Carrier Environmental, Health, and Safety Specialist in Athens, Georgia
United States of America
CAG01: CTD-Athens, GA 700 Olympic Drive, Athens, GA, 30601 USA
Carrier is the leading global provider of healthy, safe and sustainable building and cold chain solutions with a world-class, diverse workforce with business segments covering HVAC, refrigeration, and fire and security. We make modern life possible by delivering safer, smarter and more sustainable services that make a difference to people and our planet while revolutionizing industry trends. This is why we come to work every day. Join us and we can make a difference together.
About This Role
Carrier is a leading provider of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable, and high-performance buildings.
Carrier Transicold helps improve transport and shipping of temperature-controlled cargoes with a complete line of equipment and services for refrigerated transport and cold chain visibility. For more than 50 years, Carrier Transicold has been an industry leader, providing customers around the world with advanced, energy-efficient, and environmentally sustainable container refrigeration systems and generator sets, direct-drive and diesel truck units, and trailer refrigeration systems. Carrier Transicold is a part of Carrier Global Corporation, a leading global provider of healthy, safe, and sustainable building and cold chain solutions.
As an EHS Specialist you will be responsible for ensuring the safety and compliance of a manufacturing facility in Athens, GA and a distribution facility in Jefferson, GA. The position is mainly on first shift but may require shift flexibility depending on the need. Some travel may also be required.
Support managers in conducting risk assessments, incident investigation, root cause analysis across all areas of the organization
Maintain appropriate EHS records and reports
Participate and lead EHS inspections and internal EHS audits
Lead EHS development projects
Assist with maintaining environmental permits (air, waste, water)
Coordinate and facilitate EHS training as necessary including new hire orientation, forklift operation, fall protection, lockout tag-out etc.
Sustain and continuously improve the EH&S management system at the facility.
Ensure compliance with safety related programs covered under 29 CFR 1910 OSHA regulations that include: HAZCOM, confined space, industrial hygiene, PPE, emergency action planning, among many others.
Collect, analyze and report EHS data and findings to the business
Participate in EHS management system and/or compliance audits, as assigned
Be an engaged visible EHS leader on the production floor in the facility
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or EHS sciences required.
1+ years’ experience in environmental health and safety in a manufacturing environment.
ASP or GSP certified
Strong knowledge of local, state and federal EH&S regulations
Ability to make suggestions and informed decisions quickly
Possess strong organizational, leadership and time management skills
Highly motivated and possesses superior follow-up and follow-through skills
Excellent communication skills
Able to use software applications including Microsoft Office products and other internal programs.
Basic understanding of ISO 14001 and 45001
Experience with creating procedures, instructions, and reports
Previous experience with working in a global working environment is an advantage
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