EH & Safety Specialist - Muskegon, MI
EH & Safety
FT Sal/WhCo NoOT
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About the Organization
Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC Group, is a leading producer of packaging and graphic solutions, color and display technologies, functional products, electronic materials, and products for the automotive and healthcare industries. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical is continuously working to promote and develop sustainable solutions to exceed customer expectations and better the world around us. With combined annual sales of more than $8.5 billion and 22,000+ employees worldwide, the DIC Group companies support a diverse collection of global customers.
Sun Chemical Corporation is a subsidiary of Sun Chemical Group Cooperatief U.A., the Netherlands, and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, U.S.A. For more information, please visit our website at www.sunchemical.com or connect with us on LinkedIn or Twitter.
Title: EH & Safety Specialist
Location: Muskegon, MI
Shift: Monday-Friday, 7am- 4pm
Overview: Under general direction of the site management, the EH&S Specialist serves as a lead contact and assists the site with the development and the implementation of health, safety, and environmental regulatory programs; develops procedures, training, and audit programs to enhance site EH&S programs; takes part in maintaining a healthy and safe workplace for employees by assisting with the prevention of accidents and the handling of near miss, first aid, and recordable incidents and by maintaining and exceeding regulatory compliance; and assists the site to ensure that EH&S culture is integrated in a consistent manner into operations and supporting services.
Performs EH&S assignments using 5S and safety concepts and principles to anticipate, identify, evaluate, and mitigate EH&S hazards for manufacturing, laboratory, and maintenance work areas and activities
Lead EH&S improvement teams, conduct Job Safety Analysis and represent EH&S department in Management of Change meetings and coordinate with regulatory agencies, emergency responders, risk insurers, internal customers on safety issues
Ensure plant safety programs are compliant with local, state, and federal regulations and provide feedback and develop solutions to compliance issues
Ensure all incidents and near miss reports are investigated properly- with adequacy and completeness- and ensure that identified corrective actions are implemented and tracked to ensure sustainability to prevent re-occurrence
Represent the site with regulatory agencies and prepare and manage preparation of all EH&S submittal (with assist from Corporate EH&S) to these agencies and take the lead on any regulatory agency audit/inspection finding
Primary responsibility for developing and conducting plant EH&S training and ensuring proper communication of health and safety issues
Conduct audits of the EH&S programs, review results and prepare and ensure corrective actions are implemented and sustained
Assume role of ERT incident commander, provide ERT technical support and maintain ERT equipment
Manage compliance, plant safety statistics/data management, record-keeping, and reporting requirements
Implement/maintain/ continue to improve EH&S procedures and processes
Maintain plant inspection process, provide assignments and follow up on results
Attend training as required to maintain the required certifications and act as a resource to site employees addressing health and safety concerns on the plant floor
Required Education and Experience:
BS in Industrial Safety or associated area such as science or engineering or reasonable equivalent experience
5 to 7 years experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably chemical processes
Strong Microsoft Office skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills
Clear understanding of OSHA regulations and EH&S programs (including but not limited to emergency response, hazard recognition and control, HazCom, hot work, ergonomics, LOTO, confined space, etc)
Strong leadership and interpersonal ability to work cross-departmentally, with regulatory agencies at the local, State, and Federal level
Ability to manage confidential information appropriately
Shift: Monday-Friday, 7am- 4pm
Drug screen and background check are mandatory if you are offered this position
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is Sun's policy that applicants for employment are recruited, selected, and hired on the basis of individual merit and ability with respect to the position being filled. Sun prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identify, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.
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