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Environmental Health & Safety Specialist IV
AGAWAM MA 01001
Category: Retail
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Job code: lhw-e0-90644992

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Environmental Health & Safety Specialist IV
*Environmental Health & Safety Specialist IV*
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As the EH&S Specialist IV, you will have responsibility for the overall safety and environmental programs administration with the primary focus on our Massachusetts' laboratory and office environment. This role is embedded with leadership across multiple functions and is influential in developing a culture of safety and continuous improvement at the site. You will play an integral role in supporting the company's mission of technology innovation and ensuring operational readiness of new processes and systems with a focus on safety and the environment. You will oversee, develop, and implement best-in-class safety, industrial hygiene, and environmental programs to ensure a compliant, safe, and incident-free work environment. You will also promote organizational safety and continuous environmental improvement by working with all departments to analyze current situations and recommend safety and environmental improvements. You will provide strategic directions and initiatives for safety and environmental improvement by analyzing and addressing root causes while reducing corporate liabilities and costs.
*What you will do:*
* Responsible for safety and industrial hygiene plans, policies, and procedures to ensure compliance with local, State, and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules and regulations. Maintains a system for reporting, monitoring, and correcting serious safety problems.
* Responsible for environmental plans, policies, and procedures to ensure compliance with local, State, and Federal environmental rules and regulations, and conformance to corporate policies for continuous environmental improvement.
* Supports the new product development and innovation process by helping to define the essential EH&S functional requirements and to validate EHS standards are met including but not limited to ergonomic standards, equipment safety standards, electrical safety, industrial hygiene, environmental regulatory compliance, standard operating procedures, training and documentation requirements.
* Oversees health & safety, environmental, and audits/assessments of the site and recommends preventative measures.
* As needed, ensures that corrective action is initiated by management, and provides assistance to establish priorities.
* Educate Management on Safety and Environmental best practices, prevention, and how to work around/with hazardous substances.
* Implements training programs which will increase proficiency in safe practices, promote safety consciousness, ensure environmental compliance and advance continuous environmental improvement.
* Develops appropriate guidelines to ensure legal compliance and formulates recommendations for implementing applicable best practices consistent with the company's strategic safety and environmental objectives.
* Drive EH&S initiatives, which reduce incident rates and environmental impacts while also reducing company costs (e.g., amount of workers' compensation, etc.); establishes order of priority for EH&S initiatives and drives their implementation in cooperation with other managers, safety teams, and other key personnel.
* Establishes specific safety and health goals and objectives for the company and departments ensuring the targets are consistent with corporate strategies and objectives.
* Analyzes safety processes throughout the company; proactively seeks areas of opportunity for improvement; identifies root causes of accidents; recommends changes to work flow, equipment or other process elements; and develops and implements support systems/processes (such as safety rewards and recognitions, safety communications, etc.) to achieve safety objectives.
* Communicates and celebrates successes to maintain and foster company-wide commitment to safety and continuous environmental improvement; and provide recommendations for corrective direction when EH&S programs deviate from strategic plans and objectives.
* Serves as primary liaison between applicable regulatory and government agencies. Files and or posts reports as required by external legal and convening agencies such as OSHA 300/300A Logs, SARA Tier II, etc.
* Formulates, maintains and executes Keurig Green Mountain emergency plans and responds to safety and employee emergencies.
* Ensures all significant near misses, injuries, and safety events are investigated and abatement measures implemented.
* Monitors and controls industrial hygiene, which relates to the long-term effects of factors such as chemical exposure, noise, lighting, heat, and humidity. Manages hazardous and universal waste storage and disposal in compliance with all applicable regulations.
* Monitors activities where accidents could occur, halting any operation or activity that constitutes an imminent hazard to personnel or equipment.
* Follow all Keurig Green Mountain policies and procedures.
*What you must have:*
* 7 years' experience applying environmental, health & safety and DOT regulations and programs in a consumer goods and/or laboratory environment, or equivalent experience preferred
* B.S. in safety, environmental, or equivalent field preferred
* Experience in ISO environmental management systems preferred
* Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and/or Certified Industrial Hygienist preferred
* Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade 2-I OT/OE preferred
* Massachusetts 3A Crane Hoist Operator license preferred
* Strong background in ergonomic risk reduction
* Ability to research and apply regulations
* Excellent communication skills and ability to work with a variety of stakeholders
* Ability to handle confidential information appropriately imperative
* Proven ability to develop safety and continuous environmental improvement as part of the Company culture
* Strong analytical skills and the ability to propose solutions to problems
* Ability to positively and comfortably handle and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced, changing, and high-growth work environment with focused attention for detail
* Must be able to travel occasionally, work in a team environment, occasionally work a flexible schedule, and adhere to and explain Keurig Green Mountain policies and procedures
* Ability to uphold Safety/Environmental standards, participates in Continuous Process Improvement on the job, and follows our Manufacturing best practices
* Ability to be on call 24/7 for emergencies
Keurig is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a reference check, background check, drug/alcohol test, and documented proof of work authorization. In addition, some roles require a pre-employment medical examination to determine your ability to perform the essential duties of the job.
**Job:** **Engineering*
**Organization:** **Product Supply*
**Title:** *Environmental Health & Safety Specialist IV*
**Location:** *Massachusetts-MA - Burlington*
**Requisition ID:** *1800621*

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