Safety Coordinator II

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Location
Columbia, South Carolina
Industry
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Salary
US$ 18.00 - US$ 19.00 per hour
Ref. Number
S_33200
Contact
Hamilton Brown, Spherion
Phone
803-772-4928
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Job Description

Ensures compliance with multiple Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) government regulations, corporate requirements and site policies. Supports all personnel, processes and equipment on-site to ensure work is performed in a safe, healthy and environmentally friendly manner.

Responsibilities:
- Evaluates processes and equipment to identify EHS related concerns.
- Inspects work areas and equipment to ensure compliance with company, state, and federal safety policies and regulations.
- Recommends solutions and takes action to drive metric improvements and minimize risks.
- Coordinates EHS improvement projects with site personnel at all levels.
- Assists with development, tracking and trending of EHS key performance indicators (KPIs) and utilizes internal spreadsheets and Ingersoll Rand software to track progress.
- Writes procedures, Toolbox Talks and other communications to document and educate personnel about EHS topics.
- Inspects and maintains assigned EHS equipment, in accordance with regulatory and Ingersoll Rand requirements.
- Uses existing and new skills, knowledge and abilities to provide basic EHS compliance guidance and opportunities for improvement to site employees.
- Implements EHS requirements using the company's Business Operating System?s implementation guides and other available resources.
- Participates in Incident Investigations, 9- Step Problem Solving, EHS Gemba walks, Safety Committee and Green Team meetings, New Process / Equipment Reviews, (Risk Assessment and Job Safety Analyses). Follows up on corrective and preventive actions to drive closure of incident investigations, concerns and findings.
- Assists Leadership Team with driving EHS compliance as a core value.
- Develops and presents EHS training to individuals and groups for compliance, onboarding, employee development and awareness.
- Assists with ergonomic assessments and identification of workstation improvements.
- Assists with Project Management and oversees contractors/staffing for EHS projects.
- Maintains hazardous and special waste staging areas, completes environmental inspections and take action to address concerns, when necessary to maintain compliance and best practices.
- Assists with the development and implementation of sustainability initiatives.
- Provides occasional after-hours and weekend support to assist site personnel with critical or emergency situations.

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Skills:
-High School Diploma or General Equivalent Diploma (GED) is required.
-Associate degree in Engineering, Life Safety, Environmental Studies, Occupational Health and Safety or related field preferred.
-Additional degrees and/or related coursework or experience will be considered.
-Must be willing to pursue technician level certification, certificate or degree program in related field.
-Previous experience within Environmental, Health, and Safety in a manufacturing setting is a plus.
-Must complete specialized training such as: First Aid/CPR/AED; RCRA / DOT; OSHA 30-hr.; Fall Protection; within the first 12 months of hire.
-Ability to adjust priorities accordingly, without being prompted, based on risk and business needs.--Strong capability with computer applications including Microsoft Office.
-Ingersoll Rand Values and Core Competencies:
-Self-directed, and able to recognize conflict and take appropriate action within scope of the role.

Education:
High School

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
-Every day is different
-Opportunity to help fellow associates
-Cross-functional position
-Opportunity to convert to perm position based on performance

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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