EHS Specialist in Prattville, AL at Kinedyne

Date Posted: 11/18/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    11/18/2021

Job Description

Environmental, Health, Safety, and Security Specialist

JOB PURPOSE/NARRATIVE:

The EHS&S Specialist is responsible for aiding with the management of the Kinedyne EHS&S Continuous Improvement Plan to ensure conformance with EHS&S departmental standards, company policies, and compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The EHS&S Specialist will work in conjunction with the Kinedyne Management Team, EHS Committee, and others to help foster and maintain efforts towards continuous improvement. The EHS&S Specialist will work with management to ensure that EHS&S and facility standards are aligned with relevant business unit EHS&S goals, conform to corporate policies/procedures, and comply with applicable regulations.

The EHS Specialist will perform or coordinate the following activities.
• Manage applications within Gensuite (the company’s EHS&S management system software) and provide reporting as needed to maintain the EHS&S Department’s Annual Plan.
• Develop and maintain an electronic EHS&S filing system.
• Ensure that Kinedyne is prepared to submit all relevant environmental, health, and safety documentation as required.
• Monitor and update programs that require annual review such as SDS (Safety Data Sheets) and Lockout / Tagout.
• Conduct or coordinate worker training in areas involving environmental and safety laws and regulations.
• Periodically inspect facility buildings and grounds, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards to ensure environmental and safety regulatory compliance.
• Coordinate with Human Resources to ensure that policies and procedures are aligned and maintained.
• Other duties may be assigned in the interest of developing the EHS&S function and achieving the priorities of Kinedyne.

WORKING CONDITIONS/EXPOSURE:

The EHS Specialist will work in warehouse and office environments and in all climate conditions which vary from hot and humid to cold, based on seasonal changes. The individual will occasionally be exposed to noise, dirt, fumes, chemicals, and other physical hazards.

BEHAVIORAL REQUIREMENTS:

Kinedyne Core Competencies:
• Customer Focus – Understanding who your customer is and their needs.
• Dealing with Ambiguity – Comfortable dealing with change and situations in which a clear answer has yet to be discovered.
• Drive for Results – Identifying key goals and using all available people and resources to get there.
• Priority Setting – Knowing what comes first.
• Interpersonal Savvy – Quickly acclimating to people and situations.
• Strategic Agility – Looking to the future and rising to meet it.

Additional Requirements:
• Ability to effectively work as part of a team.
• Ability to influence others to achieve common goals.
• Strong social skills including interpersonal, telephone, and email skills to successfully work and communicate with a variety of personalities and organizational levels.
• Must be able to maintain a professional, organized, and positive demeanor, even when dealing with difficult and challenging situations.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

• Excellent organizational and time management skills.
• Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
• Practical experience and understanding of EHS&S practices and regulations.
• Demonstrated ability to write in a clear, concise, and organized manner, using correct grammar.
• Demonstrated computer proficiency and familiarity with Microsoft Windows and MS Office products (Outlook, Excel, Word, and Power Point) as well as other common computer applications.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The EHS&S Specialist must be able to see, hear, and speak; be able to sit or stand for at least two hours at a time; bend, crawl, squat, kneel, and climb; be able to use a computer and peripherals; be able to wear PPE (personal protective equipment) as required; and be able to climb stairs.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s degree in Health and Safety, Environmental Engineering, or equivalent.
In lieu of a degree in a safety-related field, equivalent education and experience may be considered.

EXPERIENCE:

At least two years of experience in a manufacturing environment in an EHS capacity. Four or more years preferred.