Motrex LLC Environmental Health and Safety Technician in Fort Smith, Arkansas
Responsible for the development and implementation of plant-wide team efforts in improving key performance indicators such as reducing blood lead averages, recordable injuries, lost time injuries, government compliance, and conducting, sampling and analysis of air, water and wipe media consistent with business goals. Additionally, supports, guides and ensures plant staff, employees, contractors, their employees, agents, and/or subcontractors perform their jobs in a safe and in environmentally responsible ways that reduces risk of exposure and / or other physical or chemical hazards.
To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.
Meet or exceed the requirements of national, state and local EHS laws and regulations, as well as our controls, practices and standards.
Collect data on work environments for analysis.
Implement and conduct evaluation of programs designed to limit chemical, physical, biological, and ergonomic risks to workers.
Support sound EHS engineering controls, work practices, management practices and personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect and safeguard all people, equipment and environment at risk during our manufacturing process, specifically employee injuries (recordable and lost time), employee blood lead levels, permit compliance, and environmental hazards.
Recommend corrective measures to be applied based on results of EHS program analyses and plant history.
Continuously strive to eliminate injuries, reduce blood lead levels and protect the environment by developing, implementing and maintaining appropriate EHS standards, controls, and practices.
Monitor our EHS auditing program to assure compliance with regulatory requirements and internal standards.
Work towards EHS goals to reduce injuries, employee blood lead levels and all forms of waste and monitor progress.
Monitor and keep up to date on emerging environmental, health and safety issues, regulations and technology changes.
Strive for continuous improvement by learning from our results, using tools like Six Sigma Projects and Kaizen events, as well as sharing best practices and lessons learned.
Interface with regulatory agencies and divisional personnel to support safety, health and environmental efforts in the plant.
Provide training on EHS guidelines and assistance as required.
Interact with outside vendors as necessary to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and internal standards.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred and/or 3 to 4 years EHS field in a related industry with experience working with local regulatory agencies are preferred.
Ten years experience in industrial manufacturing environment with excellent track record of business results and increasingly higher levels of responsibility in line operations or engineering leadership roles
Three to four years experience in leading EHS continuous improvement efforts and projects at the site level.
Experience working in a union manufacturing plant, CSP or CIH certifications are a plus.
Competencies, Skills, Knowledge:
Ability to work in a team environment.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite products, specifically Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to give and share information to/with co-workers, customers and production management in order to achieve optimum plant performance
Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
Being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
Being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
OTHER CATEGORIES AS REQUIRED:
- The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, an individual is regularly required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.
Individuals are occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Ability to occasionally lift a minimum 25 lbs and 26 to 150 lbs with assistance of equipment
Regular use of safety glasses and steel toed shoes. Limited use of respirator, and other personal protective equipment (PPE) as required. Vision requirements: close vision.
While performing the duties of this job, the individual is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles
Individual occasionally exposed to precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock
Noise level is minimal to loud
Regularly is working in a lead contaminated area and must wear a uniform and safety shoes in that area to prevent the tracking and / or possible lead contamination of other clean areas or outside of the regulated areas
Stryten Energy is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.
Stryten Energy helps solve the world’s most pressing energy challenges with a broad range of energy storage solutions across the Essential Power, Motive Power, Transportation, Military and Government sectors. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, we partner with some of the world’s most recognized companies to meet the growing demand for reliable and sustainable energy storage capacity. Stryten powers everything from submarines to subcompacts, warehouses, distribution centers, cars, trains and trucks. Our stored energy technologies include advanced lead and lithium batteries, intelligent chargers and cloud-based software that keep people on the move and supply chains running. An industry leader backed by more than a century of expertise, Stryten has The Energy to Challenge the status quo and deliver top-performing energy solutions for today and tomorrow. Learn more at stryten.com.
Job Locations AR-Fort Smith
Requisition ID 2022-3507
Category Environmental, Health, Safety (EHS)
Position Type Regular Fulltime
Address 4115 So. Zero Street
Postal Code 72908