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Process Improvement Specialist - EHS
Located In:Omaha, NE
One Valmont Plaza Omaha Nebraska 68154-5215
Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.
A Brief Summary of This Position:
This Individual Contributor position reports to and works closely with the Division Safety Manager to enable division strategy and objective success in driving continuous improvement of EHS practices at all business units. This position will be responsible for assisting in reporting, managing and analyzing the company's current EHS data, performance metrics, policies, and procedures to meet the division EHS strategy. Works directly with the Manager, Safety to translate strategies into roadmaps and actions ensuring resolution with the utmost effectiveness and efficiency while supporting multiple sites.
This position reports to the Safety Manager for our Coatings Division and has no direct or indirect reports
This role requires up to 15% travel (internationally/domestically), including overnight stays
Support the division and underlying sites in achieving EHS targets and objectives
Support development, maintenance, and continuous improvement efforts of the management system to facilitate EHS strategic initiatives
Support the preparation of reports and dashboards of key EHS performance indicators to track leading and lagging indicators and supporting EHS information
Manage the incident alert and other data sharing activities to ensure effective and timely information dissemination
Work closely with subject matter experts and stakeholders to deliver quality instructional content for site use in the area of EHS
Work closely with subject matter experts and stakeholders to ensure programs and policies are effective and up to date in the area of EHS
Recognize and be able to integrate principle Continuous Improvement (Lean/CI) concepts into EHS and vice-versa
Other Important Details about the Role:
Perform basic management system troubleshooting and basic safety management system set up and user configuration for supported sites
Assist with the development and maintenance of site critical preventative maintenance programs
Monitor EHS task assignment with the goal of reducing individual site administrative burden through the continuous improvement process
Ensure prompt scheduling of root-cause analysis reports from incident investigations
Support the development and maintaining of risk assessments at the location to identify critical EHS hazards and opportunities for safety improvements for jobs/tasks
Conduct on site audits/inspections
Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
Preferred Bachelor's in relevant field or Associates Degree with 3+ years of experience or 5+ years of relevant experience
Must have a broad, technical background with strong analytical skills and business acumen
The ability to work in a cooperative manner and communicate effectively in a positive manner with all levels of the organization
The ability to read, interpret and develop safety policies, procedures, training materials and standard operating instructions and procedural manuals
Ability to travel approximately 10-15%
Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results
Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications:
Degree in Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Fire Protection, Environmental Science, Engineering or related discipline or suitable work experience
Demonstrated environmental, health and safety management success in a manufacturing environment with an emphasis on program implementation and training
1-2 years of experience in galvanizing or a related industry
Demonstrated experience with compliance programs
Experience with EH&S or business management software systems such as Intelex
Experience using Lean methodology in a manufacturing environment
Working Environment and Physical Efforts:
Some of the working conditions for this position is in a manufacturing shop environment with exposure to dirt, grease, fumes, cold, heat, noise, dust. The Division EHS Support Specialist will work in both the office and shop environment. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as safety glasses and hard hats may be required in most manufacturing areas and it is the Division EHS Support Specialist responsibility to ensure that all people (employees, vendors, customers, visitors) are in conformance with all safety requirements and that all employees are enforcing the safety requirements consistently and without exception. The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings. Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time. 10-15% travel is required for this position. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer. The employee is occasionally required to move about the office. Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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Applications accepted through June 16, 2019
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Making the World a Better Place to Live
Valmont is recognized throughout the world as an industry leader in engineered products and services
for infrastructure and water-conserving agricultural irrigation equipment. We design, manufacture and
sell irrigation equipment; lighting, utility and communications poles, towers and structures; and
fabricated industrial products. We also provide custom coatings services.
Coatings. Valmont is a leading provider of metal coating
services. Our finishes, which include galvanizing, painting and anodizing, protect metal products
around the world from corrosion.
Irrigation. As the pioneering leader and the world's largest
manufacturer of mechanized irrigation equipment, Valmont hopes to feed the world and conserve fresh
Structures. Valmont's quality engineered structures for lighting and traffic, wireless
communication, highway safety and access systems provide safety and order for customers around the
Tubing and Other Industrial Operations. Valmont specializes
in additional industrial operations that include: custom steel tubing for a variety of industries;
forged steel grinding media for the mining industry; electrolytic manganese dioxide for disposable
batteries; and the distribution of industrial fasteners.
Utility. Utility relies on Valmont's substation structures
and steel, spun concrete and hybrid transmission and distribution poles to bring power to customers
in North America and emerging global markets.