EHS/Safety Specialist

West Point, GA 31833

Posted: 06/13/2018 Job Number: EB-1077338423

EHS Specialist

Expectations: Accomplish day to day tactical objectives in support of the company and the department goals. Demonstrates adherence to company policies and procedures in support of safety, quality, delivery, cost and morale (SQDCM) initiatives. Embrace and promotes company core values to establish and maintain a culture committed to ethical practices, legal compliance and a union-free environment. Takes initiative to participate in training and developing opportunities to prepare for current and future challenges.

Role(s): To maintain the day to day Environmental, Health, and Safety operations of the plant

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

 Performs PPE analysis, makes recommendations and orders PPE and safety supplies.

 Tracks injuries, reviews, and makes recommendations for safety improvements.

 Maintains understanding and knowledge of current federal, state, and company EHS regulations and policies.

 Performs job hazard analysis, system auditing and ergonomic task analysis.

 Assists in implementation of injury reduction efforts.

 Tracks and reports operational safety and environmental performance.

 Conductions safety training programs for all levels of operations concluding initial safety orientations.

 Assist organization by participating in special taskforce assignments and special projects.

 Create safety training presentations and recommends EHS policy and program improvements.

 Systematically tracks safety items such as PPE, inventory, injuries, first aid cases, inspections, etc. For analysis of trends, identifying opportunities for improvements and reporting.

 Complete all daily, weekly, monthly audits and inspections and present all documentation in a timely manner to management as directed.

 Maintains all paper and digital copies of all inspections, audits, and accident, near-miss and incident and illness reports in accordance to EHS operating procedures.

 Leads and trains new Safety Committee Members and responds to the Committee’ s concerns and finding.

 Other tasks as assigned

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

 High School Diploma/GED required, AA/AS or Bachelor's Degree preferred

 2 + years Industrial Safety or related field

 3 -7 years of EHS or job related experience in manufacturing / automotive industry

 ISO Certification / OSHA Certification / PC literate, including Microsoft Office products

 Ability to lead personnel of varying backgrounds, skillsets, and abilities to handle high stress situations with an absolute degree of calmness and professionalism

 CPR and First Aid instructor with advanced first aid and trauma training

 Basic knowledge and understanding of workers compensation

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