General Electric Vandalia EHS Leader in Vandalia, Ohio
Job Description Summary
The Vandalia EHS Leader will provide EHS operational support to the site to ensure first and foremost that we are keeping our team members safe. Additionally, this leader will be working closely with the business to drive implementation of programs to ensure all federal, state, and local EHS regulatory and GE management system requirements are met. The successful candidate must be a proven leader, facilitator, and coach to bring focus, efficiency, and accelerate our preventative program execution.
The EHS Leader will:
Conduct learning teams in response to EHS events and conduct/validate accident investigations to determine root cause and proactive solutions.
Perform EHS audits in support of compliance assurance activities, including internal audits and provide recommendations to improve audit scores
Provide tactical issue resolution.
Work closely with operations team to identify and address EHS issues related to site operations, equipment and site design, installation, and commissioning.
Lead EHS training strategy, provide training materials, and identify improvement opportunities.
Assist with EHS program implementation, identify gaps, and provide guidance on improvement opportunities.
Assure site meets all regulatory obligations for environmental, employee, and building safety
Manage EHS Specialist & EHS technician. Oversee part-time contracted physical therapist and environmental consultant
Ensure that all employees are informed of, comprehend, and comply with EHS policies and procedures as well as local regulations
Assist with preparing for unannounced audits and inspections by government entities, including but not limited to federal, state, or local municipalities
Manage OSHA incident and injury reporting within specified guidelines, including the management of the Workers’ Compensation Program within the team
Experience in manufacturing, ergonomics, VPP, process safety knowledge, and working with EHS consultants and contractors a plus
Ensure that all EHS training is up to date for all personnel,
Assist with accident investigations and analyze root causes to determine and implement safety measures which prevent future incidents
Manage employee safety certifications to ensure compliance
Other leadership responsibilities as required
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma/GED with a minimum of 4 years EHS experience)
Minimum of 3 years of experience in EHS with a focus in a manufacturing/industrial environment
Environmental experience in hazardous waste management, Industrial hygiene, SWPPP, Title IV
Strong knowledge of OSHA regulations.
Prior electrical safety background
Focused: quick learner, strategically prioritizes work, committed
Leadership ability: strong communicator, decision-maker, collaborative
Background working with Musculoskeletal Disorders, ergonomic injury prevention programs
Ability to form, lead, motivate, and direct a strong and effective team
Strong organizational, research skills, analytical skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to prepare accurate reports containing findings and recommendations
Ability to perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy under time sensitive deadlines
This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).
Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes