Environmental, Health & Safety Manager

Employer
Infinite Electronics, Inc.
Location
Irvine, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 30, 2022

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Other
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Fellowship
Position Description:

This position implements and oversees the general safety policies and procedures of assigned location within the organization. Ensures the workplace is in compliance with OSHA, EPA, and other state, local, or industry specific regulations and that periodic safety audits are conducted. Manages programs to ensure a safe workplace including safety orientations, skill training, emergency preparedness, proper job instruction, hazardous material disposal procedures, and the use of protective equipment. Implements a systemic process to collect data and analyze the causes of accidents and generate reporting. Implements initiatives to reduce and prevent accidents, occupational illnesses, and exposure to long-term health hazards.

General Duties and Responsibilities of the EHS Manager:
  • Is thoroughly familiar with occupational safety and environmental regulations and compliance strategies
  • Leads EHS activities at facility
  • Leads EHS committee(s)
  • Establish consistency in EHS and compliance activities
  • Assist in managing, and periodically evaluating EHS policies, programs, and procedures
  • Provides EHS support and awareness training management and front-line employees
  • Lead investigation of key accident events to determine root cause, including development of prevention strategies to prevent reoccurrence
  • Provide a positive leadership example by demonstrating safe behaviors and encouraging those behaviors in others
  • Monitors the health and environmental standards in compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Perform facility evaluation to measure and report on the level of EHS performance
  • Report to Global EHS Director status of EHS compliance and performance
  • Participate in regular analysis of statistical information, preparing and distributing relevant performance measurement reports, describing actual performance and/or opportunities for improvement
  • Conduct risk assessments on processes and equipment and recommend appropriate controls when hazards are found
  • Manage and conduct assigned location PPE hazard assessments, job safety analysis, MSDS substance lists and books, LOTO programs along with other required programs per requirements of regulated agencies.
  • Manage environmental requirements and waste recycling / disposal programs at assigned location
  • Enforce policies to establish a culture of health and safety as well as pollution prevention
  • Provide solutions to issues, improvement opportunities or new prevention measures
  • Conduct internal audits
  • Manage security efforts in assigned locations
  • Assist in managing workers compensation claims
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Safety / Housekeeping
  • Ensure all areas maintain a safe, clean, healthy, and orderly work environment at all times
  • Take appropriate actions to ensure the health and safety of yourself and fellow employees at all times
  • Demonstrate responsibility for environmental, health, safety, and security by working in a safe and responsible way and leading by example

Quality / Costs
  • Must be familiar with ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 quality, environmental and safety management systems
  • Utilize consumables, materials and tools in a cost-effective manner
  • Manage assigned EHS budget

Human Resources / Training
  • Ensure facility compliance to Infinite Electronics EHS and ESD policies
  • Assist in development of EHS procedures and provide training to support implementation
  • Promote and contribute to a positive team environment dominated by encouragement
  • Promote implementation of new ideas, methods, best practices, and procedures

Communication / Reporting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal, networking and influencing skills
  • Capable of delivering results in a high-change, dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, and quantitative skills
  • Strong knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations as it applies to employment, wage and hour, and other compensation areas
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and government regulations
  • In-depth OSHA working knowledge and experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and an enterprise resource planning (ERP) program
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
  • Strong knowledge of regulatory environmental, health and safety regulations and industry best practices
  • Thorough knowledge of manufacturing industry and distribution center hazards and controls
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient in technology and equipment used in environmental, health, safety and security inspections and reporting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software
  • Ability to provide positive representation on industry leading boards / committees
  • Ability to learn and apply

Personal Traits and Characteristics:
  • Reliable, dependable, diligent
  • Highly organized with good time management skills
  • Ability to work under high pressure situations and deadlines
  • Must be able to simultaneously manage several objectives and reassign priorities as needed
  • Ability to think strategically and implement strategic plans
  • Ability to inspire, motivate and influence others
  • Must embody Infinite's Hedgehog behaviors of Positive Urgency, Accountability, Ownership, Same-Day Responsiveness, Collaboration, and Solution Orientation

Education and/or Experience:
  • Masters or Bachelor's degree in Occupational Safety and Health, or equivalent field.
  • 3+ years of progressive experience as an EHS coordinator or EHS manager, or a combination of work and schooling.
  • Experience in manufacturing and distribution centers.
  • Familiarity with OSHA, Cal-OSHA, ANSI, ISO, NIOSH, NFPA, NEC and other regulatory structures and experience in the management of compliance and enforcement activities of these regulators.
  • At a minimum, must have the ability to obtain ASP through BCSP within 1-2 years following acceptance of position.
  • CPR/First Aid/AED Certified / Trainer is a plus
  • OSHA outreach trainer for general industry is a plus

Reports to: Global EHS Director

Physical Job Requirements:
  • Sitting: Must be able to sit for a minimum of 4 hours
  • Walking: Throughout the facility on a continuous basis
  • Lifting/Carrying: Must be able to lift 35 lbs.
  • Climbing: Must be able to climb stairs and ladders
  • Vision: Corrected 20/20 vision required
  • Talking/Hearing: Must be able to communicate on the telephone
  • Ability to report to location at least 5 days/week

Environment: Warehouse environment, occasionally hot or cold temperatures, moderate noise level, occasional dust, chemical odors

Accommodation: Candidates for the position should be able to perform essential job duties in described work environment with or without accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Infinite Electronics is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to building a diverse workforce and we actively encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply.

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