BLACKROCK RESOURCES is looking for a Health and Safety Specialist for a Direct Hire Opportunity with our client in Berlin NJ.

Responsibilities:
* Supports the HSE Manager in ensuring safety metrics and requirements for the facility are met as required, including OSHA required recordkeeping
* Champions initiatives that identify and communicate facility risk exposures, prioritize risk reduction needs, and drive closure of recommendations to reduce the identified risks
* Responsible for developing and administering safety and health related programs and conducting training for the facility (Life Critical policies, PPE policy, hearing conservation, respitory protection, etc.)
* Facilitates / oversees incident reporting, investigations, root cause analyses, and closure of corrective actions for HS related incidents; assists with case management
* Responsible for the Mobile Equipment program and qualifies appropriate personnel for mobile equipment per job requirements
* Monitors and prevents physical and biological hazards that could be present in the work area
* Recommends improvements in processes, design, procedures, and operating equipment to minimize hazardous potential
* Establishes and implements plant-wide safety communications to ensure employees are aware of potential hazards and unsafe conditions
* Develops action plans for HS activities, performs follow-up on these activities, and report status to EHS Manager
* Leads plant Safety Committee and participates in safety-related teams
* Leads plant behavior-based safety and near miss/good catch programs
* Appropriately administer and apply plant and corporate policies
* May be required to perform other related duties as assigned

Requirements: (education, skills and abilities)
* Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 2 years' experience in health and safety
* Leadership skills to indirectly influence personnel, implement EHS initiatives, and perform follow-up on specific activities (Solid)
* Significant knowledge of safety regulatory standards (OSHA, etc.) (Solid)
* Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills (Solid)
* Strong organizational and training skills (Solid)
* Demonstrated root-cause analysis skills (Solid)
* Demonstrated safety and health assessments/audit skills (Solid)
* Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook (Solid)
* Fundamental knowledge of Behavior Based Safety including general principles, audit process, incentives, and accountability (Solid)
* Minimal travel required (5-10 days per year)
* May be required to lift, carry, push or pull up to and including 25 pounds
* Work environment is typical of a manufacturing facility; may be exposed to environmental conditions of cold, heat, high noise levels, moving mechanical parts, heights, dust/mist/gas/fumes, extensive walking or climbing, etc.

Bachelors degree

IDEAL CANDIDATE
Experience with EHS initiatives, knowledge of safety standards, audits, implementing new safety programs, BBS, hearing conservation, respiratory experience, and incident reporting

 

 

 

For consideration on this positions send resume to kkuczynski@blackrockres.com

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Health and Safety Specialist