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Senior EHS Analyst in Fulton, IL at The Timken Company

Date Posted: 10/13/2018

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Job Description

Your Career Begins at Timken Drives LLC

If you’re ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken.  Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.

Timken Drives LLC, a leading manufacturer of roller and engineering class chain products and screw conveyor augers is seeking to add to our 400 + associate team.  Timken Drives is located on the Mississippi River in Fulton, Illinois, and has been in business since 1959.  Timken Drives is a solid company with a stable workforce and is well positioned in our core markets while being sufficiently diversified to minimize the impact of market cycles.

Timken Drives offers competitive pay, a quarterly incentive plan, and an excellent benefits package that includes 401(k) match, Medical, Prescription, Dental, Life, Short-term/Long-term Disability, Paid Vacations/Holidays, and EAP Services.

Position Summary:  To lead the environment, health and safety (EHS) management systems at the Drives facility and serve as the plant expert in environmental health and Safety systems, regulations and requirements.  To lead First Aid Team, PBS Steering Committee, Ergonomics team, and key member of the Safety Steering Committee.  To provide direction, expertise and leadership to ensure the Drives Facility meets the minimum standard of local, state, federal regulations and certification programs, health & safety (OSHA, EPA, etc.)  To develop and communicate the EH&S strategy and goals as documented on the Emergency Action Plan, PEP evaluation and other EH&S management system tools.  Identify, implement and monitor robust methodologies, programs, tools and training modules to drive continuous EH&S improvements.

Essential Job Duties: 
• Lead plant efforts in achieving EH&S goals and objectives.
• Lead and facilitate teams to investigate all EH&S significant incidents occurring in the plant using root cause problem solving techniques to determine required corrective actions and ensure the completion of the same.
• Conduct comprehensive analysis to identify strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities for improvement in the Drives EH&S management systems.
• Develop robust processes/systems that solve problems at the root to eliminate or minimize risk.
• Develop process to maintain all necessary compliance systems and related documentation.
• Manage the plant Precaution Based Safety (PBS) program and oversee the PBS Team’s weekly observations of safety within the work environment.  Provide analysis of concerns or highlight strengths.
• Manage plant injury incident reporting and maintain records of injury incidents and near-misses.
• Ensure associate and first aid injury logs and medical records are in compliance with local, state and federal EH&S regulations and business standards and certifications.
• Participate in the investigation of injuries, near misses and property damage incidents. Ensure follow-up is done to minimize future exposure and that proper records are maintained.
• Identify and analyze plant ergonomic safety issues in order to establish solutions to address deficiencies.
• Maintain compliance with all permits and complete internal and regulatory reporting including data collection for but not limited to air, storm water, and surface water discharge.
• Provide direction and leadership to ensure new projects, expansions, or process changes are designed in compliance with EH&S requirements and regulations and the latest EH&S technologies.
• Collaborate with the Operations, HR, Engineering, and Quality departments to ensure tasks and production activities are performed in accordance with Timken and Regulatory safety practices.
• Assist in overseeing and leading onboarding safety training for new hires in accordance with regulatory requirements.
• Assist in the development and execution of group and individual safety training to all associates in accordance with regulations, concentrating on role-based/job-based training to maintain OJT safety records and reduce future workplace injury incidents and near-misses.
• Track training records for all associates (corporate, plant, and job-specific training); enter information into appropriate tracking systems (plant and/or Timken University).
• Track equipment safety ratings and equipment calibration related to employee safety.
• Assist in the assessment and monitoring of site and personnel security; partners with IT and management for site security and loss mitigation.
• Assist with Operational Metric Analysis and Reporting.

Minimum Requirements: 
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a plant environment
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience with OSHA, Safety & EHS Reporting Compliance
• Proven competency in root cause problem solving techniques
• Excellent analytical skills
• Excellent Communication skills, verbal & Written – to different audiences
• Excellent people skills to influence associates who are not direct reports

Education and/or Experience:  Bachelor’s Degree required in Industrial Hygiene; Environmental/Occ Health; Engineering.  Master’s Degree preferred Industrial Hygiene/ Environmental Engineering
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  OSHA training or equivalent training required.  Record keeping & reporting training completion is required. 

Language Skills:     
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and complete necessary production forms.  Ability to speak effectively with fellow employees and/or customers. 

Mathematical Skills:                     
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:                      
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, schedule, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several variables; problem solving ability.

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, use hands/arms.   The employee is regularly required to talk, hear at conversational level, and smell.  The employee is occasionally required to walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift/move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift/move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift/move up to 50 pounds.  Moving/lifting greater than 50 pounds requires assistance from another employee or a lifting device/hoist.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Required Personal Protective Equipment
Employee is required to wear proper safety eyewear, hearing protection, and steel-toed shoes at all times while on the plant floor.

Company Information:
The Timken Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All associates and applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law. For additional information please visit our website Timken Careers  http://www.timken.com/careers/.

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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