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Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

Westfield Steel
Westfield, Indiana, US
Closing date
May 14, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
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Job Description
Position Overview

The purpose of this position is to manage, implement, and administer standardized environmental, health and safety (EHS) processes to ensure safety and health compliance to federal, state, and local regulations as well as company policies and procedures.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Works to supply products and services that meet or exceed the customers' expectations. Follows the documented quality systems and processes that are continually being improved to satisfy our customers' needs.
  • Oversee and implement EHS programs and training requirements for all employees, at all company locations, to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Conduct audits of EHS processes to ensure compliance, advising leadership of findings and countermeasures.
  • Lead basic transportation safety management for entire fleet over 3 locations.
  • Analyze injury and illness data, identify and track injury correlation, determine root causes, determine corrective actions and communicate this information to the leadership.
  • Lead the implementation and maintenance of the company's safety management system to meet ISO 9001 requirements and make recommendations to management for actions needed to maintain ISO 9001:2015 standard.
  • Manage routine safety reports including data acquisition, documentation, record keeping, monitoring, review and approval.
  • Perform duties related to EHS activities pertaining to JSA's, PPE, housekeeping, behavioral-based safety, first responder, and all life safety equipment operations at all locations.
  • Perform Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) audits and implement improvements to existing LOTO procedures.
  • Analyze processes to improve and implement Job Safety Analyses (JSA).
  • Acts as a liaison for auditor contacts, under the direction of the HR Director.
  • May assist directors, managers, and supervisors in other duties or special products as needed.

Critical Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
  • Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards: Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
  • Education and Training: Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates: Providing information to supervisors, co-workers and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Analyzing Data or Information: Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems: Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems. Use of problem solving tools such as 8D, DMAIC, A3, or others.
  • Production and Processing: Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events: Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings: Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
  • Systems Evaluation: Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work: Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
  • Safety and Security: Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective safety for the protection of people and property.
  • Interacting with Computers: Using computers and computer systems to set up functions, enter data, process information, develop forms, present informational reports, etc.
  • Tools: Computers, office equipment, personal protective equipment (hardhat, safety glasses, etc.), measuring devices such as tape measure, micrometer, calibration, etc.
  • Technology: Electronic mail software and Microsoft Office software, specifically PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.

  • This position requires the individual to have a bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Environmental, Safety, Engineering, Science or related field from a four-year college or university with a minimum of 2 years' related manufacturing experience; or 5 years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to train others in an effective manner. Demonstrated experience in a classroom setting.
  • Must have strong organizational and administrative skills and a working knowledge of MS office.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours as necessary to support multiple shifts and locations.

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP) preferred but not required.
  • 2+ years' experience in a manufacturing environment with a focus on the production floor.
  • Working knowledge of OSHA laws and regulations and ISO 9001 standards.
  • Strong ability to interact professionally with all levels of employees and leaders.

Supervisory Responsibilities
  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Working Environment and Conditions
  • Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be in a stationary position and move about the buildings. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, and be able to communicate verbally and in writing and take direction. The employee is frequently operating a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine and computer printer. The employee is sometimes required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Position may be required to work overtime, nights, and weekends to conduct inspections, training, and investigations. Some travel is required to the other company facility location, customers, and/or vendor sites.
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