SGS is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With over 97,000 employees in 130 countries and operating a network of more than 2,400 offices and laboratories, we provide services to almost every industry by assuring quality and safety of products and services.
Trusted all over the world, SGS is a market leader because we put 100% passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things. And we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential.
This role is responsible for the implementation and management of the corporate Operational Integrity Management System and support of the management team and employees in the Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) business line within the US.
This critical role understands the inter-working relationship between safety and productivity, profits, associate engagement and retention. The US OI Business Partner for the EHS Business Line takes direction from the Regional OI Vice President and the EHS Business Managing Director to implement, monitor, and improve the corporate OIMS within the business, while improving the Health, Safety, Environmental and Integrity performance of the business line.
Ensure the maintenance of continuous “audit ready” state of compliance with SGS and governmental Health, safety and environmental (HSE) Standards.
Responsible for the development and deployment of all SGS HSE Standards as they specifically apply to the lines of business supported.
Stays up to date with any relevant changes to health and safety legislation.
Ensures communication of safety alerts, legislation updates and safety management system changes to all staff.
Carries out audits to report on status of Policy compliance.
Ensures all shipments of hazardous materials and wastes are in done in compliance with DOT regulations.
Develop and deploy HSE/OI Strategies, Programs and Plans to position the “business” as a best in class organization.
Assist the Industrial Hygiene Manager with the Industrial Hygiene Comprehensive Exposure Assessments and Monitoring.
Delivers training and coaching to establish clear understanding for all relevant employees on HSE expectations.
Leads the effective implementation and utilization of risk assessment/risk prediction processes and drives for appropriate mitigation measures to lower associate risk while ensuring effective communication and understanding by all affected associates.
Ensures investigation of all HSE related incidents utilizing specific tools to drive to root cause and identify actions to prevent recurrence. Drives completion of recognized corrective actions to prevent incident recurrence are effectively implemented, this includes execution of corrective actions developed from other SGS incidents.
Collaborates with the SGS Occupational Medical Director and Business Management Team to ensure effective injury case management process is fully implemented, well understood and functioning as desired.
Serves as the Business HSE/OI technical expert, providing technical expertise/coaching as needed in all areas and initiatives of the function including capital project review and risks management associated with non-capital modifications.
Supports the SGS Global OI & Security Program by implementing standards and best practices.
Education, Competencies & Required Skills:
Minimum 7 years of experience in implementing safety, environmental and/or industrial hygiene programs in an operational arena, ideally with industrial laboratory experience (10 years preferred) OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
Bachelor’s degree in science (ex. engineering, chemistry, safety) preferred.
Demonstrated leadership in driving a program/system of safety or environmental in an enterprise environment.
Strong safety regulatory knowledge and expertise required including EPA, OSHA and DOT.
Experience with hazard recognition, behavioral-based safety, job hazard analysis and root cause analysis.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
High energy, self-motivated, personable.
Familiarity with regulatory agencies, and reporting protocols.
Manage multiple HSE programs.
Responding to and resolving complex health, safety, and environmental questions and concerns
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
SGS is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.
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