Health & Safety Engineer in Bloomsburg, PA at Arconic

Date Posted: 10/16/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    500 East 12th Street
    Bloomsburg, PA
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  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
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Job Description

This opening is in our Kawneer business in Bloomsburg, PA.  We are the leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum products and systems for the commercial construction industry. Kawneer is part of Arconic’s global Building and Construction Systems (BCS) business unit, which manufactures and markets architectural systems and products in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
Under the direction of the location EHS Manager, the Health & Safety Engineer will support the daily health and safety functions for the Kawneer facility in Bloomsburg, PA. The Health & Safety Engineer is accountable for ensuring that Health and Safety activities reduce risk, eliminate incidents, and are performed within external regulatory requirements and internal management guidelines.
Job Responsibilities and Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Develop and sustain systems to drive compliance, fatality prevention and injury reduction;
  • Act as key health and safety liaison with location manufacturing, maintenance & engineering departments to assistance in the execution of their strategic and tactical health and safety plans;
  • Analyze injury and incident data and assist line management in the implementation of focused injury reduction efforts;
  • Provide expertise to proactively address injury reduction efforts;
  • Provide technical expertise and participate in injury / incident investigations to assist in identifying root cause analysis and provide recommendations to prevent recurrence; 
  • Assume leadership of the location’s industrial hygiene program including execution of IH sampling plans, the administration of IH databases and employee exposure records and hazardous material management;
  • Serve as a resource for the location’s industrial ventilation SPA to ensure IH exposure levels are maintained at acceptable levels;
  • Select and manage PPE requirements;
  • Assist with the completion of designated health and safety ASAT audit protocols and overall process;
  • Maintain working knowledge of federal, state and local health and safety regulations and identify all requirements that apply, or may apply to the facility;
  • Develop, review and facilitate Health & Safety related training;
  • Assess, evaluate, eliminate / minimize risks collaboratively with employees using technical knowledge of Health and Safety regulations;
  • Assist in investigations of health and safety incidents, root cause analysis, entry into databases and item closure tracking;
  • Coordinate the development of systems to ensure metrics are accurate and timely per Arconic guidelines;
  • Assist in implementing Human Performance systems;
  • Participate in continuing professional education; staying current and competent in the respective Health & Safety profession through seminars, courses, literature review, etc.
Major Activities and Key Challenges Include:
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication, problem-solving, presentation and human relations;
  • Must be highly organized and able to prioritize and meet deadlines in a very fast-paced environment;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in Health and Safety in a manufacturing or industrial environment.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, or Engineering from an accredited institution;
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in Health and Safety in a manufacturing environment;
  • Prior Alcoa/Arconic Health & Safety experience;
  • Previous Occupational Health & Safety experience in a manufacturing environment;
  • Experience implementing and maintaining Health & Safety programs;
  • Industrial Hygiene experience;
  • Experience with Behavior Based Safety programs;
  • Experience with Ergonomic assessments;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.


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