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Praxair, Inc. Plant Safety Manager in Biddeford, Maine

Plant Safety Manager

Description

Praxair SurfaceTechnologies, Inc. has an opportunity for a Safety Manager at its Manufacturingplant in Biddeford, Maine.

The Safety Manager is accountable for planning, organizing, coordinating andmaintaining the plant's safety services activities to ensure maximum compliancewith Corporate, Federal, State and local laws and regulations. This positionrepresents a very high level of responsibility and individual contribution.Most notably, the incumbent will be responsible for:

  • Monitoring the safety and health performance of the site and recommend priorities and actions for improvement

  • Outlining specific safety programs and coordinating, reviewing and updating plans such as the plant's Emergency Plan, Hazardous Material Contingency Plan, Hazardous Waste Plan, LEI's, Emission Plan, etc., ensuring objectives are met.

  • Coordinating various safety training programs, maintaining training records within databases, and periodically reporting on compliance status.

  • Planning and presenting monthly safety meetings in accordance with training requirements

  • Performing internal audits of S&ES activities to evaluate plant's compliance

  • Developing safety procedures and maintaining controlled documentation of JSA's and MSDS's

  • Ensuring contractor's compliance with company safety regulations, coordinating medical programs and providing effective case management for the plant.

  • Oversee and operate waste water treatment system.

  • Assist in shipping hazardous waste materials.

  • Provide environmental reports and ensures required licensing is current.

  • Works with and understands combustible dust issues.

Qualifications

Requirements andCompetencies in which incumbent must possess:

  • Bachelors Degree

  • 5-10 years of experience in an operations/manufacturing environment

  • Ability to compile, format and present safety subject matter in front of large groups on a frequent basis

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, must be able to effectively communicate and up, down and across the organization

  • Must be able to make tough decisions in a timely manner, sometimes without complete information and under tight deadlines and pressure

  • Strong leadership skills; Has a vision and can champion new ideas or position

  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of new industry safety practices

  • Provides training and mentoring to staff

  • Must be proficient in computer skills including Word, Excel & PowerPoint, able to navigate custom databases and on-line document management software

  • Ability to work on teams, manage multiple tasks and interact with senior management

  • Preferred candidate will have knowledge / experience in industrial safety, health, and/or environmental science

  • Preferred candidate will have knowledge / experience in compliance

  • Preferred candidate will have knowledge / experience in material science

5-10% travel required(domestic and international)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment withoutregard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Operations

Primary Location Maine-Biddeford

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 19001441

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