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HR Specialist-Environmental, Health and Safety

Company: Toyota Boshoku America, Inc
Location: Mantachie
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

I. General Summary: Administration of TBA Corporate environmental performance and compliance activities. II. Essential Job Functions:A. Interprets safety, health, and environmental codes, standards, and regulations.B. Organizes and conducts program audits and risk assessments that evaluate the effectiveness of occupational safety procedures in the work environment.C. Investigates accidents utilizing hazard analysis and other analytical techniques to identify and correct unsafe acts and hazardous conditions. D. Consults and coordinates with other professionals including industrial hygienists, physicians, environmental engineers, and safety engineers in the resolution of complex occupational safety and health issues.E. Develops occupational safety and health procedures including establishing criteria to control or eliminate moderately serious hazards in facilities and operations.F. Create monthly environmental Key Performance Indicator (KPI) reports (e.g. compliance, energy, waste, and water).G. Function as a resource to plants in planning and implementing best practices in environmental programs and waste reduction opportunities.H. Develop, implement, train, review, and update environmental programs, policies, and procedures to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations (storm water permits, storm water pollution prevention plans (SWPPPs), wastewater permits, spill prevention, control, and countermeasures (SPCC) plans, air emission surveys and calculations, air permitting, and weekly, monthly, and annual reporting, RCRA/hazardous waste, DOT, risk management programs (RMPs), etc.).I. Support plants in achieving and maintaining ISO14001/45001 certifications and training.J. Comply with all regulations set by the Federal & State OSHA/EPA/DOT and local governmental requirements and regulations.K. Conduct internal audits to ensure company compliance with all company environmental policies and procedures.L. Drive energy (CO2), water and waste energy projects, develop environmental action plans and countermeasures, and report out on KPI matrices.M. Coordinate the work of outside contractors and consultants to support creation of permit applications and process performance testing, as needed.N. Assist in engineering new processes and devices to meet or exceed environmental regulations.O. Develop and maintain data for EPCRA 312 Chemical Inventory (SARA Title III - Tier II and Toxic Release Inventory (TRI)/Form R) reporting and prepare annual reports.P. Identify and inform management of compliance issues and improvement opportunities. Q. Conduct environmental compliance training. R. Conduct training and coaching for management and team members on environmental issues pertaining to their specific position and job duties in support of appropriate laws utilizing TBA PE training materials.S. Assist with quarterly energy audits to achieve annual energy reduction objectives.T. Develop/complete annual departmental business planning objectives and all assigned special projects, as required.U. Draft environmental policy and procedures for management review and approval.III. Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:Education: Bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineering (or related degree) preferred, or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience. ISO14001/TS16949 Lead Auditor Certification, (preferred) CSP or CHMM certification preferred.Experience: Greater than four (4) years of relevant experience and academic preparation or eight (8) years of relevant experience Experience in manufacturing and/or the automotive industry preferred Environmental compliance experience or coursework ISO14001/45001 System Implementation and Management experience preferred Environmental permitting including air permits preferredPersonal/Technical Skills: General manufacturing and industrial equipment knowledge required. 2-5 years environmental compliance, ISO14001 and energy (CO2), waste and water reduction experience. General understanding and working knowledge of basic engineering principles. Knowledge of federal and state safety regulations (Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Tennessee, Mississippi). Strong organization and planning skills. Ability to communicate and work well with all levels of the organization. Ability to compile effective and concise visual reports. Effective presentation and writing skills. Knowledgeable of energy engineering and landfill reduction strategies. Ability to multitask and facilitate problem solving & resolution. Ability to work in a team environment. Effective time management skills and responsivity to shifting priorities. Ability to perform responsibilities with minimal supervision.Language Skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills in English. Spanish or Portuguese is beneficial.Computer/Software: Solid working knowledge and demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office and other computer-based applications (e.g., MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Teams, Outlook, Internet, etc.).IV. Work Environment/Conditions:Office: Open Office Environment, moderate noise level.Plant: Standard automotive plant environment with moderate noise level. PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) such as safety glasses, steel toe shoes, hearing protection, etc. may be required in engineering, manufacturing, or industrial areas. Personal attire standards may apply.Travel: Must be willing to travel up to 10% of the time. Travel to all manufacturing plants within TB including: U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Argentina. Passport will be required.V. Physical Demands:While performing the duties of this job, the team member is required to talk, see, and hear. The team member must be capable of walking, sitting, and standing for extended periods of time and is occasionally required to lift up to 33 pounds.Disclaimer: This job description is intended to identify the general nature and level of work performed by team members within this classification, as well as certain essential job functions. It is not intended, and should not be interpreted, as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of team members assigned to this job. To qualify for this job, however, a team member must be able to perform its essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Under no circumstances may this job description be construed as altering the at-will nature of the employment relationship between TBA and any team member.EOE

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