Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist – Transport

  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US, Inc.
  • Detroit, MI, USA
  • Sep 22, 2018
Full time EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Environmental Science - Engineering

Job Description

Job Overview

The Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Specialist – Transport position is responsible for implementing and administering standardized EHS processes to ensure environmental, safety and health compliance to federal, state, provincial and local regulations as well as corporate policies and procedures. The EHS Specialist is expected to contribute to the achievement of world class status and corporate savings by eliminating environmental losses, maintain regulatory compliance to environmental and safety rules, and reduce occupational injuries/illnesses. This position will specifically focus on improving the environmental performance of the facility, ensuring compliance, supporting the Environmental Management System (EMS 14001) and DOT requirements and regulations.

The EHS Specialist position will report to the Logistics EHS Lead and be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Oversee/implement EHS training programs and training assessments to ensure required training is identified and conducted
  • Conduct regular audits of EHS processes and necessary follow up to ensure compliance and advise plant leadership and corporate EHS staff of finding
  • Analyze environmental incidents, determine root causes, implement corrective action and communicate this information to plant leadership and corporate EHS
  • Analyze injury/illness experience, identify/track injury correlation, determine root causes, determine corrective action and communicate this information to plant leadership and company EHS
  • Manage routine reports, permit applications, inventories and surveys; including data acquisition, documentation, record keeping, monitoring, review, and approval
  • Coordinate communication of EHS regulatory inspection activity with plant leadership
  • Lead EHS projects to improve EHS key performance metrics
  • Lead the implementation and maintenance of the plant’s environmental management system to meet EMS 14001

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental, Safety, Engineering, Science or related field
  • 5 years of safety, environmental, engineering or related experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong understanding of federal, state, provincial and local regulations and requirements
  • Willingness to work on any shift and additional hours as required
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite and/or other software

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Environmental, Safety, Engineering, Science or related field
  • Environmental and or safety related professional certifications (e.g. CSP, CIH, PE, CHMM)
  • Experience with DOT requirements and regulations
  • Automotive or manufacturing experience

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