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Waterman Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Company: McWane, Inc.
Location: Exeter
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewWhat We Live ByThe McWane Way is a core philosophy outlined by the founder J.R. McWane in 1920. - Today It encompasses Teamwork, Excellence, Leadership, Environment, Communication, Accountability, Safety and Trust. - All team members at every level are expected to know and work by these principles, values, and behaviors. - Most importantly, every team member is expected to be able to answer this question, What does this mean for me? - This is the all-important question because behavior is the best evidence of a living principle. - Join the McWane team on the journey to The McWane Way.Who We AreWaterman is a recognized leader in water control products for water treatment, wastewater, high-volume agricultural and rural surface water delivery, hydro-power, and flood control management. - We are a leading provider of water control gates, valves, automated controls and accessories to these markets and key customers such as government agencies (water districts, utilities, flood control districts) and agricultural water users (growers, cooperatives). -Waterman has one of the industrys largest manufacturing operations where we fabricate, machine, and test our water control products based out of Exeter, California. Led by managers trained in the latest quality systems, we carefully monitor all of our processes to ensure quality at each step of design and construction. -In 2018, Waterman was acquired by McWane, Inc. - - At the McWane Family of Companies, we are the leader in delivering clean, safe drinking water around the world while focusing on the safe, environmentally friendly manufacturing of our products. - McWane, Inc. employs more than 6,000 team members and has a longstanding commitment of support to the communities where we live and work. -McWane is a Federal VEVRAA contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. McWane will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status (In IL - sex, including same sex, ancestry, order of protection status, physical or mental disability, military status, pregnancy, unfavorable discharge status, genetic information), (In IA - gender identity), (In CA - gender identity or expression, and genetic information) or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.ResponsibilitiesDescriptionDevelops, implements, and manages programs meant to protect employee health and safety, and promote environmental compliance.The EHS Manager will oversee development of the EHS strategy, policies and programs meant to build a stronger safety and environmental culture and solicit real buy in from team members by working with and being present on the floor. - Establish guidelines governing the collection and maintenance of team training records, health/safety manuals or handbooks, incident/accident reports or other documentation.The position is responsible for identifying opportunity areas, completing risk assessments and proactively develop and implement corrective actions and provide real time communication and training to team members. This role will ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local statues or regulations including OSHA. Sustain a culture of maintaining 5S standards (e.g., maintain cleanliness of work area, etc.). -Role Responsibilities

  • Lead and support short and long-term safety and health targets and strategies.
  • Develop internal capabilities for employees understanding of hazards, risks, and mitigations.
  • Develop cost effective and functional solutions for safety and health issues.
  • Identify and correct potential hazards by inspecting facilities, machinery, and safety equipment.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of various industrial control mechanisms.
  • Review plans and specifications for new equipment and projects to ensure they meet safety requirements and minimize risks.
  • Maintain and apply knowledge of current policies, regulations, and industrial processes.
  • Collaborate with all levels of engineering, quality, operations, reliability, maintenance, and leadership to accomplish safety goals and ensure alignment.
  • Coordinate and oversee contractor safety management.
  • Develop, improve, and implement safety training programs including new hire and contractor orientation programs.
  • Conduct Industrial Hygiene (IH) sampling (ie- noise, ventilation, ergonomic)
  • Provide periodic after-hours safety support in an on-call safety role.
  • Review all applicable environmental permits and exemptions in the regulatory areas assigned (e.g. air quality, wastewater, Stormwater, solid waste, etc.) to ensure that all anticipated environmental related activities are in compliance with existing permits.
  • Able to calculate material composition calculations for EPCRA reporting.
  • Remain current on all training requirements (applicable safety, RCRA, DOT, SPCC, SWPPP, etc.).
  • Development or revision of required compliance plans (SPCC, SWPPP, Solid Waste, Air, etc.)
  • Ensure that all environmental records, information, and reports required for regulatory compliance or per Company policy are maintained and completed as needed and on a timely basis and that all records and information are properly safeguardedQualificationsBasic Qualifications
    • Minimum Bachelors degree in in Occupational Safety and Health, Engineering or related field from accredited college or university.
    • Minimum ten (10) years of EHS experience in a manufacturing environment.
    • Must have knowledge of storm water sampling protocol in accordance with EPA standards.
    • Must have experience in and knowledge of RCRA Hazardous Waste and DOT Hazardous Waste Manifest Rules.
    • Must have familiarity with Method 9 visible emission observations.
    • Must have knowledge of the Environmental Management System (EMS).Position Requirements
      • Standing, walking, stooping, balancing, kneeling, reaching, and sitting are some of the physical requirements.
      • Must be able to meet and adhere physical requirements as well as adhere to wearing the appropriate PPE (steel toed boots, safety glasses, hearing protection and mask).
      • Will be required to work in the following conditions: heat, cold, noise, and vibration.
      • Must be able to work in dust and fumes.
      • Will be required to work extended hours depending on customer and company demands.
      • Must be able to tolerate being exposed to loud noises.
      • Must have some knowledge of industrial tools, their uses, and maintenance.
      • Must be able to lift up to 70lbs. LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERThe above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. - Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. - To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Kennedy Valve Co. is an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. It is the Company's policy to provide equal opportunity for all qualified persons and to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, or any other legally protected status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and reserve the right to perform substance abuse testing as needed. -

Keywords: McWane, Inc., Visalia , Waterman Environmental Health & Safety Manager, Executive , Exeter, California

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