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Environmental Health & Safety Engineer Specialist

Company: Primetals Technologies.
Location: Warren
Posted on: January 15, 2023

Job Description:

Primetals Technologies is a joint venture of two powerful companies in the metals industry, Siemens VAI Metals Technologies and Mitsubishi-Hitachi Metals Machinery. Operating globally, Primetals Technologies offers a world-class technology product portfolio to guarantee excellence in metals production across the entire value chain - from the raw materials to the finished product. We provide fully integrated new technology, automation and environmental solutions, high-end manufacturing capabilities and comprehensive life-cycle services. Becoming a member of the Primetals Technologies Team means that our customers can count on reliable and dedicated support to master the challenges facing the metals industry today and in the future. For our Employees, this means abundant opportunities to gain challenging work experience and steady growth potential for their careers.

We are currently searching for a Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Engineer. The position will support facilities in the Northeast US and numerous Project locations while reporting to the VP of Quality and EHS for Primetals Technologies USA. This position is responsible to ensure a safe and healthful working environment is maintained for Primetals Technologies team members and contractors in our locations as well as project sites while ensuring compliance to all federal, state, and local regulatory requirements.


  • Enforce Primetals Technologies safety and environmental policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules and regulations.
  • Work with project management teams and on-site project team members to develop and implement solutions to safety related issues on project sites while also visiting active project sites to assess ongoing work conditions to ensure compliance.
  • Provide programs to train supervisors, managers, team members and subcontractors on issues related to safety and environmental such as safety practices, fire prevention, and proper handling techniques for chemicals, toxins, equipment, and other materials including action plans, communications, and safety strategy procedures.
  • Lead a cross functional team to audit for specific safety and environmental compliance at the workstation utilizing employee involvement, management, and other safety professionals.
  • Enforce Primetals Technologies environmental programs and waste disposal in accordance with federal, state, and local requirements.
  • Be part of a Safety/Environmental Team that is comprised of a cross section of the organization, receives training in relevant areas of EH&S, meets monthly, and works towards organizational goals and safety auditing and partnership with all other EHS teams and management.
  • Motivate and provide training to employees in safety & environmental areas such as personal protection equipment, fire prevention, emergency plans for response, evacuation, hazardous materials, machine guarding, hazardous materials (labeling and storage), electrical safety, material handling, laser safety, overhead cranes, and suspended loads.
  • Self-audit facilities to detect potential accident and health hazards. Develop corrective and/or preventative measures where indicated, and report on and assure corrective actions are implemented to assure the safety of team members.
  • Direct injury investigations and cooperate in the preparation of material and evidence for company use in hearings, lawsuits, and insurance investigations.
  • Support programs and systems that track and evaluate worker injuries that include the compiling and submission of accident reports required by regulatory agencies.
  • Evaluate and implement training programs to assure Primetals Technologies team members and contractor safety on site.
  • Maintain records of recordable, lost time, near misses then perform analysis and root causes and implement corrective action plan to reduce future occurrences.
  • Maintain working knowledge of new technologies and/or regulations developed by the industry and governmental agencies and/or regulators.
  • Manage and administer Worker' Compensation as directed by the VP of Quality and EHS
  • Overnight travel (up to 40%) by land and/or air.
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Contribute to building a positive team spirit.
  • Communicate effectively with employees and management at all levels.
  • Protect confidential information by not communicating, disclosing to, or using for benefit of third parties.
  • Always maintain the highest degree of honesty and integrity

    • Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; and at least three (3) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Language Skills : Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public.
    • Reasoning Ability : Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
    • Computer Skills : Knowledge of database software; risk management software; project management software; spreadsheet software and word processing software.

      Primetals Technologies offers a full range of benefits starting with first day of employment. Relocation will be available to candidates based on experience and position. If you want to learn more about Primetals Technologies, visit our website!

      At Primetals Technologies, we value difference for the benefit of our Employees, our Customers and our Community. Primetals Technologies is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.

      Req 1182

Keywords: Primetals Technologies., Warren , Environmental Health & Safety Engineer Specialist, Other , Warren, Ohio

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