Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist

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Employer
KIK Custom Products Inc.
Location
Fort Lewis, Virginia, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 10, 2021
Closes
Jun 16, 2021
Ref
2241329583
Discipline
Project Management
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Overview:
We are KIK!We create the products and brands that people trust to clean, sanitize, and protect their homes, pools and cars. We are one of North Americas largest independent consumer product manufacturers with 20 North American manufacturing facilities. We also operate globally in Europe, Asia, UK, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. We are known by our portfolio of over 40 brands including Spic and Span and Comet cleaning products, Clorox Pool (under license), BioGuard, and Natural Chemistry pool chemicals, and Prestone and Holts automotive performance chemicals. We are also the #1 producer in North America for store-brand (private label) bleach and a leading private label provider of laundry detergent and additives, dishwashing products, general purpose cleaning and other home care products. Our global team of over 2,500 employees drive our capabilities in product development, product formulation, strategic sourcing, manufacturing, packaging design, brand marketing, project management, quality assurance, compliance, distribution and logistics. Our organization is constantly evolving and is driven by a set of One KIK values a dedication to following through on commitments in a customer-focused, profit-motivated way; while never compromising on safety, ethics or integrity.SUMMARY:KIK Custom Products has an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist that will support its household cleaners manufacturing facility in Salem, Virginia. The EHS Specialist will be responsible for driving continual improvement in health, environmental, safety, security and sustainability performance for the facility and partners with the Site Leadership Team by providing SME guidance and support regarding EHS issues.

Essential Job Functions:
Provide technical assistance concerning site EHS issues site subject matter expert.Assist in the establishment and maintenance of EHS objectives and targets.Coordinate the EHS training program, including new hire, contractor and required refresher training.Complete routine audits and inspections.Coordinate the site EHS Committee.Coordinate site EHS communications.Assist in managing incident and injury reporting, investigation and recordkeeping.Coordinate the management of workers compensation claims.Coordinate the site KIK Return to Work program.Assist in the management of corrective and preventive actions to ensure timely follow-up and implementation.Coordinate the site waste management program including sustainability initiatives.Ensure the timely completion of all required safety, environmental and sustainability reporting to internal and external interested parties.Maintain the site EHS recordkeeping program.Coordinate site hazard assessments.Coordinate site hazard communication program, including SDS management and required training.Coordinate and help drive a site process safety management program.Manage required environmental permits, reporting, monitoring and recordkeeping. Coordinate required environmental permits monitoring and testing.Coordinate the facility leadership & employee safety programs.Coordinate the site security programs.Support site emergency response programs.Support hazardous materials transportation compliance.Support the site management of change process.

Qualifications:
Technical degree in engineering, science, safety, industrial hygiene or similar discipline. 2+ years of safety or environmental compliance experience in a manufacturing environmentBasic knowledge and understanding of applicable federal, state and local environmental, health and safety regulations is requiredExperience in the chemicals or consumer products industry is an assetExperience with process safety management requirements is an assetSelf-driver focusing on continuous improvementAbility to collaborate, work beyond obstacles and build trust with impacted departmentsStrong organization skills and ability to prioritize workload based on impact and facility goalsAbility to drive change by taking projects from proposal to implementationAbility to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, financial reports, or governmental regulationsAbility to write reports, business correspondence and proceduresAbility to effectively present information in a public settingMust be fluent in EnglishAbility to perform intermediate math such as basic algebra and geometryProficient computer skills with MS Office, MS Word, MS Excel or equivalent programsAbility to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exitsAbility to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule formAbility to walk and stand up to 50% of the time and climb ladders occasionallyMust be able to lift 25 poundsACareer with KIK Offers:KIK offers very competitive salary and comprehensive benefits including health, wellness, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. You can plan for your future with KIK's retirement savings options including employer match. KIK also recognizes the importance of continuing education and offers Education Assistance to our employees to encourage continued personal development and growth.Thank you for your interest and consideration of a position with KIK Custom Products.KIK is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. KIK does not discriminate against qualified applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, status in uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, martial status, genetic information or any other status protected by law.

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