Regional Safety & Environmental Specialist - LaPorte, IN
Title: Regional Safety & Environmental Specialist - LaPorte, IN
Job Number: 1200958
Regional Safety & Environmental Specialist
This position will be based out of LaPorte, IN. This position reports to the North Regional S&ES Manager and will have direct safety and environmental support responsibility for multiple plants in IN, IL, and MI. The main (home) location will be in LaPorte, IN, but will also support Penkin, IL, and the Indiana and Michigan standard plants and other areas as assigned by Management.
RELOCATION ASSISTANCE IS APPROVED FOR THIS POSITION
Collaborates with employees and supervisors to identify and correct potential safety and health hazards and environmental situations, and provides compliance assurance and assistance from a strategic and tactical standpoint to a specific area of responsibility. Implements safe and environmentally-compliant standard work practices with line personnel and monitors conformance through safety and environmental inspections. Assures compliance with organizational and government environmental, health and safety standards. Monitors organizational environmental, safety and health performance, and provides employee safety and environmental training and compliance tools.
This mid-level professional position applies advanced safety and environmental knowledge at multiple facilities to all safety and environmental areas - fleet safety, personnel safety, operational safety, pipeline safety, and environmental - in order to protect the health and safety of all company employees, as well as the surrounding communities and environments in which the company operates. Provides leadership, guidance and assistance in the prevention/control of accidents and incidents to a specific area of responsibility.
The Following Are Preferred
Certified Safety Professional (CSP) Certification
OSHA Authorized Trainer for OSHA 10 hr and 30 safety courses for General or Construction Industry
This position operates in both office and field environments, and requires 35%-40% travel with some overnight stays.
Praxair is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer - M/F/D/V
Bachelor's Degree Required
5 years of Safety/Environmental experience Required