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Sr EHS Specialist

Company: Yoh
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Sr. EHS Specialist needed for a contract opportunity with Yoh Scientific's client located in -Oakland, CA. -This position is for a major food company, and the ideal candidate would be someone with a bachelors degree in a related field, with 3-5 years of environmental, health and safety experience is required. -HAZMAT Ground Shipper Certification (DOT) a plus.Shift: Monday through Friday, day shift.Location: Candidate will be onsite between Oakland and Redwood City locations. ResponsibilitiesThe Sr. EHS Specialist will assist with promoting a safe work environment and a positive safety culture. Supports EHS managers with all aspects of occupational safety, employee health, and environmental compliance. Assists in the training and coaching of employees with safety programs and safe work practices. Multiple responsibilities surrounding data gathering, structuring, and prioritizing to identify safety trends, practices, and metrics.

  • Actively engage with the workforce to promote a safety culture of awareness and self-responsibility.
  • Assists in the development, implementation, maintenance and continuous improvement of all occupational safety policies, processes, and procedures.
  • Will coordinate and oversee outside vendors for various services provided for safety compliance and environmental regulatory requirements.
  • Performs inspections and audits relating to occupational safety and recommends corrective measures. Will assign action item owners and track items to completion.
  • Be responsible for all required reports, metrics, and information to EHS Management and company Management in a timely manner.
  • Supports EHS Management and Human Resources to manage the company Return-to-Work program for injured employees.
  • Work directly with Supervisors to ensure accident, incident, and near miss investigations are thorough and completed with assigned corrective actions.
  • Will support the management of the Emergency Response Team and assist ERT members with completing specific training requirements.
  • Responsible for creating and conducting safety training, including new employee safety orientation, in support of Impossible safety programs and policies.
  • Will assist Management with reviewing new or modified equipment to ensure all safety concerns are mitigated.
  • Will track and report progress of safety team activity, area safety audits, and incident investigations.
  • In conjunction with the Facilities team and Lab team, manage the hazardous waste, and prepare waste for disposal, track data and manifests, and complete all reports.
  • Along with EHS Management, will lead the Emergency Response Team, and participate as an active, fully trained member. May need to respond to facility emergencies at all hours.
  • Will ensure site-specific programs to train supervisors, employees and vendors are continuously updated as needed, and annually thereafter. Programs will meet corporate standards and meet regulatory requirements. Will ensure all necessary training is provided to employees and vendors.
  • Responsible for ensuring storm water inspections and storm water sampling is conducted, as required. -Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in a related field is desired, but not required.
    • HAZMAT Ground Shipper Certification (DOT)
    • 3-5 years of safety experience in a food production or manufacturing environment is required.
    • Professional certifications in Environmental, Health & Safety are preferred.
    • 3-5 years of environmental, health and safety experience is required.
    • Self-motivated individual with excellent organizational and communication skills.
    • Ability to maintain excellent recordkeeping, inventory, and accountability.
    • Effectively work with a diverse, dynamic team in a fast-paced work environment with changing priorities.
    • Proficient skills in data entry, technical writing, Microsoft Office suite programs, and Google suite programs are required.
    • Must be action oriented with the ability to manage multiple priorities.
    • Must have demonstrated industry practices knowledge and experience implementing policies and procedures. Can resolve issues in innovative as well as practical ways. Opportunity is Calling, -Apply Now! Contract: 6-month contract with possibility of extension and/or conversionPay rate: $85 - $95 per hour depending on experience, with OT pay, W2.Recruiter: -Ery Baniqued -What's In It For You? -We welcome you to be a part of one of the largest global staffing companies to meet your career aspirations. Yoh's network of client companies has been employing professionals like you for over 65 years in the U.S., UK and Canada. Join Yoh's extensive talent community that will provide you with access to Yoh's vast network of opportunities and gain access to this exclusive opportunity available to you.
      • Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits
      • 401K Retirement Saving Plan
      • Life & Disability Insurance
      • Direct Deposit & weekly ePayroll
      • Employee Discount Programs
      • Referral Bonus Programs -Yoh makes finding and applying for jobs simple. Partner with Yoh to find the right opportunities across multiple industries in the US and UK. Find out more -here! - - - - - -Note: Any pay ranges displayed are estimations. - Actual pay is determined by an applicant's experience, technical expertise, and other qualifications as listed in the job description. - All qualified applicants are welcome to apply.Yoh, a Day & Zimmermann company, is 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 status as a protected veteran.Visit -to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.

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