Job Title: Plant EHS Specialist
Job Code: GW-02082215434438
Salary Range: Up to $106K
Job Location: AZ--
City: Tucson    State: AZ
The Plant EHS Specialist will focus on plant EHS initiatives, rollout safety policies, and think outside the box to help take the EHS program to the next level. If you are someone who enjoys working independently as well as in a team environment, this is the position for you. The Plant EHS Specialist will work with the plant operations team and corporate Safety team to embrace our goal of a 'zero harm workplace'. If you enjoy rolling out programs, multi-tasking, being creative, influencing decisions and helping drive our EHS goals to the next level, we want to hear from you. This position reports to the Plant Manager but will also work closely with the Regional Safety Manager and Regional Environmental Manager for direction and guidance. Your Day to Day: Supports and promotes safe practices in alignment with company commitments, policies, and compliance requirements. Acts as an OSHA and EPA regulatory compliance resource. Leads or participates in incident investigations (injury, property damage, near-hit, environmental deviations, etc.) and root cause analysis, and works with the plant operations team to determine appropriate corrective/preventative action. Perform risk and hazard assessments/inspections to determine employee risk/exposure and suggest/drive actions to mitigate/reduce them. Establish and drive continuous improvement in the facility's safety monitoring and recordkeeping systems to ensure compliance with all JM policies and federal regulatory requirements. Maintain VPP and ISO 14001 certifications and drive continuous improvement. Drive employee engagement and involvement in EHS programs. Assist the plant operations team and JM Corporate Safety to evaluate and determine appropriate proactive safety strategies for projects that may have an impact on the facility or employees. Develop action plans for safety activities, coordinate the plant Safety Committee team, perform follow-up on these activities, and report status to the Plant Manager. Facilitate safety, health, and environmental training for all plant personnel. Compile and track all documentation for compliance with all safety and environmental policies and required activities (Work Notifications, Inspection Records, OSHA 300, etc.). Work within EHS department on plant initiatives towards Lean, Kaizen, Cost Reduction, 5S and other facility improvements. Assist in driving continuous improvement in the facilities environmental monitoring and recordkeeping data management systems to ensure compliance with all JM policies and federal, state, and local regulatory requirements Ensure that all industrial process wastewaters are properly managed and discharged from the plant in a manner that protects ground waters and surface tributaries from contamination and is following the plants operating discharge permit Ensure the proper onsite management and offsite disposal of solid, universal, and hazardous wastes and lead a plant-wide effort to eliminate these by correcting the eliminating the root causes and/or reducing wastes, reusing, and recycling various materials Assist JM Corporate Environmental to evaluate and determine appropriate permitting and abatement strategies for projects that may have an impact on existing permits. Oversee and direct Environmental Servicer in environmental requirements. Ensure compliance with all safety and environmental policies, procedures, and programs. Ensure all safety, health and environmental metrics and reports are completed and communicated in a timely manner. Help regarding workers compensation cases. Serve as training coordinator for all EHS-related trainings through Safety Skills and other computer-based training (CBT). What you Bring to the Team: Bachelor's degree. 4 or more years of experience in a EHS role in an industrial setting. Comfortable working in a plant environment. Working knowledge of federal safety and environmental laws. Ability to work with respective outside agencies and contracted employees. Excellent communication, training, and organizational skills. Prior Safety Specific Training (i.e. OSHA 30 Hour, Occupational Safety Mgmt., etc.) or ability to complete within first 6 months of position. Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook). Ability to use a variety of software applications to analyze, monitor data, create reports, and presentations. Ability to climb stairs, ladders, extensive walking, confined spaces, wear a respirator and handle exposures to hot/cold environments. Ability to work independently. Ability to be on call, as needed 24/7. Ability to travel up to 10% Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Safety &Health and/or Environmental or equivalent degree. Passionate about working safely. Public speaking or training experience. Excellent communication, training, and organizational skills. Leadership skills to direct personnel, implement initiatives, supervising teams, and performing follow-up activities. Knowledge of SAP and EMS based systems. Public speaking or training experience. Demonstrated Root-Cause analysis skills (RCCA, 5-Whys). Working knowledge or VPP requirements. Analytical ability to assess complex situations and apply problem solving strategies.