GREAT Employment Opportunity GREAT STARTING SALARY – Safety Engineer/Industrial Hygiene Lead – Selkirk, NY located just south of Albany, NY – Veterans ENCOURAGED to apply!

Position Title Safety Engineer/Industrial Hygiene Lead
JEM Job Code
10224 grade 13
Job Purpose & Responsibilities Summary:The Safety Engineer / Industrial Hygiene (IH) Leader is responsible for establishing and leading continuous improvement initiatives in the site Safety and IH programs at our Selkirk, NY site. (Selkirk is located just south of Albany, NY).

Essential Functions: (Responsibilities):
•Lead efforts with operations and engineering teams to identify and execute programs designed to continually improve occupational safety and IH performance through improved ergonomics, work practices, engineering controls, etc.
•Lead employee life critical safety programs including Lockout/Tagout, Confined Space Rescue, Fall Protection, etc.
•Provide technical support to ensure compliance with the appropriate regulations. Serve as the plant’s primary interface with regulatory agencies concerning occupational safety and IH.
•Serves as a mentor and technical advisor to operations and engineering teams; Provides support to project or incident investigations teams to help identify and mitigate risks.
•Lead employee health and physical exposure surveillance programs, including Respiratory Protection Program, Hearing Conservation Program, Asbestos Abatement Program, and Ionizing Radiation Safety Program.
•Lead Chemical Management Program, maintaining Approved Chemical List and coordinating EPA EPCRA SARA 302, 311, and 312 reporting.

•Assist with implementation of Safety, Health, Environmental Management System.
•Participate in the site New Material Introduction (NMI) programs screening for potential IH impact. Approve and coordinate the management for Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) for all site chemicals.

Qualifications/Requirements
•BS in EHS discipline or Engineering or equivalent education and work experience.
•Minimum 3 years experience in Safety Engineering/Management and Industrial Hygiene
•Professional certifications (CSP, CIH) or willingness to obtain.
•Strong communication and influencing skills; excellent personal organizationEligibility Requirements:

• You must be 18 years or older 

• You must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process
• You must be willing to submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process
• You must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Desired Skill
•Experience leading small teams of EHS professionals
•Experience interacting with regulatory agencies
•Certified Industrial Hygienist
•Certified Radiation Safety Officer
•NYS Department of Health Certified Asbestos Inspector
Country
United States of America
State/Province
New York (NY)
City
Albany
EEO Category (Applicable for posting in the US)
Professional
Functional Work Area
EHSS
Relocation Assistance
Yes
Assignment Category
Full Time

• For consideration please submit your resume to:   Jeff Klare at jklare@hireds.com

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