Jabil EHS Engineer in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa
At Jabil, we empower the brands who empower the world – it’s our reason for being and the guiding force that’s driving us to become the most technologically advanced manufacturing solutions provider on the planet. Whether we’re serving one of the world’s biggest and best known brands or the coolest tech startups, our resolve never wavers. We share common desires with these brands: to make the world a better, safer and cleaner place.
Responsible for establishing, maintaining and monitoring of environmental, health & safety programs to protect human health, the environment and control related Jabil business risk. This job requires an incumbent to independently coordinate programs, often managing issues at the Division level and working senior staff.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assists and counsels managers, safety council members and area coordinators.
Evaluates the work environment from the stand point of ergonomics, machine guarding, and any other applicable regulations.
Conducts/assists in audits, accident investigations, and trend analysis.
Leads/participates in cross functional teams for EHS issue resolution or for new equipment/process approval.
Provides consultation and assists with initiatives related to EHS projects and programs to include, but not limited to: maintaining Plant's Hazard Communication Plan, OSHA industrial hygiene, Hearing Conservation & Respirator Training Programs and other programs as required by local law.
Supports corporate and insurance carrier studies.
Assists in development of chemically safe work practices, institutes and revises lockout/tag-out procedures, confined space/permit program and, process safety rule procedures.
Meets requirements for emergency medical response for blood borne pathogens.
Conducts safety audits, supports inspections & maintains OSHA or equivalent local regulatory required documentation.
Provides consultation and oversight for the site hazardous waste management system including but not limited to establishing training on proper labeling, handling, documentation and overall guidance to facilitate compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
May perform hazardous waste regulatory audits followed by issuing corrective action and even escalation for issues of non-compliance with governmental regulations and Jabil policy when non-compliance is not addressed timely or for repeat offenses.
Assists in finding dispositions for off-spec or recyclable, and reporting of hazardous materials. Follows “Approved Vendor List” for e-scrap disposition service providers and may perform e-scrap contractor site audits.
May assist site EHS professional in the development of hazardous incident procedures and trains site Subject Matter Expert’s and employees on proper methods of response control and clean-up.
Manages the development, implementation and maintenance of environmental and safety programs such as: management systems requirements (ISO/EICC/OSHAS…etc), hazard communication, control of change, hazardous waste management, reporting site key performance factors, Green House Gas data, chemical management systems and programs, personal protective equipment, dangerous goods – hazardous materials management, emergency preparedness, regulatory reporting and data collection.
Maintains site environmental permits and complies with all reporting and permit application requirements under all related local and regional laws and regulations.
Performs facility tours and inspections of manufacturing operations, office, and shipping areas as well as the facility's grounds. Ensures compliance with EHS policies including operating procedures and protective equipment requirements. Mentors sites for the implementation of Global and Regional EHS initiatives.
Coordinates with process engineering departments and operations management to review and revise process procedures, chemicals and equipment. Works with process engineering to identify lower risk chemical and process alternatives to high risk materials and processes. Evaluates site chemical management systems to assure all required elements required for robust controls are in place to comply with regulations and mitigate to the best extent possible risk to employees, the environment and the business.
May be required to train other department employees to perform internal EHS management systems audits. May be required to perform quality system audits to reciprocate for quality department audit service provided against EHS systems.
Develops employee’s safety/environmental training and awareness programs. Audits site employee safety orientations, hazardous communication training, hazardous materials management and emergency evacuation training for effectiveness and records to meet Jabil, governmental and regulatory requirements.
Performs gap analysis and internal audits against global EHS Policy as well as international standards (ISO14001, OSHAS18001, EICC EHS Code Conformance…etc). Supports sites and corporate level functions during international standard certification audits by Jabil registrar and/or customer standards audits. Uses enterprise systems to initiate track close and measure effectiveness of corrective and preventive actions against internal and external audit findings.
Provide environmental, safety and industrial hygiene consulting services to facilities to help assure compliance with federal (for instance applicable NOM-005-STPS-1998, Brazil SUS Article 205 Sections II and VIII, OSHA, SEMARNAT, EPA…etc.), state and local regulations.
Facilitates Jabil customer requirements as well as Jabil Sr. Management initiatives to implement site-regional and/or global certification programs at all levels required. Works closely with Business Unit Managers to insure that customer specific EH&S requirements/records are identified, recorded and fully addressed.
May author global documentation in support of global EHS management systems.
Can perform as Program/Project Manager for EHS initiatives and systems at the site, region and global level as appropriate.
Networks with professional organizations and industry trade associations to leverage the industry knowledge base in the EHS profession. Stays current with regulatory and technical development in the field by personal review of industry journals –publications and training/seminars.
May be responsible for responsible for accident/incident investigations.
May perform other duties and submitting global reports to outside agents including, but not limited to customers, governmental agencies, the Carbon Disclosure Project, NGO’s, Investor Consortiums, Trade Associations …etc.
Comply and follow all procedures within the company security and records management policies.
May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Experience in analyzing manufacturing processes, evaluating production machinery, and/or chemical exposures to determine safety and environmental hazards/risks and alternative solutions. Some experience in monitoring hazardous substances/wastes preferred.
Working knowledge of all applicable local, regional and international government regulations that apply to environmental regulation, employees’ health and safety & hazardous substances management.
Strong technical and organizational skills with a preferred demonstrated track record of timely compliance with filing requirements of various regulatory agencies.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, comfortable in leading meetings and formally presenting recommendations.
English speaking and writing skills a requirement.
Ability to present convincing technical arguments.
Proficiency in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and PowerPoint), email, and database management skills required
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor's Degree required
Degree in chemistry / biology, engineering/mechanical or chemical engineering or related discipline
Minimum of 3 years of related Health/Safety Engineering experience.
Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.
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