EHS SPECIALIST

Overview

Join the largest manufacturer of tile and natural stone in the United States and watch your career stand out with Dal-Tile, a subsidiary of Mohawk Industries.

 

Our close-knit team of dedicated professionals has made us the success we are today. In exchange for their hard work, we support our people with a family-friendly work environment, a commitment to promoting from within, unique benefits that go beyond just medical and dental, and a belief that every employee deserves a productive life outside of work. If this sounds outstanding to you, take the first step forward and explore a career with Dal-Tile.

Responsibilities

Major Functions and Scope:

 

• Helps to maintain a safe, healthy and organized working environment for all areas.
• Ensures all Safety protocols throughout the plant are adhered too.
• Follows the Quality Management System, which is certified to ISO 9001-2008 for operators.
• Develops and implements safety leadership and management systems such as VPP and/or OHSAS 18001
• Develops and implements safety and environmental policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules and regulations.
• Conducts worksite assessments including Industrial Hygiene Monitoring to identify and evaluate safety and health risks and compliance exposures. Develops strategies to reduce or eliminate these risks and exposures.
• Plans and delivers training programs for manager and employees on relevant accident prevention and compliance programs such as: Lockout/Tagout, confined space entry, PPE, fire prevention and protection, forklift certification, new employee orientation, chemical handling and Hazard Communication, and Stormwater Pollution Prevention.
• Conducts analyses of accident causes and associated health hazards to be used to target specific prevention strategies. Prepares and maintains required documentation of incident reports, statistical analyses and other reports for use as required by company personnel and outside agencies. Complies and submits accident reports required by regulatory agencies.
• Audits organization facilities to detect existing or potential accident and health hazards and management systems deficiencies. Determines appropriate corrective or preventative measures where indicated and follows-up and reports to management to ensure measures have been implemented.
• Provides information and communication materials to various worksites to assist with training, safety meetings, informational campaigns, initiatives.
• Assists line managers in developing safety goals and objectives. Provides information to management regarding the status of meeting stated safety goals and objectives.
• Coordinates the investigation of incidents and injuries with site managers. Assists with regulatory inspections and the preparation of materials for use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations as required.
• Represents the company in community or industry safety groups and programs.
• Maintains required environmental safety and health program documentation to include annual reporting submission to EPA and OSHA.
• Facilitates the safety leadership and management function through various committees
• Notifies Plant Manager and HR Manager on all aspects of facility safety, environmental and health issues.
• Assists HR Manager in employee improvement programs as needed.
• Reports plant goals, metrics and performance both to the division and corporate
• Performs other related duties as required.

 

Other Pertinent Job Information: While performing the duties of this job:

  • The associate is regularly required to stand, use hands, and reach with hands and arms. 
  • The associate is required to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 
  • The associate may be required to sometimes sit, climb or balance. 
  • The associate may lift and/or move up to 80 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this position includes close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus. 
  • While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.
  • The associate is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. 
  • The associate may be exposed to a wide range of temperatures. 
  • The noise level is usually loud. 
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Qualifications

Education and Knowledge:

 

Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

10 hrs. OSHA compliance training or equivalent. Knowledge and continual education of workers compensation compliance requirements and OSHA regulations and compliance procedures.

 

Experience:

 

At least 2 years’ experience in health and safety. 1-3 years training in OSHA standards. Training development and presentation experience.

 

 

Competencies:

  

We offer competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, career opportunities, and an environment of creativity and growth. 

Company Match on 401k
Employee Purchase Discount
Tuition Reimbursement

 

Dal-Tile is a proud supporter of our U.S. military, veterans and their families - Thank You for Your Service!

Active military, transitioning service members and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant (EEO/AA M/F/D/V).

 

 


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