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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist

Employer
Tata Consumer Products - USA
Location
Landover, Maryland, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 28, 2024

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Other
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
Job DescriptionJob Description
This position plays a pivotal role within the technical team by offering expertise in technical input and legislative compliance related to health and safety. It holds a key responsibility in the development and upkeep of on-site health and safety systems and standards. Additionally, this role is instrumental in steering the Hoshin Kanri technical strategy and actively contributes to achieving legal compliance and cost reduction/cost avoidance goals for the site.

  • Responsible for the continuous development and management of the Health and Safety Management System, as well as driving enhancements to the existing systems in Landover, MD to ensure compliance.
  • Assist management team during accident or injury investigations and root cause analysis.
  • Identify safety risks present on the floor to be fixed or addressed.
  • Conduct internal audits & risk assessments on all aspects of the Health and Safety Management Systems e.g. Task, DSE, COSHH.
  • Act as an on-site first responder who can provide basic first aid to injured persons.
  • Ensure visibility of H&S initiatives at the site level (Behavior Safety, Safe Work Permit process, Safety Observations, Near Miss, etc) to all levels of operations management and recommend improvements in effectiveness. The engagement and support of the onsite Safety Action Groups.
  • Actively participate in health and safety meetings for Tata Consumer Products/Eight O' Clock Coffee at a local level.
  • Maintain monthly reports and track key performance indicators for Landover site.
  • Manage H&S related training requirements and ensure designated staff remain current on their safety certification.
  • Remain abreast of all legislation and other requirements as it relates to health and safety.


You will be passionate about:
  • Developing a positive health and safety culture at Landover.
  • Engaging others in health and safety activities and behavioral safety campaigns.
  • Health & Safety Management systems and legal compliance.


You will need to be able to influence:
  • Senior Managers
  • Area Managers
  • Operators
  • Electricians & Engineers
  • Safety Action Groups
  • External bodies

Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree highly preferred.
  • 3+ years experience in a health and safety role in a manufacturing environment.
  • OSHA knowledge and experience in an manufacturing environment.
  • IOSH Managing Safely.
  • NEBOSH General Certificate (or working towards).
  • Detailed knowledge of health and safety management systems. Ideally ISO45001.
  • Knowledge of OSHA and NFPA standards.
  • Risk assessment training for health and safety disciplines.
  • Audit training for health and safety disciplines.
  • Proficient in MS Office(Word, Excel and Powerpoint).
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of the tools and techniques required to apply a continuous improvement approach.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • Use hands and fingers dexterously to operate office equipment; to sit; and occasionally stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, reach with hands and arms, etc.


Benefits

At Tata Consumer Products, we offer our employees:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 401K Match
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Discounts on local and national retailers

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