This position is responsible for the development, deployment and continuous improvement of environmental, safety and health management systems as directed by the business EHS Leader within a specified region/location. This position will be part of the CCCNA Operations team and will help to ensure compliance with internal and external regulatory requirements and initiatives for all of CCCNA’s business.
Leadership: Develop, implement and champion proactive environmental, health & safety management programs; drive awareness and accountability for environmental and safety performance and system through all levels of the organization; assure compliance with internal and external environmental, health and safety requirements, manage risk, and leverage opportunities. Lead work on EHS efforts, which include developing collaborative relationships with regulators, customers, communities, and employees. Senior Environment, Health & Safety Professional will serve as primary EHS resource for their region, but are expected to assume the lead role for the EHS discipline expertise that they bring to the team.
Continuous Improvement: Maintain awareness of developing environmental, health & safety issues; facilitate adoption of best practices through benchmarking internally and externally, developing website and using business communication tools innovatively. Plan, develop, track and conduct safety training sessions, inspections and audits. Coordinate the activities of local Safety Committee development, BBS (Behavioral Based Safety), supervisor training, peer-to-peer coaching and contractor safety management, environmental sustainability and energy management. Follow-up and assure completion of action items and gap closure.
Communication: Communicate effectively in the development and implementation of EHS programs. Influence business leaders to promote systems, performance and achievement of goals. Lead the efforts of creating an EHS culture. Communicate to all CCCNA team members in the region the goals, standards and metrics used to measure progress.
Extreme heat: temperatures above 85 degrees Fahrenheit (29 degrees Celcius) for periods of more than 1 hour.
Noise: sufficient to cause the worker to shout to be heard above surrounding noise level. Regularly exposed to noise levels in excess of 85 dBA. Sound level in decibels (dB) as measured on a standard sound level meter operation on the A-weighted network with slow meter response.
Hazards: Includes proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to heat or chemicals.
Atmospheric: includes conditions that affect the respiratory system or skin - fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.
Oils/Fats: respiratory and/or skin exposure to oils, fats and other penetrating fluids.
Welding fumes: are the fumes that result from various welding operations. The primary components are oxides of the metals involved such as zinc, iron, chromium, aluminum, or nickel. Welding fumes typically have a metallic odor, and their specific composition varies considerably.
Ergonomics: Body motion and mechanics.
Bloodborne Pathogens: exposure to viruses, bacteria and paparsites that are present in the blood and other body fluids of infected individuals.
Laboratories: locations for sample unpacking, wet chemistry analysis, sample weighing, sample grinding, sample retention and chemical/waste storage.
Drivers (Casual): Employees who routinely drive on behalf of Cargill but drive less than 10,000 miles/16,000 km a year or do not drive a Cargill owned or leased vehicle on public roads.
• Four (4) year accredited degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene and/or Safety Engineering
• Ten (10) years or more of direct Environmental, Industrial Hygeine, Occupational Health and/or Safety experience in a manufacturing environment
• Applied knowledge and working understanding of OSHA, regulatory compliance, experience with inspections, incident investigations, process safety, contractor safety, EHS training, hazard reviews and job safety analysis
• Direct EHS experience must include leading and influencing organizations
Core: Skills and Abilities Required
• Strong leadership, influencing and collaborative skills
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Influencing skills
• Resilience, persistence, optimism (other key factors from Cargill leadership model)
• Computer literacy: Power Point, Word, Excel, and internet searching
• Knowledge of related EHS equipment
• Knowledge of safety, industry hygiene and environmental testing methods