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Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

Employer
Dymax Corporation
Location
Torrington, Connecticut, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Nov 30, 2021

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Other
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Dymax is a world-renowned producer of oligomers, adhesives, coatings, dispensing systems, and curing equipment. Where our competitors supply products, our company teams up with customers and commits to developing solutions that help customers lower costs, improve efficiencies, and increase their profitability. This focus on customer partnership has led us to become where we are today: a rapidly expanding force within our industry, with a comprehensive product portfolio, extraordinary employees, and a bright future based on creating quality offerings with a dedication to business growth.

We seek a results-focused, innovative, customer-centric well-qualified individual to join our talented team as the Environmental Health and Safety Specialist. Based out of our Torrington Connecticut location, you will - under the direction of the EHSSM - meet Dymax NA's workplace health, safety, and compliance needs

by creating, maintaining, and overseeing health and safety systems and programs in compliance with OSHA, US EPA, federal, state, and local agency or department regulations and standards. In addition, you will:
  • Maintain compliance of health and safety regulation by reviewing, updating, and implementing the organization's EHS policies and programs as relate to EPA/DEEP and OSHA requirements
  • Conduct routine environmental inspections and assessments by ensuring compliance of environmental regulations, and by reviewing permits, storm water programs, SPCC, and reporting requirements
  • Enhance EHS company work procedures by providing innovative solutions for corrective actions and by creating work process assessments that continually improve worker safety
  • Implement company industrial hygiene programs by conducting routine air monitoring and chemical detection sampling and collecting air and solid environmental samples per compliance standards
  • Manage and implement company's hazardous waste management program by overseeing all waste activities, storage areas, employee training, and recordkeeping associated with waste disposal
  • Facilitate emergency response preparation and operations by - as a member of the Emergency Response Team - taking responsibility for the management of EHS equipment, calibration and inventory.

Benefits

Dymax offers its employees attractive salaries, personal growth opportunities, and excellent benefits packages including Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision), profit sharing, Retirement Plan (401K), Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D), generous Paid Time Off, and Public Holidays, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Training & Development, Tuition Reimbursement, and Wellness Resources.

Job Requirements:

You should have:
  • Bachelor's degree in environmental science, earth or life science, industrial hygiene, toxicology, or a related field - or the equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience working in a EHS consulting, manufacturing, or industrial environment, with a knowledge of industrial processes, and their impacts to employee safety and the environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Advanced knowledge and experience working with ERPs; JD Edwards Enterprise-1 preferred
  • Current OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER training and refreshers and current DOT/IATA/IMDG training
  • Experience using industrial hygiene equipment and monitoring equipment
  • Able to complete assigned tasks under minimal supervision
  • Ability to work independently, but a strong effective team player mentality is a must
  • Good working knowledge of OSHA/ US EPA regulations and NFPA standards
  • Must be able to adapt quickly to changing scenarios
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