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Regional Environmental, Health and Safety Coordinator

Company: Americhem
Location: Concord
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary:Environmental health and safety (EHS) coordinators work to create a culture of safety within the organization. This role implements programs, policies, and assessments to ensure the company is in compliance with all federal and internal health and safety rules. This role may also create and review reports and findings to monitor performance and detect trends related to health and safety. This position works in liaison with the Corporate EHS Manager.Position Requirements/Qualifications:Education: Bachelor's Degree required OSHA 10-Hour Training required OSHA 30-Hour Training (recommended) Detailed knowledge of relevant regulations such as OSHA, EPA, DOT, State RegulationsExperience: Minimum 2 years of relevant work experienceSkills: First Aid/CPR/AED and Blood Borne pathogen training requiredEssential Duties: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The duties listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.Ensure facilities are operating in compliance with all applicable health and safety regulations and requirements as codified in state and federal OSHA regulations or otherwise referenced (typically through a site audit, gap analysis, and closure process)Champion initiatives that identify and communicate facility risk exposures, prioritize risk reduction needs, and drive closure of recommendations to reduce the identified risksConsistently evaluates the site's EHS process and programs to continually improve to achieve world class performance.Maintain plant safety by directing safety programs to protect employees against harm and maintain a safe working environmentConduct job hazard analyses to ensure safe work environments according to EHS standardsWork with plant leadership, engineers, and maintenance to institute controls for hazardous and potentially hazardous conditions and equipmentResponsible for coordinating activities and communicating internal safety compliance assessment score, maintain Action Item Registry (AIR) and report monthly on progress to Corporate EHS ManagerEnsure the proper onsite management and offsite disposal of solid, universal, and hazardous wastes and lead a plant-wide effort to correct these by eliminating root causes and/or reducing wastes, reusing, and recycling various materialsFacilitate / oversee incident investigations, root cause analyses, and closure of corrective actionsWork collaboratively with all levels to ensure the Americhem Safety Management System is fully implemented and expectations are being met.Coordinate with EHS Manager and Plant Manager on compliance and reporting requirements of federal and state regulations, including OSHA and EPA complianceMaintain written policies/procedures regarding employee safety, PPE assessment/certifications, accident prevention and protectionCoordinate and actively participate in monthly safety committee meetings and ensure follow up on all actionsFacilitate safety training and programs and demonstrate the use of safety equipment as necessaryTrack safety training and all safe observations to ensure all plant employees receive training by specified due dates and plant is meeting corporate goals and requirementsInspect and evaluate workplace environments, equipment, and practices to ensure compliance with safety standards and government regulationsConduct risk and hazard analysis for critical positionsConduct environmental reporting for the site(s) and monitor environmental performanceAdditional Position ResponsibilitiesEffectively manage time and meet deadlinesEffectively communicate project statusImprove job knowledge by attending training and keeping relevant knowledge and skills currentDemonstrate organizational skills by working independently and with a teamContribute to organization success by meeting team and company goalsAdheres to all quality system and safety protocols by safely operating equipment, wearing proper protective equipment (PPE), completing safety training, keeping work areas clean and organized, and contributing to established safety goalsContribute and assist in implementation of ideas for continuous improvementRequired Qualities/AttributesStrong oral and written communication skillsDemonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problemsOrganizational skills to include multi-tasking, planning, and time managementAbility to document, plan, market and execute programsPossess high level of technical expertise, ability to apply skills to continuous process improvement while maintaining maximum levels of safetyDemonstrated leadership skills and abilitiesDemonstrated ability to work collaboratively on projects and solutionsSafety ComplianceThe safety of our employees takes precedence over all other initiatives and considerations. All employees are required to comply with established safety protocols as outlined in our policies, procedures, and corporate communications. Following the COVID-19 outbreak, Americhem expanded its safety policies and procedures to include travel restrictions, temperature testing, and rigorous sanitation practices, as well as social distancing and face covering protocols. This experience has taught us that safety practices are evolutionary in nature and will continue to change. All employees are responsible for complying with the most current safety practices as communicated by the Company.

Keywords: Americhem, Charlotte , Regional Environmental, Health and Safety Coordinator, Other , Concord, North Carolina

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