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Environmental Health & Safety Specialist

Location: 

Vineland, NJ, US, 08360

Req ID:  24675

Rich’s has been able to pull off something rare in the business world: a culture that successfully blends the latest business practices with family values.  That means our associates are able to work for a great company while also benefiting from a work environment that fosters world class professionalism combined with family intimacy.  Our benefit offerings are reflective of this unique blend of Life, Work and Family .

PURPOSE STATEMENT

Do you have a love for safety and looking to take your career to the next level? If you are, wouldn't you love to work for a stable family owned company with sales in 110 countries, a workplace with a great culture, and the potential for advancement? If this is the kind of opportunity that you are looking for then this position could be for you.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES

The EH&S Specialist will:

  • Develop and build strong professional relationships with plant management teams functioning as their subject matter expert in all areas of safety and environmental compliance. Travel requirement approximately 10%.
  • Be a Local Subject Matter Expert on all Safety or Environmental related issues, provides direction to plant teams.
  • Development and implementation of site specific policies and procedures within corporate guidelines for assigned locations.
  • Conduct safety and health audits of facilities to evaluate compliance and identify areas of focus, communicates results to plant teams and corporate resources.
  • Assist/direct local plant activities to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Provide training and/or training materials to Associates/team leaders on all regulated programs, document and track training compliance. Ability to access, understand and administer safety training materials to supervisors, associates and management team
  • Lead the Accident Investigation team utilizing root cause analysis techniques.
  • Manage plant WC program and Corridor of Care program.
  • Proficient knowledge of OSHA’s Recordkeeping Standard 29CFR1904, Accident Reports, 300 Log & Form 301, keep logs up to date and maintains 5 prior years of documentation.
  • Ability to conduct area safety inspections alone or with a group
  • Participate with teams to develop corrective actions for recognized hazardous conditions.
  • Ability to effectively interact with medical clinics, nurse case managers and carrier representative concerning medical restrictions
  • Ability to complete monthly reports and inspections then communicate in an effective manner.
  • Any other duties assigned by manager.
  • Provide direction on waste minimization techniques through recycling/sustainability programs to ensure environmental compliance is maintained.
  • Establishes, directs and Chairs plant safety committees and their activities.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

What you'll need:

  • High School Diploma required with 3-5 years Industrial Safety Experience
  • Degree in Occupational Safety or related field preferred with 1-3 years Industrial Safety experience or combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of: OSHA/EPA regulations applicable to General Industry/Construction
  • Knowledge of Industrial Hygiene, Labor Relations, Loss Control, Basic Engineering Principles
  • Knowledge of state specific Workers’ Compensation Law/Regulations
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and deal with conflicting workload requirements

#LI-DC1 

Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

 

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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