178917 - EHS Specialist
Industry
MAN
Region
MD-Maryland
City
Frederick
State
MD
Rate
Up to $24.03 DOE
Duration
4 Months
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking an EHS Specialist for an opening in Frederick, MD.

The EHS Specialist I is part of an Environmental, Health, and Safety team which is responsible for implementing and maintaining the business strategy of the Environmental, Health and Safety programs for the physical locations that represent Frederick distribution, manufacturing, R&D, and IT operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The EHS Specialist I is part of an Environmental, Health, and Safety team which is responsible for implementing and maintaining the business strategy of the Environmental, Health and Safety programs for the physical locations that represent Frederick distribution, manufacturing, R&D, and IT operations.

Essential Job Functions and Accountability :

• Inspire a culture where employees at all levels take ownership for safety. Engagement employees in safety initiatives to eliminate or control safety hazards and reduce risk of an injury or environmental exposure.
• Be a Safety Ambassador for the site. Participate in and encourage associate participation in site safety initiatives including Safety Gemba walks, Hazard ID and Near Miss Reporting, Safety Inspections, and Safety Council activities.
• Provide assistance to the EHS Manager in the development and implementation of training programs to meet regulatory requirements and best management practice needs to drive EHS excellence. Conduct safety training including but not limited to Emergency Response, Hazard Communications and New Hire Orientation as assigned.
• Assist site team members in problem solving to resolve employee safety concerns and implement recommendations where appropriate.
• Review and work with site team members to maintain Job Safety Analyses and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Assessments and update shared folders and iConnect sites as needed.
• Schedule waste pickups as required by the site.
• Ensure emergency signage and lists are up-to-date.
• Conduct risk assessments to identify potential environmental and workplace hazards, programs deficiencies and liabilities. Present corrective action recommendations to site leadership.
• Assist in the maintenance of the site information on the SHED database and track corrective action items to completion. Track EHS KPI’s for the site to meet corporate and regulatory requirements.
• Assist in conducting the investigation of incidents and near-miss incidents. Work with supervisors and managers to maintain information in SHED and track action items to closure.
• Provide assistance to the Site EHS Manager in performing environmental compliance duties including wastewater reporting, storm water inspections and other duties as assigned.
• Use LEAN manufacturing methodology and LEAN tools (Kaizen events, process mapping, benchmarking, and root cause analysis) to drive workplace safety improvement. Promote the strong connection between PPI (Practical Process Improvement)/Lean initiatives and safety programs.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
Knowledge of EHS

• Understanding of identifying hazardous workplace conditions, near misses, and GEMBA walks

Ability to use a computer

• Typing skills and entry accuracy
• Email - Outlook
• Moderate Skill set in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) with the ability to update data and generate reports.

Professional communication skills with internal associates and external suppliers

• Written for email communications
• Verbal for telephone communications
• Normally receives limited instruction on routine work.
• Perform work in compliance with established procedures.
• Demonstrate active listening through full attention. Be able to present verbal and written information clearly. Read and understand analyses and reports, interpret technical procedures and government regulations, and write reports and business correspondence and procedures.

Critical thinking skills

• Ability to make recommendations for improvements

EDUCATION:
Accredited High School Diploma/GED

WORK HOURS:
Full-Time

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Tyler Harrell
tharrell@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x307 or (800) 927-9318 x307

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.