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Environmental Health Safety Specialist

Company: Southwire Company
Location: Youngsville
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Summary:
The EHS Specialist is responsible for supporting the environmental, health, and safety program for the Southwire Company Tools, Components & Assembled Products Distribution division locations in te East Region. Provides regulatory expertise to ensure regulatory requirements applicable to the facilities are known. Plans, organizes, and implements environmental, health, and safety activities at the facilities and assists in monitoring all facility activities to ensure that regulatory requirements are met.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:
--- Ensure all facility management staff and appropriate operational personnel are knowledgeable of current and pending regulatory requirements, permit conditions, and other restrictions imposed by federal, state and local authorities.
--- Assist in creating processes that identify, evaluate, and control hazards in the workplace.
--- Manage the sites' environmental programs including, but not limited to, permits, environmental samples, periodic audits/inspections, and training.
--- Prepare and administer safety, environmental, occupational, and health courses and training programs as required by regulations and site specific risk/opportunities.
--- Implement and maintain required compliance programs/processes along with required documentation.
--- Assist in the development and implementation of corporate/location environmental, health & safety initiatives.
--- Assist in continual improvement activities and participation in engagement activities.
--- Participate and lead incident investigation and root cause analysis as required.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements:
--- Bachelor's Degree in safety, environmental, engineering discipline or other related field required.
--- Experience working in environmental and safety in general industry and/or construction is preferred (2-5 yrs).
--- Requires knowledge of General Industry standards, to include ergonomics, machine guarding, electrical hazards, LOTO, etc.
--- Ability to effectively work with people at all levels of the organization and effectively communicate both orally and written.
--- Skilled at managing multiple projects at once and providing feedback to managers.
--- Adept at resolving complex problems encountered in a fast-paced manufacturing & distribution environments
--- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
--- Ability to work non-traditional hours or shifts.
--- Must be capable of long walks over rough terrain and climbing ladders to elevated locations.
--- Professional certification in safety and/or environmental is desired.
--- Ability to travel up to 50% of the time.

Competencies
Nimble Learning
Customer Focus
Plans and Aligns
Collaborates
Balances Stakeholders
Action Oriented

Keywords: Southwire Company, Raleigh , Environmental Health Safety Specialist, Healthcare , Youngsville, North Carolina

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