Exide Technologies Health and Safety Supervisor in Salina, Kansas
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 H&S Supervisor develops and maintains proficiency in technical matters related to Safety and Industrial Hygiene with a focus on air sampling and 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.
Monitor the activities of the Plant Nurse as needed
Perform field audits of all personal protective equipment in use in field.
Perform atmospheric monitoring of all work areas and record results appropriately.
Audit safety performance of all employees including all reporting forms and audit sheets.
Work with supervision to develop and implement Job Safety Analysis and Site Specific Rescue Plans for each job.
Assisting in the review and update of the Air Sampling Plan (ASP)
Assist in the leading of the plant safety program and drive positive safety culture.
Take regular noise level readings in plant areas as required.
Inspect and maintain a log of all emergency response equipment and operational status.
Must be familiar with all hygiene related equipment and assist in maintenance of such equipment.
Assist with reports and statistical analysis of Health and Safety data for corporate review.
Attend, complete, or conduct training or programs related to safety and employee wellness.
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 health and safety training programs as required by the Health and Safety Training Matrix, such as Hazard Communication, Lock Out/Tag Out, Confined Space Entry and Personal Protective Equipment.
Serve as the leader of plant monthly safety committee.
Direct and calibration and maintenance of Air Sampling equipment
Collection of air samples in line with an established ASP.
Submission of samples for analysis in accordance with established procedures.
Recommend sampling methods, strategies and help establish priorities.
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
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
A Bachelor degree in Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, Industrial Safety or related field. Will also consider Associates degree with 8-10 years directly related experience
Prefer 3-5 years industrial safety experience.
Working knowledge of OSHA and EPA Regulations.
Knowledge of proper protocol for exposure monitoring.
Proficient with MS Office Products (Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Outlook, and Word)
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 performing the duties of this job, the employee will be frequently exposed to fumes, dust, airborne particles, and extreme heat and humidity.
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.
Employees may be required to wear a respirator inside the manufacturing facility.
Qualified candidates must be able to sit, stand, walk, bend, and climb with minimal effort.
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.
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.
Requisition ID 2018-1770
Category Environmental, Health, Safety (EHS)
Position Type Regular Full-Time