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Environmental, Health and Safety Coordinator

A Brief Summary of This Position: This position is serves as the principal environmental, health and safety professional at Birmingham Galvanizing manufacturing site. This position requires individual initiative on special projects to complete a wide variety of tasks that are part of Valmont Coating's comprehensive EHS initiatives. This includes leading the activities of the site's environmental, health and safety related teams. The position will lead implementation of Valmont's Health and Safety Playbook and Environmental and Sustainability Playbook for the site.  The EHS Coordinator must be able to align the site's EHS activities with Valmont's overall environmental, health and safety strategies. The incumbent is responsible to detect sub-standard EHS performance using leading and lagging indicators and take action in conjunction with appropriate site and division leadership teams. It is critical that the EHS Manager assists others in their growth and knowledge in Environmental Health and Safety practices. It is expected that the EHS Coordinator interacts with site production employees to identify and control hazards that can result in harm.  Essential Functions: Reports directly to then General Manager Leads the creation of annual, site-specific environmental, health and safety targets and objectives for the site in order to measurably reduce exposure to the to the site's most significant health and safety risks and environmental impacts. Identifies action-based EHS goals for site leadership team members and supervisors to support achievement of site-specific EHS targets and objectives. Function as the site level expert in the company's Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) database to manage data related to health and safety events such as injuries, workers compensationclaims, near miss incidents and internal and external inspections. Manages implementation of the Valmont' global safety and environmental standards which includes, but is not limited to, Hazardous Energy Control/Lockout, Confined Space Entry and Waste Storage. Leads the deployment of environmental, health and safety teams (e.g., Safety Committee, Green Team, etc.) and facilitates their engagement in ownership of the activities required to maintain compliance, reduce the site's environmental footprint and drive continuous improvement. Manages development and maintenance of training processes to ensure that required environmental, health and safety training is defined, addresses required content and is tracked to completion. Manages data collection, reporting and permit submittals for multi-media environmental regulatory requirements. Serves as the site's initial point-of-contact with national and local environmental, health and safety regulatory agencies. Other Important Details about the Role: Daily engagement with employees on the floor to foster a cooperative safety program Conduct all safety meetings and safety committee meeting Manage collection and data entry of all safety contacts and hazard identifications Lead accident and near miss investigations, determine root cause and implement appropriate countermeasures Manage collection and data entry of all environmental regulatory requirements Manage waste storage area, including record keeping, tracking and disposal Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities): Bachelor's with 6 years relevant experience or Associates Degree with 8 years relevant experience or 10 years of relevant experience. Demonstrated environmental, health and safety management success in a manufacturing environment with an emphasis on program implementation and training The ability to work in a cooperative manner and communicate effectively in a positive manner with all levels of the organization The ability to read, interpret and develop safety policies, procedures, training materials and standard operating instructions and procedural manuals Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications Degree in Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Fire Protection, Environmental Science, Engineering or related discipline or suitable work experience 1-2 years of experience in galvanizing or a related industry Experience using Lean methodology in a manufacturing environment Experience utilizing and maintaining Environmental Health and Safety database programs Certification as Certified Hazardous Material Manager (CHMM), Certified Environmental Manager (CEM) or country equivalent desired R4680
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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