Environmental Health & Safety Manager

 •  Minerals Technologies Dillon, MT

5 - 7 years experience  •  Industrial Equipment & Supply

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/20/17
5 - 7 years experience
Industrial Equipment & Supply
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/20/17

The Environmental Health & Safety Managerfor the Barretts Dillon MT and Bay City TX operations, under general supervision, is responsible for: (1) promoting the maintenance of a safe, accident free, and healthy work environment; (2) administering all environmental permitting and related documentation; (2)serving as liaison with multiplegovernmentalagencies and environmental representatives; (3) coordinating and maintaining all regulatory permits and applications; (5) making recommendations for environmental quality improvement; and (6) overseeing all safety department areas of responsibility; (7) performing other related duties as assigned.Major Duties and Responsibilities:1.Ensure all safety training programs for plant personnel are conducted are effective and in compliance with regulatory agency (MSHA) andMTI requirements. 2.Keep abreast of proposed changes to existing laws with regard to theirpossible effects on the plant and mines and take action with plant management to address these items on a proactive basis, as needed.3.Obtains and maintains necessary regulatory permits, licenses and approvals to ensure compliance with laws and regulations and responsible management of resources.4.Manages consultants and other professional representatives to completestudies, reports and analyses of EH&S related activities for use by Company personnel and outside agencies.5.Consults with all departments forEH&S compliance on design and equipment proposed in capital projects.6.Oversees and ensuresthat all aspects of plant Workers' compensation claims are addressed in a timely manner and all compliance requirements are followed. Represents BMIat related legal proceedingsas required.Ensure coordination of restricted duty assignments for both work and non-work related disability cases.7.Inspects and tours facilities to detect existing or potential EH&S non-compliance or other hazards, and recommends corrective or preventative measures where indicated.8.Accompany third party representatives (e.g. MSHA, Workers' Compensation, D.O.L., etc.) on plant inspections; ensure corrective action on any items of improvement brought to the Company’s attention.9.Oversee plant safety inspection programsidentifying potential safety hazards and ensure timely correction of all items noted.10.Coordinate and participate in investigations for injuries, near miss incidentsand property damage incidents.11.Compiles and submits compliance and monitoring reports required by regulatory agencies.12.Develop safety-related policies and proceduresthat are alignedto MTI philosophy and legally complaint.CONTROLLED COPYAD-HR-PM-08Page 2of 313.Ensure contractor safety program (including periodic inspections and correction of violations) meets all regulatory and company requirements.14.Ensure Hearing Conservation Program including noise surveys, annual audiometric testing, and annual training is administered as required.15.Administer effective safety orientationprograms. 16.Conduct safety analyseson job functions and work with site management and employees to reduce risk.17.Conduct thorough investigation of any environmental issues that arise.18.Oversee plant environmental inspection programs to proactively ensure complianceby addressing any issues.19.Provide effective environmental awareness training for plant personnel on an annual basis.20.Interface with regulatory agencies to conduct site audits and assist in negotiation of permit requirements.21.Utilize current engineering literature and periodicals in conjunction with knowledge of production, equipment, methods and procedures to formulate solutions to problems.22.Perform nuisance/dust/noise sampling surveys to insure compliance with company/government regulations.23.Conduct EHS related project economic feasibility studies considering all of the following elements: (a) engineering and design costs; (b) tool and equipment costs; (c) plant rearrangement; (d) material costs; (e) labor; (f) overhead; and (g) cost benefit.24.Recommend types of equipment to be used and equipment specifications eliminating environmental problems.25.Ensure that new process equipment for which he/she is responsible meets prescribed engineering specifications and is properly installed.26.Work with local government officials to maintain a favorable corporate neighbor image.27.Field and respond to neighborhood concerns regarding dust, noise, etc.Continuous Improvement/Lean1.Acts as resource and champion for sitecontinuous improvement activities (Suggestion Program, 5S, Kaizen, TPM, problem solving, etc.).2.Manages individual employee involvement in continuous improvement activities to ensure equal opportunities are available for all department members to participate and contribute.Qualifications/RequirementsThe requirements listed in the sections that follow are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required to perform the duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions (primary duties) of the job.Incumbent must possess a Bachelor's Degree in a related fieldand five years related experience in a plant setting. Must have experience with environmental and safety regulations and effectively working with regulatory agencies.Must have a proven track record of collaborating with others to implement improvements and reduce risk.Possessing a certification as MSHA Part 48 Trainer is preferred.Must have the ability to communicate effectively, to motivate others and to promote a positive work atmosphere. The incumbent must be a persistent self-starter who can work effectively and lead others with minimumoversight.Must have the ability to work effectively with all levels of employees within the companyand any/all individuals outside of the company. Incumbent must have demonstrated a willingness to challenge conventional ideas, be flexible, innovative and be able to function effectively in a team format. A working knowledge of basic computer systems, including Microsoft Word and Excel is required.CONTROLLED COPYAD-HR-PM-08Page 3of 3While performing the duties of this job, an employee is typically required to read, write, listen, speak and understand English, follow all instructions and other oral/written information, visually inspect equipment/work area, complete paperwork and other documentation accurately, identify, analyze, troubleshoot and solve issues using judgement and mechanical knowledge/abilities, react quickly as needed, be organized and detail oriented, be able to identify/judge the urgency of a situation, use judgement in decision making, communicate effectively with others, be aware of oneself in relation tosurrounding equipment, work independently and as a team with others. Ability to instruct/transfer job information/knowledge to others is required. Ability to lift up to50 pounds is preferred. There is exposure to plant production areas, which may include exposure to outside weather conditions as well as loud noise from equipment and dust from production processes. Exposure to plant areas requires the use of appropriate safety equipment. Personal protective equipment is available for employee use in these circumstances.The employee is expected to be self-directed, take initiative and be persistent when appropriate to accomplish necessary duties and keep busy without prompting. Additionally, the employee is expected to be adaptable/flexible to changing work assignments, have a high level of integrity, dependability and self control to maintain composure, perform multiple tasks at once, learn and memorize procedures, manage time effectively and efficiently, meet established deadlines, display a cooperative demeanor, motivate and lead others, read, understand and follow all company, job specific and safety policies/procedures, and attend/use all required training. Ability to travel is required if the need arises.Safety Training: A new employee hired to perform the duties of this position is to be provided New Employee Training from a qualified individual, which consists of classroom training and may include a tour of plant area(s).Additional refresher safety training will be required as management deems appropriate and/or as dictated by MSHA regulations.

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