Purchasing Manager
June 28, 2019
Maintenance Technician
October 10, 2019

Job Summary

The EHS Manager is responsible for developing, planning, coordinating, implementing and maintaining the health and safety programs for ASI Southeast.  The EHS Manager coordinates safety activities; facilitates/conducts health and safety training and provides technical support to supervisors and employees to ensure safety control mechanisms and protocols are in place. Ensures compliance with all Federal and state safety laws and regulations and safety procedures and processes.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Establish a culture that is aligned with ASI’s EHS goals and objectives, with continuous EHS improvements
  • Manage, direct, coach, lead, and motivate plant personnel to achieve EHS goals and objectives in a timely and safe manner, while continuously striving to improve safety skills & awareness.
  • Facilitate in planning, directing, and coordinating EHS compliance activities through functional teams.
  • Act as key EHS liaison with manufacturing locations assisting in the execution of their strategic and tactical EHS plans.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of Environmental, Health and Safety programs and activities for the facilities to achieve, maintain and exceed compliance with relevant regulatory laws and regulations as well as comply with ASI’s policies, standards and procedures.
  • Responsible for directing incident investigations, facilitating root analysis and executing sustainable corrective actions for any EHS related incidents.
  • Partner with HR Director to manage Workers Compensation claims
  • Identify and develop good working relationships with federal, state and local authorities (i.e., safety agencies, fire departments, etc.) as well as appropriate internal Environmental, Health and Safety contacts
  • Develop, coordinate and/or implement EH&S training programs.
  • Coordinate and assist in the execution of capital EHS projects to ensure compliance with requirements and completion on a timely basis. This includes recommendation of EHS capital equipment purchases and other equipment to ensure compliance with rules and regulations.
  • Lead and assist employee safety teams to understand and own safety and compliance down to the lowest level.
  • Responsible for driving processes that will result in a reduction of accidents and injuries and the identification of potential hazards present in the workplace.
  • Advise, develop, and facilitate safety training to ASI Southeast employees.
  • Serve on corporate and division safety committees; review and discus safety needs, provide updates, training, DOT, Hazmat, OSHA and related safety and compliance information.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in Process Safety ensuring industry best practice.
  • Provide assistance to all locations to ensure compliance with safety and environmental requirements this may include but is not limited to coordinating repairs and upgrades or similar tasks.
  • Conduct quarterly OSHA Plant Safety Audits/inspections and facilitate corrective action(s) as required.
  • Train and direct management to inspect facilities, work sites and equipment for violations and hazards.
  • Provide direction to management on correcting identified problems in a timely manner.
  • Follow up to make sure all corrective actions were taken and completed.
  • Responsible for updating, maintaining and auditing location safety standards and procedures on a quarterly basis.
  • Develop and maintain effective training programs.
  • Track and control inventory of safety supplies and equipment and work with division managers to keep adequate safety supplies on-hand.
  • Support for new hire training and provide ongoing training of all employees.
  • Review and update SDS and SPCC plans as needed.
  • Implement, facilitate behavior based / observation safety program.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the safety program using established goals and make recommendations, and implement corrective action(s) based on industry standards and best practices.
  • Serve as a safety/compliance liaison with outside organizations.
  • Maintains employee safety documentation.
  • Develop and communicate safety topics as needed.
  • Manager and administer annual safety programs such as hearing conservation, chemical inventory, hazardous communications and lock out tag out.
  • Conduct compliance audits of: Eye wash stations, Crane and Hoist, forklift permits, fall protection, PPE, fire systems, first aid cabinets, respiratory fit and medical evaluations, LOTO.
  • Coordinate and conduct quarterly Plant Emergency Evacuations drills.
  • Lead Monthly Safety Team Champions Meetings all 3 plants.
  • Conduct regular safety inspections to identify workplace hazards and implement hazard controls.
  • Coach managers, supervisors and other employees on safety responsibilities and protocols.
  • Maintain a minimum of 2 First Responder/First Aid –shift/plant
  • Train employees in safety procedures.
  • Designs methods for appraising safety conditions in warehouses, factories, or offices.
  • Inspects working conditions to ensure all products and activities are compliant with safety guidelines.
  • Oversees use of dangerous chemicals and machinery.
  • Manage annual chemical inventory.
  • Facilitate annual audit of LOTO Program and JHA’s, update accordingly.
  • Maintain current knowledge of state and federal health and safety regulations.
  • Works hand-in-hand with operations team to identify safety-related issues.
  • Conduct monthly supervisor safety training classes (train the trainer) as well as supervise departmental monthly safety and health training. Initiate activities that stimulate and maintain employee interest in safety and health.
  • Conduct weekly plant safety inspection.
  • Assist in approving designs for new and modified equipment and inspect such equipment before putting into operation.
  • Advise and assist managers and supervisors in promoting a safe work environment.
  • Lead safety initiatives and engage the workforce.
  • Conducts Job Hazard Analysis.
  • Conduct new hire and new temporary employee safety training.
  • Recommend procurement, use, and installation of safety or hazard control equipment.
  • Accountable for implementing and delivering results of corporate and company safety and risk management initiatives.
  • Monitor compliance to modified duty restrictions.
  • Effectively communicate with customer base regarding safety related training material or concerns.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Work Experience and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety or related field preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience preferred.
  • Strong technical knowledge and background in OSHA/DOT/ANSI regulatory standards, reporting requirements, safety engineering and risk management preferred.
  • CSP or ASP credential preferred
  • Certified Safety Professional preferred, (CSP/ASP).
  • 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing safety leadership capacity or related role.
  • OSHA 10 hr. certification preferred.
  • Execution, attention to detail, initiative, conflict resolution, customer focus, collaboration, building ownership and commitment, establishing direction, getting organizational support and tenacity.
  • Demonstrated professional with passion for change and relentless focus on execution.
  • Must be highly organized; able to prioritize and meet target dates in a very fast-paced environment.
  • Strong oral and written communication, analytical, problem solving and human relations skills
  • Results driven and accountable for actions.
  • Ability to work independently yet sees others as partners and essential team members.
  • Strong organizational and systems implementation.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Sound leadership coaching skills; investigation skills.
  • Proficient MS Office suite.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of state and federal safety programs and requirements.
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills dealing with all levels of employees, customers, and management
  • Ability to facilitate training for all levels of employees, supervision and management
  • Self-starter with ability to follow-up and follow through and meet deadlines
  • Able to work independently, as well as collaboratively within a team environment
  • Travel between the three local plants to support safety.
  • Knowledge of worker’s compensation administration.
  • Ability to read and interpret dense legal and federal OHSA/NIOSH/ANSI documents.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Strong team player with the ability to work across multiple functions and disciplines.
  • Ability to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs;
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new concepts.
  • Maintain transparent communication through department meetings, one-on-one meetings, email, and regular interpersonal communication.
  • Strong critical thinking/problem solving and troubleshooting skills required.
  • Intermediate mathematics skills required.
  • Meticulous attention to detail required.
  • Ability to work a fast-paced operational environment.
  • Willingness to work extended or flexible hours as required to meet production demands.
  • Displays passion and optimism; inspires respect and trust; mobilizes others to fulfill the vision; provides vision and inspiration to peers.

Language Skills

  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Additional languages preferred.

 

Physical Requirements

This position requires a moderate degree of standing, walking, sitting, precision eye work, use of hands, reach with hands or arms and hearing, and vision are considered essential.  Occasional stooping, bending, kneeling, climbing of stairs or balance required.  Ability to differentiate color.  A moderate to high degree of repetitive motions using right, left, or both hands may also be required.  Occasional moving of product of up to 35 lbs.  Requires wearing personal protective equipment.  Normal office environment where noise level is moderate and temperature/humidity is controlled. Overtime may be required.  Attendance to work required.  Reasonable accommodations made be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

Management reserves the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. ASI-Southeast provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

 


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