Industrial Hygienist & Occupational Health Leader

Location: Hopewell, VA, United States
Date Posted: 08-30-2018
Company: Client of The Griffin Groupe Executive Search
Location: Hopewell, VA
Job Type: Full Time
Industry: Chemical Manufacturing
Rate: Market

Industrial Hygienist & Occupational Health Leader
The Griffin Groupe is searching for an Industrial Hygienist & Occupational Health Leader
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.

  • Develop, Implement and Improve the IH and OH programs and standards.
  • Set clear expectations related to what is required by each facility to ensure compliance and establish a process to verify compliance
  • Provide hands-on expertise to implement and maintain IH/OH programs.
  • Ensure that IH Exposure Assessments and monitoring are performed and documented.
  • Assess site IH and OH needs and help develop action plans to address gaps that are identified.
  • Manage IH and OH consultant resources where required.
  • Work with the sites to complete the IH and OH portions of the self-assessment process.
  • Lead the Hearing Conservation and Ergonomics programs
  • Assist sites in identifying engineering controls, personal protective equipment and work practices to minimize potential occupational health risks.
  • Uses various IH tools and systems to assess potential health risks and resources where needed.
  • Maintain and Improve the hazardous chemical management processes.
  • Development, implementation and improvement of the asbestos program. Assist with identification processes, evaluated and controlled.
  • Oversee the Radiation Safety Programs and put a compliance verification process in place.
  • Promote and review capital projects in support of the IH and OH programs as necessary.
  • Provide support to the Product Stewardship programs as necessary.
  • Other duties as identified by manager
  • Bachelor's degree in industrial hygiene, engineering, chemistry, safety, nursing or related science.
  • Minimum of 5 years working in industrial hygiene with at least 2 years in a chemical or petrochemical environment
  • Minimum of 3 years in a lead role
  • 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 levels of an organization.
  • Ability to prioritize work and handle multiple / varied tasks efficiently.
  • Certification as a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)
  • Self-motivated with strong initiative and bias for action.
  • Uncompromising drive for excellence and willingness to escalate issues as needed.
Ryan Schortmann
The Griffin Groupe
Director of Recruiting and Technology

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