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EHS Manager

Company: SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc.
Location: Olathe
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Motivated to grow with a stable organization? SPX Cooling Technologies is a leading global manufacturer of sustainable evaporative cooling systems, servicing commercial HVAC and industrial markets for nearly a century. Hospitals, data centers, oil and gas refineries, power plants and process cooling facilities worldwide rely on SPX Cooling's Marley, Recold and SGS brands. Beginning as the Marley Company nearly 100 years ago, it was the first cooling tower manufacturer to pioneer cooling solutions for large industrial applications. Since then, we have evolved to provide innovative solutions for iconic buildings and essential infrastructure.
New hires to SPX Cooling enjoy benefits that begin on the first day of work, including professional development opportunities such as mentorship and tuition assistance, a competitive compensation and bonus plan, flexible health plan, 401(k) match, and opportunities for career advancement.
SPX Cooling and its brands are active in more than 80 countries and is rapidly growing organically and through acquisitions, as part of SPX Corporation (SPXC).
With its people-centric culture, SPX prides itself on attracting top talent to the industry. Apply to work for an excellent team and help us keep the world cool!
Job Summary
This role is involved in all aspects of managing and administering the safety program. The primary responsibility is to assist the manufacturing groups in developing and maintaining their safety programs. Duties include training, policy development, auditing safety policies, and problem solving. Additional responsibilities will include maintaining site environmental compliance and inspection program. The incumbent is also responsible for maintaining and updating policies and procedures and providing safety guidance to a nearby R&D center. The successful incumbent will maintain a proactive safety program that involves all levels of employees and will incorporate a safety mindset into everyday activities.
Functional Position Responsibilities

  • Implement EHS management systems and programs to enhance employee awareness and drive a safety culture. Administer and monitor daily adherence to EHS policies, practices, procedures, and safe work practices.
  • Identify and conduct facility-level training needs, including the development of content and methods for delivery.
  • Facilitate and participate in facility-level hazard assessments, identify job hazards and assess risks.
  • Facilitate the self-inspection process, including review of reports to ensure prompt correction of deficiencies and documentation of corrective actions.
  • Facilitate and develop system improvement objectives, and associated implementation plans (with measureable attributes) to continuously improve EHS management systems.
  • Identify and develop compliance requirements and initiatives as necessary.
  • Provide compliance and regulatory advice to facility management
  • Provide facility-level technical assistance on corporate initiatives, policies, practices and procedures
  • Assure appropriate notification of environmental, health and safety-related incidents to SPX and regulatory authorities. Provide facility-level technical assistance on incident reporting/notification requirements, per SPX policy and/or regulatory requirements
  • Conduct environmental, health and safety incident-related investigations, root-cause analysis and monitor closure of incidents as appropriate
  • Identify appropriate facility-level resource needs, evaluate and analyze indicators (leading and lagging), performance metrics and advise management on strategic activities and initiatives
  • Participate in the EHS third-party audit systems, management system evaluations, compliance certification process, and manage audit action plans in order to facilitate prompt closure of action items, with supporting documentation
  • Stay current on laws and regulations through various methods (professional reading, electronic professional websites and networking with peers).
    • Bachelor's Degree in EHS, engineering or a related field with management emphasis
    • 5 - 7 years of experience in a related position, preferably some experience in a multi-site manufacturing environment
    • Experienced in addressing a wide range of EHS issues, including waste management, wastewater/storm water, air quality, hazardous substances, environmental sustainability, and, safety management and risk assessment systems
      Certification/Other Skills And Abilities
      • Knowledge of OSHA regulations required
      • Basic understanding of environmental regulatory requirements
      • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment that is fast paced and demanding
      • Must be self-directed, have excellent initiative and organizational skills
      • Exhibit a strong ability to handle multiple demands with a sense of urgency, drive and energy
      • Work well under stress with the ability to deliver on time
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
      • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other management information systems.
      • Problem-solving and analysis skills with environmental, health and safety aspects of the job.
      • Ability to prioritize and manage facility-level risks/gaps
      • Willingness to travel
        The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
        • Sitting, standing, walking
        • Keyboarding/typing
        • Ability to read effectively from a computer screen and/or paper copy
        • Ability to handle a large volume of work and perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
        • Ability to communicate effectively verbally
          The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
          • Plant environment with possible exposure to bad weather, excessive heat, and/or excessive noise
            About SPX
            Headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of cooling towers, evaporative fluid coolers, evaporative condensers and air cooled heat exchangers providing full-service cooling solutions and support to customers in the power generation, petrochemical, industrial, refrigeration, and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) markets for more than 100 years. SPX Cooling Technologies and its Marley and Recold product brands are part of SPX Corporation.
            SPX is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law.
            Thank you for your interest in our company.

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