Job Description

EHS Engineer

Location: Pittsfield, MA

About the job: The EHS Engineer develops and implements projects for the facility; executing work scopes to promote the safety of the employees, sustainability of the operation and the economic interests of the Company. Takes on a  leadership role in the Safety, Health and Environmental programs at the facility.

Job Description:

  • Design and execute engineering projects consistent with management direction, focusing on EHS requirements. Projects related to process improvements and cost control will also be undertaken.
  • Engineering & project management for:
    • Environmental requirements including waste disposal, water management, air emissions controls, and other permitting requirements.
    • Condition-based safety improvements
    • Operational excellence assignments as prioritized.
  • Accompany third party representatives (e.g., MSHA, Workers' Compensation, D.O.L., MA DEP, US EPA etc.) on plant inspections; ensure corrective action on violations.
  • Administer contractor safety program including periodic inspections and correction of violations.
  • Identify unsafe acts or conditions in the workplace and correct those acts
  • Use risk assessment, Operational Excellence tools of kaizen, GEMBA, Hoshin to improve EHS programs.
  • Coordinate monthly inspection program for environmental and safety compliance.
  • Investigation support for injuries, near miss incidents and property damage incidents.
  • This is considered a safety sensitive position therefore will be subject to random drug testing as required.
  • Continuous Improvement/Lean - Acts as resource and champion for department continuous improvement activities (Suggestion Program, 5S, Kaizen, TPM, problem solving, etc.).
  • Work with Safety and Health Managers at other facilities, and local, regional and national safety and health contacts.
  • Work with local town officials, schools, Chambers of Commerce, United Way, etc. to build positive image for company. Also responsible for providing policy/procedure development and interpretation, disability management, employee, and community relations.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from accredited institution in relevant field.
  • 5 years of related experience required.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively, to motivate others and to promote a positive work atmosphere.
  • The incumbent must be a self-starter who can work effectively with a minimum of supervision.
  • A strong working knowledge of computer systems, including Microsoft Word and Excel and Power Point is required.
  • Ability to instruct/transfer job information/knowledge to others is required.
  • The employee is expected to be self-directed, take initiative and be persistent when appropriate to accomplish necessary duties and keep busy without prompting.
  • Occasional travel may be required

Salary: $85,000

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