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Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator

Employer
Aegis Worldwide
Location
Jefferson City, Tennessee, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 29, 2024

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Other
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
Job DescriptionJob Description
Job Title: Environmental, Health, and Safety Professional

Location: Morristown, TN

Job Type: Full-Time, On-site

Job Description: We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Professional to join our team. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience in an EHS role within a manufacturing environment, hold relevant safety certifications, and possess a strong track record in compliance reporting, hazard identification, and employee training. The EHS Professional will play a crucial role in driving EHS goals and objectives, conducting inspections, and embedding a culture of safety throughout our plant.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Compliance and Reporting:
    • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal EHS regulations.
    • Prepare and submit accurate compliance reports to regulatory agencies.
    • Maintain and update EHS documentation, including policies, procedures, and records.
  • Safety Programs and Training:
    • Develop, implement, and maintain EHS programs and initiatives.
    • Conduct regular safety training sessions for employees and contractors.
    • Promote awareness and understanding of safety policies and procedures.
  • Inspections and Hazard Identification:
    • Conduct regular site inspections and audits to identify hazards, violations, and potential risks.
    • Develop and implement corrective actions to address identified hazards.
    • Investigate accidents, incidents, and near-misses to determine root causes and prevent recurrence.
  • Driving EHS Culture:
    • Lead by example to instill a culture of safety and environmental responsibility.
    • Engage employees at all levels to promote safe work practices and behaviors.
    • Collaborate with management to integrate EHS considerations into business decisions and processes.
  • Continuous Improvement:
    • Monitor EHS performance metrics and trends to identify areas for improvement.
    • Implement best practices and innovative solutions to enhance EHS performance.
    • Participate in EHS committees and initiatives to share knowledge and drive improvements.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, or a related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience in an EHS role, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Professional certifications such as CSP (Certified Safety Professional), CIH (Certified Industrial Hygienist), or equivalent.
  • In-depth knowledge of EHS regulations and standards (OSHA, EPA, etc.).
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to lead and influence cross-functional teams.
  • Proficiency in EHS management software and Microsoft Office Suite.

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