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Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Lear Corporation
Physical Address

Brookwood, AL 35444
Job Description

Job Description

Location: Tuscaloosa 2 (Cottondale, AL)

Basic Function: *Provide leadership in implementing and maintaining regulatory and Lear requirements of safety, environmental, sustainability and ergonomics programs.

Specific Duties

Responsibility for environmental and safety program of plant of approximately 300 employees, analyze trends to provide guidance and technical advice and lead in implementing solutions in the area of safety, environmental, sustainability and ergonomics to ensure employees are provided a safe working environment and ensure environmental requirements are in place to protect the environment and keep facility in compliance with all applicable requirements

Play an active role in management, implementation, and overall culture of employee engagement, Lear leadership model, continuous improvement, and adherence to safe, efficient, regulatory compliant, and consistent environmental practices and conditions. Maintain environmental permits up-to-date, maintain data, prepare and submit various environmental reports to the appropriate authority

Conduct audits and maintain and complete inspections and updates for all environmental and safety programs

  • Ensure emergency response occurs as required
  • Perform daily walk-thru of production and logistics area looking for hazards
  • Attend / lead safety committee meetings
  • Attend daily production and/or plant manager meetings
  • Ensure incident reporting continues as procedure directs
  • Assist on Work Comp claims/questions
  • Respond to requests by plant manager
  • Respond to requests by department leaders
  • Respond to requests by union leaders

Establish and implement ISO 14001:2015 standard EMS and work with the team and Corporate EHS to maintain ISO 14001:2015 certification.

Conduct both safety & ergonomic related risk assessments for risk control, directives, equipment, industrial hygiene, PPE, chemicals, emergency drill, and regulatory compliance

Collect, maintain and provide information to Corporate EHS on environmental and safety programs

Lead implementation of sustainability projects at the plant to reduce energy consumption, reduce waste generation, and increase recycling. Maintain and monitor energy, waste and water data and other metrics at required frequency

Lead the plant safety committee in the ergonomic evaluation of plant manufacturing tasks with an emphasis on collaboratively working with engineering to implement sustainable controls that will eliminate or mitigate the identified risks. Actively participate in plant based Kaizen Projects to ensure that the recommendations for change are based on sound ergonomic principles, body mechanics and efficiency. Provide continued training support to new safety committee, continuous improvement, engineering and production to ensure continued use of ergonomic tools and training.

Required Skills

Key Requirements:

B.S. Degree (Environmental, Safety or Ergonomic Engineering); Minimum 5 years of experience in an industrial or manufacturing based field.

Understanding of Federal and State environmental and safety laws and regulations. Working experience and strong knowledge of regulatory environmental and safety requirements.

Certified auditor for ISO 14001:2015.

Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

Strategic and tactical thinker with strong presentation skills and ability to influence others.

Proactive leader with ability to work independently and meet deadlines.

Possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Power Point.

Excellent human relations skills.

Tracking Code: 4437-015

Job Location: Brookwood, Alabama, United States

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

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