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Environment, Health and Safety Manager (relocation available)

Employer
Astec
Location
Parsons, Kansas, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Sep 29, 2022

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Other
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Astec is a global, environmentally focused infrastructure and manufacturing company of asphalt road building and aggregate processing. Our mission is to design and build the most innovative products for the industries we serve. Leveraging innovative solutions and technologies, we serve customers all over the world.

ABOUT THE POSITION

Develop, plan, and implement environmental, health, and safety programs for the Company. Ensure compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal environmental, health, and safety regulations. Develop illness and injury prevention, building safety, and chemical safety policies and procedures. Oversee safety training and facility inspections to ensure regulatory compliance.

Key Deliverables
  • Inspects the facility to identify safety, health, and environmental risks.
  • Develops and implements inspection policies and procedures, and a schedule of routine inspections.
  • Develops health and safety procedures for all areas of the company.
  • Prepares and schedules training to cover emergency procedures, workplace safety, and other relevant topics.
  • Monitors compliance with safety procedures.


Key Activities & Responsibilities
  • Design and maintain company policies adhering to local, state, and federal environmental, health, and safety regulations. Keep abreast of any changes to environmental, health, and safety laws and regulations that impact the company, and implement company policies accordingly.
  • Responsible for preparing, maintaining, and updating company's safety and environmental policy and procedure manuals.
  • Provide initial and refresher training for employees on company policies, procedures, and regulations pertaining to employee safety, health, and protection from hazards.
  • Ensure necessary records are prepared and maintained according to established federal, state, and local safety and environmental guidelines.
  • Complete and file on a timely basis all federal, state, and local environmental reports and chemical inventory requests, and submit payment for all required fees on a timely basis.
  • Responsible for identifying chemical hazards and hazardous workplace conditions. Maintain a current inventory and Material Safety Data Sheet for all chemical hazards on the property. Take corrective action to eliminate, contain, or minimize the hazards, or coordinate the removal of physical, biological, and chemical hazards.
  • Involved in the design and development of facilities, work areas, and work procedures, and make environmental, health, and safety recommendations accordingly.
  • Serve as a contact with all federal, state, and local environmental, health, and safety regulatory bodies, and property and workers' compensation insurance representatives.
  • Ensure complete and thorough accident investigation, accurate recording of the details, and implementation of corrective action for all work-related injuries and illnesses.
  • Maintain employees' safety & environmental training records. Ensure compliance with OSHA requirements.
  • Participate in all property and facility inspections conducted by federal, state, and local agencies, and insurance carriers.
  • Prepare and distribute various reports and forms including monthly department inspection reports, etc. Review inspection reports and take corrective action on identified safety or environmental hazards.
  • Provide assistance or perform other duties as assigned.
  • Oversee the Safety Committee and Safety Steering Committee.


To be successful in this role, your experience and competencies are:
  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Safety, Occupational Safety and Health, or related field required, Master's degree desirable.
  • 5+ years' experience in a managerial or technical position in a manufacturing environment with knowledge and proficiency in EH&S programs preferred, or a combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Ability to maintain the highly confidential nature of medical information.
  • Ability to work well with others, exercise sound judgment and solve problems, work independently and effectively manage workload, and work well under pressure.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, and be resourceful, well-organized, meticulous, and accurate.
  • Ability to operate general office equipment including telephone, computer, calculator, photocopier, and fax machine.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office products required.
  • Extensive knowledge of environmental regulations and policies.
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