Environmental Health Safety Manager
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.
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