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Manager, Environmental, Health and Safety (EH

Smyrna, Tennessee, US
Closing date
Jan 17, 2022

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Academic / Research, Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
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Employment Type
Full time
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Job Description
About Envision AESC US LLC

Envision AESC is an exciting, newly created global organization committed to solving the challenges of a sustainable future and becoming the leading supplier of full-value-chain battery solutions. Our lithium-ion batteries can be found in more than 700,000 electric vehicles worldwide and have a stellar safety record of zero-critical issues. Envision AESC US is leading the way in battery technology. We design and manufacture EV battery technology for various electric vehicles and equipment. We are working hard towards unlocking the full potential of sustainable energy and climate change mitigation. We will continue to build upon our successes and expand into new markets and industries, producing innovative and competitive products and technologies that advance the goal of a zero-carbon emission future. Envision AESC is headquartered in Japan and has battery manufacturing locations in Japan, UK, China, and the U.S. We are currently seeking candidates to fill an Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Manager opening to support our Smyrna, TN plant.

Position Summary

Provides environmental, safety, and health support to production and corporate personnel. Develops corporate environmental, safety, and health programs and objectives and coordinates safety training programs. Monitors environmental, safety, and health regulations and provides technical support to plant and administrative staff to ensure compliance with federal and state guidelines.

Job Functions
  • Provides technical environmental, safety, and health support and information to production and corporate personnel.
  • Prepares and updates written environmental, safety, and health programs and policies.
  • Identifies company safety training needs and develops and coordinates safety training programs.
  • Develops annual company environmental, safety, and health KPI targets.
  • Participates in new product/process reviews, including hazard analyses, operator training, etc.
  • Supports corporate/plant engineering to implement engineering controls to minimize environmental, safety, and occupational health hazards.
  • Supports plant personnel in selection of appropriate personal protective equipment.
  • Maintains corporate environmental and safety library (e.g., videos, regulations, reference manuals).
  • Promotes environmental, safety, and health awareness through internal company communications and specific training programs.
  • Serves as a member of the environmental, health and safety steering committee
  • Oversees facility compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local environmental regulations. The environmental regulations pertain to, but are not limited to, the following aspects: solid waste, hazardous waste, petroleum storage, material releases, storm water, air releases, wastewater, community right-to-know, any site-specific regulations from local ordinances, etc.
  • Reviews process-operating procedures/records and provides input for environmental, safety, and health considerations.
  • Conduct safety buy off of new equipment installs
  • Understands federal and state environmental, occupational safety, and health regulations and monitors regulatory changes as they occur.
  • Provides technical support to plant personnel to ensure compliance with applicable environmental, occupational safety, and health regulations.
  • Advises manufacturing plants and corporate staff of regulatory changes with which the plant must comply.
  • Audits practices and records of manufacturing operations to ensure compliance with company programs and federal/state environmental, occupational safety and health regulations.
  • Monitors lost-time injuries/illnesses and worker's compensation claims.
  • Responsible for training and re-training on work related injury management protocol as needed; works with claims team to assure appropriate management of work-related injuries/illnesses
  • Coordinates with workers compensation claims' team individual action plans to resolution, return-to-work efforts, communicates claim action with claimant and needed
  • Reviews plant safety committee meeting minutes and safety inspection reports. Follows up as necessary.
  • Reviews injury/illness and non-injury incident investigation reports and follows up as necessary. Meets with management monthly to review any injuries, identify any trends, recommends countermeasures and supports action plans.
  • Develops tools and training to prevent or minimize work-related injuries, and to maintain a safe work environment
  • Uses ergonomic guidelines to address current manufacturing injury concerns and future model planning.
  • Provides Industrial Hygiene activities such as air and noise sampling, portable instruments calibration and monitors results to ensure a healthful working environment.
  • Performs all required actions to maintain compliance with all environmental regulations that apply to the facility. These actions may be required by federal, state, and/or local regulations, local ordinances, site-specific permits, consent orders, and any other legal instrument.
  • Coordinates the disposal of all waste materials for the facility including the proper evaluation and documentation of any waste characterizations that provides the basis for proper disposal
  • Participates or leads any site-specific environmental training that may be required of onsite personnel.
  • Maintains all environmental permits that apply to the facility, including the timely submittal of any applications, permit modifications, or any other permit actions required to maintain compliance.
  • Coordinates with onsite Emergency Response Teams to ensure that they are aware of all hazardous materials/wastes that are present onsite including drills.
  • Reviews, approves, and maintains safety data sheets electronically on a data base that support the site's compliance with safety and environmental regulations.

Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in a safety science, engineering or industrial engineering discipline
  • A minimum of five years of experience supporting safety, health and environmental operations in a manufacturing/production environment
  • CSP/CIH/CHMM certification preferred
  • HAZWOPER 24 hour certified
  • First Aid/CPR/AED certified; Trainer certification preferred
  • Knowledge of chemical manufacturing operations a plus.
  • Extensive knowledge of State and Federal safety standards. A working knowledge of ergonomic standards and evaluation tools; working knowledge of the company manufacturing processes.
  • Understands and is experienced in TN workers compensation statutes and case law; understands and is experienced in TN claims and case management; ensures workers compensation process is performed accurately with all team members
  • Able to work cross-functionally with staff in Operations, Maintenance, Production, Engineering, Quality, Human Resources and Research and Development.

Candidate should also be familiar with the following:
  • Title V Air Permit - compliance/conditions (e.g., CFC inventory logs, RICE MACT generator data logs, chemical tracking)
  • RCRA - compliance with hazardous waste regulations pertaining to Large Quantity Generators (LQGs) and management of hazardous waste tank systems
  • EPCRA - compliance with reporting requirements for industrial facilities (e.g., Tier 2 Report, Toxic Release Inventory Reports)
  • ISO 14001 - Familiar with the ISO Environmental Management System conformance requirements
  • ISO 50001 - Familiar with ISO Energy Management System conformance requirements to conserve resources and tackle climate change.

  • Working in a great team environment
  • Highly automated, clean, safe, and temperature-controlled production environment
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance - effective day 1
  • HSA and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401K with company match plus annual retirement contribution
  • Life Insurance (Company paid and additional voluntary life available)
  • Paid Vacation and 14 Paid Holidays
  • Short term and long-term disability coverage (Company Paid).
  • Tuition reimbursement

Physical Requirements

The physical requirements described below are representative of those an employee must normally meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

All of us at Envision AESC - regardless of functional area or expertise - share a passion to design, manufacture, and sell high-performance products. It is our policy to provide Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, gender, disability, or any other status protected by law. Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States and will be required to provide proof of employment eligibility at the time of hire.

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Visa sponsorship for this position is not available at this time.

The health and safety of our employees continues to be a top priority at Envision AESC as we face the challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Across our plant facilities we have implemented procedures such as enhanced cleaning, daily temperature checks, social distancing measures, and required face masks for all individuals onsite in our facilities. We also continue to monitor federal, state and local health and safety guidelines and requirements to adjust our procedures as necessary. These are just a few examples of our commitment to the safety and health of our workplace.
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