Volvo Group Specialist – Health, Safety and Environmental in Middletown, Pennsylvania
The Specialist – Health, Safety and Environmental will identify, develop, implement, and manage HSE (Health, Safety and Environmental) programs and initiatives consistent with the company’s business plans and in compliance with federal, state, local, and Volvo requirements. They will provide leadership to the organization in health, safety and environmental company issues, practices, and procedures. This position will report directly to the Quality, Safety & Environmental Manager of Middletown, PA.
Develop programs and initiatives to reduce work related illnesses and injuries and improve operations productivity and employee engagement
Responsible for driving regulatory compliance with applicable OSHA related mandated programs such as lockout tag out, confined space entry, hazard communication, powered industrial trucks, hearing conservation, etc.
Responsible for driving regulatory compliance with applicable EPA and PADEP related programs such as EPCRA, Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, NPDES, etc.
Responsible for ensuring applicable OSHA written programs are reviewed and updated as necessary
Support supervisors with completing incident investigations including tracking of Safety/ Environmental actions.
Provide necessary HSE training to management and the line organization
Utilize VPS methodology (when applicable), and develop necessary action plans to address corrective actions in health, safety and environmental affairs
Recommend, define, drive and communicate HSE related targets, KPIs and necessary actions
Monitor current and future applicable regulatory requirements. Perform regulatory impact assessments and communicate results with/notify operational management
Develop and maintain strategic plans jointly with business partners, and manage activities to minimize liability and/or exposure to the company for HSE issues
Administer health and safety related language in contractual agreements with labor union. Maintain effective relationships with union safety representation and other union representatives
Work closely with management team to establish facility goals, monitor program effectiveness, provide data and/or progress reports to management, and develop/manage corrective actions for the facility
Maintain and communicate HSE performance information to company management as directed or requested
Work closely with regulatory agencies, community groups and potential customers to secure Volvo’s reputation as a leader in Safety and Environmental performance
As requested, participate on global and local networks to secure consistency and standards throughout the organization e.g. GTO, Regional and Global Working Groups
Coordinate, communicate and participate in HSE activities with Group Truck Operations and US HSE Center of Expertise
Maintain ISO 14001 program.
Specialist – Health, Safety and Environmental
Advanced knowledge of state and federal H&S laws and regulations
Working knowledge of regulatory reporting requirements
Working knowledge of ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 management system standards a plus
Working knowledge of heavy industrial manufacturing and assembly operations
Strong communication and organizational skills
Ability to influence a change in safety culture
Minimum Years of Experience, Education and Certifications Required
BS in chemical, environmental engineering, safety or demonstrated equivalent experience
Minimum 5 years in industrial, manufacturing and commercial occupational health and safety management experience
ASP or CSP H&S certification a plus
Experience working in a unionized environment
Knowledgeable of Workers’ Compensation Management
Knowledge of Volvo Company Policies and reporting requirements
Highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications
Knowledgeable of behavioral based safety concepts and ergonomics
Knowledge of DOT hazardous materials regulations a plus
Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions, as well as all production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group's customers as well as for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chain for all brands, production facilities and distribution centers where the Volvo Group operates.
In Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.
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Group Trucks Operations
Travel Required (Maximum)
Last application date
Health & Safety
Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran