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Specialist, Environmental Health & Safety (EHS)

Employer
Brother USA Careers
Location
Bartlett, Tennessee, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Oct 1, 2023

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Other
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
*Let's Grow Together*
Our mission is to live our "at your side" promise and simplify and enrich the lives of our customers, employees, and communities. "At your side" is more than a slogan to us; it's the purpose we do our best to fulfill every day. With a legacy spanning over a century, this is a great place to launch or expand any career and push the boundaries of what comes next. We're committed to achieving shared success, and we provide opportunities for you to develop through experience, exposure and education. Our people have always leveraged their unique perspectives to keep us on the right track for a lasting future. If you want to innovate, learn, and grow with a global leader that builds products, services, and a company people love, then we'll be "at your side" every step of the way.
The Specialist, Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) works with the EHS team to provide professional support and subject matter expertise in the areas of, compliance, continuous improvement, injury, and illness prevention, reducing environmental impact, emergency preparedness, and response, inspections, and audits. This role serves as an internal advisor and change agent to coordinate, support and champion, results-oriented initiatives aimed at increasing awareness, compliance, personal accountability, and efficiency in the areas of environmental health & safety. This role primarily supports the Bartlett, TN facility with day-to-day safety standards and enforcement.Duties and Responsibilities
*EHS Operations*

* Conduct inspections and audits, assessing workplace environment to ensure compliance with company policies and occupational safety and health standards and regulations, preparing post-inspection reports and recommendations to management

* Maintain a strong presence on the production/warehouse floor in our Bartlett, TN facility to influence employee and supervisory behaviors, and fully engage employees in the safety process

* Initiate and lead safety committee, investigations, complaints, and reports of unsafe or unhealthy working conditions, focusing on solving problems and improving business processes

* Work closely with EHS team and management to drive safety improvement programs, objectives, initiatives, and projects

* Establish and maintain strong working relationships with site leadership and business partners to ensure communication, alignment and compliance with occupational safety and health standards and regulations

* Promote safety awareness through training, informational materials, regulatory interpretations, recommendations for safe work practices, and advising site workers on hazard identification and mitigation

* Examine warehouse workplace machinery and equipment to make sure they meet appropriate safety regulations met and to ensure machinery is being used properly

* Assist with emergency response preparedness plans including drills and practice activities
*Continuous Improvement*

* Develop and deliver EHS presentations, informational materials, and training

* Research and recommend solutions including tools, procedures, and equipment, with a continuous improvement mindset

* Maintain and improve environmental health and safety policies, procedures, and record-keeping system

* Develop and conduct training on occupational health, safety, and environmental topics
*Reporting and Compliance*

* Ensure regulatory compliance with EHS permits and processes

* Maintain safety metrics, incident record-keeping system, investigate accidents, coordinate W/C claim handling, and ensure compliance with OSHA reporting as required
QUALIFICATIONS
Education
Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) Health & Safety, Industrial Hygiene or other EHS discipline/related field Required
Ability to prioritize between long and short-term goals
Experience
Minimum 5 years Experience in the EH&S or related experience in manufacturing or wholesale distribution preferred Required
Minimum 5 years Experience with (Environmental Management Systems) including ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 Preferred
*Languages*
Spanish Preferred
*Software/Technical Skills*
Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word) Required
Good working knowledge of OSHA standards Required
*Other Skills/Knowledge/Abilities*

* Skillful in administering safety standards and requirements in a warehouse facility Required

* Creative thinker with proven ability to develop and initiate safety programs Required

* Ability to prioritize between long and short-term goals Required

* Skilled at quickly grasping the critical elements of a business challenge and developing a clear course of action to effectively address the challenge Required

* Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with others Required

* Independently performs assignments with limited instructions and develops an approach to solutions Required

* Maintains confidentiality of sensitive data collected during business activities Required
#LI-Onsite

* The salary (or hiring) range for this position is $66,000 - $81,000 per year
* Starting salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, location, and alignment with market data
* Benefits include, but are not limited to, healthcare and wellness coverage, life and disability insurance, 401K, tuition reimbursement, and Paid Time Off. Details are available at [https://mybenefits.nfp.com/Brother/2023/guidebook/](https://mybenefits.nfp.com/Brother/2023/guidebook/)

Brother International Corporation has earned its reputation as a premier provider of home office and business products, home appliances for the sewing and crafting enthusiast as well as industrial solutions that revolutionize the way we live and work. Brother International Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brother Industries Ltd. With worldwide sales exceeding $6 billion, this global manufacturer was started more than 100 years ago. Bridgewater, New Jersey is the corporate headquarters for Brother in the Americas. It has fully integrated sales, marketing services, manufacturing, research and development capabilities located in the U.S. In addition to its headquarters, Brother has facilities in California, Illinois and Tennessee, as well as subsidiaries in Canada, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Peru and Mexico. For more information, visit www.brother.com.
Brother International Corporation ("Brother") is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or make employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal laws. If you require any physical or other assistance in completing this application, a reasonable accommodation will be made upon request.

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