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Location:
Brandon, South Dakota
Country:
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Multi-site
Environmental Engineer/Specialist: Multi-site
Industry Segments:
Automotive
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist

SUMMARY:
The Environmental, Health, and Safety Specialist is responsible for developing and maintaining an effective environmental, health, and safety (EHS) processes through risk reduction strategies and management system implementation. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Manage all aspects of EHS and sustainable development programs
  • Improve EHS workplace performance by promoting an incident-free work place, identifying and mitigating EHS risk, and implementing safety and environmental management systems in accordance with regulations, corporate compliance policies, and ISO standards
  • Determine and direct necessary environmental and safety training for employees and ensure compliance and understanding
  • Guide and direct assigned business units  toward compliance with local, state, and federal safety and environmental regulations, and corporate compliance policies
  • Facilitate and engage business unit  teams and team members to drive projects that will lead to reductions in accidents, energy, water usage and waste minimization
  • Ensure timely submittal of required federal, state and local environmental and safety regulatory reports
  • Participate in Safety Committees, Team meeting or meetings as appropriate for the business unit
  • Conduct inspections and audits throughout the entire manufacturing facility to identify existing or potential hazards and determine corrective or preventive measures
  • Assist in incident investigations and practical problem solving
  • Administer initial Workers Compensation functions for the assigned business unit  
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local OSHA regulations, safety codes and environmental quality regulations
  • Create and maintain EHS programs that are compliant with ISO 14001 and ISO 45001
  • Facilitate EHS suggestions
  • Conduct JSAs (safety risk assessments) and Aspect / Impact Analysis (environmental risk assessments)
  • Coordinate environmental waste disposal; maintain waste manifest records
  • Manage Medical First Responders Team
  • Maintain and manage Department of Transportation (DOT) / CDL driver files, medical physical cards, and applicable training
  • Participate on the HazMat team
  • Other tasks as assigned
     

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental, health and safety or related scientific field
  • Minimum of three years related experience
  • Trained in hazardous material accumulation, recycling, container management, and spill response; attend refresher course annually
  • Self-motivated with the ability to stay on task
  • Innovative team player
  • Intermediate computer skills are required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Commitment to excellence and high standardsSound judgment with the ability to make timely, and sometimes difficult, decisions
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Able to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Versatile, flexible, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities
  • Willing to travel approximately 25% of the time

Strong:

  • Communication skills, verbal and written
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
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