Regional Environmental Safety Manager
Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.
The Regional Environmental Safety Manager oversees the entire environmental health and safety function for Meggitt Polymers & Composites (MPC) Strategic Business Unit. This position is responsible for ensuring the overall health and well-being of all employees, visitors, and for any other persons throughout the MPC Strategic Business Unit’s facilities and properties. Is also responsible to educate, train, and enforce all federal/state/local environmental health and safety laws and regulations as well as Meggitt corporate safety policies and procedures.
Job Core Responsibilities
Manages the EHS departmental staff, budget, resources, goals, and priorities to ensure compliance with all local and Federal EHS laws and regulations
Maintains compliance with the Meggitt Environmental Management System (EMS) based on ISO 14001 standards; facilitates environmental management review meetings to establish aspects, targets, and objectives; is responsible to report as necessary to satisfy external and internal audits and audit responses.
Prepares, submits, conducts, and ensures compliance for EMS/EHS permits, certifications, and testing (examples: air emission studies, water quality, and industrial hygiene testing such as chemical exposure, audio metrics, job hazard analysis, and the need for personal protective equipment [PPE], etc.)
Participates in factory redesign for job safety analysis through FMEA and fishbone analysis
Investigates workplace EHS incidents regarding damage to equipment, property, and/or employee injury, environmental incidents: including community affected incidents; recommends appropriate corrective and/or preventative actions including action plans based on corporate and legal requirements
Records and reports workplace incidents/injuries to establish Workers’ Compensation claims; provides Workers’ Compensation information, guidance, and consultation to management, MPC’s insurance provider, and any applicable regulatory agency such as the Occupation Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Manages the company’s Business Continuity Plan in order to maintain operations in an emergency situation
Conducts, arranges, tracks and reports ongoing and specific Environmental Health and Safety training for employees which includes, but is not limited to: New Hire Orientation, Hazards Communications, Forklift Safety, First Aid/CPR, Emergency Response, EMS Orientation, and similar subjects; Ensures required staff certifications are current and maintained
Promotes proactive and preventative environmental, health and safety activities and a organizational safety cultures by observing, analyzing, and encouraging safe work behaviors and correcting unsafe conditions
Writes, edits, and maintains written EHS programs consistent with applicable legal requirements and corporate policy
Serves as contact point and content resource for day-to-day assistance and guidance to management and employees as needed on EHS matters including, but not limited to: regulatory compliance issues, risk assessments, loss prevention measures, training requirements and needs, industrial hygiene monitoring, hazardous waste and materials management, and behavioral safety measures
Partners with site management, Human Resources, and external regulatory agencies regarding EMS and EHS situations when needed
Performs other duties as assigned by the Vice President and Director of Health Safety and Environment for the Meggitt Polymers & Composites Strategic Business Unit.
Education: Post-secondary degree in environmental health and safety, industrial hygiene, business, or a related field or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations
Years Experience: 5-10 years of relevant EHS experience
One (1) to three (3) years of experience performing EHS in a manufacturing setting is preferred
Professional certifications in EHS are preferred, including Environmental Studies, First Aid/CPR, Certified Safety Professional (CSP), or Associate of Risk Management (ARM) are desired; ability to obtain the required certifications to properly perform in the position
Ability to obtain the necessary required EHS certifications for operations compliance, including, but not limited to: CFR49 DOT Hazardous Materials Shipper certification; IATA and IMDG Dangerous Goods Shipper certification; Hazardous Waste Operations (HAZWOPER); asbestos 4-hour awareness certification; forklift 3-year Operator and Train-the-Trainer certifications; the OSHA 30- or 40-hour ongoing certification
Knowledge, skills, and abilities to interpret and apply federal/state/local environmental health and safety laws and other government compliance regulations
Knowledge and experience in collecting, managing, and analyzing various data and trends in environmental health and safety performance in a high compliance-oriented sector or industry
Ability and skills to effectively communicate relevant information in writing, conversation, and in public speaking to internal and external employees, customers, visitors, vendors, and compliance officials
Openness to continuous improving all knowledge, skills, and abilities required in order to keep abreast of the changing nature of the field of environmental health and safety
Demonstrates and maintains a professional demeanor in all situations
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with all internal and external customers and employees and to work successfully in cross functional teams
Solid verbal, written, and presentation skills
Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office Suite/Access, Minitab and SAP
High level of stress tolerance
Ability to prioritize competing commitments in line with company objectives
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