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EH&S Specialist in Puyallup, WA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/27/2018

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Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is looking for an EH&S Specialist at a plastics manufacturer in Puyallup, WA. 

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  • Develop, maintain, and update facility health, safety, and environmental programs, procedures, records, and documents and ISO14000 compliant Environmental Management System

  • Plan, schedule, and conduct training related to health, safety, and environmental programs.

  • Oversee investigations of incidents and make recommendations for corrective action.

  • Assist with site’s regulatory reporting requirements under local, state and federal guidelines including emission and waste discharge.

  • Coordinate health, safety, and environmental projects with other departments/functions and recommends and implements methods to increase health, safety, and environmental compliance and reduce/eliminate identified risk

  • Conduct risk assessments, develop and implement action plans.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Preference for engineering degree with focus in environmental, health and safety. Consideration will be given for other degree and experience.

  • 3+ years’ experience developing, implementing and running a safety program and experience with environmental reporting in a manufacturing environment

  • Strong communication, team building skills and ability to train others at all levels

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and equipment and competent to assess safety and environmental risk and recommend improvements in controls as needed (competence in using a disciplined risk and gap reduction methodology).

  • Strong problem solving skills and organizational skills

  • Ability to lead teams and/or actively participate on teams and coordinate activities with other departments/functions to achieve the EHS goals for the site.

  • Efficient and willingness to lead site achieve desired results. Must be a team player. Self-starter and meet commitments & deadlines with limited direct supervision.

  • Excellent interactive skills.  Effective communications skills essential-both written and verbal

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.