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Health, Safety and Environmental Associate

CoWorx Danvers, MA
Ward Hill, Massachusetts, US
Closing date
Jan 22, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
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Full time
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CoWorx Staffing Services has an exciting new entry level opportunity for an HSE Associate for a fast-growing manufacturer in Haverhill MA. This is a Direct Hire, 1st shift position offering on the job training for new hires.

Under the direction of the Health, Safety, and Environmental Manager, the HSE Associate coordinates necessary programs, reports, training, audits, and systems in order to comply with all environmental and safety laws and regulations and to continuously improve our Health and Safety and Environmental performance.

Job Requirements:

In this role you will:
  • Train and/or coordinate training for all plant personnel on environmental, hygiene and safety matters, such as material handling equipment (forklifts and pallets jacks), use of hazardous chemicals, hazard communication program, emergency plant evacuation, audits, emergency response, etc
  • Maintain and file environmental, hygiene, and safety documents as per internal policies and procedures and environmental and safety laws and regulations
  • Perform investigations and studies in order to improve the effectiveness and reduce the use of chemicals in the facility and the generation of wastes
  • Obtain appropriate disposal permits for the hazardous, solid and special waste streams
  • Monitor all waste activities such as generation, storage, inventory, transportation, and disposal
  • Evaluate SDS and approve or disapprove the use of new and existing chemicals in the facility
  • Investigate accidents related to personal injury or property damage due to industrial activity in the facility in order to make and enforce recommendations to avoid occurrences
  • Determine accident prevention methods and provide the necessary training to all employees to comply with OSHA requirements
  • Take appropriate measures to establish control of hazardous conditions on working environment and maintain proper documentation of corrective action taken
  • Determine and recommend the appropriate personnel protection clothing and equipment to safeguard the employees from potential hazardous and contaminating exposures to toxic substances
  • Prepare all environmental reports to the appropriate government agencies in accordance with the laws and regulations
  • Design, develop, evaluate, and/or purchase equipment in order to comply with environmental, hygiene, and safety laws
  • Perform hygiene studies, such as noise survey, heat stress, air monitoring, waste sampling, etc. In order to provide employees a safe working environment
  • Perform environmental and safety audits in order to assess compliance to environmental and safety laws and regulations
  • Keep management informed of all new and revised environmental, hygiene and safety laws and regulations
  • Detect and report improper operation, faulty equipment, unsafe guarding and unusual condition to the proper supervisor

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field
  • Current certification (CHMM, ASP or CSP) preferred
  • Two to five years HSE experience in a manufacturing facility, food manufacturing preferred
  • Sound knowledge of OSHA and DEP regulations and requirements
  • Ability to train and coach others
  • Ability to develop, conduct, and maintain training programs using lecture, PowerPoint or practical methods
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, one-on-one and group
  • Ability to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Skilled in organization, prioritization, and attention to detail
  • Cooperative and collaborative team player and leader
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

  • 1st Shift Hours

Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to join a hard-working, supportive team - apply with us today to get started!

Questions, concerns or just want to chat about this position? Give us a call or text us at: 978-646-7843
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