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Senior Health, Safety, and Environmental Specialist

Position Summary: Administers, develops and implements HS&E programs, policies and procedures to assure a safe and healthy work environment for all...

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Bowling Green, Ohio

Wood County


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Job Description

Position Summary:

Administers, develops and implements HS&E programs, policies and procedures to assure a safe and healthy work environment for all employees, and to promote a safe and environmentally responsible facility by performing the following collaboratively with others:

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership, strategy and vision to improve the health, safety and environmental process to best in class performance levels. Review and recommend to management improvements in the site operations that will improve working conditions and reduce health, safety and environmental risk factors.

  • Cultivates a culture of safety among associates by promoting and maintaining a safe working environment.

  • Conduct safety training as part of the new hire onboarding and coordinates with department leaders to schedule new/refresher training programs for all employees as appropriate and in compliance with local, state, and federal OSHA rules and regulations.

  • Develops new training and refreshes old programs to enhance employee engagement surrounding safety education. Updates employee training schedules and training materials to ensure they represent the most current training needs and maintains all employee training files.

  • Interfaces with all departments to ensure employees understand their specific roles and responsibilities pertaining to HS&E matters.

  • Develops and actively markets programs designed to meet the needs of a safe workplace, including preparing and arranging safety exhibits and materials for display to promote workplace safety.

  • Implements and monitors general HS&E policies and procedures and conducts training in compliance with local, state and federal OSHA rules and regulations.

  • Consult and train Supervisors/Team Leaders in accident/injury investigation process and assure appropriate investigation, reports and analysis of incidents, accidents and hazards pertaining to the facility are conducted in line with Corporate policy and legislative requirements. Reviews all accidents, occupational illnesses and near miss investigations.

  • Actively audits the facility to identify hazards and non-compliances and ensures the appropriate actions and resolutions are implemented.

  • Conducts routine occupational hygiene investigations and assures that all employees are aware of the hazards posed by exposure to decomposition products and hazardous materials. Conducts audits of safe work practices and conditions.

  • Responsible for coordinating and maintaining all HS&E records for corporate, local, state and federal requirements and compiles and submits information required by regulatory agencies.

  • Maintains and updates the emergency evacuation plan and safety information centers.

  • Performs workers compensation claim management including the return to work program and prepares materials and evidence for related legal and insurance cases.

  • Facilitates meetings for the Ergonomic and Safety Teams and assures they are accomplishing facility goals and objectives.

  • Ensures appropriate investigations, reports and analysis of environmental incidents, accidents and hazards pertaining to the facility are conducted in line with the Cooper requirements and legislative requirements.

  • Oversees handling, labeling and shipping of hazardous and non-hazardous waste. Performs inspections of waste storage areas and other areas of concern. Assists with developing and implementing waste handling procedures, as well as waste minimization and recycling programs.

Work Environment/Work Conditions:

  • Professional Office Environment

  • Must wear proper personal protection equipment while on manufacturing floor

  • Travel to manufacturing facilities or customer locations when required

  • Equipment used requires proper training on the potential for and avoidance of injury

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Additional Information:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

Job Requirements

Education and Qualifications:

  • Degree in Health, Safety & Environmental Engineering/Science or a related discipline with 3 years of experience or a combination of education, training and experience

  • 3-5 years automotive manufacturing experience preferred

  • Knowledge of State and Federal regulations related to Health, Safety & Environmental

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Familiar with Microsoft Office applications

  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people

  • Good Team Player


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