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The Manager of Environmental, Health and Safety is a key member of the plant's leadership team, developing and implementing programs and systems to instill a strong, meaningful safety culture at IR HiRel. You will provide ongoing support to the Leominster MA facility by working closely with Management to enhance EH&S performance. You will be responsible for enabling IR HiRel to maintain compliance with corporate, local, state and federal regulations. This is a matrixed role, which legally reports to the Site Lead and functionally reports to corporate EHS.
In your new role you will:
- Assure compliance with the company's EH&S standards and existing federal, state and local environmental regulations
- Coordinate site/plant-wide safety audits and analyze results
- Develop, implement, maintain and assure quality of site/plant safety, health and Environmental programs
- Develop and conduct employee training on site/plant safety, health and environmental programs
- Provide accurate, cost-effective and timely technical and regulatory compliance support to plant
- Ensure the proper characterization and management of hazardous/universal wastes, and lead a plant-wide effort to eliminate solid waste by reducing process wastes, reusing, and recycling, various materials
- Oversee the disposal and or recycling of various materials, including the destruction of critical scrap and of records, materials, and equipment stored offsite, per established policies
- Maintain a chemical inventory for the facility and file any required reports under EPCRA Tier I/II, TURA, Form R&S
- Facilitate incident investigations, root cause analysis and corrective actions
- Facilitate the Job Safety Analysis process with operators and supervisors and maintains all records related to this process
- Recommend improvements in processes, design, procedures, and operating equipment, to minimize the hazard potential and ergonomic risks to employees
- Support project plans related to product, process, and equipment changes and improvements, as well as building additions and modifications, to ensure EHS matters are properly considered and addressed prior to project initiation
- Establish and implement plant-wide safety communications, to ensure employees are aware of potential hazards and unsafe conditions
- Represent the company with state and federal agencies, as required
- Provide regulatory interpretation and technical advice
- Establish and maintain program to ensure that operating permits are in order
- Manage ergonomic program, which includes the periodic monitoring of processes, procedures, and work stations to provide risk assessments and proposed corrective actions to management
- Monitor and minimize risk from chemical, physical and biological hazards that could be present in the work area
- Drive and coordinate participation as an effective leader of Safety and Health Committee / sub-committees
- Train and oversee all personnel involved in emergency procedures and handling of hazardous materials and wastes; ensure our communities and employees are aware of the potential hazards created by plant operations
- Monitor & Control source materials to prevent storm water pollution maintaining compliance with federal, state, and local regulations
- Develop, maintain and lead Environmental and Safety management systems
- Be responsible for all aspects of the radiation safety program as the Radiation Safety Officer
- Maintain Training, Safety, Environmental, and health databases
You are best equipped for this task if you have:
- Bachelors degree in Safety, Engineering or related technical/sciences field, such as chemistry, biology, physics, environmental management, etc.; Masters Degree preferred
- If degree is unrelated to those listed above, a minimum of 10 years of relevant safety and environmental experience is required
- 5 or more years or experience in a manufacturing safety and environmental role
- Experience with federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations relating to air, water, solid waste and hazardous waste management
- Experience with OSHA and EPA regulations with an ability to interpret and explain in a manner that is easily understood and applicable to operations personnel
- Experience with developing EH&S management systems (i.e. ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001)
- Experience with the audit processes, root cause analysis, hazard & risk awareness, incentives, and driving employee accountability
- Experience with incident investigations
- Behavioral Based observations experience
- Ability to lead, influence, motivate and manage change.
- Experience training and rolling out safety based training
- Microsoft Office experience (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) for analyzing, monitoring, reporting and presentations