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Lead SHE Advisor

Company: Croda
Location: Mill Hall
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Lead SHE Advisor

Vacancy Number: 3244

Location: Mill Hall

Location Address:
8 Croda Way, Mill Hall
Mill Hall, Pennsylvania, PA 17751
United States

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As a global leader in specialty chemicals, we continue to succeed and strengthen our delivery of innovative, sustainable and high-performance solutions. We are passionate about developing and utilizing new technologies to shape and inspire changes within an ever-growing marketplace.

Croda is seeking a Lead SHE Advisor to provide technical expertisefor Croda's Safety, Health, and Environmental (SHE) programs to supportoperations, laboratory, and maintenance functions, including relatedconstruction projects.This role willlead the development and implementation of SHE programs, policies, andprocedures in support of the Lamar site goals.The primary objectives are to support management of the site'senvironmental programs, protect and enhance the safety and health of employeesand contractors, and achieve best-in-class SHE performance. Performs all dutieswithin Croda's safety, health & environmental expectations.All other duties as assigned by management.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensures site compliance with local, state, federal, and Croda SHEand sustainability requirements by providing applicability determinations andassociated immediate and long-term operations strategies to site management
Proactively engages with site operations and construction teams tomanage environmental permitting and compliance requirements by completingpermitting and reporting deliverables (e.g., air quality construction/operationpermit applications and compliance/emissions reports, EPCRA reports, NPDESpermit applications and reports including spill response plans) on time and bycorresponding with regulatory agencies
Audits SHE programs and work processes, ensuring effective controlof operations, maintenance, and contractor work, including compliance withregulations and established procedures
Reviews and approves construction project SHE risk assessment plans,ensuring that regulatory compliance and Croda expectations are met
Identifies existing and potential safety and health hazards inoperations, maintenance, and construction activities with the authority andknowledge to take prompt corrective action to eliminate hazards
Provides SHE expertise to site stakeholders through the site'ssafety committee team, site risk assessments including job hazard analyses(JHA), SHE management system aspect reviews, process safety hazard studies,management of change (MOC) and pre-startup safety reviews, and contractorsafety reviews
Develops and delivers engaging and impactful SHE training forexisting employees/contractors as well as new employees
Assists in the investigation of SHE-related incidents to determineroot causes and corrective actions, tracking them to completion
Prepares reports, maintains records, and reviews audit and SHE datato identify trends and risk issues that should be escalated for improvement
Tracks and responds to SHE performance indicators to evaluateeffectiveness and implement improvements to reduce occurrence of incidents andinjuries
Audits, reviews, and updates SHE-related procedures and processesincluding safe work permits, ensuring appropriate requirements are implemented
Drives continual improvement in the Lamar site safety culture byengaging employees and contractors in active SHE involvement to demonstrate SHEas a value
Arrange for industrial hygiene sampling as needed to meet complianceand verify plant baselines. Review data for recommendations for processimprovement, personal protective equipment, and procedures, as necessary
Supervises and provides training to the site security guards
Reviews all security protocols and evaluates existing site securityas needed
Manage and oversee SHE related short- to medium-term projects onsite. The projects can vary in length from 1 to 3 years depending on depth andcomplexity
Assist in the completion of Corporate SHE reports and informationrequests
All other duties will be assigned by management

Education and Training:
Bachelor's degree in Safety, Environmental, Engineering, orScience.QEP, CSP, CIH, or CHMMcertification a plus

Knowledge and Experience:
Minimum of 5-10 years of professional safety, health, andenvironmental experience. 3+ years must be within a manufacturing environment
Technical/engineering and operational experience in a productionenvironment
Strong knowledge of, and practical experience with, interpreting andcomplying with local, state, and federal SHE regulations including air andwater quality and EPCRA requirements Demonstrated ability to critically thinkand analyze SHE-related data, complete thorough SHE risk assessments includingpermit-to-work assessments, and promote a culture of injury/illness prevention

Skills and Abilities

Communication Skills:
Must have oral & written proficiency in the English language
Strong technical, interpersonal, organizational, and written andoral communication and presentation skills

Computer Skills:
Demonstrated proficiency with MS office products (Word, Excel,Access, etc.), enterprise resource planning (ERP) software (SAP, etc.) and SHEand/or quality management system software (Intelex, etc.)

Other Skills:
Strong leadership and problem-solving skills
Operate effectively with multiple tasks in a busy environment,meeting challenging deadlines
A high level of initiative and motivation as well as being anenthusiastic team player

Physical Demands:
Ability to walk, sit and/or stand for a minimum of 8 hours per day
Must be able to move through production areas on uneven surfaces,climb ladders/stairs and be exposed to outside temperatures and weather
Able to lift a minimum of 25 pounds

Croda recognizes employees as our strength and the diversity theybring to our workforce are directly linked to our ongoing success. We are anequal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion atour company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute,including age, race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexualorientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or veteran status,pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Inaccordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations forapplicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mentalhealth or physical disability needs.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans.This Organization Participates in E-Verify.

Keywords: Croda, Altoona , Lead SHE Advisor, Other , Mill Hall, Pennsylvania

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