Alltrista - EHS Specialist

Alltrista - EHS Specialist

Jadex Inc | Springfield, MO, 65897, US

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Alltrista - EHS Specialist

Springfield, MO, USA
Req #523

Monday, September 19, 2022

Alltrista Plastics LLC, formerly known as Jarden Plastic Solutions, is a subsidiary of Jadex Inc., and is a leading manufacturer in high-volume, precision injection molded parts. The company designs and manufactures with proprietary engineering processes and extensive manufacturing capabilities, from five (5) locations worldwide. From the first spark of an idea, through the design of the mold to the actual manufactured product, Alltrista Plastics focuses all efforts on delivering innovative plastic solutions. The company's core markets include Consumer Products, Medical/Healthcare, Personal Care, Health & Beauty, Caps & Closures, and Packaging.

Position Summary

The EHS Specialist is responsible for directing the development, implementation, maintenance, and evaluation of critical EHS programs to achieve goals and objectives related to safety, employee health and environment compliance.

This position has the responsibility to engage the site leadership to ensure excellence related to the sitewide EHS objectives and to ensure that EHS site goals are aligned with business and corporate goals. The EHS Specialist works in a team environment where accountability for injury/illness prevention, EHS compliance assurance and asset protection are incumbent on both the leadership team and the individual.

Essential Functions

  • Facilitate site-specific EHS management systems designed to reduce employee injuries and illnesses including proactively supporting the Jadex behavior-based safety program (STOP). This involves recommending, developing, and implementing improvements in training, policies, procedures, behaviors, and equipment to prevent incidents and injuries.

  • Track, report, and drive closure on EHS corrective actions from STOP Observations, incident investigations and regulatory evaluations.

  • Ensure that occupational illnesses and injuries are thoroughly investigated and promptly addressed (including assisting in associate care if local), prompt record keeping, and reporting as assigned.

  • Lead the safety committee at your primary site.

  • Work with the leadership and operations' teams at multiple sites to guide and assist in the maintenance of and to drive improvement into the environmental, health and safety management systems.

  • Assure compliance with site regulatory environmental permits (recordkeeping, reporting, permitting and renewal) by providing direction of plant activities needed to support regulatory compliance.

  • Interface with agencies and regulatory contacts in a professional manner.

  • Provide and direct plant environmental & safety training for multiple sites.

  • Participate in the review of capital and other projects from the perspective of EH&S, when asked.

  • Support and lead ergonomic and/or wellness activities.

  • Participate in providing 24-hour on call response for medical and environmental emergencies for your local site. Coordinate facility emergency response and site evacuation programs, including the design and execution of annual drills and emergency response communication.

  • Participate in special events outside of normal working hour such as safety celebrations, special training, incident investigations, or other events that might arise from time to time.

  • Inspect processes to detect existing or potential environmental, safety and health hazards, determine corrective or preventive measures and follows-up to ensure measures have been implemented.

  • Responsible for assuring that systems are in place for all safety data sheets (SDS) for all materials used within the assigned facilities, including training of associates on how to understand access SDS.

  • Performs such individual assignments as management may direct.

Required competencies and skills:

  • Applied knowledge of environmental, health and safety laws and regulations and ability to research specific regulations.

  • Ability to present information to groups of associates.

  • Demonstrates a high concern for detail, accuracy, and compliance to company and corporate policies and procedures as well as compliance reports.

  • Ability to work with cross functional groups, strong team player.

  • Excellent computer skills including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Proven time management skills.

  • Independent worker requiring minimal day-to-day direction or oversight.

  • Energetic, motivated individual, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to interact with professionals at all levels.

Required education:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, environmental science or health, or safety related degrees.

  • Certifications in environmental, health, and/or safety. CSP certification a plus.

Required Experience:

  • regulatory compliance planning and reporting.

Physical Demands:

Persons in this position will be expected to be active and able to stand for extended periods of time, be able to kneel, crawl, stoop, crouch, and bend, climb ladders, push and/or pull with force including finger manipulation. Lifting of 20 pounds may be required. Must be able to hear well and able to lead in emergency situations. Must be willing to travel.

At Jadex, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community. Jadex is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

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  • Springfield, MO, USA

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