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Plant Health and Safety Manager

Company: Heritage Environmental Services, LLC
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Plant Health and Safety Manager - Indianapolis, IN
Plant Health and Safety Manager

  • Plant - Indianapolis

  • Indianapolis, IN, USA

  • Salary

  • Full Time

    Health/Dental, Vision, Critical Illness, Accident, Life, Disability, 401K with company match, Flexible Spending Accounts, Tuition Reimbursement, Bonus Program
    Primary Purpose:
    Leads, develops and directs the health and safety programs of the plant. Oversees conformance with federal, sate and local regulations and company policies related to health and safety. Acts as a safety leader to drive health and safety performance improvement. Develops and tracks health and safety KPI and metrics for the plant.
    Essential Functions and Requirements:

    • Ensures Health & Safety is the number one goal by following policies, processes, and acting in a safe manner at all times.

    • Audits plant departments to ensure compliance with safety, health and environmental requirements and governmental regulations and corporate policies; recommends and monitors corrective actions.

    • Provides technical assistance to assist plant managers & supervisors in controlling losses from injuries, liabilities, and property losses; develops policies and procedures to ensure compliance with new standards and safety practices.

    • Build behavior-based safety culture through communications, employee involvement & ownership.

    • Manages near miss and incident investigations to identify root and contributing causes and ensures completion of necessary documentation associated with incident investigations and preventive/corrective actions and follow-up.

    • Manages plant Industrial Hygiene program, performs personnel and area monitoring to identify and correct controls to prevent exposures.

    • Represent the company with OSHA and other regulatory officials regarding inspections and investigations.

    • Assists in the development of location budget for EHS needs and monitors budget for assigned areas to ensure adherence.

    • Perform and/or coordinate the health & safety training of all on-site personnel appropriate to their job duties. Conduct facility orientation training for new hires, temporary workers, and contractors. Maintain training records and documentation.

    • Evaluate and maintain adequate supplies of PPE for the activities being performed, and monitor PPE usage by employees, temporary workers, and contractors.

    • Assist in effective responses to emergency situations, including timely notification of reportable incidents, response actions, and documentation efforts.

    • Maintain statistical safety information such as recordable and lost time injury rates as well as other leading and lagging indicators. Maintain site OSHA logs. Coordinate with human resources on workers compensation and early return to work programs.

    • Support the site's Process Safety Management (PSM) programs, including employee participation, PHA/HAZOP, contractor management, MOC, PSSR, incident investigation & emergency response.

    • Assist management in the performance and completion of risk assessments and corrective actions, and in the completion of PHA/HAZOP and audit action items.

    • Periodically review housekeeping, security, general facility appearance, facility records, and operations, making specific recommendations to facility management for improvements.

    • Conduct periodic evaluations and inspections (formal and informal) with respect to health & safety, making recommendations for improvements as necessary.

    • Coordinate facility compliance with corporate medical surveillance, substance abuse & injury case management programs.

    • Aggregate and review information on safety performance & KPI/metrics for purposes of identifying any trends or patterns and implementation of corrective or preventative measures.

    • Serve as technical resource and mentor for facility employees associated with health & safety matters.

      Heritage believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but not limit the incumbent nor the company to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.
      Education: Education: Four-year college degree required; science, engineering or safety preferred.
      Experience: Minimum 3-5 years' experience working in health & safety related programs required. OSHA, OSHA PSM & DOT experience and ASP/CSP preferred.
      Knowledge and Abilities: Thorough knowledge and understanding of all federal, state, and local laws and regulations pertaining to the environmental services industry. Good organizational skills. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.
      A post offer drug screen will be required.
      EEO including disability/veteran
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