Health Safety and Environment (HSE) Specialist

Location: Chester, VA, United States
Date Posted: 10-05-2017
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Company: Client of The Griffin Groupe Executive Search
Location: Chester, VA
Job Type: Full Time
Industry: Chemical Manufacturing
Rate: Market
Health Safety and Environmental (HSE) Specialist
 
The Griffin Groupe is searching for an Industrial Hygienist for a premier client in the chemical manufacturing industry. Our client is a leading manufacturer of performance materials as well as other products used in the electronics, aerospace, apparel, agriculture, food and industrial packaging industries. A career at Our client means opportunity and possibility for people who seek variety, responsibility and hands-on experience in a friendly, dynamic workplace.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
  • Bachelor’s degree in safety or environmental science, engineering, chemistry or related science discipline required
  • 6 years’ progressive experience in an occupational safety or health roles
  • 6 years’ experience working with U.S. Occupational Safety, EPA, etc. laws and regulations
  • Safety Certifications (CSP, CIH, CHMM, CPEA and equivalent)
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develop and support the implementation of HSE programs and practices consistent with the regulatory and corporate requirements
  • Provide expert technical support across the organization
  • Assist in establishing vision, goals, objectives and targets for HSE performance. Assist in developing quality metrics to drive performance improvement;
  • Provide expert hands-on technical involvement on issues, programs, and processes involving compliance with HSE standards and policies and interpretation of Local, State and National HSE Requirements, Permits and Regulations. Review, interpret and communicate procedures, legal and other requirements.
  • Maintain and improve site HSE Management System in accordance with Responsible Care 14001 standards.
  • Provide expert technical support for Industrial Hygiene Programs including Personnel & Area Sampling, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) selection & compliance, Hazard Communication Program, Chemical Approvals, and Training.
  • Participate in HSE activities and teams to improve and drive the HSE maturity level via Continuous Improvement
  • This position will be dedicated to supporting the HSE Programs at the Chesterfield facility.
  • Deploy our client’s Health, Safety & Environmental Management Systems to ensure compliance with corporate requirements
 
REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s degree in safety or environmental science, engineering, chemistry or related science discipline required
  • 3+ years’ progressive experience in an occupational safety or health roles
  • 3+ years’ experience working with U.S. Occupational Safety, EPA, etc. laws and regulations
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • 1+ years’ experience in Industrial Hygiene experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with ISO based management systems, RC14001 experience preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to provide timely and effective communications to all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to use influencing skills to accomplish goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals at all level of an organization.
  • Ability to prioritize work and handle multiple / varied tasks efficiently.
  • Demonstrated proficiently with incident investigations and root cause analysis.
  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office, databases, SAP, graphics).
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP) or other certifications are a plus.
Ryan Schortmann
The Griffin Groupe
Director of Recruiting and Technology

Please contact me with any questions:

Email:
recruiter@thegriffingroupe.com

Phone:
(w) 774-773-9321
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