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Environmental Health Safety Specialist/Ergonomics

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Job ID 218044 Date posted 08/01/2022 Location : California, Missouri

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Job Purpose and Impact

The Environmental Health and Safety Specialist / Ergonomics will lead the implementation, execution and maintenance of the environmental, health and safety and process safety management systems at low to medium complex facility, or help lead at a high complex facility. In this role, you will serve as a subject matter authority for the application of safe, compliant operational practices and demonstrate compliance with company policy, work processes, programs and standards that comply with environmental, health and safety regulations.

Key Accountabilities

  • Support the plant manager in facilitating the community and governmental interaction and the external reputation.
  • Partner with regional domain and country environmental, health and safety to support management of site impact assessments.
  • Support suitable training content and delivery mode, in line with global and regional requirements, conduct gap assessment to identify training needs, adjust curriculum to reflect site specific needs and deliver training.
  • Partner with key site or project leaders to integrate and operationalize environmental, health and safety programs and drive culture of safety, compliance and continuous improvement.
  • Understand, localize and integrate company and legally required work processes, programs and controls into site level operating procedures, tools and work instructions to standardize front line processes and monitor, analyze and adjust for improved performance.
  • Ensure strong alignment of goals, metrics and targets with plant vision and targets and govern site performance targets together with plant and site leadership team and consult on planning, issue and incident response and operational environment, health and safety and process safety compliance.
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Information

  • This position is posted both internally and externally.
  • Relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field OR equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of two years of related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Confirmed ability to deliver processes effectively to optimize business resources.
  • Strong scientific and mathematical knowledge.
  • Basic business acumen and the ability to partner and communicate effectively with business counterparts.
  • Fluent in Spanish

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Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time.  Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill’s safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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