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Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

Employer
Paragon Tempered Glass, LLC
Location
Niles, Michigan, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 31, 2022

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Project Management
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Job Title: Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

Location: Niles, MI or Antwerp, OH (Willing to Travel to Other Site Regularly)

Reports to: VP, Quality & Safety

Direct Reports: No

FLSA Status: Salary - Exempt

Salary Range: $50-60K/year

SUMMARY:

The Environmental Health & Safety Specialist is responsible for developing, coordinating, training, and providing professional consultation and technical expertise associated with environmental, health and safety (EHS) matters. The EH&S Specialist works with internal and external stakeholders to provide a safe environment and to ensure compliance with all rules and regulations.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Safety, Occupational Safety and Health, or related field or 5+ years of progressive EH&S experience required
  • Extensive knowledge of environmental regulations and policies
  • 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 inspections
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Willingness for regular travel between both locations to support the safety culture of Paragon
  • Willingness to work in both an office environment and on the production floor
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule and overnight travel as needed to support a 3-shift operation


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Ability to build rapport, establish trust and credibility, and provide winning solutions across all levels of employees
  • Ability to work in a face-paced environment and handle multiple priorities
  • Experience as a leader in project management
  • Glass safety training or glass industry experience
  • Understanding of MIOSHA standards


BENEFITS:
  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401K with company match, paid time off, paid holidays, employee engagement program, a bonus program, and more!


EMPLOYEE PERKS:
  • Culture committed to work-life balance
  • Programs in place to support professional development and career growth
  • The opportunity to work for a company that supports sustainability and is growing!


ABOUT THE JOB:

As the EH&S Specialist you will be responsible for developing, coordinating, training, and providing professional consultation and technical expertise associated with environmental, health and safety (EHS) matters. You will develop and implement programs with broad scope to include ongoing continuous improvement of its compliance programs and training methods. You will assist management with identifying trends and recommend options to reduce the frequency and severity of issues related to EHS. You will lead the development and maintenance of programs and work with supervisors and managers on developing and improving EHS programs. You will work with internal and external stakeholders to provide a safe environment and ensure compliance with all rules and regulations. You will lead and coordinate the internal safety team program.

YOUR ROLE:
  • Inspect the facility to identify safety, health, and environmental risks
  • Develop and implement inspection policies and procedures, and a schedule of routine inspections
  • Develop health and safety procedures for all areas of the company
  • Prepare and schedule training to cover emergency procedures, workplace safety, and other relevant topics
  • Monitor compliance with safety procedures
  • Draft inspection reports to document inspection findings
  • Ensure the material safety data system is maintained and readily accessible when needed
  • Maintain a record of discharge of or employee exposure to hazardous waste and/or pollutants, as required
  • Lead the development and maintenance of all EHS training program systems for staff and provide training to new employees in our orientation process
  • Conduct occupational health consultations and analysis of workplaces to aid in the identification, control, and elimination of safety and health hazards
  • Provide consultative assistance to employees for compliance with state and federal occupational health and safety standards and rules
  • Represent EHS and serve as a liaison with applicable external groups and entities regarding environmental and occupational health and safety matters
  • Conduct health surveys utilizing appropriate sampling strategies, analyzes data, and provide follow up reports for stakeholders
  • Calibrate and maintain industrial hygiene equipment, as needed
  • Assist management in identifying employee injury causation trends, and mitigation options for reducing injury frequency and severity
  • Apply and interpret occupational health rules and consensus standards (i.e., ANSI) to enhance understanding of compliance with appropriate standards and controls
  • Prepare and deliver recommendations to supervisors, safety committee representatives, departments, managers, and employees
  • Perform administrative duties associated with the specific duties of the position
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
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