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EHS Director

Pittsburgh, CA

Posted: 01/20/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Mechanical & Manufacturing Job Number: LT472572120

Job Description

Position Summary 
As an Environmental, Health, and Safety Director, you will inspect and evaluate the environment, equipment, and processes in working areas to ensure compliance with government safety regulations and industry standards. This position requires a high profile, a visible environmental role with extensive experience to deal with the environmental challenges of operating a chemical manufacturing business. Your chief goal is to protect the employees, customers, and the environment by implementing policies to ensure a safe and healthy work environment. 
 
Responsibilities 
• Serve as the company's policy leader, using the visibility of the role, in collaboration with the Plant Site Leaders, to ensure consistent application and interpretations of the environmental elements of their Policy and Implementing Principles • Collaborate with and challenge Site Leaders and plant level EHS personnel to ensure that adequate controls and processes are in place to mitigate material environmental risks • Inspects facilities assigned to identify safety, health, and environmental risks. • Develops and implements inspection policies and procedures, and a schedule of routine inspections. • Develops health and safety procedures for all areas of the company. • Prepares and schedules training to cover emergency procedures, workplace safety, and other relevant topics. • Monitors compliance with safety procedures. • Drafts inspection reports to document inspection findings. • Ensures that material safety data sheets are maintained and readily accessible when needed. • Maintains records of discharge of or employee exposure to hazardous waste and/or pollutants, as required. • Performs other related duties as assigned. 
 
Required Skills/Abilities: 
• Chemistry knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods. Examples include but are not limited to - Working knowledge of environmental media and fate of environmental pollutants. • Extensive knowledge of environmental regulations and policies. • Leadership Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction. • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. • Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to update training and SOPs. • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. • Proficient in technology and equipment used in environmental inspections. • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software. 
 
Education and Experience: 
• Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Safety, Occupational Safety and Health, or related field required; Master’s degree desirable. • Seven years of related experience preferred. 
 
Physical Requirements: 
• Physically able to conduct inspections and carry equipment used for inspections. • Travel 25-50% travel required within the US • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer. • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at a time

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