Safety & Environmental Specialist for our client with 1-5 years’ experience, preferably in automotive.  Candidates with a degree in Environmental Health or related field strongly preferred.  This position supports the safety and environmental programs at clients.  It includes responsibility for safety and environmental training, reporting, and oversight functions at our clients and Off-Site locations.  Primary work location could be either Saginaw or Fenton but must be willing to travel and support both locations

Duration:  12-18 months. 40-45 hours/week

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Development, Implementation and Administration of safety and environmental programs.
  • Prepares Job Hazard Analysis in order to promote safe working practices.
  • Assist in incident investigations and help to identify root cause and implement corrective action.
  • Maintains incident records and compile statistical information relative to all losses.
  • Identify the need for, develop, schedule, and present training to company employees, contingent workers and suppliers.
  • Liaison to plant management and assist in the identification and correction of safety and environmental deficiencies.
  • Conduct safety and environmental audits and assessments to determine development needs and identify and effectuate programs to close gaps.
  • Strong communication skills, written and oral
  • Interacts with people in a friendly and open fashion.
  • Must be computer literate in Microsoft Office software (Vizio experience a plus).
  • Delivers training on a variety of safety and environmental subjects to all on-site personnel.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE 

  • Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university.
  • Specialization in Environmental Health and Safety or a related field preferred.
  • 1-5 years of experience in loss control/safety in an industrial environment, preferably automotive.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience that is determined to be directly related to the foregoing specific requirements may be substituted.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of applicable MDEQ, MIOSHA & plant regulations/policies with regards to safety & environmental programs/requirements.
  • Knowledge of hazardous material compliance, emergency response and mitigation practices.
  • Knowledge of root cause analysis to support or facilitate problem solving activities.
  • Knowledge of utility equipment and the generation of electricity.
  • Knowledgeable of Automotive Safety Standards.
  • Knowledge of ISO-14001 Environmental Management Standard