• Health and Safety Specialist

    Nippon Paint Automotive Americas
    Job Description
    Nippon Paint Automotive Americas Inc. (NPAA) offers employees a generous earned bonus structure including monthly hourly attendance bonuses, merit increases and a mid-year/annual bonus incentive plan. Employees receive 11 paid holidays per year, earn paid time off, can enroll in comprehensive health and welfare plans and a 401K plan with an exceptional company match. We provide employee recognition programs, tuition reimbursement and much more. When you join our team, you are part of our NPAA family. We hold several events throughout the year for our employees to show our appreciation for their hard work and dedication. Come join a great team! POSITION SUMMARY: This position develops and maintains environmental, occupational health, and safety programs to promote a safe working environment, and ensures compliance with applicable regulations and standards. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: Assists in organizing and administering EHS training, educational, comprehensive safety and compliance programs. Performs root cause analysis to investigate incidents and identifies possible changes to reduce the potential for re-occurrence or failure of a covered process. Organizes and maintains an active safety committee to include facilitating meetings and promoting employee engagement. Develops and maintains partnerships with plant leadership, other departments and acts as a consultant regarding the design and use of equipment and/or processes to reduce the potential for loss or risk exposure. Manages and monitors all elements of the facility's Process Safety Management (PSM) program. Ensures timely follow up to PSM audit findings such as compliance audit, mechanical integrity process hazard analysis non-destructed testing etc. Inspects facility for hazards to reduce the potential of loss/risk further define hazards recommend improvements and monitor compliance initiatives and recommendations. Monitors updates and distributes changes to the Emergency Action Plan (EAP) and assists with training. Manages hazardous materials, response team training documentation and facilitates coordination with local state and national response teams as directed. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’ degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Sciences, or related field preferred. Alternate: Associates Degree and 7+ years equivalent work experience with emphasis in Environmental, Health & Safety. 5+ years of training experience preferred Professional safety certification preferred such as CHMM (Certified Hazardous Materials Manager), CHSP (Certified Healthcare Safety Professional), CSP (Certified Safety Professional), CIH (Certified Industrial Hygienist), CPE (Certified Professional Ergonomist) or similar years of environmental, chemical or safety experience required SAP knowledge strongly preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Nippon Paint Automotive Americas Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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