eh&s specialist

The environmental health and safety specialist is responsible for providing strategic assistance to ensure compliance with and effective implementation of all applicable EHS regulations applicable to the Bypass Foundry, while imparting a preventive/active safety-driven culture. The position reports directly to the foundry plant manager.

essential duties and responsibilities:

The essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Implementation of EHS programs aimed at reducing injury and illness rates, enhancing employee participation and ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Works with the appropriate management and staff to implement and execute programs.
  • Acts as the lead contract with governmental agencies and ensures necessary data for EHS reports is tracked along with timely report submittals.
  • Develops, advises and interacts with departmental safety committees to develop, implement and execute safety culture awareness.
  • Leads in regular inspections and audits to identify potential environmental health and safety hazards and discrepancies to ensure compliance with all EHS policies, regulatory standards and national codes to develop solutions to issues.
  • Facilitates and participates in investigations of incidents, accidents, complaints or problems (injury, chemical release, near misses, indoor air quality, etc.) recommending changes to current procedures or controls to prevent property loss and/or injury. Tracks all incidents/accidents/near misses to aid in reducing/preventing future mishaps.
  • Assist in PPE selection
  • Help identify EHS training needs throughout the site and develop/implement the necessary training and retraining programs to ensure compliance with corporate standards and local legislation.

qualifications and requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health and Safety or related discipline with equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a similar position within a foundry/metals manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Functional EHS Knowledge in regulatory requirements, EHS technical aspects (safety, industrial hygiene, environmental), risk management, behavior-based safety, training, auditing / program review, regulatory agency enforcement, EHS vendor / consultant management, business knowledge required.
  • Proven track record in driving cultural change in EHS.
  • Strong communication skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and influence management skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks without losing momentum while also completing all daily tasks efficiently and effectively.
  • Proficient with the use of safety equipment appropriate to areas of responsibility.
  • Understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects for analysis and interpretation of procedures, policies and practices attainable through specific education and/or training programs in a specialty or technical field.

desired skills:

  • Asserts own ideas and persuades others; gains support and mobilizes/motivates people to take action.
  • Good working knowledge and experience of the Microsoft Office Professional.
  • Ability to work independently, and tend to EHS related needs on multiple shifts.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • Ability to hold self and others accountable; establish vision and plan to achieve; manage multiple projects; and interface with and represent the company to regulators.
  • OSHA 10 
  • OSHA 30 
Aalberts integrated piping systems Americas, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. At Aalberts IPSA, we are committed to treating all Applicants fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

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