Lead compliance reviews, general risk assessments and other safety assessments to support Environmental, Health, and Safety management.
Maintain relevant EHS logs and documentation.
Assist in the compliance of applicable laws and regulations.
Coordinate the purchase, proper use, maintenance, and inspection of necessary safety and personal protective equipment.
Prepare applicable EHS reports as necessary.
Provide assistance and advice on EHS issues to make recommendations to facility management.
Participate in detailed incident investigations and Root Cause Analysis.
Promote incident prevention for the benefit of employees and visitors.
Assist in the development and presentation of relevant EHS training and certification programs.
Observe EHS regulations, wears all required safety equipment, encourages safe working practices, corrects obvious hazards immediately or reports them to the proper personnel.
Ability to work with employees and achieve cultural change in the face of potential resistance.
Maintain positive and proactive relations with managers and employees, as well as our customers and regulatory agencies.
Walk the facilities on a regular basis to establish EHS presence and provide support.
Conduct daily and monthly EHS Meetings/Trainings and schedule as needed.
Write, implement, and manage EHS Programs, Policies and Procedures.
Perform facility EHS inspections.
Ability to evaluate PPE and ensure proper use and maintenance of PPE.
Have knowledge and enforce compliance of regulatory requirements (i.e. OSHA, EPA, etc.), including company EHS policies and procedures.
Ability to oversee Hazardous Waste Storage area and ensure regulatory agency compliance i.e. labeling, containment, proper disposal, documentation, etc.
Assist in emergency response and provide first aid treatment.
Oversee Behavior Based / Observation Safety Programs.
Help develop Job Hazard Analysis (JHA)
Follow Fall Protection program, inspect all fall protection equipment and maintain inspection records.
Participate/lead Plant Safety Committees
Assist in administering and maintaining Safety compliance programs such as LOTO, Hazard Communication, EAP, Hearing Conservation, PPE, Hot Work, Confined Spaces, Respiratory Protection, BBP, etc.
What we are looking for
Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Safety, Occupational Safety and Health, or related field required.
5+ years’ experience in an Environmental, Health and Safety position– previous manufacturing industry preferred.
2 + years of people management experience
Adapt to rapidly changing environment.
Ability to use multiple software platforms and potentially develop personal tools.
Experience working in USDA/FDA regulated environment.
Can prioritize with minimal direction.
Experience with conflict management
Familiar with multitiered supply chain
Familiar with FDA Good Manufacturing Practices (or similar)
Ability to participate in physical labor (lift up to 50 pounds) on occasion.
Occasional heavy lifting may be required.
Ability to work with a computer and remain seated or standing for extended periods of time.
Low to medium level machine noise will be regular.
Perform additional duties as assigned.
Technical writing a plus.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Willing to work different shifts and occasional weekends.
Job Type: Full-time
Health Savings Account
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Vireo Health, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment 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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