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Environmental Health and Safety Assistant

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Job ID 167231 Date posted 11/25/2021 Location : Hazleton, Pennsylvania

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.


Job Purpose and Impact

The Environmental, Health and Safety Assistant will provide support with environmental, health and safety compliance and will be responsible for administrative support. In this role, you will provide administrative assistance in development, implementation, and maintenance of processes and programs built to assure compliance with existing federal, state and local health and safety regulations and requirements at sites with environmentally regulated technologies or highly hazardous processes, medium to high risk of serious injuries and fatality.

Key Accountabilities

  • Conduct incident investigation based on incident classification and liaise with engineers, management, and health and safety regulatory authorities and support in identifying causes of accidents and prevent their recurrence.
  • Support the review of environmental health and safety programs, including assessing risks, conducting field checks, organizing and facilitating sessions and role modeling environmental health and safety behaviors.
  • Support the management of action plans by assisting in identifying potential emergency situations, assist in creating emergency communication plans, support testing and validating the emergency action plans.
  • Assist in updating environment health and safety program and process documentation in alignment with global programs, incorporating clearly defined instructions and edits provided by more senior team members.
  • Provide assistance in system support activities to document issues, risks, training and action plans.
  • Handle moderately complex clerical, administrative, technical or customer support issues under general supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma, secondary education level or equivalent
  • Minimum of two years of related work experience
  • Other minimum qualifications may apply

Preferred Qualifications

  • Solid working knowledge of environment, health and safety practices

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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