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Role Summary: The EHS & Procurement Specialist will implement and maintain the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) and Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) compliance programs.
Essential Responsibilities: As the EHS & Procurement Specialist, you will:
Implement and maintain Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) program
Implement and maintain chemistry and environs monitoring programs
Implement and maintain hazardous material management program including Right-to-Know law, chemical receipt, hazard labeling, SDS (Safety Data Sheet) verification, and chemical spill response
Perform / Oversee EHS audits and surveillances and maintain audit / surveillance records
Implement and maintain Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) compliance programs
Prepare reports of site safety and environs monitoring activities and OSHA compliance records including interface with other GE locations for EHS reporting
Coordinate employee health and safety training programs including annual training program for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), industrial safety, first aid and fire-fighting
Administer and/or coordinate MO (Metric Owner) training programs outside EHS
Assist with evaluation, selection, maintenance and effective use of Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE)
Evaluate new processes, chemicals and equipment prior to purchase / use at MO
Manage evaluation of Health and Safety Frameworks
Review accident reports and follow-up action plans
Participate in accident investigations, as appropriate
Assist management and operating teams to ensure work is performed and work environment and equipment are maintained in accordance with GE, MO and OSHA safety rules and regulations and that a high standard of housekeeping is maintained
Provide leadership in emergency situations with respect to injury or industrial safety
Provide safety orientation for construction, contractor and other temporary visitors
Monitor contractors and visitors to assure their compliance to OSHA / Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements
Administration of GE purchasing system at MO
Initiating purchase orders
Prepare and implement program for contracts, purchases, and surplus material disposal
Initiate receiving activities at MO for all items, materials, and chemicals delivered to MO for use by MO, contractors, or customers
Maintaining purchasing and shipping records
Bachelor's Degree ( OR a High School Diploma with a Certification in Environmental Health & Safety OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of Environmental Health and Safety experience)
Please Note: Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
Must complete site training consisting of: Class A Safety, Emergency Coordinator Certification, and First Aid / CPR training
Proficiency with Microsoft Office
Strong oral and written communications skills
RCRA (Resource Conservation & Recovery Act) Hazardous Waste training
10CFR40 / 49 Hazardous Waste Shipping training
40-hr Hazwoper training
Proficiency in OSHA regulations
Strong problem-solving skills
Ability to work independently
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
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