Environment, Health, and Safety Supervisor

Exide Technologies   •  

Columbus, GA

8 - 10 years

Posted 177 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Requisition ID 2018-1672

 

Environment, Health, and Safety Supervisor in Columbus, Georgia

Overview

This position will be responsible to review, evaluate, and analyze work environments and assist in the design of programs and procedures to control, eliminate, and prevent injury caused by physical, chemical, or ergonomic factors. Duties willinclude, but not be limited to: Assess and evaluate plant conditions for Environmental and H&S compliance, conduct or manage inspections and enforce adherence to laws and regulations governing health and safety. The EHS Supervisor develops and maintains proficiency in technical matters related to Safety and Industrial Hygiene with a focus on air sampling and noise monitoring.

Successful candidates will possess the ability to work with individuals from varied backgrounds, skills, and education levels to complete projects in an efficient and organized manner.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor the activities of third party Nurse as needed

  • Perform field audits of all personal protective equipment in use in field.

  • Perform atmospheric monitoring of all work areas and record results appropriately.

  • Audit safety performance of all employees including all reporting forms and audit sheets.

  • Work with supervision to develop and implement Job Safety Analysis and Site Specific Rescue Plans for each job.

  • Assisting in the review and update of the Air Sampling Plan (ASP)

  • Assist in the leading of the plant safety program and drive positive safety culture.

  • Take regular noise level readings in plant areas as required.

  • Inspect and maintain a log of all emergency response equipment and operational status.

  • Must be familiar with all hygiene related equipment and assist in maintenance of such equipment.

  • Assist with reports and statistical analysis of Health and Safety data for corporate review.

  • Attend, complete, or conduct training or programs related to safety and employee wellness.

  • Conduct ergonomic assessments and implement corrective measures to reduce ergonomic injuries.

  • Conduct new-hire employee safety orientation.

  • Assist with incident investigations, root cause analysis, and corrective action planning and execution.

  • Maintain and work within department budget. Support plant financial objectives.

  • Conduct mandated employee environment, health and safety training programs as required by the EHS Training Matrix, such as Hazard Communication, Lock Out/Tag Out, Confined Space Entry, RCRA, Storm Water, SPCC, and Personal Protective Equipment.

  • Work with the company’s EHS Management System and oversee ownership of an EHS Standard.

  • Calibration and maintenance of air and water sampling equipment

  • Collection of air and water samples in line with an established ASP.

  • Submission of samples for analysis in accordance with established procedures.

  • Recommend sampling methods, strategies and help establish priorities.

  • Assist in the investigation of employee complaints related to health and safety.

  • Provide assistance to the engineering team for new manufacturing process, construction, demolition and renovation activities.

  • Review and approve sampling procedures, records, and data prior to sample submittal.

  • Receive, approve and interpret Industrial Hygiene results

Qualifications

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • Bachelor degree in Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, Industrial Safety or related field. Will also consider Associates degree with 8-10 years directly related experience

  • Prefer 3-5 years industrial EHS experience.

  • Working knowledge of OSHA and EPA/State Regulations.

  • Knowledge of proper protocol for exposure monitoring.

  • Proficient with MS Office Products (Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Outlook, and Word)

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be frequently exposed to fumes, dust, airborne particles, and extreme heat and humidity.

  • While some work will be performed in an office setting, the majority of the time the employee will be required to be in the manufacturing facility, where additional exposure is likely.

  • Employees may be required to wear a respirator inside the manufacturing facility.

  • Qualified candidates must be able to sit, stand, walk, bend, and climb with minimal effort.

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