Environmental Health & Safety Specialist (EH&S)

Location: Katy, TX

Department: 1

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Senior Manager/Supervisor

Environmental Health & Safety Specialist (EH&S)

Are you looking for a career that allows you to use your knowledge and passion for EH&S and people in a manufacturing environment? If so, your future could begin at Pepperl+Fuchs! A leading developer in the global automation market, Pepperl+Fuchs is looking for a skilled, ambitious individual to fill an EH&S Specialist position for our new facility in Katy, Texas. This person will initially spend some time in Twinsburg, OH for training. 

A successful candidate must be able to work in a fast pace environment while maintaining high standards of EH&S.  This job will be integral in helping to train our staff for the new facility.  This job will require a strong sense of urgency, initiative, and drive to get things done correctly, with emphasis on working with people in the process. 

The Environmental Health & Safety Specialist will be responsible for a variety of tasks including:

  • Leads, defines, trains to grow the culture of EH&S for Katy operations.
  • Ensures management processes and assurance program meet the requirements of all applicable US regulations (EPA & State) and Group EH&S system standards
  • Primary contact point for compliance questions from regulators and customers
  • Ensures integrity of the management system.
  • Assesses Risk and works to minimize or mitigate.
  • Creates procedural systems and new work instructions to standardize and streamline processes between departments and facilities.
  • Leads monthly site safety committee meetings with employee representatives.
  • Guides preparation and facilitates Management Review Meetings.
  • Ensure all reporting and investigation of any near miss or incident in a timely manner and that root causes are identified and eliminated.
  • Maintains detailed records and prepares communications and reports as needed.
  • Interacts professionally on a regular basis with customers, staff, vendors, operations at sister plants and offices and the general public.
  • Influences staff results by coaching, training, counseling, and monitoring by the use of auditing. 
  • Ensures reporting of any infringement of company policies to a departmental manager.

Environmental Health & Safety Qualifications

  • AS or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other technical field required.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in a manufacturing EH&S environment.
  • Must have experience working with OSHA.
  • Must have experience with Workers Compensation.
  • ISO 9001 and 14001 experience experience a plus.
  • Well-developed oral, written and professional communication skills.
  • Proficient in use of risk assessment and knowledgeable in EH&S law.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and the use of the intranet and internet.
  • Ability to organize work, engage in a variety of tasks simultaneously to consistently meet deadlines.
  • High degree of initiative and independent judgment.
  • Ability to demonstrate a high attention to detail and good follow-up skills.
  • Must be self-motivated, proactive and solution focused.
  • Ability to tactfully and effectively deal with regulators, public and staff in a personable and professional manner.
  • Maintains a high level of energy and a consistent positive attitude.
  • Ability to work alongside other employees within all levels of the organization.
  • Team building skills; organizational and staff development skills.

We offer a competitive salary, great benefits, a comfortable work environment, a strong PTO (Personal Time Off) Plan, and professional development opportunities. 

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