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EHS Regional Manager

DATE2018-11-01
JOB FAMILYEHS
COUNTRYUnited States
LOCATIONTROY - MICHIGAN
CONTRACT TYPELong Term-At will
DIVISION Clean Energy Systems
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Job Summary<

The EHS Regional Manager is responsible for the direction and coordination of Environmental Health and Safety Programs across all sites within the Americas (office and manufacturing plants). This includes 5 manufacturing plants in the US, 1 HQ in the US, 3 manufacturing sites in Mexico, 3 manufacturing sites in South America and 1 HQ in South America. This position is responsible to ensure compliance with all governmental regulations and ensure a safe and healthy work environment for all employees.<

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Reporting Relationship:  This position reports directly to the President / CEO of the region.  <

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Primary Responsibilities<

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Essential Functions< <

  • Develops protocol and procedures for health and safety compliance across all sites in the Americas<
  • Designs, conducts, and reports on facility health and safety surveys of facilities; assesses health and safety conditions to determine if the staff or the general public may be exposed to unsafe or unhealthful conditions.<
  • Develops programs and investigates complaints related to safety issues such as walking/working surfaces and fall protection; ingress/egress; confined spaces and other issues arising in the occupational setting.<
  • Develops programs and investigates complaints related to environmental health issues such as noise, vibration, fumes, toxic chemicals, lighting, ventilation, asbestos, lead and related occupational issues.<
  • Develops Requests for Proposals and contracts for health and safety assessments and management services, manages and oversees contract performance.<
  • Prepares technical reports and recommends corrective measures to improve health and safety conditions.<
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of special sampling techniques and laboratory analysis procedures for the sampling and testing of unusual health and safety conditions.<
  • Reviews chemical, equipment, and product specifications to determine potential exposure to physical or chemical stressors and makes appropriate recommendations.<
  • Evaluates personal protective equipment (PPE) used in branch facilities as to effectiveness and recommends changes in the use of PPE.< < < < < <

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    KEY MEASURES & FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY<

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  • Safety Metrics and Indicators<
  • Internal/ External Audits<
  • Safety and Environmental Certifications< <

    PROFILE REQUIREMENTS

     

    Required qualifications, knowledge, skills and abilities

    • Bachelor’s Degree (in Occupational Health and Safety or relative discipline)
    • Minimum 10 years facilities / safety and environmental experience<
    • Experience in a regional level / multi-site role<
    • Proficient in computer software<
    • Certification in First Aid / CPR required<
    • Knowledge of state and federal safety regulations<
    • Experience within a union environment preferred<
    • Training in Ergonomics preferred<
    • Laser and X-Ray Safety Officer Certifications preferred.< <

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