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Environmental Health Safety (EHS) Lead

Location: Kennewick, WA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $75,000.00 - $100,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 1/22/2018
Job ID: 02555936
Job Description

Great opportunity to join a global organization and site leadership team as EHS Leader.   You will ensure compliance with federal, state and local EHS&S regulations, policies and standards and all aspects of EHS&S programs for multi-sites. 
 
Responsibilities:
 
--- Develop, implement, maintain and improve a comprehensive EHS program for the site.
--- Coordinate and risk assess projects impacting EHS, e.g., management of change (i.e. quality changes, process improvements, etc.), new construction, and other initiatives.
--- Responsible for EHS&S Site Inspections (regulatory or otherwise) and action plan.
--- Provide Letter of Assurance and Operational Safety Profile process, communicate significant EHS risks to the business, and oversee action item closure.
--- Provide guidance and training for all employees, 3rd party contract employees, trade contractors and visitors. Employ EHS&S awareness techniques, including toolbox talks, safety meetings/committees and safety alerts; enhance employee engagement.
--- Develop, improve and maintain site Intranet information, databases and pertinent records, SAP and other database entry as needed.
--- Participate on site incident investigations and lead communications regarding incident reports.
--- Maintain a strong presence onsite through site/plant floor walk-throughs, inspections, etc.
--- Interface with NA HSE&S Corporate,  Regulatory Entities and Site personnel.

Qualifications:
 
--- BS Safety or Environmental related degree required, with 5+ years experience in Health, Safety, and Environmental program implementation in industrial plant environments (food, pharma, agrichem, chemical, or related manufacturing plants).
--- Knowledge of EHS&S regulations, e.g. OSHA, EPA, DOT
--- 3+ years of EHS auditing/management, conducting risk analysis of EHS issues.
--- Ability to identify potential risks and safety issues throughout the site & during design reviews
--- Familiarity of ISO 9000 Quality Systems
--- Requires US Citizenship or Green Card
 

Kersey & Associates, Inc.
513 Usdasdi Drive Brevard, NC 28712
Phone: 828-966-9030    Fax: 828-966-9032    Email: david@kersey.com