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Environmental, Health & Safety Specialist III

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Date: May 25, 2019

Location: Plainfield, Indiana, US, 46168

Company: Neovia Logistics Services

JOB SUMMARY

The EHS Specialist III ensures that Neovia Employees have access to, and are mentored in, compliant EHS policies across the globe. Incumbents provide support to ensure compliance with applicable standards, laws and regulations.

Positions at this level possess a specialized, technical or functional expertise within the area of assignment or may exercise lead supervision over assigned lower level staff.  Employees are typically assigned significant responsibilities and often exercise independent judgment in the performance of all duties.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for contributing to the drafting and maintaining of the company’s global EHS policies, ensuring compliance for local standards. EHS policies cover Environment, Health and Safety and Dangerous Goods.
  • Acts as the first point of contact for local EHS leaders, or Plant Managers, who have queries or issues on EHS matters.
  • Oversees and tracks the Facility Self-Assessment program, ensuring all Facilities submit the self-assessment.
  • Reviews facility self-assessments, perform gap analysis and help facilities to create action plan.
  • Assists with Legal Compliance Audits
  • At request of Plants will perform site visits to look at specific issues. Works with Plant Managers and coordinators (if relevant) to analyze and assess highlighted issue and create action plan.
  • Manage EHS systems (ERS and ESRS) ensuring facility records and reporting relationships are up to date. Deliver training for new users.
  • May be required to represent the company at legal hearings regarding employer’s liability and claims
  • Schedules and performs Legal Compliance Audit
  • At request of Plants will perform site visits to look at specific issues. Work with Plant Managers and coordinators (if relevant) to analyze and assess highlighted issue and create action plan.
  • Work with the Business Development and Solutions Teams on new business opportunities. Ensures new business proposals are taking into account required EHS policies and law.
  • Develops requirements for EHS systems, and works with the delivery team to ensure accurate and timely roll-out of functionality.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of (7) years of (full-time equivalent) verifiable EHS program experience.
  • A Bachelor’s degree with major course work in environmental planning, environmental studies, safety engineering, industrial engineering, industrial hygiene, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university.
  • A recognized safety certification such as Certified Safety Professional in the US
  • Relevant local EHS qualifications such as:
  • NEBOSH (Diploma)
  • Environmental Management Qualification IOSH (professional membership)
  • Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor - Ministry of Transport

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Work is primarily sedentary. Sits comfortably to do the work; however, there may be some walking, standing, bending, or lifting item weighing up to 15 pounds.

ADDITIONAL INFO

  • Working independently and performing assigned project management duties.
  • Understanding and following oral and written instructions.
  • Interpreting, explaining and enforcing department policies and procedures.
  • Assessing the EHS effects of projects and activities.
  • Overseeing and participating in the management of a major project and program.
  • Communicating clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
  • Preparing and assembling documents for public distribution and/or presentation.
  • Interpreting maps, engineering drawings and technical reports in a variety of specialized fields.
  • Overseeing, directing and coordinating the work of consultants.
  • Coordinating inter-departmental activities and inter-organizational teams.
  • Researching, analyzing and evaluating projects and the application of environmental assessment methods and techniques.
  • Analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, and projecting consequences of proposed actions.
  • Interpreting and applying applicable policies, laws and regulations to projects.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work. 


Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis