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Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

Universal Alloy Corporation
Canton, Georgia, US
Closing date
Oct 20, 2022

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

Universal Alloy Corporation (UAC) is a global leader in the manufacture of aerospace products. UAC supplies aircraft manufacturers and their subcontractors worldwide and has served the aircraft industry for over four decades. UAC specializes in 2000- and 7000-series alloys and offers a full range of alloys and tempers that can be tailored to a customer's particular application.

If you are looking to work for a company with an outstanding reputation in the community and globally that offers competitive pay, opportunities for advancement, paid time off, excellent benefits including healthcare, dental, vision, 401(k) company match, and profit sharing, we welcome you to apply today!

What makes us STAND OUT
  • Medical/Dental/Vision - excellent plans with low premiums
  • Life insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability insurance - employer paid
  • 401(k) employer match $1 for $1 up to the first 6%
  • Profit sharing
  • PTO/paid vacation
  • 40 hours of anticipated leave per year
  • Bereavement leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid lunch and break periods
  • Uniform services - employer paid
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Discretionary bonuses
  • Employee rewards & recognition
  • Volunteer PTO
  • Wellness programs
  • EAP and onsite services
  • 1:1 financial wellness sessions and education
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Professional development
  • Opportunities to advance
  • Your safety is our #1 priority

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Support environmental and safety programs for UAC North America and drive positive safety culture.
  • Develop and implement environmental, health and safety programs for the North American Facilities to meet compliance with federal, state, local laws, and company requirements
  • Coordinate and facilitate safety and health activities at the site, including but not limited to: EH&S orientation and training, emergency response program, and annual training requirements
  • Direct, train, coordinate and advise all UAC Employees, as well as contractors, with regards to Environmental, Health and Safety programs
  • Oversee the analysis and evaluation of air, water, and land systems to determine if pollutants are present and direct the implementation of appropriate corrective action if necessary
  • Work with various vendors and contractors to ensure safe practices within the facilities
  • Facilitate Safety Committee activities and track action items
  • Complete or assist with incident investigations, root cause analysis, and corrective action, planning and execution
  • Maintain OSHA logs, injury reports, documents, and other compliance records for applicable facilities.
  • Coordinate efforts with Human Resources regarding Workers Compensation claims and activities.
  • Support plant personnel in selection of appropriate personal protective equipment
  • Maintain safety library (e.g., videos, regulations, reference manuals)
  • Promote safety and health awareness through internal company memorandum, newsletters, and specific training programs.
  • Possess understanding of regulations associated with federal and state (Georgia)
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Hygiene, Environmental/Safety Management, Risk Management, or related field; or, commensurate relevant work experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Communication Skills: Able to effectively listen and communicate ideas and thoughts to others; excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills; able to assimilate ideas originated by others; able to work effectively with other departments in the development of EHS programs
  • Computer Skills: Proficient with MS Office products (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Reasoning Skills: Able to carry out and communicate written and/or oral instructions; able to multi-task and handle multiple projects simultaneously; adapt easily to changing situations.
  • Travel: Able to travel 15% of the time
  • Physical Abilities: Regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands; must be able to lift 50 pounds at any time during his/her shift; 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; reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working Conditions
  • Schedule: 1st, 2nd, 3rd shift


All UAC employees must know and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries. Employee must understand the PPE and wear it properly.

Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation

UAC is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. UAC is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Human Resources department at 770-479-7230.
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