The Safety / Environmental Professional will drive excellence in safety performance and environmental compliance by working with others in the EHS Department and all plant employees. Assists the Occupational Health and Safety Coordinator to administer and improve safety systems and directly assist employees through coaching, training, audits, observations, investigations, and assessments. Assists the Environmental Engineer by providing backup assistance as needed (requires knowledge of environmental regulations and becoming familiar with the duties of that role), and provide expertise to help improve the environmental administrative systems and plant process systems to minimize waste and enhance continued compliance with all local, state and federal environmental laws and regulations. This role may also include the monitoring for potential new regulations which may impact the plant.
Major Responsibility Areas
Occupational Safety û To promote the FMC Tonawanda PlantÆs Safety Policy. Prepare training materials, conduct training, and help train other trainers. Perform audits and review audits performed by others. Observe and coach employees in the work environment and help identify and implement changes to equipment and/or procedures that reduce risk. Administer and improve safety systems (e.g., incident reporting and action item tracking systems). Apply safety regulations and best practices, identify gaps, propose solutions and improvements, and drive their implementation.
Environmental - To promote the FMC Tonawanda PlantÆs Environmental Policy. Assist other EHS Team members and provide backup as needed with their tasks of managing wastes and preparing federal, state and local reports as required by permit, regulations or corporate. Assist other EHS Team members with their responsibility to apply and negotiate for environmental permits for operational facilities. Apply federal and state environmental regulations and best practices, train others on these requirements and audit plant performance against them, to ensure that plant operation is in compliance with the regulations.
Common for Occupational Safety and Environmental: - Participate in and lead near miss and incident investigations. At times will be involved in the review of process changes and projects to ensure they are safe and environmentally sound.
ò To keep abreast of, interpret and apply the numerous rules and regulations which are regularly updated and often times open to interpretation.
ò To manage time to fulfill environmental obligations and reporting requirements and to provide significant time in the plant providing safety coaching and support to hourly employees.
ò To develop a supportive relationship with all employees, and an advocate for their well-being.
ò This position has the broad latitude to take necessary corrective and preventative action to avoid non-compliances and to support the safety of all employees.
ò BS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Health & Safety, Environmental Science, or equivalent experience.
ò Familiarity with federal / state environmental and safety rules and regulations.
ò 3 to 5 years of Environmental or Safety Leadership experience in the Chemical Industry.
ò Valid driverÆs license is required.
ôFMC employs people across a broad range of occupations in locations across the world where we use advanced technologies in research and development, mining, and manufacturing to produce customized products and applications. Our offerings provide important sustainable benefits, including increased agricultural production, better foods and medicines, advanced energy storage, and cleaner water, air and soil.
FMC employees enjoy competitive compensation, a menu of work/life benefits and opportunities to continue developing their skills and building their career. FMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, EEO, AAE, MFDV and supports a drug-free workplace. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.ö