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Job Purpose and Impact
The Environmental Health and Safety Specialist 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.
- Support the plant manager in facilitating the community and governmental interaction and the external reputation.
- Support contractor environmental, health and safety requirements during construction phase and help test and evaluate environmental, health and safety performance according to design during project startup phase.
- Partner with regional domain and country environmental, health and safety to support management of site impact assessments, operating permits and construction permits.
- 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.
- Bachelor’s degree in a Environmental Health & Safety or other scientific field with relevant Environmental Health & Safety experience.
- Minimum of two years of related work experience.
- Strong working knowledge of Environmental and Osha Compliance requirements.
- Basic business acumen and the ability to partner and communicate effectively with business counterparts.
- Solid working knowledge of Environmental Health & Safety Management systems programs and procedures.
- Strong Change Management experience.
- Experience in developing safe work culture.
- Strong scientific and mathematical knowledge.
- Confirmed ability to deliver processes effectively to optimize business resources.
- Relocation assistance is provided for this role.
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.