Environmental Health & Safety Engineer
Asahi Kasei

Concord, North Carolina

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At Asahi Kasei we believe anyone can buy equipment or build a facility. It is our diverse team members around the globe who will enable us to develop ideas and technologies and capture the exciting opportunities that lie ahead. We look for candidates with a fresh perspective, people with a wide variety of skills who are creative thinkers, enjoy challenges and are driven to excel.

We are currently seeking applications to fill the following job opening at Celgard where we develop and manufacture membrane battery separators that are critical components used in lithium-ion batteries for electric drive vehicles (EDVs) and energy storage systems (ESS).

Company:
Celgard, LLC

Job Description:

Job Duties:

Reports directly to the ES&H Manager. The Environmental Health & Safety Engineer is responsible for the coordination of the Environmental, Safety, and Health-related programs and activities within a fast-paced, plastics manufacturing environment.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Develop, maintain, and perform safety audit process/system (includes conditional/traditional and behavior/observation-based systems).
  • Sponsor site safety committees and other safety-based project teams.
  • Update, maintain, and conduct new-hire, visitor, and contractor ES&H training.
  • Perform pre-start-up safety reviews (CER's) of equipment.
  • Perform, facilitate, or assist with hazard risk assessments and provide feedback and/or solutions for safety/environmental concerns.
  • Perform Incident investigation and reporting; create and facilitate action plans; track and drive investigations to completion.
  • Perform New Chemical Approval requests (SDS review) and maintain and update the SDS library for location.
  • Manage proper classification, labeling, storage, and shipment of hazardous, universal, and non-hazardous wastes.
  • Maintain the site's Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP).
  • Maintain systems and develop reports for CERCLA/SARA notifications and reporting (SARA 302, 311, 312 Tier II, and 313).
  • Perform relevant reviews to ensure Safety and Environmental compliance (e.g. Air/water permit trigger limits) for the site.
  • Create, update, and deliver ES&H related training.
  • Create, update, and maintain ES&H related procedures to ensure compliance with ES&H related regulations and company policies and best practices.
  • Perform, facilitate or drive other ES&H related activities to ensure site compliance with related regulations and company policies and best practices.
  • Maintain relevant ES&H records and documentation for training and inspections / audit.
  • Collaborate and demonstrate good communication with team members both within the department and cross-functionally to meet objectives; participate on cross-functional teams; lead meetings.
  • Utilize KPI's (key performance indicators) to gauge performance, identify areas for improvement, and implement corrective actions.
  • Contributes to the development of program budget and monitors vendor performance against funding and expense requirements.
  • Work in a high performance, team-centered work environment to support overall plant goals.
  • Must keep all Celgard information CONFIDENTIAL.
  • May perform all or some of the responsibilities above and other related duties as assigned.

Education:
  • Minimum: Bachelor's degree in science, occupational safety, industrial hygiene, environmental, or relevant field.

Work Experience:
  • Any or all of the following work experiences (or related experiences) are preferred:
  • 3+ years experience in ES&H.
  • Application of general industry OSHA safety standards (29 CFR 1910) in a manufacturing environment.
  • Leading different safety programs (OSHA, condition based, behavior based).
  • Hazardous-waste and non-hazardous waste management (RCRA).
  • Storm water pollution prevention plans (SWPPP) preferred.
  • SDS (Safety Data Sheet) review and management.
  • ISO14001 EMS and ISO45001 SMS.
  • Developing and delivering Safety and Environmental training.
  • CERCLA/SARA.

Special Skills:
  • The following skills are required:
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, & PowerPoint) and have working knowledge of computers.
  • Performs administrative duties associated with the specific duties of the position.
  • Ability to effectively communicate to all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Experience working in team-based, multi-tasking environment.
  • Able to work under limited supervision.
  • Working hours may vary and occasional evening and/or weekend work is required.
  • Ability to work well with others at all levels of the organization.
  • Individual initiative and a healthy sense of urgency.
  • Able to work on a high performing team creating an environment where open and honest communication is the norm.
  • Ability to build effective workplace relationships, motivating employees, and supporting employee development.
  • Must be able to deal with conflict productively, bringing forth issues that need to be discussed and work to forge a mutually beneficial outcome.
  • Must have the ability to empower employees in an effective manner gaining time and accomplishing more with reduced resources.

The following skills are preferred:
  • Presentation skills
  • Fall protection competent person
  • Crane / Hoist competent person
  • Confined space competent person
  • ISO14001 and ISO45001 internal auditor
  • RCRA/DOT
  • Certified in 1st aid/CPR/AED/BBP
  • Proficient with Microsoft Access and SharePoint
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We believe a diverse workforce is crucial to our growth as a global supplier of advanced materials. Asahi Kasei is an equal opportunity employer.


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