Environmental Health & Safety Business Partner


Core Competencies:
? Recognizes that ensuring a safe work environment is everyone's responsibility. Provides leadership in EHS functional areas and acts/utilizes equipment in a manner that ensures a safe and incident-free work environment.
? Requires a drive for quality results with a minimum of avoidable errors and problems, as well as the minimum consumption of resources.
? Recognizes who their customer is, understands their customers' requirements, and focuses on customer satisfaction.
? Required to work and lead in a team environment and demonstrate flexibility, adaptability, and dependability.
? Requires excellent interpersonal, communication, listening and negotiation skills.
? Requires excellent analytical/research, problem solving, organization and project management skills and a sense of urgency.
? Requires high level of attention to detail with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and work in a fast-paced environment and must be self-directed.
Essential Job Duties:
? Is Subject Matter Expert to ensure a safe work environment for employees, contractors and visitors to the site or sites where assigned which includes various/multiple shift environments.
? Acts as internal EHS consultant to assigned groups, shifts, departments and/or divisions providing leadership, guidance and advice on a wide range of EHS topics. Maintains presence in operations to ensure open communication with all employees.
? Ensures compliance with local, state and federal EHS regulations. Ascertains levels of pollution and recommend appropriate action.
? Plays key role interfacing with regulatory agencies and corporate personnel to direct EHS efforts in the facility. Investigates, measures and evaluates environmental and safety conditions and carrying out relevant research, development, planning, design and related activities.
? Designs, develops and may deliver effective and timely training programs, ensuring compliance with all internal and external regulations and compliance. Identifies and trains subject matter experts to deliver training, and delivers training personally.
? Oversees, develops and may perform program audits to ensure compliance with Company policy and related regulations (e.g. LOTO, Crane/Hoist, Confined Space, Electrical, etc.)
? Schedules all required industrial hygiene testing and training and maintains records and documentation (e.g. Hearing Conservation, Respiratory Protection, etc.).
? Communicates policies to organization including print and oral communication programs. Identifies opportunities for additional programs and policies; makes recommendations. Oversees and participates in/supports review of Safety Manual and/or Environmental Manual and ensuring recommendations for any required changes are properly evaluated and implemented.

Job Description
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this
position. They are not intended to be a complete list of all possible duties, responsibilities, and skills required of the employee. Employees will be
required to perform related work duties as directed by their supervisors. The Raymond Corporation reserves the right to amend and change
responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.
? Member of the Safety Steering Committee (SSC). May Chair SSC in EHS Manager's absence and may chair the ATL and Supervisor level Safety Committees and/or EHS Committees for the organization. Plans monthly meetings including preparation of presentations, metrics and other communications to the Committee. Works closely with managers to meet with employees to discuss EHS concerns and proactively communicate safety information.
? Oversees and/or participates in STOP initiatives for site. Ensures sufficient STOP Auditors are trained and motivates auditors to participate in regular STOP audits to proactively address safety behaviors.
? Oversees Risk Assessment program for organization ensuring compliance with internal and external regulations and standards. Develops annual Risk Assessment Plan, coordinates required team support, and performs risk assessments and implements required corrective action. Works with Contractor Coordinators & Risk Management to ensure hazard assessments and orientation for all contractors are performed timely.
? Ensures timely reporting of and investigations into all work related incidents and ensures corrective action has been identified and implemented.
? Communicates organization's emergency plans and coordinates required drills.
? Ensures related recognition programs are consistently implemented to motivate safe behavior of employees.
? Supports the overall planning and installation of equipment and process change to ensure compliance with EHS policies and regulations. Ensures Work Instructions are up to date and key points of safety clearly noted.
? Provides leadership for ISO 14001 Program Management. Participates in ISO 14001 internal audits. May be designated as ISO14001 program manager to ensure ongoing certification requirements are met.
? Performs tests requiring the use of nonstandard procedures and complex instrumentation and/or measuring apparatus to determine level of pollutant involving air, land, and water. Coordinates with external vendors.
? Prepares, analyzes and communicates Metrics and Weak Point Analysis with employees and management. Participates in Asaichi meetings. Tracks and ensures closure of all corrective actions in a timely manner, coordinating with Manufacturing Engineering, Facilities/Maintenance and other Departments and/or outside partners as necessary.
? Performs other duties as assigned.
Responsibilities:
? Works under minimal supervision, conferring with manager on unusual matters.
? Assignments are broad, requiring originality and ingenuity and have a major impact on the organization's effectiveness.
? Operates with appreciable latitude for action and decision.
? Projects are generally large/complex in scope and generally have impact at an individual, departmental, divisional and/or corporate wide level.
? Provides support and guidance to lower level EHS Business Partners, and may be assisted by lower level employees.
? Maintains a general knowledge of the business and material handling industry.

A Bachelor's Degree in EHS or other related field is required. Masters Degree is preferred. 8 or more years of EHS experience are required. Experience working in a manufacturing and/or warehouse environment is required. Certification(s) related to EHS are preferred (for example OSHA 10 or 30 Hour Course Certificate, Certified Safety Professional, Certified Hazardous Materials Manager Certification, etc.).

The Raymond Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women, Minorities, Protected Veterans, Disabled.  Raymond is also an E-Verify Employer
 

Posted Date4/22/19
CompanyThe Raymond Corporation
TypeFull Time
ContactGene George
Email
AddressMuscatine IA