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Senior EH&S Specialist (REQ232)

Company: Spartech
Location: Stamford
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Senior EH&S SpecialistStamford, CTHow can you make a difference at your job and can have the opportunity to grow?Join the Spartech Team!In Stamford, Spartech manufactures acrylic sheets that are used in the aerospace as well as in security (bullet-resistance), displays, acrylic furniture and laser protection amongst other applications. Our products can be seen in many airplanes, fighter jet canopies, helicopters, in the banks for protection at the teller windows, tanning beds, etc.. We have a unique process that utilizes technology, as well as the skills and knowledge of our employees, to make quality products. We strive to supply the highest quality acrylic sheet with the best possible service.The Senior EH&S Specialist is an on-site position that provides strategic assistance to ensure compliance with and effective implementation of: OSHA, EPA, DOT regulations as well as any other associated regulations for Spartech's Newark, NJ; Ossipee, NH; and Stamford, CT facilities. This role will be located at the Stamford, CT site with travel requirements to Newark and Ossipee locations. This role reports to the Director of EHS.Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Obtains and maintains all applicable regulatory permits.
  • Reviews/prepares all applicable OSHA and environmental reports and maintains supporting documentation.
  • Provides technical support to plant personnel regarding OSHA, state & federal environmental and DOT regulations.
  • Identifies continuous improvement opportunities to improve overall Health and Safety performance across the site.
  • Responsible for the Industrial Hygiene Monitoring Program for the plant.
  • Maintain all facility EHS records/files.
  • Participates in the new raw material review. Maintains chemical inventory for the site.
  • Manages and facilitates internal audit and inspection programs related to environment, health and safety.
  • Provides technical expertise to the review of equipment modifications, risk assessments, and capital installations.
  • Leads and actively participates in site safety committee and cross-plant teams as needed.
  • Provides EHS support for all shifts.
  • Leads investigations for all safety incidents, and injuries in conjunction with line and staff personnel.
  • Coordinates evaluation, purchase and distribution of safety equipment and supplies.
  • Manages site injuries and incidents including workers' compensation programs and guidelines.
  • Performs risk assessments on new and existing processes where appropriate. Develops hazard control practices and programs in conjunction with corporate EHS.
  • Coordinates installation, maintenance, and auditing of all security, fire protection equipment and alarms.
  • Stays up to date on regulatory requirements/issues.
  • Other duties as assigned. Training:
    • Provides education and training to new employees and existing facility personnel on appropriate EHS programs.
    • Analyzes training system effectiveness to identify and correct opportunities for improvement.
    • Ensures training records and supporting documentation are current and maintained as appropriate.
    • Maintains training system to ensure that supervisors/managers are aware of training needs for employees.
    • Participates in Board of Review where necessary as an opportunity to improve plant training system.
    • Prepares weekly reports summarizing key training data, activities and upcoming needs.
    • Participation on projects, teams as required
    • Other duties as assigned. Required Education:
      • Bachelors of Science degree in Occupational Safety, Environmental Science, Chemistry or related technical field, or equivalent work experience.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
        • Knowledge of safety and health and environmental codes and regulations required.
        • Ability to train in all areas of environment, safety, and health.
        • Computer skills: Proficiency with word-processing and spreadsheet applications required (MS Word & Excel preferred).
        • Strong organizational skills required.
        • Excellent oral and written communication skills required including written and oral French proficiency
        • Proven leadership competencies including problem solving, decision making, motivation, ethical performance, teamwork, results oriented Required Length & Type of Experience:
          • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in manufacturing environment. We offer competitive salary, incentive, and benefit programs. - Most Benefits Start Day One!Benefits include:
            • Medical, Dental, & Vision.
            • Company paid life and long-term and short-term disability programs.
            • Flexible spending accounts.
            • 401(k) with a strong matching program.
            • 120 hours Paid Time Off (pro-rated based on hire date).
            • 11 paid holidays. Spartech LLC headquartered in Maryland Heights, Missouri is a leading manufacturing organization in the Custom Sheet & Roll Stock and Packaging markets with over a dozen locations throughout the United States. We have a broad customer base with extensive product offerings and technologies. Many of our materials are used in products you might see every day - for example, if you start your morning with a single serve yogurt, the container you ate from may be made from one of Spartech's products or the refrigerator where the yogurt was stored could have Spartech products in its interior features. More unique uses of our products can be seen in military or security applications, for example in fighter jet canopies or bullet resistant windows. From routine daily-life to life-saving applications - we make a difference. Our broad scope of products and services keep our environment interesting and challenging with a culture focused on success.Spartech, LLC provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status, or other legally protected classification in the state in which a person is seeking employment. Spartech will use E-Verify to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.

Keywords: Spartech, Stamford , Senior EH&S Specialist (REQ232), Other , Stamford, Connecticut

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