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Sr. Health & Safety Engineer (Industrial Hygiene Focus) in New Kensington, PA at Arconic

Date Posted: 12/24/2018

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Job Description

This position provides safety, health and industrial hygiene technical support along with informal leadership to ATC production, R&D and facilities operations.
Major Activities / Key Challenges:
• Provide health and safety technical guidance to ATC leaders, personnel and contractors facility operations, production and R&D projects.
• Lead and support fatality and serious injury/illness prevention analysis, incident investigations and root causes analyses.
• Utilize broad technical knowledge in Health & Safety to influence change management and problem solving in a highly complex and rapidly changing R&D facility, using tools such as Project EHS Review, Process Safety Assessment, FMEA, Fault Tree, Kaizen, etc.
• Identify, assess and recommend controls for complex health and safety risks associated with R&D projects.
• Guide site engineers and scientists to proactively incorporate best practice solutions to reduce or eliminate H&S risk on new and changing R&D processes.
• Coach and counsel departmental leaders to assist them in the execution of their EHS accountabilities.
• Act as single point accountable for several health and industrial hygiene programs as required by Arconic standards and self-assessment tool and applicable regulatory agencies, for areas such as Exposure Assessments, Hazardous Materials Management, Health Hazard Controls, Ergonomics, and Chemical Management; identify gaps, develop and execute action plans to close gaps; and refine management systems to enable worker safety and compliance.
• Lead teams of non-direct reports to implement or maintain EHS programs.
• Ensure company compliance, and assist with the administration of all state and Federal requirements including OSHA requirements and recordkeeping.
• Facilitate training for Health programs (Chemical Specific, Employee Right to Know, TSCA etc.)
• Work closely with and support the onsite medical services department and emergency response team.
• Conduct qualitative and quantitative occupational exposure assessments of chemical and physical hazards, prepare analysis reports, review with affected employees, and provide recommendations for controlling.
Essential Knowledge & Skills / Education:
• Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint
• Strong written and verbal communication skills; able to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
• Ability to facilitate training sessions for all levels of staffing
• Strong organizational skills
• Strong analytical, problem solving skills
• High level of adaptability to thrive in a rapidly progressing R&D environment
• High learning agility to support risk identification, assessment and control of rapidly changing technology
• Ability to make difficult decisions with sometimes an incomplete set of data.
• Ability and willingness to influence leadership


Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in EHS, Occupational Health & Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Chemistry, or Public Health.
• Minimum 3 years' experience managing and implementing health programs and applying OSHA regulations.
• Minimum 3 years' experience with Industrial Hygiene requirements, instrumentation, monitoring, and measurements.
• 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.
• This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status.  ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Knowledge of Toxic Substance Control Act Chemical inventory Requirements and 8C/8E.
• 3 years’ experience managing EHS programs and evaluating EHS risk in an R&D environment.
• Certification or working toward certification – CIH.
• Knowledge of OSHA health and safety requirements.
• Knowledge of Arconic health and safety requirements.
• PA Asbestos Building Inspector and Management Planner License preferred.
• Knowledge of PA Code Requirements for Radiological Health.