Who We Are:
Ball Corporation, since its founding in 1880, has evolved and expanded from its humble beginnings as a manufacturer of wood-jacketed tin cans into the global manufacturing leader it is today. From the development of innovative metal packaging to the beverage, food and consumer goods markets to delivering proven instruments, sensors and spacecraft to the aerospace and defense industries, Ball’s unmatched expertise and global reach ensure that no matter our customers’ mission, we are there to help them achieve it.
Ball’s beverage packaging, which delivers more than just a cold drink. We pride in creating metal beverage cans and bottles that are smart, practical, sustainable and eye-catching. From our aluminum beverage cans ranging in excess of 20 different sizes to the versatile, recloseable Alumni-Tek bottle to the Dynamark variable printing technology that allows us to print up to 24 design variations per production run, we work closely with our customers to deliver a unique packaging experience to consumers.
With the help of our 18,450 talented employees around the world, Ball will continue to revolutionize our industries, serve our customers, and put the right people, processes and partners in place to help us achieve our vision and create long-term value for all our shareholders.
Ball Corporation acquired its Kent, WA plant in 2016 with the acquisition of the beverage can assets of Rexam PLC. The plant, which makes 12 oz. beverage cans, opened in 1971.
Primary Purpose of Position
Directs and is responsible for the plant environmental, health and safety (EHS) function. Ensures the plant EHS function meets Ball’s overall environmental health/safety plans and objectives, driving the organization towards outstanding safety performance.
Responsible for maintaining a safe and secure work environment. This includes correcting unsafe acts/conditions, facilitating monthly safety teams/meetings, performing monthly safety inspections/audits, and investigating accidents/managing corrective actions, as required.
Leads/implements the development and administration of plant environmental, health and safety processes, such as accident investigation, lockout/tagout, confined space, hot work permits, etc.
Drive best in class safety culture change initiatives and behavioral based safety programs.
Manage environmental programs and activities associated with regulatory compliance in accordance with Ball policy.
Develops and facilitates training on EHS initiatives, Department of Transportation compliance topics, and required OSHA/ environmental training.
Partner with BPNCA divisional H&S; Leadership and corporate EHS team to drive ISO 14001/OHSAS 18001 plant level initiatives.
Drive procedures regarding labeling, storage, spills or disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous materials.
Understands and remains current on environmental requirements.
Compiles data, prepares and submits required regulatory reports.
Provides, maintains and monitors all environmental, health and safety management activities including, but not limited to, MSDS files, hazard communication program, environmental educational programs, hazardous waste program, hazardous materials program, air program, storm water program, wastewater discharge program, etc.
Timely and effectively communicates with Ball personnel and federal, state, and local authorities on environmental, health and safety compliance issues.
Serves as point of contact for agency and company environmental, health and safety inquiries, inspections, audits and community concerns.
Maintains thorough familiarity with all aspects of the facility’s emergency contingency plan.
Broad training in a related field usually acquired through college level education or work-related experience
Job related experience for 3 year(s) minimum
Significant experience with OSHA (Including Voluntary Protection Programs) regulations and principles.
Working knowledge of the following areas: environmental regulations, legal practices, OSHA requirements, environmental principles, practices, nomenclature, and procedures, generally accepted managerial practices and procedures, and company policies, procedures, and products.
Ability to apply intensive and diversified evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard plant environmental operations techniques, procedures, and criteria.
Must be able to handle sensitive related and proprietary information in a confidential manner.
Performs such individual assignments as management may direct.
Must follow Ball company policies, procedures, practices, and standards of conduct.
Strong facilitation, communication, and change management skills.
Relocation for this position is Available
Equal Opportunity Employer
Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans.
Supervisor Plant Environmental, Health and Safety
WA - Kent
Website : http://www.ball.com
Five brothers founded Ball in 1880 with a $200 loan from their Uncle George. In the beginning, they made wood-jacketed tin cans for products like paint and kerosene, but soon expanded their offerings to glass- and tin-jacketed containers. In 1884, the brothers began making glass home-canning jars, the product that established Ball as a household name. The brothers—Edmund, Frank, George, Lucius and William—moved the company from Buffalo, New York, to Muncie, Indiana, in 1887 to take advantage of abundant natural gas reserves essential to making glass