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EH& S Specialist in Hammond, IN at GTA

Date Posted: 10/25/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Hammond, IN
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Job Description

Title:  Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist
Job ID:  18-00673     (LR-REQ-00605)
Location:   Hammond/Portage, IN
Pay Rate: Open and Highly Competitive
Additional Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays and more!
Type of hire: Long-Term Contract

Seeking an EH&S Specialist  who possesses a  B.S. Degree  in Environmental, Safety or Ergonomic Engineering along with a  minimum 5 years' experience working within an industrial or manufacturing based field.
This is  long term contract assignment with our client who is  one of the world's largest suppliers of automotive interior systems and components including complete seating systems, electronic products and electrical distribution systems.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Responsibility for environmental and safety program at 2 plants, analyze trends to provide guidance and technical advice and lead in implementing solutions in the area of safety, environmental, sustainability and ergonomics to ensure employees are provided a safe working environment and ensure environmental requirements are in place to protect the environment and keep facility in compliance with all applicable requirements
  • Play an active role in management, implementation, and overall culture of employee engagement, leadership model, continuous improvement, and adherence to safe, efficient, regulatory compliant, and consistent environmental practices and conditions.
  • Maintain environmental permits up-to-date, maintain data, prepare and submit various environmental reports to the appropriate authority
  • Conduct audits and maintain and complete inspections and updates for all environmental and safety programs
  • Ensure emergency response occurs as required
  • Perform daily walk-thru of production and logistics area looking for hazards
  • Attend / lead safety committee meetings
  • Attend daily production and/or plant manager meetings
  • Ensure incident reporting continues as procedure directs
  • Assist on Work Comp claims/questions
  • Respond to requests by plant manager
  • Respond to requests by department leaders
  • Respond to requests by union leaders
  • Establish and implement ISO 14001:2015 standard EMS and work with the team      and Corporate EHS to maintain ISO 14001:2015 certification at 2 plants
  • Lead the plant safety committee in the ergonomic evaluation of plant manufacturing tasks with an emphasis on collaboratively working with engineering to implement sustainable controls that will eliminate or mitigate the identified risks.
  • Actively participate in plant-based Kaizen Projects to ensure that the recommendations for change are based on sound ergonomic principles, body mechanics and efficiency. Provide continued training support to new safety committee, continuous improvement, engineering and production to ensure continued use of ergonomic tools and training.
  • Conduct both safety & ergonomic related risk assessments for risk control, directives, equipment, industrial hygiene, PPE, chemicals, emergency drill, and regulatory compliance
  • Collect, maintain and provide information to Corporate EHS on environmental and safety programs
  • Lead implementation of sustainability projects at the plant to reduce energy consumption, reduce waste generation, and increase recycling.
  • Maintain and monitor energy, waste and water data and other metrics at required frequency
Position Requirements:
  •  B.S. Degree (Environmental, Safety or Ergonomic Engineering)
  •  Minimum 5 years of experience in an industrial or manufacturing based field.
  • Understanding of Federal and State environmental and safety laws and regulations. Working experience and strong knowledge of regulatory environmental and safety requirements
  • Strategic and tactical thinker with strong presentation skills and ability to influence others.
  • Possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Power Point.
  • Experience in a unionized environment
GTA Questions:
  1. How many years of experience do you have working as an EH&S Specialist within an industrial or manufacturing based field?
  2. Do you have experience working within a unionized environment?
  3. Please provide details of any specific achievement(s) that you would like to highlight from your career that would make you a great fit for this position?
  4. Do you have a B.S Degree in Environmental, Safety or Ergonomic Engineering?
  5. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
  6. Can you please list why you left or why you are looking to leave your most recent employer?
  7. What is your 'acceptable and 'ideal base compensation for this position? We would like to make sure we don't price you out of consideration, but you know what the numbers are that you need (Please Do Not put negotiable)
  8. When would you be available to interview and start this position, if selected?
  9. If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
  10. Do you require a visa sponsorship? If you currently have sponsorship, other than a TN visa, please state the type of sponsorship and when it will expire. Please give month and year. If you are able to receive extensions to the sponsorship, please note how many additional years.

Please note that if you are a current GTA employee or have been placed by GTA at one of our clients, we will not be able to entertain moving you. However, we are hopeful that you may know someone else who is qualified and as such you would still be eligible for our generous referral bonus program detailed below.
If you are able to refer a person we do hire, we can offer up to $250 for contractors after they are on the job for 90 days and up to $500 for direct hires after they are on the job between 90 days to 180 days, depending on customer payment terms.


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