Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

Tullahoma, TN

Posted: 07/20/2022 Job Number: 21187886

Job Description


Project Description:
  • Provide direction and make decisions regarding all site Governance activities.
  • Serve as a liaison for regulatory agencies.
  • Track & report Governance KPIs (Health & Safety, Environmental and Risk).
  • Conduct plant safety, health, and environmental inspections and on the job coaching with operations team members.
  • Drive full compliance and adherence to site environmental permits and ensure documentation is maintained in accordance permitting requirements
  • Prepare and submit all required environmental permit applications and renewals and routine agency reports to meet standard schedules, e.G., air, wastewater, SPCC, spill reporting, etc.
  • Ownership and maintenance of site OSHA logs.
  • Drive Governance and compliance training program development, improvement, and implementation to ensure all employees are refreshed on health, safety, and environmental topics.
  • Maintain contractor safety program including the qualification process, orientation, and safety compliance.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to the site to enhance employee engagement.
  • Drive Behavior Based Safety Program and support employee culture shift for the site
  • Conduct risk assessments and make recommendations to site leadership on risk elimination, reduction, and control strategies.
  • Conduct root cause analysis for incidents, accidents and near misses. Lead corrective actions and lessons learned at the site and corporate level.
  • Manage and ensure adherence to all EHS internal audit and GRMS program schedule.
  • Roll out/embed all health, safety and environmental programs including Zero Harm, SFIP, Life savings rules and Green IQ.
  • Champion site environmental sustainability programs in support of the Client's 2030 targets.
  • Drive the Liquid and Packaging Quality Agenda at the site.
  • Ensure adherence to ISO standards and audit prep.
  • Report KPI's for site quality.
  • Document control.
  • Audit for Good Manufacturing Practices across site.

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree in EHS or related field.
  • 5+ years related experience in a relevant manufacturing environment.
  • EHS professional qualifications an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of EHS Management systems, business risk and continuity management including identification, assessment, control, and crisis management.
  • Knowledge of implementation strategies for embedding/sustaining EHS culture.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to leverage professional and regulatory network in resolution and problem solving.
  • Strong planning, organizational and engagement skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, nationally recognized standards, and guidelines related to specialized environmental, health and safety functions as required.

This 6+ month position starts ASAP.

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Vic: vic@alphaconsulting.Com


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