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Veterans Preferred - Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

Dayton, Ohio, US
Closing date
Oct 23, 2021

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Conservation science
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Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply.

The NEW DuPont is a global industrial leader providing the world with essential innovations to thrive! We have an exciting opportunity for an EHS Specialist to Join our Electronics and Industrial site in Dayton, Ohio!

The opportunity is for an EHS (Environmental, Health, & Safety) Specialist to provide technical leadership and direct the safety, industrial hygiene and environmental activities at the site. The site is a key chemical manufacturing facility for DuPont's Electronics & Industrial portfolio.

This is a site lead role supports High Hazard processes and is key to our site and business success. The successful candidate will not have any direct supervision responsibilities but will work with a network of other EHS professionals from nearly sites to provide technical leadership on personal safety, Process Safety Management (PSM), industrial hygiene and environmental management.

The successful candidate will ensure that programs meet corporate governance and regulatory needs of this site manufacturing facility.

Core Responsibilities:
  • Serve as EHS representative on the management team for the sites.
  • Manage permit strategy to ensure continuous license to operate.
  • Manage submittal of all permit and regulatory required agency reports.
  • Ensure that systems are established and implemented to enable understanding of compliance requirements for the sites and business.
  • Analyze and evaluate EH&S performance across the sites and develop strategic improvement plans and goals to integrate improvements into business operations.
  • Oversee the site's Process Safety Management (PSM) system and define requirements for engineers and other impacted staff.
  • Manage the site EHS, contracted emergency services and contracted security services programs, and work to integrate these programs into business operations.
  • Provide EHS guidance to the site to drive a Commitment to Zero safety culture and lead the site's ISO 14001 Management System.
  • Network with other DuPont EHS professionals, trade and professional associations as well as businesses, sites, and other functions on tools and approaches for EHS compliance and be effective in shaping policy, best practices and standards for the sites.
  • Oversee the site industrial hygiene programs including personal and area monitoring.
  • Serve as TSCA 8c coordinator for the site.
  • Develop internal audit plans (1st Party EHS Audits), review performance, and feedback gaps to management to drive continual EHS improvement.
  • Manage the site level interface with 2nd party corporate audit and represent sites during execution across various competencies (Process Safety Management (PSM), Safety and Industrial Hygiene, Fire, Distribution and Environmental assessments. Manage and in some cases develop corrective action plans and oversee resolution of audit findings.
  • Support injury and illness recordkeeping and case management process; maintain relevant logs and documentation.
  • Participate in field auditing and visibility for interactions with employees.
  • Potentially participate in 2nd party corporate audit at different DuPont site.
  • Coach teams and individuals on EH&S issues. Provide geographic specific advocacy for the site.
  • Serve as site ACC Responsible Care Management System leader.

  • Candidate must be a United States citizen.
  • BS in a basic science or technical degree in the field of EHS, or relevant work experience in EH&S is required.
  • Basic experience with OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) Compliance is required.
  • At least 5+ years of site operations related experience is required for this position, in chemical industry is preferred.
  • Experience and working knowledge of U.S. and State of Ohio occupational health, safety and environmental regulations is preferred.
  • Strong leadership, people management and development skills in an industrial environment (machine shop experience is preferred).
  • Preferred candidate would be credentialed as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or in the Comprehensive Practice of Industrial Hygiene by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (or equivalent certification recognized by the International Occupational Hygiene Association National Accreditation Recognition Committee).
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines as well as manage change and work independently.
  • Networking, influence, and conflict resolution skills with strong focus on deliverables with excellent oral and written skills along with the ability to apply these in the regulatory, advocacy and public affairs culture
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize computer software (systems used are Microsoft Office, intra/internet, etc.) including helping to implement the Cority industrial hygiene software system and/or ETQ Reliance at a site.
  • Networking, influence, and conflict resolution skills with strong focus on deliverables with excellent oral and written skills along with the ability to apply these in the regulatory, advocacy and public affairs culture
  • Ability to Travel

DuPont is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit our Accessibility Page for Contact Information.

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