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EHS Engineer - Asheville

Req ID: J2339799-SGA

  • Location
    Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America
  • Category Social & Environmental Responsibility
  • Posted Tuesday, October 18, 2022
  • Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

At Jabil we strive to make ANYTHING POSSIBLE and EVERYTHING BETTER. With over 260,000 diverse, talented and dedicated employees across 100 locations in 30 countries, our vision is to be the most technologically advanced and trusted manufacturing solutions provider. We combine an unmatched breadth and depth of end-market experience, technical and design capabilities, manufacturing know-how, supply chain insights and global product management expertise to enable success for the world’s leading brands. We are driven by a common purpose to make a positive impact for each other, our communities, and the environment.

Job Description

Jabil Asheville’s diverse capabilities help our customers succeed in the complex, evolving healthcare marketplace.

Established in 1995, the Asheville location (in Arden, NC) is a high-speed automated assembly site for Jabil. It operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and specializes in injection molding and assembling precision pharmaceutical components. Operations on site harness Lean Six Sigma principles, driving continuous improvement in order to best support Jabil customer innovations, and ultimately help deliver their products to market quickly and reliably.

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for assisting with the management, establishment, implementation, and maintenance of a safe, healthy work environment, compliant with all company, customer, and government regulations pertaining to health and safety, industrial hygiene, and environmental protection. Responsible for ensuring all safety objectives are implemented site wide. This is an on-site position in a manufacturing environment. 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 

  • Assists and counsels’ managers, safety council members, area coordinators, and employees.
  • Evaluates the work environment from the standpoint 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
  • Supports workers compensation
  • Assists in development of chemically safe work practices, institutes and revises lockout/tag-out procedures, confined space/permit program, and all other applicable process safety rule procedures.
  • Conducts safety audits, supports inspections & maintains OSHA or equivalent local regulatory required documentation followed by issuing corrective action and even escalation of issues of non-compliance if not addressed timely or for repeat offenses
  • 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.
  • Maintain site waste stream production through online program by working with facilities and finance to get accurate data
  • May assist site EHS Manager 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.
  • Responsible for regulatory internal reporting, internal auditing and validation of compliance activities and reporting all relevant accidents and dangerous occurrences to the EHS Manager.
  • 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.  
  • Support the review and assessment of plant modifications. Provide technical safety input to the design and construction of new facilities including impact on automation lines and process equipment.
  • Participate in pre-start up safety reviews and equipment walk-downs to identify relevant safety items and complete Health & Safety audits.
  • Participate in pre-start up safety reviews and equipment walk-downs to identify relevant safety items and complete Health & Safety audits.
  • Conduct process hazards and risk assessments. Review and update existing risk assessments.
  • May be required to train other department employees to perform internal EHS management systems audits. 
  • Develops employee’s safety/environmental training and awareness programs and trains applicable employees to these trainings. Ensure timely delivery of mandatory regulatory training within legal timeframes. Audits site employee safety orientations and applicable EHS training 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.
  • Implementation of corporate Health & Safety systems with specific emphasis on process safety management, process hazards analysis, industrial hygiene, risk assessment, accident and injury reporting and change control.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 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.
  • Ensure sufficient number of employees are trained and hold the positions of First Responder
  • Familiarity with emergency response planning, in addition to fire protection systems and ensure that a minimum of two emergency evacuations are carried out on an annual basis.
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts to reduce occurrences of recordable injuries. Monitor the performance of safe systems of work and current safe operating procedures. Implement improvements as required.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.



JOB QUALIFICATIONS
KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent communication, presentation, organizational and training skills
  • Ability to interpret relevant legislation, and regulatory compliance procedures.
  • Working knowledge of all applicable local, regional and international government regulations that apply to environmental regulation, employees’ health and safety & hazardous substances management.
  • Self-starter with demonstrated efficient work methods, analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge with any of the following skills is a plus: Powered Industrial Truck Trainer, Monitoring hazardous substances/waste, storm water permit
  •  Experience in analyzing manufacturing processes, evaluating production machinery, and/or chemical exposures to determine safety and environmental hazards/risks and alternative solutions. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work with all levels within the organization and third parties.
  • Competent in MS Office.


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

·         Bachelor’s degree in Environmental, Health and Safety or equivalent preferred.
·         3 years of related Environmental, Health, and Safety engineering experience
·         Or a combination of education, experience and/or training.

Jabil, including its subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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