Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist

TPI Composites - Newton, IA3.7

30+ days ago
Job Description

Summary

The Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Coordinator is responsible for supporting the effective EHS management system that will ensure ongoing compliance towards TPI Composite’s EHS standards and regulatory compliance, while improving site safety culture. The EHS Coordinator will actively collaborate and participate as a valued member of the site team to provide EHS guidance, technical support and coordinate activities and processes across the site. The position includes a balance of environmental and safety experience/responsibilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinates and implements EHS programs designed to provide and maintain a sustainable work environment.
Establishes best practices and develops and implements training programs to maintain compliance with applicable Local, State, and Federal EHS regulations, as well as, internal policies and procedures.
Works with EHS Manager to oversee the development and advancement of the EHS management system, self-audit compliance program and internal inspections.
Evaluates and implements productivity improvements within the EHS discipline using TIPS and Lean tools.
Leads cross-functional efforts to continuously improve plant improvement processes.
Attends team meetings in support of the site’s compliance efforts.
Provides interpretation of existing and upcoming EHS issues/legislation affecting the plant.
Provides expert guidance to EHS and site leaders on environmental matters and compliance system design and implementation.
Proposes innovative strategies and programs for existing, emerging and new environmental concerns.
Serves as EHS focal point for designated plant product line(s).
Investigates incidents and compliance issues to determine and eliminate root causes.
Develops cost effective programs/procedures to minimize plant’s impact on the environment due to discharges, emissions, and releases.
Prepares and/or reviews routine reports for submission to agencies, trade associations, and company.
Supports site emergency response processes. Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) or equivalent from four-year college or technical school and one to four years’ related experience and/or training in EHS with experience in regulatory structure in a manufacturing; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Proven track record of results; providing functional coaching in a manufacturing environment.
Experience with OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) programs preferred.
Effective communicator with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization. Able to interact comfortably with business and operations leaders to establish credibility and influence where necessary.
Strong computer and data management skills desired. Experience with web-based applications, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, is required.
Must have the ability to prioritize in a challenging environment of competing needs and tactically implement and bring projects to closure in a timely manner.
Creativity, speed, dependability, and organizational skills that will enable management of multiple priorities.
Embrace responsibility, initiative, capacity to work independently and dedication to producing high quality work product. Excellent communication skills - verbal and written.
Organizational skills. Team orientation and leadership ability.
High level of personal motivation, results, and integrity with a drive for ownership and accountability in performance of job responsibilities.

Additional Information

TPI Composites, Inc. offer competitive compensation and benefits, including but not limited to, health and dental insurance, 401(k) plan with company match, and paid vacation plans.

TPI Composites, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Background check and drug test required.