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EHS Specialist
Middletown , Delaware
October 21, 2017
Safety Coordinator - Health & Safety


Maintain the health and safety of the plant workforce by monitoring and evaluation of health, safety and environmental conditions assuring compliance with applicable policies, procedures and governmental standards; and maintenance of the Battery Health, Industrial Hygiene and Safety Programs

Position Responsibilities;
  • Develops and administers effective occupational health, safety, ergonomics and industrial hygiene programs, including health services functions and maintenance of related policy and procedure manuals.
  • Become knowledgeable in JCI Best Business Practices and incorporate in programs.
  • Educates, motivates and trains line supervision and production personnel in good housekeeping practices, safe work procedures, PPE, etc.
  • Uses specialized testing equipment, samples, measures and evaluates employee exposures to in-plant chemical contaminants, including lead and acid mist; and physical agents such as heat and noise exposure.
  • Administers the audiometric testing and hearing conservation programs.
  • Monitors, analyzes and records performance of the plant exhaust and make-up air ventilation systems.
  • Leads administration of medical surveillance and biological monitoring programs according to OSHA standards and company policies and procedures.
  • Manages the plant personal protective equipment, work clothing and safety equipment programs according to company standards and operating budget.
  • Administers the respiratory protection program, including quantitative fit testing, respirator distribution, cleaning and sanitizing.
  • Assists in administration of the workers' compensation program, including effective medical case management, reporting, record maintenance and follow-up.
  • Develops and implements effective plant programs for the identification, prevention and control of occupational injuries and illnesses.
  • Develops and coordinates plant health and safety education and training programs. Leads the plant safety committee.
  • Maintains current awareness of applicable federal, state and local health, industrial hygiene and safety regulations.
  • Maintains legal, governmental and company environmental, health, medical and safety-related records according to standards, including confidentiality.
  • Maintains an accurate OSHA 300 log. Accompanies visiting inspectors and reports findings.
  • Administers the plant hazard communication program, including maintaining up-to-date SDS's, effective identification of all chemicals, chemical inventory and related training and education programs.
  • Reviews all manufacturing and support operations to assure ongoing safety.
  • Assists the line organization in conducting risk assessments and developing safe operating procedures for all tasks and in investigating incidents.
  • Develops and implements audit programs to review and assure compliance with applicable health and safety standards and systems.
  • Accumulates, prepares and enters health, industrial hygiene, medical and safety data into the IHS computer system. Analyzes data and prepares standard and other requested reports for plant management.
  • Maintains professional competency through participation in professional education and training programs and completion of any necessary requirements to maintain professional credentials.
  • Overtime is required to meet internal and external customer requirements.

Who we are
At Johnson Controls, we're shaping the future to create a world that's safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and vehicles more efficient. We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works and plays. The future requires bold ideas, an entrepreneurial mind-set and collaboration across boundaries. You need a career focused on tomorrow. Tomorrow needs you.
Equal Opportunity & Non-Discrimination - Johnson Controls International plc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by law. To view more information about your equal opportunity and non-discrimination rights as a candidate, visit EEO is the Law , EEO is the Law (supplement) , and Pay Transparency Non-discrimination .

#external Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Safety Studies, Environmental Health Sciences/Industrial Hygiene, or related field required.
  • Minimum two years' experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Able to work outside of scope of responsibilities.
  • Solid presentation and communication skills.
  • Previous experience leading safety and industrial health programs, including experience with EHS agencies and required reporting.
  • Previous experience with OSHA and EPA compliance.
  • Prior use of the Microsoft Office Suite; ability to formulate reports, spreadsheets, and presentations.

A little about us:
We’re shaping the future. Together, let’s make a world that’s safe, comfortable and sustainable. Tomorrow needs you.

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