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Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

Company: Magna International Inc.
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job Number: 43566

Group: Cosma International

Division: CCMi

Job Type: Permanent/Regular

Location: BATTLE CREEK

Group Description

Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.

Role Summary

Summary of Responsibilities

Responsible for ensuring that all environmental, health, safety and ergonomic standards are maintained and in compliance with EPA, OSHA and MIOSHA regulations as well as ISO 14001 Environmental, Cosma Casting Michigan (CCMi) and Magna policies.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and essential duties required to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Key Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

* Ensure Cosma Casting Michigan EHS and Ergonomic policies and procedures are consistently applied based on the principles of the Magna Employee's Charter, the Corporate and Divisional EHS and Ergonomic policy, as well as being in compliance with Federal, State and Local regulations, including OSHA, EPA and MDEQ
* Provide support and guidance to other EHS staff
* Follow the principles of the Magna Employee Charter
* Maintain effective communication and coordination with all internal customers, plant Leaders and Team Members; maintain positive employee relations; listen to issues and concerns and respond (C48) within 48 hours
* Support new program launches by reviewing safety, environmental & ergonomics of new equipment, work stations, etc.
* Provide counsel and support to Team Members and Leaders on EHS matters
* Maintain a high profile with Team Members on the plant floor and be a strong advocate to ensure that Team Member EHS concerns and issues are resolved in a timely manner
* Monitor new and amended legislation and remain current with the latest health, safety environmental and ergonomic requirements
* Complete correspondence, forms and reports as required
* Promote and facilitate Open Door process and Fair Treatment
* Participate in Continual Improvement Activities
* Adhere to customer requirements, Business Operating System and company policies
* Establish written EHS standards and annually update and review these policies and procedures
* Promote and practice "zero harm" by immediately addressing any hazard, unsafe behavior, defective equipment, or unsafe condition observed anywhere at the facility.
* Monitor Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and ensure they are updated
* Support the selection of personal protective equipment (PPE)
* Conduct EHS inspections & audits and report results to division Leadership no less than monthly
* Implement, maintain, and report on status of the Environmental Management System per ISO 14001 and the Occupational Health and Safety Management System per ISO45001
* Assist in the maintenance of EHS data such as injuries and waste generation
* Coordinate recycling program
* Coordinate spill control team
* Investigate ways to reduce risk, waste and any other EHS liabilities
* Conduct all tasks as required to comply with EHS regulations. This includes but is not limited to taking samples, writing reports, doing tests and auditing systems.
* Assist the EHS Department with other EHS related tasks as assigned
* Perform other duties as assigned

Key Qualifications/Requirements

Qualifications

* Able to demonstrate understanding of how job performance affects product quality and customer satisfaction
* Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
* Must be a team player and promote a team approach to problem solving
* Highly self-motivated and flexible
* Must be capable or working under pressure and with short completion times on projects, and of working flexible hours in order to meet both internal and external customer requirements
* Must be able to understand written instructions



Additional Information

Education and Experience Required

* High school diploma, GED or equivalent experience preferred
* Post-secondary education or equivalent experience in an industrial environment
* Three to five years' experience with EHS in a manufacturing environment required
* Prefer graduate level degree, and engineering study or work experience

Work Environment

* Includes office and manufacturing plant
* Must be able to perform all essential functions as appropriate on the plant floor, in meetings, and with employees of all departments, management, customers and suppliers
* Provide support for three shifts and weekend production schedule
* Flexible hours and able to work additional hours as required

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That's why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Keywords: Magna International Inc., Battle Creek , Environmental Health and Safety Specialist, Healthcare , Battle Creek, Michigan

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