Environmental Health & Safety Supervisor
Zentis is Europe's number one fruit processing company and one of the leading brand manufacturers of jams, sweets and custard-based dessert. The Company's North American operations are located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Plymouth, Indiana, where we produce fruit and dairy preparations for a variety of customers including yogurt, ice cream and bakery manufacturers.
This position supervises the identification and remediation of hazardous workplace conditions. Monitors the removal of physical, biological, and chemical hazards, and training of employees on safety policies, procedures, and regulations. Verifies compliance with health and safety regulations and ensures all necessary records are maintained and prepared according to established guidelines. Manages the participation in Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspections, providing inspectors with appropriate documents and identifying safety measures. Ensures projects are completed on time and within budget. Acts as advisor to health and safety administration team regarding projects, tasks, and operations.
Comprehend and work with applicable state and federal regulations, corporate policies, and plant programs to drive compliance by assuring elements such as training, record keeping, and operations meet requirements.
Schedule, conduct and track EHS training on subjects such as stormwater pollution prevention, slug prevention, lock out/tag out, BBP, emergency procedures, PPE, etc. As needed, develop EHS topics and provide training to address new conditions or injury trends at the facility.
Lead incident investigations of workplace injuries, casualty losses, or environmental events. Properly record and report on such incidents. Provide follow up 5-Why assessments and drive corrective actions.
Maintain and publish monthly EHS reports of injury including the OSHA 300 log and property damage
Maintain all EHS records in an" audit ready" condition, including the Safety Data Sheets Program.
Assist the facility in the procurement and stocking of safety supplies.
Support/lead behavioral safety programs such as employee observation and coaching, weekly safety meetings, monthly town halls, safety record celebration events, etc. Provide support and material for safety portion of shift huddles (toolbox talks). Track safety actions (safety action list or existing maintenance log), drive completion, and implement program to assure sponsors that activities were completed.
Management of our Workers Compensation Program.
Formal Education Required:
Bachelor's Degree in related field.
Specific Experience and Key Knowledge Requirements:
3-8 years of experience in EHS in a manufacturing setting.
Must have a working knowledge OSHA 1910 regulations.
General knowledge of environmental programs.
Must have the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects/initiatives simultaneously and work well with all levels of the organization.
Individual must be comfortable with public speaking since providing safety training in group settings is a primary responsibility.
Special Skills and Abilities Required:
Working knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.
Understanding and previous experience assisting with Workers Comp a plus.