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EHS Specialist

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 9/13/2017 7:50:24 PM
  • 2960494
  • Job Function: Environmental Health & Safety
  • Business Segment: Power Industrial Solutions
Location(s): Mexico; Apodaca


About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.



Role Summary:

To instill and foster proactive EHS-conscious culture and drive operational ownership of GE's Environment, Health & Safety programs through all levels of the organization.
Engage cross function to promote EHS culture and enhance to implement EHS programs.



Essential Responsibilities:

  • Expected to resolve problems through the application of acquired expertise guided by precedent.

  • Contacts are under guidance and/or geared towards specifying activities, planning of activities and giving explanations on technical issues.

  • Presents to internal teams on metrics, project status and research.

  • Collate and report EHS metrics in a timely manner. Analyze for trends to make further improvements to the programs.

  • Provide leadership and guidance in complying with all local EHS legal requirements.

  • Identify risks, develop and drive Heat map/SOD/SRA implementation.

  • Manage Gensuite, a GE EHS digital tool and conduct training to the relevant functions on its usage.

  • Management program for the site.

  • Develop and implement EHS programs to comply with GE EHS framework requirements and regulatory requirement.

  • Monitor and drive completion of site compliance tasks.

  • Track and lead resolution of the site's Employee EHS Concern Reports.

  • Lead team of EHS Framework element owners to ensure successful EHS management system implementation at the site.

  • Assist with EHS classroom training preparation and delivery and maintain the site's EHS Training Tracker database.

  • Perform EHS audits / inspections and ensure appropriate corrective actions are developed and implemented on a timely basis.

  • Lead and/or participate in incident investigations and ensure appropriate root causes are identified and corrective actions are developed / implemented.

  • Evaluate site EHS risks and challenges and develop appropriate risk reduction strategies, including Risk Assessments.

  • Maintain safety and health records and documents required by GE EHS and applicable regulatory requirements.

  • Perform additional tasks, as required by the EHS Leader.

  • Interface with MOC process for health and safety components.

  • Participate in department development and planning process.


  • Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Manufacturing or similar.

  • Fluent in English.

  • Proven experience within EHS and the manufacturing environment (at least 3 or 4 years).

  • Risk Assessment Process.

  • High Risk Operations.

  • Hazard Recognition.

  • Injury and Illness recordkeeping per OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration).

  • Mexican applicable laws and norms in EHS areas.

  • Proficiency with computer tools. Advanced computer skills, primarily with MS Office software programs, i.e., Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access and able to navigate internet and intranet tools.


  • Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Effective problem identification and solution skills.

  • Ability to raise awareness of all the employees to follow EHS rules.

  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously.

  • Proven analytical and organizational ability.

  • Ability to interface effectively with all levels within the company as well as organizations outside GE (e.g., regulatory agencies).

  • Ability to lead process implementation in a teaming environment.

  • Knowledge of environmental regulations.


  • Locations: Mexico; Apodaca

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


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