Grain Regional EHS Leader

Cargill - United States3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $68,000 - $90,000 a year
Position Purpose & Summary

The CASCNA Grain Group is seeking to hire four (4) Environment, Health and Safety Senior Professionals to work in the following CASCNA Regions: East Region ( Lafayette, IN, Columbus, OH, area), Rivers Region (St. Louis, MO, Minneapolis, MN area), North West (Sioux Falls, SD, Omaha, NE) and South West Region (Kansas City, KS) of the United States

CASCNA Grain is the Group Business segment within Cargill that is dedicated to creating value for agricultural producers, specifically grain and crop inputs in North America. This Group leads the industry in providing innovative solutions and product handling in the areas of grain origination, agronomic and grain marketing consulting and Crop input supplies. Professionally trained customer focus teams work one-on-one with their producer customers, building long-term relationships-striving to understand their farming business and providing distinctive solutions, matched to their unique needs. Our vision is to be the leader in helping farmers succeed.

Reporting to the CASCNA Grain EH&S Leader and the Regional Operations Leader, you will be responsible to partner with the business and provide safety leadership, direction, and execution to the CASCNA Grain Region.

As the Regional EH&S Leader, you will also provide expertise and execution in a broad range of EH&S disciplines including SIF hazard risk identification and elimination, monitor and manage EHS compliance systems, corporate EHS auditing, training, ergonomics and industrial hygiene monitoring.

Principal Accountabilities

70% - Manage and deploy Cargill Environment Health and Safety (EH&S) programs in a Region, which will include taking a lead role in providing direction and execution in all aspects of the EHS program and system. Specific execution duties to include, but not limited to conducting and reviewing Serious Injury Fatality (SIF) Plant Focused Inspections; executing and facilitating SIF Risk Assessments; performing CEHS audits as required; executing LifeSaver Field Checks and Deep Dives; reviewing the Effectiveness of Pre-Job Hazard Analysis; and performing PJHA’s and driving a rigorous Near Miss reporting system with a focus on identifying work activities that have SIF potential. Respond to and investigate all SIF potential incidents in the Region, with a focus on ensuring corrective and preventative actions are completed in a timely manner to prevent recurrence; complete CASCNA Safety Alerts with SIFp and Credible Fatality Potential for broader circulation across CASCNA. Environmental activities will include but not limited to responding to air and noise complaints, coordinating the environmental component of all acquisitions and divestitures, managing environmental permits, as well as auditing and deploying environmental policies on aspects and impacts relating to the locations within the Region. Ensure EHS systems within the Region are in place to facilitate compliance with regulatory and Cargill requirements.

25% - Manage and verify that all Cargill Corporate and CASCNA Group Business EH&S Training programs such as Cargill’s 12 LifeSavers, Human Organizational Performance (HOP), TDG/DOT and WHMIS/HMIS are deployed and in compliance to policy expectations for Operational and Commercial purposes. You will be required to explore and support decision making for training resources, and to support CASCNA Training/Technology Team to deploy new or revised training programs with a focus on high hazard activity.

5% - Support the Regions with workers compensation claims management including, but not limited to claims reporting for Country/Province or State, claims oversight, WCB vendors, and return to work programs. Where incidents occur or if an employee is injured or assigned restrictions, the EHS Regional Leader will work directly with the CASCNA medical/injury leader.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.


Education, Experience, Skills

Required Qualifications

Post-secondary education in Engineering, Science or Safety and/or equivalent work experience of 3 years or working in an operations, health and safety or environmental role.
Must possess technical competency in such areas such as Environment, OH & S law, Industrial hygiene, Fire code standards, Property conservation and loss prevention
Proficiency working with various business related and EH&S computer and system applications i.e. Enablon, Power Bi, RCI
Must possess a valid driver’s license
Must be legally entitled to work in United States.

Success Factors

Must have a passion for safety leadership and execution.
Aptitude for establishing and executing priority activities
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong leadership and influencing skills, teamwork, and decision-making capabilities

Preferred Qualifications

Professional certification: CSP is preferred, or will complete within 3 years of accepting position
EHS Auditing experience
Trades or construction experience would be an asset

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.
Job Safety/Environmental Health
Primary Location United States
Schedule Full-time
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job