Environmental Health Safety Manager

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/09/17
Hattiesburg, MS
5 - 7 years experience
Manufacturing / Diversified
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/09/17

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES   ·        Evaluating the safety management system for its effectiveness and maintaining documented continuous improvement plans to improve performance. ·        Engaging and directing the leadership staff in their safety roles and responsibilities.  Effectively communicating what the safety responsibilities are for their direct reports and how their activities impact safety performance. ·        Engaging the entire work force both salary and hourly to drive cultural change and accomplishing safety performance objectives and targets. ·        Insuring compliance with all federal, state and local regulatory requirements and JCI corporate safety systems, and acting as the lead contact with regulatory agencies. ·        Performing incident investigations using a formal process, with the focus on root cause, corrective and preventive actions and verification. ·        Providing effective training for all safety programs including but not limited to lockout/tagout, machine guarding, fall protection, powered industrial vehicle, hazard communication, personal protective equipment, electrical safety, confined space, respiratory protection and walking and working surfaces. ·        Developing and implementing motivational and incentive programs that promote a high degree of safety awareness and enthusiasm. ·        Establish, record, and track safety performance metrics, both leading and lagging indicators. ·        Insuring that behavior based observation programs are effectively implemented and tracked. ·        Performing or insuring compliance with industrial hygiene testing and other requirements. ·        Reviewing planned changes and new equipment installations prior to receipt. Approves or recommends changes in manufacturing and engineering matters of plant layout, location/relocation of machinery, equipment, facilities, safety designs, and processes. ·        Insures that the safety committee is comprised of both management and hourly participants.  Actively participates and insure that the committee is effective and value added. ·        Trains all new employees concerning plant safety rules and guidelines. Works with management in a joint effort to provide the worker with a safe attitude, safe surroundings and safe equipment. ·        Managing workers compensation and reducing costs by working closely with insurance carriers, JCI workers compensation manager, attorneys and state authorities, along with in-house supervisors and managers. Manages each claim from the accident report to the return of the worker for modified duty and ultimately to claim closure. ·        Managing property risk by insuring compliance with FM Global assessments and routinely touring the property and conducting inspections to insure compliance. ·        Implement the corporate environmental management system.  Collect environmental data for use in determining root-causes of compliance problems and pollution prevention opportunities.  Implement proactive corrective steps. ·        Must complete and submit applicable environmental reports in a timely fashion (such as TierII, TRI Form R, Generator’s Residual Waste, Waste-Water Self-Monitoring, and Air Emissions Inventory).   ·        Must record and maintain spreadsheets containing all paint booth, fin press and parts washer chemical usage and air emissions. ·        Is responsible for the administration, implementation and compliance with the ISO14001 Environmental Management System (acts as the plant management representative). ·        Oversees hazardous and non-hazardous waste program.  This includes ensuring the correct handling, packaging, labeling, storage and transportation of waste to approved treatment and/or disposal facilities.   ·        Coordinates air emission, wastewater, storm water, and waste testing. ·        Present safety and environmental training programs to workers and supervisors. Some standardized materials will be made available and development of site specific training materials will be required.

Job Qualifications:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE   ·        Bachelor of Science degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, or Environmental and Occupational Science preferred. ·        In lieu of a degree, 3-5 years of Safety Experience is required. ·        Five to Ten years of safety and environmental experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment is preferred.  ·        In lieu of five to ten year environmental experience, the employee will be trained on the applicable environmental procedures. In addition, other training requirements will be fulfilled on an on-going basis. Support is always available through JCI corporate for training. ·        Ability to analyze data, convey findings and implement action plans.  ·        Strong interpersonal skills and teamwork oriented. ·        Working knowledge and experience with SafeStart, STOP or other behavior based safety program preferred. ·        Working knowledge and experience with LEAN manufacturing techniques preferred. ·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills. ·        Strong problem solving skills. ·        Excellent knowledge of PC applications ·        Excellent communication skills.  Ability to foster solid relationships within the facility while achieving key operating objectives as it relates to environmental, health and safety


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