and internal EHS&S standards.
  • Lead federal, state, and local EHS&S regulatory compliance effort.
  • Identify and control site EHS&S risks.
  • Identify, deploy, and share EHS&S best practices for the site.
  • Coordinate and regularly review the site EHS&S data and maintain performance metrics.

Auditing and Management Systems:

  • Coordinate the effective planning and execution of assessments for internal EHS&S standards and EHS&S regulatory compliance at the site level, and develop resolution of recommendations through partnership with regional EHS&S and other support function teams.
  • Lead and participate in 2nd party EHS&S regulatory compliance and internal standards assessments.
  • Provide support for implementing and sustaining EHS&S management systems.

Leadership and Capability Building:

  • Conduct regular performance reviews with regional EHS&S leadership and prioritize key issues to develop site EHS&S goals and objectives.
  • Perform independently and exercise mature judgment in determining regulatory, technical and operational objectives for assignments/projects derived from key site EHS&S aspects.

Sensitivity: Business Internal:

  • Develop functional EHS&S capability within the site organization through training,
    coaching, and mentoring.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health & Safety, Environmental Science, or related technical field.
  • Five years of EHS&S experience in the laboratory and/or manufacturing fields.
  • Practical experience required for the following EHS&S disciplines:
    • general occupational health & safety
    • laboratory chemical hygiene plan
    • industrial hygiene
    • solid waste management
    • air regulatory compliance
  • Strong project management and leadership skills, including the ability to prioritize, balance and manage multiple tasks simultaneously, adjust to changing priorities and make decisions with speed and accuracy based on available information.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, presentation, and negotiation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, team player, capable of working within globally diverse, cross-functional, internal and external teams across different time zones with ability to effectively influence others to action.
  • Ability to collaborate, communicate effectively across mediums, audiences and situations.
  • Unquestioned ethics and integrity including the ability to work on confidential matters.
  • Excellent analytical and data analysis skillset. Able to identify critical path issues; review and trend data, and advise relative to improvement areas for EHS&S performance and compliance.
  • Ability to effectively influence at all levels of the organization (up, down, laterally).
  • Ability to accommodate limited travel 5% to 15% of the time to other company locations, training, etc.

For additional informaiton, and to submit an application, please click on the following link: https://careers-axaltacs.icims.com/jobs/3216/environmental%2c-health%2c-safety%2c-and-security-leader/login

Posted 21 January 2019


Senior EHS Specialist – Industrial Hygiene & Lab EHS Strategy (Merck & Co.: West Point, PA)

If you are an experienced EHS professional who has an industrial hygiene and lab EHS background, this may be the career move you’ve been looking for!  This role is responsible for chemical monitoring, industrial hygiene, and lab safety program at the  West Point, PA facility (approximately 7,500 employees conducting manufacturing, research activities, utilities/support and administrative activities). 

For more information and to apply online or refer a friend, visit https://jobs.merck.com/job/West-Point-Senior-Specialist-EHS-PA-19486/529022700/

Posted 11 January 2019


Program Manager: District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund

Position Summary:

The FTE Program Manager for the Health Workers Working Healthy Program is the staff person responsible for program implementation of the Training Fund’s safety and health initiative, which will entail helping to conduct a safety and health needs assessment, developing training materials and curriculum, recruiting environmental service workers and other frontline healthcare workers into worker and peer train-the-trainer classes focused on hazardous identification and awareness, and evaluating the program’s effectiveness.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:   

  • Manage the Health Workers Working Healthy Program
  • Help to conduct safety and health needs assessment and analyze results
  • Help design and lead an outreach and recruitment campaign with District 1199C members
  • Manage trainer teaching schedules and trainee classes
  • Manage program activities with employers to ensure their engagement
  • Ensure that student enrollment numbers and other required outcomes are met
  • Help to conduct evaluation activities and analyze the evaluation results
  • Provide written reports as needed
  • Curriculum development
  • Follow agency and funder’s guidelines on expenditures
  • Input required data into agency database
  • Organize special events such as graduation, Constitution Day, Peer Leader recognition
  • Meet and report as required with the Program Manager
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Leadership Competencies Required:

Champions mission of the Healthy Workers Working Healthy Program; commits to service excellence; accountable for results; communicates effectively: values diversity; develops and motivates trainees; provides leadership; demonstrates self awareness and openness to growth; thinks and acts strategically; manages resources to drive quality.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Experience in program coordination, needs assessment, evaluation and grant funded contracts
  • Background in workplace safety and health; understanding of workers’ rights under OSHA 
  • Excellent communication, presentation, documentation, organizational and computer skills
  • Experience in working within a union environment preferred

Application Deadline: November 30, 2018           
Send Resume: JKeller@1199ctraining.org

Posted 12 November 2018


 


 


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