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Exide Technologies Health and Safety Manager in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Overview

This position will be responsible to review, evaluate, and analyze work environments and assist in the design of programs and procedures to control, eliminate, and prevent injury caused by physical, chemical, or ergonomic factors. Duties will include, but not be limited to: Assess and evaluate plant conditions for H&S compliance, conduct or manage inspections and enforce adherence to laws and regulations governing health and safety. The HS Manager develops and maintains proficiency in technical matters related to Safety and Industrial Hygiene with a focus on noise monitoring.

Successful candidates will possess the ability to work with individuals from varied backgrounds, skills, and education levels to complete projects in an efficient and organized manner.

Responsibilities

  • Leading the plant safety program and drive positive safety culture

  • Manage employee injuries and illnesses and workers compensation program

  • Perform field audits of all personal protective equipment in use in field

  • Ensure completion of routine inspections of safety equipment as required. Emergency eye-washes/showers, fire extinguishers, etc.

  • Work with supervision to develop and implement Job Safety Analysis for each job.

  • Take regular noise level readings in plant areas as required.

  • Inspect and maintain a log of all emergency response equipment and operational status.

  • Assist with reports and statistical analysis of Health and Safety data for corporate review.

  • Conduct ergonomic assessments and implement corrective measures to reduce ergonomic injuries

  • Conduct new-hire employee safety orientation

  • Assist with incident investigations, root cause analysis, and corrective action planning and execution.

  • Maintain and work within department budget. Support plant financial objectives.

  • Conduct mandated employee environment, health and safety training programs as required by the EHS Training Matrix, such as Hazard Communication, Lock Out/Tagout, Confined Space Entry, RCRA, Storm Water, Cranes and Hoists, Powered Industrial Trucks, and Personal Protective Equipment

  • Assist in the investigation of employee complaints related to health and safety

  • Provide assistance to the engineering team for new manufacturing process, construction, demolition and renovation activities.

  • Review and approve sampling procedures, records, and data prior to sample submittal.

  • Receive, approve and interpret Industrial Hygiene results

  • Managing HS records to ensure proper access and retention of HS records is maintained

Qualifications

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • A Bachelor degree preferred in Industrial Hygiene,Health Science, Industrial Safety or related field. Will also consider Associates degree with 8-10 years directly related experience

  • Prefer 3-5 years industrial EHS experience.

  • Working knowledge of OSHA and EPA/State Regulations.

  • Knowledge of proper protocol for exposure monitoring.

  • Proficient with MS Office Products (Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Outlook, and Word)

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • While some work will be performed in an office setting, the majority of the time the employee will be required to be in the manufacturing facility, where additional exposure is likely (heat, humidity).

  • Qualified candidates must be able to sit, stand, walk, bend, and climb with minimal effort.

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EEO Statement

Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Exide

Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.

Job Locations PA-Lancaster

Requisition ID 2020-2622

Category Environmental, Health, Safety (EHS)

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Address 829 Paramount Ave.

Postal Code 17602

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