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Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator

Date: Dec 29, 2020

Location: Lynchburg, VA, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Belvac is the world leader in the design and production of continuous motion rotary machinery. We provide beverage canmakers with high-speed trimming, necking, base reprofiling and reforming, shaping, bottom rim coating, flanging and inspection technology. Over the years, we have been responsible for numerous advances in canmaking technology. This technology has enabled our customers to steadily increase line speeds and improve quality and productivity, while significantly reducing materials costs.  Belvac was founded in 1962 in Lynchburg Virginia. Philosophies of quality, pride, craftsmanship, and work ethic set extremely high standards and quickly drove Belvac to become the world leader in its industry revolutionizing many manufacturing processes.   For over forty years Belvac has turned innovative ideas into world class machinery.  Serving both the Can Making and Plastics industry.sts.

General Function:     The EHS Coordinator will develop, coordinate, and implement occupational Environmental Health and Safety policies and procedures to promote and ensure effective safety operations in the organization. The Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator should be well-versed in all OSHA dictations, focused on prevention by being diligent and analytical and possess a keen eye for detail and a sensitivity for potential dangers.  The goal is to support the creation of a healthy and safe workplaces throughout the Belvac organization.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

  • Collaborates with management to develop, prepare, implement and communicate environmental, health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Identifies opportunities to minimize workplace injuries, accidents, and health problems.
  • Inspects the facility to identify safety, health, and environmental risks.
  • Prepares, schedules and delivers training to cover emergency procedures, workplace safety, and other relevant topics.
  • Develop and enforce OSHA, EPA and other federal, state and local agency policies
  • Investigates and addresses any workplace-related health issues and accidents.
  • Processes workers compensation documentation including duties as main liaison with Dover compensable insurance carriers. Keeps records of safety-related incidents.
  • Shares safety information with appropriate levels in the organization.
  • Maintain an open and candid working relationship with immediate manager in discussing matters of importance.
  • Oversee facility security and emergency response requirements.
  • Coordinate risk management responsibilities including fire suppression systems, addressing facility insurance recommendations, and emergency response.
  • Coordinate waste disposal and recycling activities.
  • Coordinate with Facility Risk Management (FM Global) recommendations.
  • Assist with all Fire safety inspections.
  • Prepare and submit EHS information to our Dover Risk Management Team as appropriate. 
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

 

Skills and Abilities:

 

Education and Experience: 

Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Safety, Occupational Safety and Health, or related field required 

One to two years of related experience in a manufacturing environment preferred. 

Health and safety certification preferred.

HAZWOPER 40hr or ability to obtain within 6 months of starting.

CPR/AED/FA certified, or ability to obtain within 3 months of starting.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.


Nearest Major Market: Lynchburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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