Porex is on a mission to make the world safer, healthier and more productive. Porex continues to excel as a global leader in the development and manufacturing of advanced porous solutions. Porex's unmatched technology expertise, commitment to stringent regulatory and quality standards and dedication to customer service continue to distinguish our products in the global marketplace. From facilities around the world, Porex implements groundbreaking technologies and a depth of expertise to engineer the porous plastic solutions that help bring your next product to life - and create a safer, healthier and more productive world.Porex is part of Filtration Group. Filtration Group is a global market-leading provider of filtration consumables that drives innovation and delivers solutions across a broad spectrum of applications and end-markets, with a focus on life sciences, indoor air quality and industrial technologies.
About the Role:Develops and implements general safety policies and procedures. Administers prevention programs for the reduction of repetitive stress injuries and general injuries.Ensures compliance with all state, federal and local governmental EHS regulations. Includes written programs, record keeping, reports, inspections, monitoring, testing, training and medical surveillance per guidelines.Directs, develops and delivers environmental safety and health training programs to ensure employee's knowledge, understanding and adherence to safety and environmental regulations.Manages EHS programs including cost control/reduction and accident prevention/reduction.Creates, implements and coordinates all Industrial Hygiene, Fire Prevention/Protection and Ergonomic programs. Includes all required training, record keeping, monitoring and reporting programs and results.Ensures all EHS issues identified during internal/external audit and Safety committee audits are resolved.Provides support to and works with Human Resources Manager in the administration of Worker's Compensation and Early Return to Work Program.Development and maintenance of appropriate environmental and safety files; maintains required hazardous waste records; submits all necessary EPA and OSHA reports and environmental permit application. Responsible for the handling, storage, removal and reduction of hazardous wastes and documentation of all hazardous waste activities as well as facility inspection, inspection of storage areas, hazardous waste training and submission of reports.Maintains an adequate library of safety and environmental reference materials and maintaining current, updated Safety Data Sheets.Builds and maintains chemical authorization process - including compliance, evaluation, training, and proper use.Consults with engineers and maintenance personnel in the design and construction of equipment to ensure production equipment and tools are ergonomically compatible with employees' physical abilities to increase productivity. Benefits and Pay:Salary Range: $100k-120kFamily leaveHealth and wellness benefitsHealth insuranceAnnual bonusTraining and development opportunitiesInclusive and engaged workplace culture
Skills and Experience:Five (5) or more years' experience leading EHS issues.Professional Engineer (PE), Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), Certified Safety Professional (ASP/CSP) or Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) certifications preferred.Experience in managing/handling compliance issues, permitting for all media, manufacturing operations, OSHA/EPA programs, regulatory reviews, permit preparation, reporting and record keeping.OSHA, EPA and DOT regulations and NFPA, ANSI, ASTM, ASME, BOMA and BOCA standards.Experience with Federal, state and local Worker's Compensation law and prior experience establishing proactive Ergonomics Program.Proficient user in Microsoft Office Suite.Strong communication, leadership, training, analytical and organizational skills.Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.Porex is part of Filtration Group. Filtration Group is a global market-leading provider of filtration consumables that drives innovation and delivers solutions across a broad spectrum of applications and end-markets, with a focus on life sciences, indoor air quality and industrial technologies. With a global workforce of nearly 10,000 dedicated team members and a footprint that spans 27 countries, we are committed to partnering closely with our customers to further our mission to make the world safer, healthier and more productive. Cultivating Talent and building strong Teams are critical to our success. We know that fulfilling our mission is only possible when we foster an entrepreneurial culture built on a foundation of trust, in which our leaders exhibit a strong bias for action. Join us as we build a truly remarkable company that will long outlast us! This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position. Physical, mental, sensory, or environmental demands may be referenced to communicate the way this position traditionally is performed. Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Filtration Group will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship. Filtration Group is committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all team members, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetics, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We believe the work we do and the mission we spread is at it's best when everyone feels free to be their most authentic self.