Marvin Windows and Doors Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist in West Fargo, North Dakota

Risk Management/Safety and Environment

Position Summary: This position provides site safety, including associate-level environmental safety solutions for Integrity's safety and environmental areas. This individual will develop and maintain positive relationships with coworkers and necessary regulatory agencies related to EHS aspects of the business. This position will supply appropriate input to all business functions related to EHS compliance and best practices in a timely/efficient manner. The EHS Coordinator is responsible for working with others to establish effective systems and processes that will ensure regulatory compliance, minimize costs, and maximize efficiency with the goal of maintaining an OSHA rate 50% below the industry average while pursuing the ultimate goal of zero. This position will primarily support the safety programs at an Integrity site but may be called upon to assist with the other Integrity sites (Fargo, West Fargo North, West Fargo South, and/or Roanoke.)

Key Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the EHS Manager, develop and maintain written safety programs and procedures to ensure OSHA compliance and VPP certification or recertification, track and analyze data on incidents and safety observations and use this data to suggest changes to improve safety performance, and develop and provide safety training to all associates on site.

  • Investigate all incidents and contribute feedback to the ARB when necessary.

  • Gather, develop and submit to the EHS Manager all required data for the OSHA Programs annual report, complete special projects related to Workforce Safety programs/audits, state safety projects and other safety projects as necessary, ensure corporate policies/practices are current, compliant and administered regarding federal, state and local regulations and company requirements.

  • Maintain involvement with governmental/professional organizations such as VPP, OSHA, NIOSH, NRC, ASSE, NFPA, the National Safety Council and Corporate Insurance Provider. Facilitate site specific OSHA, VPP, employee health and wellness, ergonomics, and other training needs and improvement programs.

  • Coordinate Integrity Safety Committee meetings, monthly safety audits, and site specific audits.

  • Manage the site specific internal safety inspections including, but not limited to, fire extinguishers, fire protection valves, ladders, diesel fuel unloading, machines, tools, equipment, etc., and maintain all audit records.

  • Coordinate with appropriate Integrity departments the vendor supported inspections of fire prevention, protection and evacuation alarm systems and manage the compliance documentation.

  • Maintain working knowledge of applicable environmental regulations of EPA, ISO 14001 and state agencies, provide to the EH&S; manager data needed for all periodic environmental reports (Tier II, Tank Registration, etc.), suggest changes to the EHS Manager for plans, permits, manuals and other documents as necessary.

  • Maintain all necessary data collection to support environmental reporting and planning, evaluate new product requests for environmental concerns of all sites, monitor site specific environmental compliance and implement, conduct or direct corrective action when needed. Other environmental activities as required.

  • Review and report to the EHS Manager corporate policies/practices that are not current or compliant. Administer current and compliant federal, state and local regulations and company requirements.

  • Annual professional development in addition to the required education/training of this position.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Accountability measures include: OSHA incident rate, reduce employee turnover rate, % on time of delivery, continue to reduce Integrity's operational costs.

Education, Training and Experience:

  • Environmental and Safety courses/education/certification is strongly preferred

  • Minimum of one-year experience in environmental compliance role is preferred

  • The following courses/certifications/trainings are all strongly preferred:

  • 30-hour OSHA

  • 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations Emergency Response

  • Forklift (train-the-trainer certified)

  • First Aid and CPR/AED

  • Blood borne pathogens (train-the-trainer certified)

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have working knowledge in the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, etc.) and the ability to learn proprietary software

Direct Supervisory Responsibility: No Supervisory Responsibility