EHS Specialist – St. Charles, MO

Nov 05, 2019

WHO ARE WE?

LMI is a world-class leader in designing, building and manufacturing aerospace structures, systems and components for commercial, business and regional, and military aerospace customers. We employ engineering, manufacturing and testing experts throughout the United States and the rest of the world. Our integrated team approach and full life cycle of capabilities enable our employees to take advantage of a wide range of opportunities for career growth within our organization.

POSITION SUMMARY

We are currently seeking a EHS Specialist responsible for planning, coordinating, and implementing all site specific environmental, health and safety policy and procedures; including EPA, OSHA and DOT and other federal/state agencies.  The position will work closely with the Corporate Environmental Health and Safety team, General Manger, and Human Resources Business Partner to ensure that all EHS processes and regulations are met daily to the highest standard. In addition, this position will oversee the 6S Program, implementation and processes, as well as monitor and track all EHS and 6S training and training documentation for the facility.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Create and maintain work instructions, forms, and site specific programs and procedures.
  • Coordinate and administer all employee EHS training, as required.
  • Make recommendations for compliance with federal and state EHS regulations.
  • Devise and implement EHS processes to prevent, correct or control environmental conditions.
  • Complete all required weekly, monthly, and annual facility inspections, as required.  Including, but not limited to, fire extinguisher, eye wash, emergency light inspections, and AED.
  • Conduct regular EHS inspections plant-wide on all shifts and administers appropriate corrective actions for violations of EHS procedures and regulations and permits.
  • Lead and facilitate all monthly on-site Safety Committee meetings.
  • Maintain EHS postings; including EHS metrics, safety committee meeting minutes, annual OSHA requirements, hazard communication, etc.
  • Maintain site EHS SharePoint page.
  • Attend all corporate monthly and/or weekly EHS meetings.
  • Conduct EHS audits on a routine monthly basis to ensure compliance to company and regulatory requirements and return results to corporate in a timely manner.
  • Oversee the reporting, investigation, and documentation of all accidents and near miss incidents, following up with supervisors and employees on those incidents and determining and managing corrective actions.
  • Lead and encourage all employees to follow EHS expectations and behavior, communicate employer EHS policies and goals to employees, respond to and/or review employee EHS concerns.
  • Organize and maintain occupational exposure and industrial hygiene programs on an annual basis, making sure that compliance is being met at all times.
  • Oversee SDS maintenance requirements and assist with chemical information requests.
  • Participate in company-wide EHS events and awareness programs.
  • Implement and oversee site 6S program, maintaining the program, and all audit requirements.
  • Work alongside facility supervisors and leads, Quality Manager, and HR to ensure that all on-site facility job specific training is being conducted, documented, and tracked.
  • Assist HR in Workers’ Compensation actions including treatment, investigation, documentation, and drug/alcohol testing.
  • Research and write permit applications / renewals to be compliant with permit reporting requirements.
  • Conduct testing of air quality to verify compliance with internal EHS regulations and/or state and federal requirements.
  • Prepare and maintain emissions inventory for each emission point in the facility on a monthly basis, if applicable.
  • Review monthly/quarterly waste water reports, if applicable.
  • Manage hazardous waste within the facility: facilitates hazardous waste pickups, maintains hazardous waste shipping records to prepare and submit quarterly and biennial hazardous waste generator reports.
  • Conduct storm water sampling and report to appropriate environmental agency.

 

Other Job Duties including but not limited to:

  • Escort representatives of all agencies conducting safety, health, environmental, fire, and physical security audits of the facility.
  • Examine plans and specifications for new processes, machinery or equipment to determine if all safety, health, and environmental issues are addressed and if required reporting or permitting is authored/amended.
  • Perform hazard assessments to ensure hazards are recognized and addressed and that employees have and are utilizing proper PPE.
  • Familiar with AS9100 Quality System requirements and comply accordingly.
  • Participate in kaizen or R3 events focused on EHS improvements.
  • Familiar with all DOT regulations and requirements and ensure all driver personnel meet mandatory requirements to transport hazardous materials and company products; conducts any necessary DOT training and maintains all employee driver records.
  • On-call at all times to respond to EHS related issues and must be available to work extended hours and overtime, when required, including weekends.
  • Document and enforce company policy (verbal and written warnings).

 

Qualifications, Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Occupational Safety & Health and/or Environmental Bachelor’s degree preferred, high school diploma or equivalency required.  Experience may be substituted for bachelor’s degree.
  • Associate Safety Professional Certification preferred.
  • Required use of considerable independent judgment, discretion, and initiative in carrying out daily operations.
  • Must have knowledge or demonstrate the ability to learn EHS regulations, issues, procedures, processes, reporting requirements, and other compliance requirements with federal, state, and local legislation governing the environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word required.
  • Customer Service focused with previous experience in EHS or HR preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.

Performs other related duties or projects as required and assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCES

  • Occupational Safety & Health and/or Environmental Bachelor’s degree preferred, high school diploma or equivalency required.  Experience may be substituted for bachelor’s degree.
  • Associate Safety Professional Certification preferred.
  • Required use of considerable independent judgment, discretion, and initiative in carrying out daily operations.
  • Must have knowledge or demonstrate the ability to learn EHS regulations, issues, procedures, processes, reporting requirements, and other compliance requirements with federal, state, and local legislation governing the environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word required.
  • Customer Service focused with previous experience in EHS or HR preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team based environment and interact professionally with co-workers and vendors, understands internal customers, and strives to maintain good relations with others.
  • Responds quickly to inquiries and follows up, as needed.

 

WHY CHOOSE LMI AEROSPACE?

We take care of our people.

  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a percentage company-match contribution
  • Competitive wages
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and accidental insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Employee assistance plan — for access to counseling, consulting and other community resources
  • Wellness program
  • Tuition assistance
  • Subject to eligibility, terms, and conditions

This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties may differ from those outlined in the job description and other duties, as assigned, may be required. This document does not create an employment contract. Employees of the Company are employed on an “at will” basis and may be terminated at any time.

LMI is an equal employment opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, LMI provides access and opportunities to those with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who seek to access the company’s online application system. If an applicant is unable to fully access the online application system, LMI will provide a reasonable accommodation. Applicants with disabilities may contact us at 636-916-2400 for assistance accessing the on-line application system. Callers should have a detailed description of the requested accommodation, their name and preferred method of contact ready for LMI‘s Human Resources Department. LMI will make every effort to respond within two (2) business days. This phone number is not for the general submission of application materials.

LMI is an E-Verify Employer.

LMI is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veterans Employer

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