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Environ/Health & Safety Engineer - Durham, NC

Job Description:

One of the world’s leaders in materials science, our client has an opening for an Environmental/Health & Safety Engineer to work onsite in Durham, NC.  While this is a 3-4 month contract position it has the potential to extend if candidate is successful!  Imagine everything that you could learn to advance your career while working at a company with a 166–year track record of creating life-changing inventions.  This position seeks talented candidates who will put the customer at the center of everything they do.  Inquire about this opportunity and you could end up on a diverse and inclusive team where you’ll not only be valued but feel inspired to give your all to get the job done.

Work Schedule - Monday to Friday 8 am to 5 pm 
Candidates local to Durham, NC area strongly preferred!
Travel Requirements: Minimal to 5% 

Scope of Position: 
This position is responsible for promoting an environmentally safe and healthy work environment for all employees throughout the manufacturing facility and to maintain compliance with all applicable federal, state and local environmental and safety regulations. 

Duties include facilitating and communicating Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) programs and policies. Develop and drive enforcement of all Corporate EHS policies, standards and procedures. Develops and conducts employee environmental health and safety training. Responds to EH&S emergencies, investigates accidents, and recommends corrective and preventive action. Maintain compliance with laws, codes and regulations, seeking advice from outside agencies, and corporate departments when necessary. This position is responsible for the ISO14001 certification process 

Day to Day Responsibilities: 
Following corporate and/or local policies, standards and procedures: 
• Ensures effective delivery of all Safety and Environmental (S&E) related training and education programs and maintain S&E records 
• Develops and maintain plant emergency response plans and ensure appropriate training 
• Maintains metrics of plant EHS performance and provide quarterly reporting 
• Works with site leadership to develop the Safety Annual Plan and tracks accomplishments 
• Works with leadership to set annual targets for injury reduction, and drive necessary actions to meet or exceed targets 
• Attends quarterly division/corporate safety meetings and represents the interest of the plant 
• Works with internal and external groups to coordinate industrial and chemical hygiene, safety, health and environmental audits/ inspections. 
• Maintains close communication with corporate safety and environmental groups 
• Conducts training as needed to ensure compliance with all applicable EPA and OSHA standards and maintain all OSHA logs and required recordkeeping required for S&E compliance 
• Leads investigation and root cause analysis of work-related injuries and environmental incidents in conjunction with supervisors/managers, facilitate action planning to prevent reoccurrence 
• Coordinates reporting, tracking, and trend analysis of workplace injuries when they occur and ensure corporate reporting standards are followed 
• Maintains existing MSDS system and ensure new materials and products have appropriate MSDS sheets and training. 
• Performs analysis and recommends improvements to equipment and processes to improve safety and prevent accidents 
• Conducts ergonomic evaluations in office and lab areas independently or with support from experienced consultant, and implements cost effective solutions 
• Works with vendor to ensure emergency response and first aid training is conducted 
• Manages internal S&E Audits and ensure timely corrective action for discrepancies 
• Directs the activities of the safety committee 
• Manages occupational health and security personnel 

Required Education: 
Bachelors degree in technical field (e.g. Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, Engineering, or equivalent related experience) 

Required Skills: 
3-5 years of experience in an S&E role at a manufacturing facility 
Extensive knowledge of S&E regulations 
Strong computer skills; proficient with Word, Excel, PowerPoint 
Knowledge and experience with of ISO14001 certification process 
Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
Ability to work and communicate and engage cross-functionally 
Act with Integrity and Authenticity 
Act Quickly and Decisively 
Value Differences in People and Ideas 
Champion Change and Flexibility 
Establish Direction and Create Commitment 
Pursue and Apply Learnings

Desired Skills: 
Certified Safety Professional (CSP) 
Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) 
Certified Green Belt 
Experience with risk and statistical analysis 
Project management experience 

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Durham, NC
United States of America

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Posted Date:4/24/2018


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Job Title: Environ/Health & Safety Engineer

Location: Durham, NC

Job Type: Temp Position

Reference ID: 323115

Posted Date: 4/24/2018

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