Location(s): United States; North Carolina; Mebane
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Role Summary: The Lead Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist will provide direction and assistance to work group in order to meet assigned objectives. In this role, you will work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate to high complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.
Essential Responsibilities: As the Lead Environmental Health & Safety Specialist, you will: Provide input to site management on various EHS issues and facilitate EHS Teams Initiate and influence integration of EHS policies and practices into the business Assist in implementation of EHS programs and procedures to ensure compliance (assist in incident investigations, risk reduction planning, risk assessments, audits, etc.) Develop and maintain general knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements Assist associates, consultants and contractors on related EHS issues Administer compliance tracking programs and record keeping systems Assist in conducting EHS training and development programs Assist in issue resolution and EHS project management Be the liaise and develop solid relationships with internal and external customers (back-up for the EHS Leader in his/her absence) Aid in the review of all existing machinery in the facility, prioritize list of EHS actions, and facilitate completion of identified projects Complete environmental reporting and inspections for Local, State and Federal authorities Participate and incorporate EHS into process / production changes (drive the MOC process and EHS Management system)
Qualifications/Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Safety, other related technical field or Project Management from an accredited university or college (or High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in Environmental Health & Safety) Minimum of 3 years of experience in Health and Safety
Desired Characteristics: Strong interpersonal and leadership skills Ability to influence others and lead small teams Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously Effective problem identification and solution skills Proven analytical and organizational ability Knowledgeable on the applicable EHS regulatory requirements Demonstrated ability in driving proactive compliance assurance and EHS culture Demonstrated self-starter with ability to prioritize and balance multiple projects / responsibilities simultaneously Effective influencing skills - proven ability to work with supervisory and hourly employees Results-oriented: drive effective short-term actions within the context of a longer term system improvement vision Proficiency with computers and digital / online systems Excellent written and verbal English communication skills, effectively communicate internally and externally across all organizational levels, departments, and functions Demonstrate change agent skills Detail-oriented and highly organized (5S experience) ISO 14001 or similar ISO experience
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