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Safety and Environmental Specialist

Company: SMS group Inc
Location: Gary
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

SUMMARY:The Safety and Environment Specialist is responsible for driving EHS and lean improvements across assigned workshops by identifying and culling system deficiencies and failures. Additional Responsibilities include; developing a culture of safe behavior, risk recognition and abatement, leading incident investigation, championing safety training, and ensuring compliance to applicable regulations and industry best practices. This position will also assist the Material Manager with receiving shipments and deliveries for the shop.Who we areAt SMS group, our people are our greatest asset. We offer an entrepreneurial environment that promotes a culture of innovation, growth, and inclusion. We offer company events, activities, and opportunities to participate in charitable initiatives that benefit the communities where we are located.

What you'll doTransform a growing safety program to a world class safety programResponsible for the safe commissioning and for the new Gary workshopChampion overall safety responsibilities for the Gary workshopPromote safety as continuous improvement program and ensure employees are constantly committed to this process.Maintains a strong shop floor/site presence, engage employees, promote improvement opportunities and forge relationships with employees at all levels.Interpret environmental, health and safety regulations and recommend measures to help protect workers from potentially hazardous conditionsUtilize advanced analytics to drive decision making and keep managers aware of their locations safety performance.Facilitate 5s and lean improvement projectsWork with workshop management to develop incident reductions and strategic safety plans.Conduct safety leadership training for managers, supervisors and specialistsManage and lead incident investigations/workers compensation claims, evaluate for trends and collaborate with management to institute tangible corrective actions.Conduct EHS compliance audits for Gary workshop to verify continuing compliance with corporate and regulatory compliance.Identify and utilize technology products to aid in injury reduction and safety improvement.Assist with Capex projects to ensure proper RPOs, contractors meet safety standards and equipment/projects do not create unintended consequences.Participate in project management to ensure new equipment, layouts and other improvements meet safety and 5S standards.Provide feedback and recommendations on how to improve the safety system to the corporate office.Manage the workshop's Environmental Management SystemExamine shipment contents and compare with records, such as packing list, invoices, or purchase orders to verify accuracy. Record received materials and create inventory labels within GSS program.Record shipment data, such as weight, charges, damages or discrepancies for reporting, accounting, purchasing or recordkeeping purposes.Confer or correspond with vendors and shippers to rectify problems, such as damages, shortages, or nonconformance to specifications.Work with Material Manager to move received material to proper location as needed.Print and attached labels to received material before material is moved to storage.Performs other related duties as assigned by management.What you'll needBachelor's Degree (BA) from four-year college or university, or one to two years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.Computer skills required:Microsoft Office Suite/ Proficient in Excel/ PPT1-3 years of overall professional experience in management and/or related discipline.Experience with development, management of safety systems across multiple locationsProject management skills required to keep projects on targetDemonstrated success in implementing and complying with corporate policies.Demonstrated success in achieving results, using team driven philosophies.Demonstrated proficiency in supporting corporate interest among remote site locations.Knowledge of federal/state/ local safety regulationsAbility to communicate and exercise positive interpersonal skills.Lean experience is a plusMust possess a valid driver's licensePhysical demandsFrequently required to stand, walk or sit.Occasionally/Frequently/Continually required to utilize hand and finger dexterity.Occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crawl.Continually required to talk or hear.Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions (non-weather).Continually works near moving mechanical parts.Occasionally works around fumes, airborne particles, or toxic chemicals.Occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.Occasionally exposed to extreme heat or cold (non-weather).While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment ranges from very quiet to loudThe employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception and ability to adjust focus.Additional remarks regarding work environment:Works within a steel producing and casting environment.Required to wear all personal protective equipment as required.What we offerCompetitive compensation, medical/dental/vision coverage, paid vacation, paid holiday time, 401k with a company match, training, a tuition reimbursement program and more!What we doSMS group is the leading partner in the world of metals. We are an original equipment supplier offering comprehensive maintenance and spare part services for metals production, continuous casting and rolling (flat and long products), tubes, welded pipes, forging, non-ferrous technology, and heat treatment plants - all from a single source.SMS group Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, gender identity or other categories protected by law. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a drug screen and physical capacity profile test.

Keywords: SMS group Inc, Gary , Safety and Environmental Specialist, Other , Gary, Indiana

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