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Location:
Wichita, Kansas
Country:
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Single site
Industry Segments:
Aerospace
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Reference Number:
2019-3402

Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist

We have an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist to join our team in Wichita, Kansas.

We are seeking a Environmental Health & Safety Specialist to work under the general direction of the Manager, Human Resources with minimum direction on a wide variety of technical assignments within the environmental, health and safety (EH&S) disciplines.  Is responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of EH&S initiatives and regulations and property protection.  Interacts effectively with environmental and health & safety agencies, customers, suppliers, site employees, corporate management as well as site management. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides safety and environmental audits of new and existing equipment and processes; prepares      recommendations and implement, as authorized.
  • Ensures workplace conditions comply with applicable federal and state occupational safety and health      standard provisions.
  • Responsible for managing the facility’s Hazardous Waste Program according to the guidelines and      responsibilities outlined in the facility’s waste Management Program.
  • Maintains, updates and ensures Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) are up-to-date and employees      have the ability to access those needed for their work area.
  • Performs workplace assessments, identifies hazardous conditions and takes corrective actions.     
  • Launches and maintains safety-training initiatives to comply with OSHA and environmental      requirements.
  • Maintains OSHA logs; compiles data for EH&S metrics, and ensure annual postings.
  • Interprets applicable federal and state laws, regulations and orders as they pertain to all environmental and safety issues in the assigned facility.
  • Implements policies and procedures that ensure compliance to appropriate laws, statutes or      regulations.
  • Coordinates environmental permit administration as required for new processes and equipment.
  • Directs external environmental and other consultant services as needed for technical  support.
  • Ensures necessary and timely environmental and safety record keeping, and submits report to      federal/local authorities, company management and Kaman Composites - Wichita (KCW) and corporate as required.
  • Participates and respond to internal/external inspections and audits regulatory agencies and KCW      corporate EH&S.
  • Receives annual Hazardous Waste training in waste compliance, regulatory information and any other      training as required.
  • Acts as a liaison between facility and KCW EH&S and Risk Management.
  • Provides innovative solutions to continually reduce air, water, and waste reportable.
  • Work with Risk Management and insurance carriers to eliminate any EH&S issues that may lead to      increased coverage costs.

 

Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree in related technical field or equivalent certification – such as Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) or Licensed Environmental Professional (LEP), preferred.

Experience: 

  • Experience in EH&S in a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong command of computer skills is required
  • All Microsoft Office software used by the company
  • Excellent customer and employee relations skills with both internal and external customers
  • Experience with the handling of confidential information and data

 

Our Culture
Kaman is a company with more than 5,000 employees around the world. We recognize that our people are our most important assets, and we retain the “roll up your sleeves” entrepreneurial spirit of our founder Charles H. Kaman.

We focus on our core values, emphasizing excellence and efficiency across all operations, relentless commitment to customer service, innovation and prudent financial management throughout the organization. These values, supported by the continued resolve of our dedicated employees, are the foundation on which we build value for our customers and shareholders.

Experienced Professionals
Kaman embodies the spirit, the drive and the willingness to succeed that has been a part of the company since our founding. There’s a commitment to doing things right, to solving problems and to working as a team that keeps our experienced professionals engaged and enthusiastic throughout their careers here. 

Our employees describe the team environment, flexibility around relocating, and opportunities for professional growth as key reasons to choose – and stay – at Kaman. You’ll get exposure to diverse areas of business and senior leadership and find many opportunities to demonstrate your potential through developing new methods and innovative processes.

All positions at Kaman Aerospace Group require access to information or technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and other US government security regulations. These laws do not permit access rights to non-US citizens or to other unauthorized individuals. Therefore, presently, all applicants must be US Citizens or US Permanent Residents ("green card holders") and/or otherwise comply with ITAR requirements for access rights to be considered for a position.

Kaman Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer - Kaman Corporation considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law. Kaman Corporation and all of its related companies fully endorse equal opportunity for all. Kaman provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures and/or process. Please inform us if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process. For more information, please click here for a notice that provides information concerning the laws and procedures for filing complaints of violations of the laws with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP).

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