Smithfield Foods

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Smithfield Foods Sioux City, IA, USA
Apr 04, 2019
Full time
Overview The position summary states the general nature and purpose of the job. Overall accountabilities are defined in this section.   Responsible for the administration of the facility Process Safety Management regulation to meet the requirements of 29 CFR 1910.119 as well as maintaining/updating the documentation supporting the facility implementation of the fourteen (14) elements of the Process Safety Management program. Responsibilities Responsibilities and tasks are written as follows: Ensure conformance to environmental regulations and company environmental policies and guidelines.  Responsible for Environmental Management System, Risk Management Program, wastewater treatment plant operation, air permitting and reporting, EPCRA reporting, storm water pollution prevention, spill prevention controls and countermeasures and hazardous waste. Maintain ISO 140001 certification and conformance to the standard. Assist with environmental site audits and coordinate the facility response to findings. Gathers and centrally organizes information pertaining to all 14 elements of PSM to sustain the program. Assists with the development and maintenance of written process safety information identifying workplace chemical and process hazards, equipment and technology used in the processes. Develops and implements a point of use library containing all process safety information in accordance with OSHA 1910.119. Prepares compliance manuals, as necessary. Assists with the organization and execution of Process Hazard Analysis of all plant units. Manages the Management of Change Program to include the tracking of change submittals and approvals, start-up approvals, assisting with the development of operating procedures, tracking results of hazard evaluation, training of personnel on changes and updating Process Safety Information. Participates in compliance audits for PSM to include preparing for the audits, tracking status of recommendations against due dates to ensure zero late action items and ensures documentation is available for employees at the facility. Assists with performance of workplace hazard assessment, including identification of potential sources of accidental releases and identification of any previous release within the facility that had a potential for catastrophic consequences in the workplace. Consults with effected employees and maintains documentation that supports employee participation with the PSM program. Assists Facility Operations with development of written operating procedures for the chemical processes, including procedures for each operating phase, operating limitations, and safety and health considerations. Assists with the performance of Pre-Startup Safety Review (PSSR) of all newly installed or modified equipment. Tracks the status of recommendations and completion as identified in the performance of the PSSR. Periodically audits the PSM Program. Enlists and trains other department personnel to assist in the development and implementation of the PSM program elements. Ensures all associated documentation is filed, indexed and maintained sufficiently for third party compliance auditing, per the facility PSM program procedures. Ensures Site's EPA RMP file is kept up to date including the 5-year accident history report. Assists facility management with development of annual program implementation goals, provides periodic reports and distributes as required. May have responsibility over the MRO Inventory transactions, including: stocking items received, parts disbursements, returns, inventory audits and adjustments, serving customers at the parts room, data entry of maintenance documentation and researching orders.   The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions . High School Diploma or general education degree (GED) and 5+ years of progressive experience in OSHA's PSM program, required. Demonstrated computer skills, particularly Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Internet Explorer and industry specific software packages. Possess an understanding of document control as it relates to the PSM process. Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision, self-starting and proactive, and have strong organizational skills. Must be able to handle multiple assignments simultaneously, set goals, and complete commitment on schedule. Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to make presentations to a wide range audience including management, technical, and non-technical levels on program status and identified objectives. May be required to travel.   Supervisory Responsibilities This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the  essential functions. Frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus. Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals. Noise level in the work environment is moderate but can be loud if in the plant areas. EEO/AA Information Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by la w. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Smithfield Foods Smithfield, VA, USA
Mar 18, 2019
Full time
Overview The position summary states the general nature and purpose of the job. Overall accountabilities are defined in this section.   The Plant Environmental Manager oversees and manages environmental and sustainability issues at the facility, including compliance with all applicable permits, environmental rules and regulations, continued conformance with ISO 14001 requirements and ensuring the facility achieves sustainability goals relative to water savings, energy savings and zero landfill. Helps facility to resolve environmental issues. Responsible for the assigned areas of the Maintenance team, wastewater, and the supervision of those employees. Responsibilities Responsibilities and tasks are written as follows:   As necessary, writes and revises the following plans: Emergency Response (in tandem with Safety department), Chemical Approval Handling & Management, SPCC, SW3P, Lead based Paint Operations, Air Compliance/Air Permits, Water Conservation, Waste Minimization, Wetland Mitigation and Destruction Prevention, Hazardous Material Security Plan. Schedules regulatory and external party audits with the facility to ensure compliance and promote relations with the community and other parties. Follows Smithfield company policies and report non-compliance within the facility to appropriate individuals for correction and or re-training. Assists Facility Environmental Coordinators with environmental compliance issues including wastewater permitting, air permitting and storm water permitting. Includes report preparation and permit applications. Performs facility water, energy and waste management reviews, project scope development, and project management Responsible for the Environmental Management Systems which ensures that ISO 14001 certification is maintained and the facility remains in compliance. Performs internal EMS Audits. Follows procedure guidance and keeps procedures updated Maintains all required ISO records & documents Meets with ISO Teams Monthly Reviews Plant Status Reviews ISO Projects and Progress towards Objectives Maintains data and tracks plant performance Reviews Corrective Action Requests (when applicable) Ensures ISO System is always “audit ready” Prepares Tier II Reports, Form R Reports, Stormwater, Air Permit, Oil Tank Inspections, Annual Waste Report as well as “Other Requirements” listed in WEBEMS Monitoring Section Conducts all appropriate training for ISO related matters. To include Pure Safety, SPCC, Universal Waste and ISO Awareness. Ensures annual emergency drills occur and are documented in Form 6-1, Hazardous Waste Responsible for water quality; both at the water and wastewater treatment plants. Confirms adherence to the same water quality standards as any public water supply within the state as our finished product serves both our production operations and our work force’s domestic needs while on address. Responsible for potable water quality at the wells and wastewater treatment plant, ensuring water discharged to the river meets regulatory compliance. Maintains compliance with all regulatory requirements and record retention in the EMS (Environmental Management System). Confirms that physical, chemical and biological treatments are conducted to ensure the effluent water has been adequately treated and is of acceptable quality per State & Federal EPA regulations in order to be discharged to the city or stream. Leads Monthly EMS Team Meetings. Supervises and provides leadership to the Maintenance personnel and waste water Operators on a daily basis. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions . Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university and 5+ years’ relevant experience, required. Minimum of 2+ years’ experience in a position of leadership to include team development and management, required. Experience in water and wastewater treatment, preferably in a large industrial facility, required. Previous experience or training with air permit requirements, EPCRA reporting (SARA 312 Tier II, Form R’s), land application of wastewater bio solids is required. Previous experience with Process Safety Management (PSM) programs, preferred. Requires a working knowledge of Microsoft Office’s Word and Excel. Ability to work with, and lead, a diverse workforce. Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills. Capable of communicating and expressing ideas clearly and concisely, in both written and verbal formats. High level of organizational planning, teamwork, analytical reasoning, and adaptability. Must be able to travel 5-10% of the time and work nights & weekends. Supervisory Responsibilities Provides leadership and guidance to wastewater employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and assisting in providing appropriate resolutions. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus. Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.   Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals. Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area. EEO/AA Information We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by la w. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com