EHS Specialist

Location: Mesa AZ Posted Date: August 15, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 15632 Careermine Job Id: 1796321

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, industrial and forestry industries that maximizes value for customers through innovative solutions. With a full line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels and a global service network, we help customers safely and sustainably optimize their operations. Our Komatsu, P&H, Joy, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC and Gigaphoton equipment and services are used to extract fundamental minerals and develop modern infrastructure.

Job Overview

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced EHS professional to join our team in Mesa, AZ.

Major Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and direction to ensure the successful delivery, implementation, administration and refinement of both regional and site Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) policies, procedures and best management practices.
  • Oversee all EHS activities within the operational context and guide operations towards the achievement of compliance with national, customer, and company EHS standards and best management practices. Ensure that plans are consistent with overall Komatsu EHS strategies and corporate mandates.
  • Assist management in the leadership, development and coordination of EHS policies; set and communicate goals, strategic direction and priorities to ensure success.
  • Interface with and influence operations to ensure the proper analysis, documentation, communication, and implementation of corrective actions items for all incidents of loss (i.e., injury, illnesses, liability, property and near miss). When necessary assume the leadership role in the investigation of serious or otherwise significant incidents of loss.
  • Collect, record,file, analyze and communicate key performance metrics on a regular basis (i.e., daily, monthly, quarterly and annually) to effectively facilitate the advancement of the organization's EHS initiatives.
  • Guide Operation pollution prevention and waste minimization efforts in reducing the overall cost in facility waste management.

Education / Qualification

  • A B.S. degree in Safety, Health and Environmental Management or related field is desirable.
  • 5 to 7 years practical EHS experience in the heavy industrial, manufacturing or mining sectors with increasing roles and responsibilities. Mining experience desirable but not required.
  • A Certified Safety Professional (CSP) Canadian Registered Safety Professional designation (CRSP) or Certified Mine Safety Professional (CMSP) designation is desirable.
  • Comprehensive understanding of all Federal / National, State / Provincial, OH&S regulations and standards as they relate to General Industry and operations (OSHA, MSHA-Preferred, DOT, EPA, Accident/Injury Investigations, etc.).
  • OSHA 500 Train the Trainer or a broad knowledge and additional training expertise in DOT, EPA, GHS/SDS, Accident/Injury Investigation, Hazardous Communication, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), Transportation of Dangerous Goods, Confined Space, Fall Protection, Respiratory Protection, Hoisting and Rigging/Crane Operator Safety Training, Aerial Work Platform, and behavioral based safety management are desired.
  • Knowledge of Workers' Compensation Claims Management and best management practices.
  • Capability to maintain multiple accountabilities and relationships.
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and communication skills.
  • Considerable ability to plan and prioritize EHS initiatives and work with others to execute strategic priorities
  • Strong capability to lead organization through change and ability to lead multiple projects
  • Proficient computer skills. (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Email, etc.)

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.