Exide Technologies

Health and Safety Supervisor

US-KS-Salina
Requisition ID
2017-1481
Category
Environmental, Health, Safety (EHS)
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

This position will be responsible to review, evaluate, and analyze work environments and assist in the design of programs and procedures to control, eliminate, and prevent injury caused by physical, chemical, or ergonomic factors. Duties will include, but not be limited to: Assess and evaluate plant conditions for H&S compliance, conduct or manage inspections and enforce adherence to laws and regulations governing health and safety. The H&S Supervisor develops and maintains proficiency in technical matters related to Safety and Industrial Hygiene with a focus on air sampling and noise monitoring.


Successful candidates will possess the ability to work with individuals from varied backgrounds, skills, and education levels to complete projects in an efficient and organized manner.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor the activities of the Plant Nurse as needed
  • Perform field audits of all personal protective equipment in use in field.
  • Perform atmospheric monitoring of all work areas and record results appropriately.
  • Audit safety performance of all employees including all reporting forms and audit sheets.
  • Work with supervision to develop and implement Job Safety Analysis and Site Specific Rescue Plans for each job. 
  • Assisting in the review and update of the Air Sampling Plan (ASP)
  • Assist in the leading of the plant safety program and drive positive safety culture.
  • Take regular noise level readings in plant areas as required.
  • Inspect and maintain a log of all emergency response equipment and operational status.
  • Must be familiar with all hygiene related equipment and assist in maintenance of such equipment.
  • Assist with reports and statistical analysis of Health and Safety data for corporate review.
  • Attend, complete, or conduct training or programs related to safety and employee wellness.
  • Conduct ergonomic assessments and implement corrective measures to reduce ergonomic injuries.
  • Conduct new-hire employee safety orientation.
  • Assist with incident investigations, root cause analysis, and corrective action planning and execution.
  • Maintain and work within department budget. Support plant financial objectives.
  • Conduct mandated employee health and safety training programs as required by the Health and Safety Training Matrix, such as Hazard Communication, Lock Out/Tag Out, Confined Space Entry and Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Serve as the leader of plant monthly safety committee.
  • Direct and calibration and maintenance of Air Sampling equipment
  • Collection of air samples in line with an established ASP.
  • Submission of samples for analysis in accordance with established procedures.
  • Recommend sampling methods, strategies and help establish priorities.
  • Assist in the investigation of employee complaints related to health and safety.
  • Provide assistance to the engineering team for new manufacturing process, construction, demolition and renovation activities.
  • Review and approve sampling procedures, records, and data prior to sample submittal.
  • Receive, approve and interpret Industrial Hygiene results

Qualifications

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • A Bachelor degree in Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, Industrial Safety or related field. Will also consider Associates degree with 8-10 years directly related experience
  • Prefer 3-5 years industrial safety experience.
  • Working knowledge of OSHA and EPA Regulations.
  • Knowledge of proper protocol for exposure monitoring.
  • Proficient with MS Office Products (Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Outlook, and Word)

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be frequently exposed to fumes, dust, airborne particles, and extreme heat and humidity.
  • While some work will be performed in an office setting, the majority of the time the employee will be required to be in the manufacturing facility, where additional exposure is likely.
  • Employees may be required to wear a respirator inside the manufacturing facility.
  • Qualified candidates must be able to sit, stand, walk, bend, and climb with minimal effort.

EEO Statement

Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Exide

Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical energy solutions—batteries and associated equipment and services for transportation and industrial markets. With 128 years of industry experience and operating in more than 80 countries, Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products that keep customers and their businesses powering forward. Leading car, truck and lift truck manufacturers trust Exide as an original equipment supplier, and Exide serves the transportation and industrial aftermarket through a comprehensive portfolio of products and services. The Company’s extensive sales, distribution and service network provides flexibility and quality for an exceptional customer experience.

At Exide Technologies, It All Starts Now. History and scale, combined with a start-up mentality, make Exide the faster, more nimble, more innovative, more digital, and more responsive alternative for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier. Exide is "the 128 Year Old Start-Up," and the Company is moving forward—bringing the energy of the “new Exide” to customers around the world.

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