EHS Engineer

Location: Bowling Green, KY
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $70,000.00 - $85,000.00
Date: 7/11/2018
Job ID: 02605788
Job Description
Our client, located in the Bowling Green, KY area, is now seeking a qualified Environmental Health and Safety Engineer (EHSE) to join their growing company. This position offers highly competitive pay and includes an 8% annual bonus potential opportunity. If you are an EHS Engineer and you are seeking to grow with a progressive company that offers a phenomenal team based culture, this is the job for you! 

Responsibilities:
  • Develop and lead initiatives to assess and minimize workplace risks and work with Leads and all employees to integrate EH&S into daily work activities
  • Work with the EHS Manager to systematically develop and implement strategic efforts to reduce work related injuries and illnesses (e.g. ergonomic process, layered process auditing, behavior based safety process)
  • Develop and deliver training and/or training tools on all relevant internal EH&S initiatives and regulatory requirements including but not limited to lockout, confined space, heat stress, and hearing conservation
  • Provide assistance and guidance to plant supervision to identify and correct workplace
  • Lead, conduct and/or manage EH&S management system and compliance audits of company facility to ensure compliance with internal requirements as well as Federal, state, and local health and safety regulations
  • Support the plant’s layered process audit system and participate is such audits
  • Support the corporate EH&S audit process by participating in plant EH&S audits at other plant operations
  • Organize and support the plant safety committee
  • Ensure compliance with all company and federal/state/local environmental and safety programs, industrial hygiene practices, policies, and procedures through inspections, investigations, training & development
  • Maintain records on regulatory and non-regulatory health and safety inspections and correspondences
  • Responsible for completing OSHA record keeping requirements and federal/state mandated filings
  • Lead environmental compliance activities (including, but not limited to: compiling emissions inventories, assisting in preparing and submitting permit certifications and other required compliance reports, permit applications, preparation and strategy, organizing and participating in emissions monitoring activities, reviewing and reporting emissions data, general training, coordinating responses to regulatory agency requests and enforcement actions with Corporate EH&S) 
  • Interface with federal, state, and local environmental agencies on plant EH&S issues.
  • Assist in leading the ISO 14000 process and enhance the environmental management system to drive environmental stewardship initiatives through implementation of recycling and pollution prevention projects
  • Guide and lead activities to implement change in design of machinery and equipment and work methods to provide for ergonomic improvements for the operators
  • Assist supervisors and colleagues in preparing incident reports, in the identification of root causes and the implementation of corrective actions
  • Coordinate and/or support the injury management process including, but not limited to, incident investigation, medical management, return to work and workers' compensation claims management
Requirements:
  • Bachelors Degree in a safety related field or environmental science, or equivalent experience 
  • Minimum of three (3) or more years experience in a similar role within a manufacturing plant environment
  • Specific knowledge in several environmental, health and safety processes and practices (OSHA) and state requirements, ergonomics, ISO 14001, etc.)
  • Experience with wastewater processing preferred