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Senior EHS Specialist

Company: The Shyft Group
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

SUMMARY: The Senior Environmental, Health, and Safety Specialist is responsible for developing and maintaining an effective environmental, health, and safety (EHS) processes through risk reduction strategies and management system implementation. Explore the hyperlinks below to learn more.

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  • Utilimaster -YouTube Channel JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Manage all aspects of EHS and sustainable development programs
    • Improve EHS workplace performance by promoting an incident-free work place, identifying and mitigating EHS risk, and implementing safety and environmental management systems in accordance with regulations, and corporate compliance policies.
    • Determine and direct necessary environmental and safety training for employees and ensure compliance and understanding
    • Guide and direct assigned business units toward compliance with local, state, and federal safety and environmental regulations, and corporate compliance policies
    • Facilitate and engage business unit teams and team members to drive projects that will lead to reductions in accidents, energy, water usage and waste minimization
    • Ensure timely submittal of required federal, state and local environmental and safety regulatory reports
    • Participate in Safety Committees, Team meeting or meetings as appropriate for the business unit
    • Conduct inspections and audits throughout the entire manufacturing facility to identify existing or potential hazards and determine corrective or preventive measures
    • Assist in incident investigations and practical problem solving
    • Administer initial Workers Compensation functions for the assigned business unit
    • Maintain thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local OSHA regulations, safety codes and environmental quality regulations
    • Facilitate EHS suggestions
    • Conduct JSAs (safety risk assessments) and Aspect / Impact Analysis (environmental risk assessments)
    • Coordinate environmental waste disposal; maintain waste manifest records.
    • Manage Medical First Responders Team
    • Maintain and manage Department of Transportation (DOT) / CDL driver files, medical physical cards, and applicable training
    • Participate on the HazMat team
    • Other tasks as assigned QUALIFICATIONS:
      • Bachelor's degree in environmental, health and safety or related scientific field
      • Minimum of three - five years related experience
      • Trained in hazardous material accumulation, recycling, container management, and spill response; attend refresher course annually
      • Self-motivated with the ability to stay on task
      • Innovative team player
      • Intermediate computer skills are required
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
      • Commitment to excellence and high standards
      • Sound judgment with the ability to make timely, and sometimes difficult, decisions
      • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
      • Able to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
      • Versatile, flexible, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities
        • Strong:
          • Communication skills, verbal and written
          • Interpersonal skills
          • Organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
          • Willing to travel approximately 25% of the time

            We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified Individual with a Disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

            About The Shyft Group The Shyft Group (NASDAQ: SHYF) is North America's leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing, assembly and upfit for the commercial, retail and service specialty vehicle markets.

            The Shyft Group and our brands are as driven as our associates. Every person behind our badge is given the tools they need to make a positive contribution to the company, their community, and their families. Across eight go-to-market brands, in ten states and two countries, we have over 3,000 dedicated employees working as one to lead with innovation, ingenuity, and a dedication to quality craftsmanship.

            The Shyft Group rebranded in 2020 to reflect a new focus on high-growth end markets to help ensure long-term profitable growth. Our name and renewed focus reflect the action, speed, and agility we offer the commercial vehicle industry through our growing roster of brands - Blue Arc , Utilimaster , Royal Truck Body, DuraMag , Strobes-R-Us , Spartan RV Chassis, Red Diamond , and Builtmore.

Keywords: The Shyft Group, Elkhart , Senior EHS Specialist, Other , Elkhart, Indiana

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