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EHS Specialist

Company: Ajinomoto Foods North America
Location: Lampasas
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Overview As the EHS Specialist, you will provide technical, environmental, health, and safety support to Ajinomoto Foods' (AFNA) assigned plant and personnel. Essential functions include supporting the evaluation of environmental, health, and safety programs and coordinating Plant activities to support local and corporate objectives. You will influence behavior and inspire commitment on the part of all personnel to comply with Ajinomoto safety standards and maintain a safe work environment. You will provide oversite to a designated plant(s) to ensure compliance with all corporate EHS programs and policies under the direction of a Site EHS Manager.
Responsibilities Be a leader and champion for continual improvement in environment, health, and safety.Coach, counsel, and guide department leaders and team members to ensure EHS programs and policies are followed.Conduct frequent facility walkarounds to help identify hazards that pose risks to site personnel.Assist with the execution of administrative programs to prepare, distribute, and maintain written programs, policies, procedures, and records such as SDS, lockout/tag-out procedures, and OSHA reporting.Compose site-specific work methods, JSAs, LOTO procedures, risk assessments, etc.Assist with injuries and post-accident case management and investigations.Provide support for maintaining wastewater and stormwater compliance.Perform facility inspections and audits in alignment with local, state, and federal regulations and site-specific permits.Conduct and support employee training utilizing company-provided training tools.Help ensure the plant is following the company's PSM program.Assist in maintaining OSHA 300 log.Support Behavior Based Safety (BBS) programs by driving participation, supplying critical data, and coaching.Track and report monthly Safety Scorecard requirements as necessary.Perform other related job duties and projects as assigned.Subject to the requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and Ajinomoto Food's HIPAA Privacy and Security policies and procedures, assisting the Ajinomoto Food health plan with day-to-day activities involving protected health information, including but not limited to helping with employee claims, coordinating benefits, determining health claim status, determining eligibility for coverage, budgeting and renewal, billing and collection activities, obtaining assistance from third-parties for plan functions, and any other duties delegated by the HIPAA Privacy or Security Officer.
Qualifications Bachelor's degree in safety or STEM-related discipline preferred but not required.A minimum of one (1) year of manufacturing experience is preferred.Knowledge of safety and health programs, policies, risk identification, control strategies, and preferred federal and state regulations.Completion of OSHA 30 course required.Knowledge of auditing processes (ISO, OSHA, or equivalent guideline related) preferred.Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office required.Strong organizational skills and ability to focus on details required.Strong communication skills and working with others to achieve desired results.Must be a self-starter with the ability to work alone or in a team environment with limited supervision.Strong leadership, motivational, and presentation skills are required. #INDLAM

Keywords: Ajinomoto Foods North America, Georgetown , EHS Specialist, Other , Lampasas, Texas

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